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Stuart Paton
Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver. Frida… 
CastLois Alexander, Curtis Benton, Wallace Clark…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Jerome Storm
A young baseball pitcher in the bush leagues is discovered by a big-league manager and given his chance in the major leagues. But will he be up … 
CastCharles Ray
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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Benjamin Franzen
Copyright Criminals: This Is a Sampling Sport examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, including the related debates over… 
CastChuck D, George Clinton
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck
A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert. Preceded by shorts: Ne… 
CastNatalie Maines, Emily Robison, Martie Maguir…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree14A

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D.A. Pennebaker
Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England. Preceded by shorts: Glenn Gould – On the Record, Jason Collett at Paul’s Boutique and We… 
CastBob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree14A

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Eclectic Method
The infectious live, improvised audio visual mash-ups of Eclectic Method, London natives Jonny Wilson, Ian Edgar and Geoff Gamlen, feature telev… 
CastJonny Wilson, Ian Edgar, Geoff Gamlen, Clyde…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
YDSFree14A

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Christophe Honoré
Free Surprise Screening AMC 6 at Yonge and Dundas Saturday, September 12, 6pm-7:40pm Tickets will be distributed on a first-come/first serv… 
CastChiara Mastroianni
LanguageFrench | German | …   CountryFrance
YDSFree18

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Fred C. Newmeyer
Harold plays a backward, awkward, shy boy. After a bully runs him off from the girl that he loves his Grandma tells him about a magic charm his … 
CastHarold Lloyd
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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Perry Henzell
Ivanhoe Martin comes to the city to make it big singing Reggae. However, he finds life in the city to be harder than he thought. Preceded by sh… 
CastJimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw
LanguageEnglish   CountryJamaica
YDSFree14A

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Valery Todorovsky
Swing-dance lessons followed by a concert at 9 pm featuring Aelita with the Galaxy All-Star Orchestra in honour of the Russian musical screening… 
CastThe Galaxy All-Star Orchestra
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFreePG

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Clarence G. Badger
A salesgirl with plenty of 'it' pursues a handsome playboy. Thursday, Sept. 17 at 3:00PM 
CastClara Bow, Antonio Moreno
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Mary Wharton
The world premiere of American Masters – Joan Baez, featuring a short concert by Joan Baez. Friday, September 18 at 6 pm 
CastJoan Baez
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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D.A. Pennebaker
[NOTE SCREENING HAS BEEN REPLACED BY: "Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 12:00PM - TIFF Live In Concert Film Series: Monterey Pop; Preceded by shorts: Toront… 
CastJohn Lennon, Yoko Ono, Klaus Voormann, Alan …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Martin Scorsese
A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. Preceded by shorts: Ready When You Are, Laura Barrett with Martin Tielli at t… 
CastThe Band, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Lian Lunson
A documentary on the legendary singer-songwriter, with performances by those musicians he has influenced. Preceded by shorts: POEN, Tony Dekker… 
CastLeonard Cohen, Nick Cave, The Edge, Bono
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree14A

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Jon Amiel
A live satellite feed from the Opening Night Gala at Roy Thomson Hall Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7:00PM 
CastPaul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Jeremy Nort…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
YDSFreeG

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Alek Keshishian, Mark Aldo M…
Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990. Preceded by shorts: Meet Gisele, Care Failure at 102.1 T… 
CastMadonna
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree14A

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D.A. Pennebaker
A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival. Preceded by shorts: Toronto Jazz, Sarah Slean at The Rovoli and Questions Of A Dea… 
CastOtis Redding, Mamas and the Papas, Canned He…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Aszure Barton
The National Ballet of Canada’s preview presentation of the latest production from Aszure Barton in celebration of the Festival’s screening of M… 
CastNational Ballet of Canada
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFreePG

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Jonathan Demme
Young and Demme will host the screening of their concert film The Neil Young Trunk Show. Monday, Sept. 14 at 9:00PM 
CastNeil Young
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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George A. Romero
A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse. To celebrate the premiere of George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead in Midnig… 
CastDuane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Kei…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree14A

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Maxime Morin
Opening Night concert by DJ Champion, hosted by Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman Thursday, Sept. 10 at 9:00PM 
CastDJ Champion, Measha Brueggergosman
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFree14A

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Lee Daniels
To showcase the Gala Presentation Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, noted poet and author Sapphire reads from her body of work in… 
CastSapphire
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Allan Dwan
King Richard leaves for the Crusade. His brother, Prince John, begins to oppress the people. The Earl of Huntingdon protects the Kingdom until R… 
CastDouglas Fairbanks, Enid Bennett
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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Charles Reisner
The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. Thursday, Sept. 10 at 3:00PM 
CastBuster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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Jonathan Demme
An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads. Preceded by shorts: Lonely Boy, Woodhands at The Brick Works and From The Cit… 
CastDavid Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Robert Stefaniuk
Spotlight concert featuring The Burning Brides and Canadian legends Blue Peter with guest appearances from stars of the rock’n’roll vampire come… 
CastTBA
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFreePG

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George A. Romero
To celebrate the premiere of George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead in Midnight Madness, The Toronto Zombie Walk: Special Director's Cut Editio… 
CastGeorge A. Romero
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFree14A

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Unknown
The TIFF Kids Zone – offering fun for children of all ages, including face-painting, green-screen activity and more. Saturday, September 12 at … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFreeG

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Mack Sennett
Charlie talks wealthy farmer's daughter Tillie into eloping with him (and taking her father's money). Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 3:00PM 
CastCharles Chaplin, Marie Dressler
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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Leanne Pooley
Spotlighting The Topp Twins, the Festival presents a concert by New Zealand’s top yodelling comedy duo with host Elvira Kurt. Sunday, Sept. 13 … 
CastJools Top, Linda Topp, Elvira Kurt
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
YDSFreePG

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Phil Joanou
A documentary of Irish rock group U2's Fall 1987 tour of North America. Preceded by shorts: cNote, Lioness at the Masonic Temple and Gershon T… 
CastU2, B.B. King
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Drew Barrymore
Fans can catch a roller derby exhibition featuring the Toronto Roller Derby League and stars from the film Whip It. Sunday, Sept. 13 at 4:00PM 
CastStars of the Film, The Toronto Roller Derby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Michael Wadleigh
The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival Preceded by shorts: Street Musique, Geddy Lee at Massey Hall and Washing Machine, Sewin… 
CastThe Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Crosby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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D.A. Pennebaker
The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert was to be David Bowie's last with the the Ziggy persona, and the Spiders from Mars. Preceded by shorts:Juke… 
CastDavid Bowie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
YDSFree14A