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48th Toronto International Film Festival®
September 7-17, 2023

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Afrikaans


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Barry Berk
John Wraith, a man in his mid-40s, regains consciousness in hospital. His wife and daughter were killed in a car accident because he fell asleep… 
CastLionel Newton, Deon Lotz, Jay Anstey
LanguageAfrikaans   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

Arabic


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Yousry Nasrallah
The lives of a liberal Egyptian revolutionary and a pro-Mubarak horseman collide in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in this urgent, enthralling… 
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LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$14A

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Hala Alabdalla
Initially intended as a documentary foray into the art of caricature in Egypt and Syria, when the insurgencies break out in both countries, Syri… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria/France
DOC$14A

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Ziad Doueiri
An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. Based on a novel by Yasmina Kha… 
CastAli Suliman, Evgenia Dodena and Reymond Amsa…
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon | France | Q…
SP$14A

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Damien Ounouri
An exceedingly timely tribute of unsung everyday heroes of revolutions draws the intimate portrait of El Hadi, a seventy-year-old veteran of the… 
CastMohamed El Hadi Benadouda
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance/Algeria/Qatar…
DOC$14A

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A Quebec doctor discovers the heartbreaking absurdity of life in Israel's divided West Bank, in this intense, politically-charged drama from the… 
CastEvelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy,…
LanguageArabic   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Jo…
Lebanon's brief flirtation with space travel in the 1960s becomes a poignant metaphor for the Arab world's utopian dreams in this riveting docum… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon, United Arab…
WL$PG

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Michael Mayer
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sites of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli la… 
CastNicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Israel
DISC$14A

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Dan Setton
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to c… 
CastSalam Fayaad
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael/Palestine/USA…
DOC$PG

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Annemarie Jacir
Jordan, 1967: displaced in a refugee camp after the occupation of their West Bank village, an 11-year old boy and his mother enact the emancipat… 
CastMahmoud Asfa, Ruba Blal, Saleh Bakri
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan
CWC$14A

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Mahdi Fleifel
An intimate, and often humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a we… 
CastMahdi Fleifel
LanguageArabic   CountryUnited Kingdom | Leb…
DOC$PG

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Zabana! is an impassioned, meticulously researched account of the short life of Algerian freedom fighter Ahmed Zabana, whose execution in 1956 b… 
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LanguageArabic   CountryAlgeria
CWC$PG

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Eran Riklis
Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn … 
CastStephen Dorff, Abdallah El Akal, Alice Tagli…
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael
SP$18A