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Fred Peabody
Investigative journalists Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, Matt Taibbi, and others are changing the face of journalism, no longer t… 
CastI.F. Stone
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Steve Gukas
Bimbo Akintola, Danny Glover and TIFF Rising Star Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama star in director Steve Gukas’ riveting real-life thriller about courag… 
CastDanny Glover, Bimbo Akintola, Somkele Idhala…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$$14A

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Fisher Stevens
Leonardo DiCaprio features in this documentary that chronicles his campaign to raise global awareness about the dangers of climate change in his… 
CastLeonardo DiCaprio
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Kief Davidson, Richard Ladk…
Wildlife activists and investigators put their lives on the line to battle the illegal African ivory trade, in this suspenseful on-the-ground do… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Swahili   CountryAustria / USA
DOC$PG

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Nick Hamm
A dramatization of the events preceding the historic 2006 St. Andrews Agreement, which brought peace to Northern Ireland after years of violent … 
CastTimothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt, Toby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Uduak-Obong Patrick
In this charming caper comedy, a bright but broke undergrad striving to escape the slums gets in over his head when his modest criminal enterpri… 
CastJudith Audu, Stan Nze, Rotimi Salami, Roland…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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April Mullen
Below Her Mouth is a bold, uninhibited drama that begins with a passionate weekend affair between two women. Dallas, a roofer, and Jasmine, a fa… 
CastErika Linder, Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigot…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Bruce McDonald
Nova Scotia, 1976. It’s the weekend of the American Bicentennial and 15-year-old Kit is running away from home. With girlfriend Alice, Kit hitch… 
CastDylan Authors, Julia Sarah Stone, Molly Park…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Vikram Gandhi
New York City, 1981. Inspired by true events, a young Barack Obama tries to find his way as a college student in a new city as he is faced with … 
CastDevon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Ellar Co…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Ann Marie Fleming
Window Horses is a feature-length animated film about a young Canadian poet who embarks on a whirlwind voyage of discovery — of herself, her fam… 
CastSandra Oh, Ellen Page, Don McKellar, Nancy K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$G

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
A divorced man struggles to regain his estranged family’s trust while sheltering with them during a typhoon, in the latest film from celebrated … 
CastHiroshi Abe, Yoko Maki, Taiyo Yoshizawa, Kir…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Izu Ojukwu
Nollywood superstars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, and Chidi Mokeme headline this gripping drama set against the backdrop of the attempted 1976 mi… 
CastRamsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme, Ib…
LanguageEnglish | Ibo   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Dilip Mehta
Growing up in small-town Sarnia as the daughter of strict Sikh parents, no one anticipated Sunny Leone’s remarkable transformation into an adult… 
CastSunny Leone, Daniel Weber
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$18A

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Arnaud des Pallières
Four moments in the lives of four female characters. Sandra’s youth as she moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. Karine’s teenage years,… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gemma Art…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Omoni Oboli
A slick serial seducer bets his friends that he can bed three old flames in six weeks, in this risqué comedy from the director of the smash hit … 
CastOmoni Oboli, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Ufuoma McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Emmanuelle Bercot
Director, screenwriter and actor Emmanuelle Bercot (Mon roi) adapts Irène Frachon’s bestselling memoir for this story of a dedicated doctor whos… 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Emmanu…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Niyi Akinmolayan
TIFF Rising Stars OC Ukeje and Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama join a stellar cast of Nollywood heavyweights in this whip-smart courtroom drama about lu… 
CastO.C Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Iretiola Doyle, Som…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Errol Morris
Errol Morris (The Fog of War) profiles legendary photographer Elsa Dorfman, whose subjects have included such friends as Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dyl… 
CastElsa Dorfman
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18

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Abba Makama
A group of young bohemian artists hang out and search for direction in their lives in the stagnant months leading up to the beginning of their u… 
CastIfeanyi Dike, Jamal Ibrahim, Samuel Robinson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$PG

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Daniel Oriahi
A small-town mechanic turned chauffeur for the mob gets caught up in the troubles of a beautiful sex worker, in this Scorsese-meets-Nollywood cr… 
CastFemi Jacobs, Ijeoma Grace Agu, Odunlade Adek…
LanguageYoruba | English   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Joachim Lafosse
Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Cédric Kahn star in the new film from Joachim Lafosse (The White Knights), about a separating couple whose battle… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Belgium
CWC$18

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George Nolfi
Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1964, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts sup… 
CastBilly Magnussen, Xia Yu, and Philip Ng
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Bronwen Hughes
The inspiring life story of late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the stru… 
CastElla Purnell, Maria Bello, Sam Hazeldine, Be…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom, Sout…
GALA$$14A

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George Nolfi
Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1964, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts sup… 
CastBilly Magnussen, Xia Yu, and Philip Ng
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Adam Leon
A young man finds love in an unlikely place when he subs in for his brother on a shady deal, in this charming romantic caper comedy from writer-… 
CastCallum Turner, Grace Van Patten, Mike Birbig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Konkona Sensharma
Set in 1979, this coming of age story follows a shy young Indian student who quietly and fatefully unravels during a family road trip to McClusk… 
CastVikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechli…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Rebecca Zlotowski
Kate and Laura Barlow, two young American spiritualists in 1930s Paris, finish their world tour. Fascinated by their gift, a powerful French fil… 
CastNatalie Portman, Lily-Rose Depp, Emmanuel Sa…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance | Belgium
GALA$$14A

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Mahmoud Sabbagh
Saudi Arabia’s first rom-com features comedian and social-media superstar Hisham Fageeh as a mild-mannered civil servant who runs up against his… 
CastFatima Al Banawi, Hisham Fageeh
LanguageArabic   CountrySaudi Arabia
SP$PG

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Kleber Mendonça Filho
The magnificent Sonia Braga stars in the new film by acclaimed Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho (Neighboring Sounds), about a retired mu… 
CastSônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irhandir Santos…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Garth Jennings
A show-biz impresario who happens to be a koala attracts a menagerie of musical hopefuls when he holds a singing contest to try and save his the… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$G

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Jim Jarmusch
Jim Jarmusch recounts the hard-rocking history of Iggy Pop and The Stooges, who burst out of Michigan in the late ’60s with a savage and endless… 
CastIggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, James …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18

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Jim Sheridan
A once vibrant and lively beauty in her youth, Roseanne McNulty has spent the majority of her adult life confined to a mental hospital in rural … 
CastVanessa Redgrave, Rooney Mara, Theo James, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
GALA$$14A

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Thomas Vinterberg
Danish auteur Thomas Vinterberg’s new film focuses on a middle-aged professional couple in 1970s Denmark who decide to experiment with communal … 
CastTrine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, and Helene Re…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$18A

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Raja Amari
Samia immigrates to France illegally. Obsessed by the idea her radical islamist brother might be stalking her, she first finds refuge with Imed,… 
CastHiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouch…
LanguageFrench   CountryTunisia/France
SP$14A

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Sang-soo Hong
Korean maestro and Festival favourite Hong Sang-soo (Right Now, Wrong Then) embarks on an intriguing foray into the uncanny with this ingenious … 
CastJoo-hyuck Kim, Youyoung Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Mahmoud Sabbagh
Saudi Arabia’s first rom-com features comedian and social-media superstar Hisham Fageeh as a mild-mannered civil servant who runs up against his… 
CastFatima Al Banawi, Hisham Fageeh
LanguageArabic   CountrySaudi Arabia
SP$PG