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Natalie Portman
Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman makes her debut as writer and director with this adaptation of the best-selling memoir by celebrat… 
CastNatalie Portman, Gilad Kahana, Amir Tessler
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/Israel
SP$PG

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul
The new installation from Palme d’Or-winning Thai filmmaker and contemporary artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul fuses the artist’s exploration of … 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryThailand/Mexico
WLFree18

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Galen Johnson
Initially designed to promote Evan Johnson and Guy Maddin’s The Forbidden Room, A Living Poster employs the same digital techniques used to crea… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
WLFreePG

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Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
This feature-length documentary by filmmaker Geneviève Dulude-De Celles offers a candid portrait of the smart, passionate and reflective student… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Miklós Jancsó
The first of Hungarian master Miklós Jancsó's historical epics is set in an isolated concentration camp in the 1860s, where imperial authorities… 
CastZoltán Latinovits, János Görbe, Tibor Molnár…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CTQFree14A

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Kent Jones
Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, James Gray, Kiyoshi Kurosawa and others discuss the importance of the epochal book that transcribed the week-lon… 
CastMartin Scorsese, David Fincher, Arnaud Despl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Unknown
Please join us for this onstage conversation in which Moore will discuss her various roles, her working methods, and some of her many fruitful c… 
CastJulianne Moore
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$$18

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Jean-Marc Vallée
In Demolition, a successful investment banker, Davis (Gyllenhaal), struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Shambhavi Kaul
This new installation by Indian-American artist-filmmaker Shambhavi Kaul is comprised of a large projected video loop composed of seven shots th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUSA/India
WLFree18

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Philippe Garrel
A Parisian documentary filmmaker becomes embroiled in a romantic triangle in this luminous love story from the great director Philippe Garrel (F… 
CastClotilde Courau, Stanislas Merhar, Léna Paug…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Corin Sworn, Tony Romano
The first major collaboration between Canadian artist Tony Romano and English-born, Toronto-raised Corin Sworn, La Giubba follows the intersecti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/United Kingdo…
WLFreePG

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Shemi Zarhin
In the wake of their mother's death, three Jewish Israeli siblings discover that their biological father was a Muslim and set out on a journey a… 
CastRotem Zissman-Cohen, Roy Assaf, Assaf Ben-Sh…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Canada
CWS$14A

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Rufus Norris
Tom Hardy and Olivia Colman headline this big-screen adaptation of the stage musical by Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork, about the “Suffolk Strangle… 
CastOlivia Colman, Anita Dobson, Tom Hardy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Michael Moore
Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "… 
CastMichael Moore
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Frederick Wiseman
Legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman (At Berkeley, National Gallery) explores the culture, politics and daily life of the Queens, N… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Spanish, Ar…   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Corin Sworn, Tony Romano
The first major collaboration between Canadian artist Tony Romano and English-born, Toronto-raised Corin Sworn, La Giubba follows the intersecti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/United Kingdo…
WLFreePG

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Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Five young sisters living in a coastal Turkish village on the Black Sea are placed under the tyrannical regime of traditional morality by their … 
CastGunes Sensoy, Dogba Doguslu, Tugba Sungurogl…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$14A

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Diastème / Alain Dias
A racist thug in the army of Jean-Mare Le Pen’s Front National battles his way from the streets to the backrooms of political power, in this har… 
CastAlban Lenoir, Paul Hamy, Samuel Jouy, Patric…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Yorgos Lanthimos
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the w… 
CastColin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Yuval Delshad
Chronicling the burgeoning conflict between father and son in a hard-working Iranian-Israeli family, Yuval Delshad’s fiction-feature debut is bo… 
CastNavid Negahban, Viss Elliot Safavi, Asher Av…
LanguageHebrew, Farsi   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Salem Brahimi
In Algeria in the late 1980s, a man who has been compelled to take a wife by his mother’s dying wish has his domestic dilemma placed in stark re… 
CastAmazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance/Algeria
CWS$18A

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Annie MacDonell, Maïder Fort…
One-hour live in-cinema reading with sound and film projection at TIFF Bell Lightbox performed by Canadian artist Annie MacDonnell and French ar… 
CastAnnie MacDonell, Maïder Fortuné
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/France
WLFreePG

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Pietra Brettkelly
As Afghanistan teeters on an unpredictable future, A Flickering Truth uncovers the world of three dreamers and cinephiles, the dust of 100 years… 
CastIbrahim Arify, Isaaq Yousif, Mahmoud Ghafour…
LanguageDari   CountryAfghanistan
DOC$PG

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Corin Sworn, Tony Romano
The first major collaboration between Canadian artist Tony Romano and English-born, Toronto-raised Corin Sworn, La Giubba follows the intersecti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/United Kingdo…
WLFreePG

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László Nemes
Winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, this powerful and gripping Holocaust drama follows a concentration-camp inmate who goes to… 
CastGéza Röhrig, Levente Molnar, Urs Rechn, Todd…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
SP$14A

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Simon Stone
The story follows a man who returns home to discover a long-buried family secret, and whose attempts to put things right threaten the lives of t… 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Paul Schneider, Miranda Otto,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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André Turpin
The new film from celebrated director and cinematographer André Turpin is an intoxicating cinematic puzzle that intertwines the lives of three s… 
CastSophie Nélisse, Mylène Mackay, Lise Roy, Ann…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Miguel Gomes
Part Two of Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes' majestic, mutating modern-day folk tale relates how desolation has invaded humanity through stories … 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Adriano Luz, Americo Silva,…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Eva Husson
The bold feature debut by French filmmaker Eva Husson explores the sexual exploits and awakenings of a group of teenagers on the beaches (and in… 
CastFinnegan Oldfield, Daisy Broom, Fred Hotier,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Marc Abraham
Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen star in this biopic of country-music legend Hank Williams. This film tells the story of legendary country we… 
CastTom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Stephen Page
Djali, a young Aboriginal man, sets off on a journey of initiation to understand what it means to be a man in a modern day world. He sees the pr… 
CastHunter Page-Lochard, Aaron Pedersen, Djakapu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$PG

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Marcin Wrona
A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybb… 
CastItay Tiran, Tomasz Schuchardt, Andrzej Grabo…
LanguagePolish/Yiddish   CountryPoland/Israel
VAN$14A

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Oliver Hermanus
A fierce crime drama set against an unforgiving landscape, The Endless River is a story about morality, love, revenge and forgiveness. A young … 
CastNicolas Duvauchelle, Crystal-Donna Roberts, …
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Gavin Hood
Academy Award winner Helen Mirren stars alongside Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman and Iain Glen in this timely thriller about a terrorist-targeting dro… 
CastHelen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Iain…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Barbara Kopple
Two-time Academy Award-winner Barbara Kopple follows R&B queen Sharon Jones over the course of an eventful year, as she battles a cancer diagnos… 
CastSharon Jones, The Dap-Kings
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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David Gordon Green
Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton star in this based-on-fact story about rival American political strategists working … 
CastSandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Mika Taanila, Jussi Eerola
Finland was the first country in the West to give permission to build a new nuclear power plant after the Chernobyl disaster. The film portrays … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DOC$PG

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Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya
Looking to go straight, three coke-smuggling brothers are coerced by their crooked boss into a very dangerous last score, in this boldly comic f… 
CastAlain Saadeh, Fouad Yammine, Tarek Yaacoub, …
LanguageLebanese   CountryLebanon/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Tammy Davis
A Maori teen faces parental and social pressure while leading his competitive hip-hop dance crew toward the regional championships, in this exhi… 
CastTia-Taharoa Maipi, Stan Walker, Kherington P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
DISC$PG

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Alejandra Márquez Abella
Dali and her eight-year-old son Pepe take a vacation to Acapulco with Dali’s boyfriend, Chavez. Instead of bringing them closer, their beach hol… 
CastAnajose Aldrete, Tenoch Huerta, Esteban Avil…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$14A

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Paul Sharits, Kerstin Schro…
Like a fire in the brain that lights up perceptive powers, this programme is a seductively surreal visual exploration of the relationship betwee… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Canada, Germany…
WL$18A

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Álex de la Iglesia
The backstage preparations for a New Year’s Eve TV spectacular become a flashpoint for comic mayhem, in the audaciously inventive ensemble comed… 
CastRaphael, Mario Casas, Pepón Nieto, Blanca Su…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$14A

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Wim Wenders
A tragic car accident links the lives of a struggling writer (James Franco), his long-suffering girlfriend (Rachel McAdams), a grieving mother (… 
CastJames Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/Germany
MAST$14A

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Claude Lelouch
A successful film composer (Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, The Artist) falls in love when he travels to India to work on a Bollywood retell… 
CastJean Dujardin, Elsa Zylberstein, Alice Pol, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Federico Veiroj
A young man finds himself navigating the baffling, labyrinthine bureaucracy of the Catholic Church when he attempts to formally renounce his fai… 
CastAlvaro Ogalla, Marta Larralde, Bárbara Lenni…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Uruguay
CWC$18A

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Hany Abu-Assad
Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now, Omar) directs this biopic about Mohammad Assaf, the Gazan wedding singer who becam… 
CastKais Attalah, Hiba Attalah, Ahmad Qasem, Abd…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
SP$PG

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Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang. Fiftee… 
CastMartha Canga Antonio, Aboubakr Bensaihi, Emm…
LanguageFrench, Arabic, Ling…   CountryBelgium
DISC$18A

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Jacques Audiard
To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former Tamil Tiger soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. These strangers try to bui… 
CastJesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Sriniva…
LanguageEnglish, Tamil, Fren…   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Michael Caton-Jones
The North London riots of 2011 serve as the backdrop for director Michael Caton-Jones’ gritty and moving portrait of a pair of disenfranchised t… 
CastLetitia Wright, Isabella Laughland, Shirley …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Hanna Sköld
A young girl living under the heel of her tyrannical religious zealot father in the depths of the Swedish forests finds strength in the memory o… 
CastBlanca Engström, Lennart Jähkel
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Tim Godsall
A legendary, reclusive music producer (Rhys Ifans) has his shut-in routine disturbed by the unexpected arrival of his aspiring musician son (Jac… 
CastRhys Ifans, Juno Temple, Jack Kilmer, Keir G…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ben Rivers
Partially inspired by Paul Bowles’ short story A Distant Episode, the latest feature by British filmmaker Ben Rivers (Two Years at Sea, A Spell … 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic, English, Fre…   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Marko Skop
A fallen movie star fights hard to stay sober and make amends with her estranged son, in this compassionate feature debut from Slovakian directo… 
CastEmília Vásáryová, Milan Ondrík, Anikó Vargov…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia
DISC$14A

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Geeta Gandbhir, Sharmeen Oba…
Documentarians Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (the Academy Award-winning Saving Face) and Geeta Gandbhir follow the stories of three Bangledeshi policewo… 
CastUnknown
LanguageBengali   CountryPakistan
DOC$14A

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Ridley Scott
Stranded on Mars, a NASA astronaut (Matt Damon) struggles to survive on the arid planet while his ground crew races to mount a rescue mission, i… 
CastMatt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Michael Lennox
A celebrated novelist and TV personality finds his reputation on the line when he is caught shoplifting by a lonely security guard, intent on be… 
CastStephen Graham, Conleth Hill, Lara Pulver, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Rúnar Rúnarsson
In the new film from Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson (Volcano), a teenage boy is forced to leave his happy life in Reykjavik and move back in… 
CastAtli Óskar Fjalarsson, Ingvar E. Sigurðsson,…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Marc Katz, Cécile Paysant, C…
The protagonists in these films long for connection, but their efforts to achieve it are complicated by mixed messages, communication breakdowns… 
CastLibby Woodbridge, David Ross, Sean Cullen, A…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryUSA, France, Canada,…
SC$14A

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Barbara Eder
Austrian filmmaker Barbara Eder’s latest fiction feature looks at the behind-the-camera lives of three international war correspondents on assig… 
CastManon Kahle, Raphael von Bargen, Erwin Stein…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Denis Villeneuve
An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) joins two shadowy government operatives (Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro) in a high-risk, cross-border st… 
CastEmily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, …
LanguageEnglish, Spanish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Sebastian Ko
A husband and wife struggle with their consciences after they try to conceal a terrible crime committed by their teenage daughter, in this rivet… 
CastBritta Hammelstein, Mehdi Nebbou, Ulrike C. …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
A murder investigation and an impending snowstorm places a small-town Icelandic police chief in a dangerously unstable situation with internatio… 
CastÓlafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdottir…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
PRIME$14A

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Can Evrenol
A squad of unsuspecting cops goes through a trapdoor to Hell when they stumble upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building. The nightmarish featu… 
CastGorkem Kasal, Ergun Kuyucu, Mehmet Cerrahogl…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
MM$18A