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Ana Mendieta
Presented in partnership with CONTACT Gallery, this rare exhibition of film and photographic work by the late, Cuban-born multidisciplinary arti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
WLFree18

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Sergei Loznitsa
The new film from Sergei Loznitsa (Maidan, The Event) is a stark yet rich and complex portrait of tourists visiting the grounds of former Nazi e… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman, Spanish, Eng…   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Anocha Suwichakornpong
The delicately poetic second feature by Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong weaves together multiple stories and characters to create a portrai… 
CastArak Amornsupasiri, Atchara Suwan, Visra Vic…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
WL$18A

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Albert Serra
French cinema legend Jean-Pierre Léaud takes the title role as the expiring French monarch in the stylistically rigorous and strangely transcend… 
CastJosé Wallenstein, Filipe Duarte, Jean-Pierre…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Ruth Beckermann
Austrian filmmaker Ruth Beckermann recreates the amorous correspondence between poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan through the voices and bo… 
CastAnja Plaschg, Laurence Rupp
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
WL$18

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Angela Schanelec
Two couples suffer the failure of their relationships 30 years apart. Director Angela Schanelec’s bisected narrative is a quietly beautiful medi… 
CastMiriam Jakob, Thorbjörn Björnsson, Maren Egg…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Pere Portabella
Pere Portabella follows his masterful 1976 documentary General Report -- an epic survey of the Spanish social and political landscape in the wak… 
CastQuim Arrufat, Zdenka Badovinac, Manuel Borja…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish   CountrySpain
WL$PG

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Matías Piñeiro
The prolific, cinephilic, and endlessly imaginative Matías Piñeiro (Viola, The Princess of France) continues his multi-film meditation on Shakes… 
CastAgustina Muñoz, Maria Villar, Mati Diop, Jul…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
WL$18

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Eduardo Williams
An ingeniously shape-shifting debut from director Eduardo Williams, which follows the lives of mostly young men in disparate parts of the world … 
CastSergio Morosini, Shine Marx, Domingos Mareng…
LanguageSpanish, Portuguese,…   CountryArgentina / Brazil /…
WL$18

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Douglas Gordon
Internationally acclaimed multimedia artist Douglas Gordon (24 Hour Psycho, Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait) returns to the Festival with this i… 
CastJonas Mekas
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Gastón Solnicki
The beguiling third feature from Argentine writer-director Gastón Solnicki (Papirosen) takes inspiration from Béla Bartók’s opera Bluebeard’s Ca… 
CastLaila Maltz, Katia Szechtman, Lara Tarlowski…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
WL$18

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Oliver Laxe
Winner of the Grand Prize at Cannes’ Semaine de la Critique, French filmmaker Oliver Laxe’s mesmerizing, minimalist “Eastern western” follows a … 
CastAhmed Hammoud, Shakib Ben Omar, Said Aagli, …
LanguageArabic / Galician   CountryMorocco / Qatar
WL$18

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Cyprien Gaillard
Presented in a free special screening at TIFF Bell Lightbox (Cinema 2), this immersive, psychedelic work, whose sculptural properties are enhanc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WLFree18

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João Pedro Rodrigues
Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-C… 
CastPaul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues…
LanguagePortuguese, Mirandes…   CountryPortugal / Brazil
WL$18

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Sharon Lockhart
Presented in partnership with Gallery TPW, this major new film installation by American artist and filmmaker Sharon Lockhart is a deeply affecti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WLFree18

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Albert Serra
Commissioned for “Catalonia in Venice” at last year’s Venice Biennale by curator Chus Martínez, Albert Serra’s monumental five-screen film insta… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
WLFree18

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Bing Wang
The urgent new documentary from acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing (West of the Tracks, Three Sisters) takes us into the refugee camps on the… 
CastUnknown
LanguageTa'ang | Burmese | M…   CountryHong Kong
WL$PG

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Ana Mendieta, Ana Vaz, Antoi…
Bookended by two seminal films from the extraordinary multidisciplinary artist Ana Mendieta, this programme excavates political and personal his… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, France/Brazil, …
WL$18

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Danièle Huillet and Jean-Mar…
A recently rediscovered Straub-Huillet fragment lends its name to the title of this programme that oscillates between adversity and emancipation… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance, Portugal/USA…
WL$18

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Björn Kämmerer, Nina Könnema…
In this programme, the idea of "performance" adopts many shapes and guises, and recasts the present through a prism of encounters. Untitled - B… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustria, Germany, Fr…
WL$18

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Janie Geiser, belit sag, Man…
Flush with shifting, indefinite and highly suggestive interpretations, this programme presents works which investigate and slyly circumvent pres… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Netherlands, Me…
WL$18

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Lav Diaz
Director Lav Diaz's drama examines economic disparity in modern Filipino society through the eyes of a woman released from prison 30 years after… 
CastCharo Santos-Concio, John Lloyd Cruz, Michae…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
WL$14A