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September 7-17, 2023

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TIFF Bell Lightbox

FRI.09.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Marie-Castille Mention-Schaa…
Director Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar parallels the stories of two teenage girls — one a would-be jihadist, the other a model student who strik… 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Xiaogang Feng
 
CastBingbing Fan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$$14A

FRI.09.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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Petra Epperlein, Michael Tu…
Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker (Gunner Palace, The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair) take a powerfully personal journey through… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryUSA / Germany
DOC$PG

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Bertrand Bonello
Bertrand Bonello directs this provocative account of a group of young, multiracial radicals whose terrorist attacks on Paris lead to a massive m… 
CastFinnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers, Hamza M…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

FRI.09.SEP at 11:45am [2016]


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Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo's gritty, stirring, and unabashedly anti-colonialist account of the urban war between battle-hardened French paratroopers and A… 
CastSaadi Yacef, Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryAlgeria, Italy
CTQFreePG

FRI.09.SEP at 12:00pm [2016]


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The unhappy lives of a shop clerk, a bouncer, a stripper, and a prison guard intersect in this nihilistic black comedy set in an isolated centra… 
CastKarel Roden, Lenka Vlasakova, Miroslav Hanus…
LanguageCzech | Romany   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

FRI.09.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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Maren Ade
An alternately hilarious and mortifying comedy about the fraught relationship between a repressed corporate consultant and her incessantly prank… 
Cast
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$14A

FRI.09.SEP at 12:30pm [2016]


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John Scheinfeld
Veteran documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs. John Lennon) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and ap… 
CastAntonia Andrews, Bill Clinton, Michelle Colt…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

FRI.09.SEP at 2:45pm [2016]


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Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

FRI.09.SEP at 3:30pm [2016]


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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

FRI.09.SEP at 3:45pm [2016]


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Ralitza Petrova
Driven by her morphine addiction and easy cash, a nurse steals ID cards from her elderly patients and sells them on the black market. Isolated a… 
CastIrena Ivanova, Ivan Nalbantov, Ventzislav Ko…
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
DISC$18A

FRI.09.SEP at 4:15pm [2016]


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Gianfranco Rosi
Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the new documentary from Gianfranco Rosi (El Sicario, Room 164) is a startling, on-the-sp… 
CastSamuele Pucillo, Mattias Cucina, Samuele Car…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

FRI.09.SEP at 5:30pm [2016]


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Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) won the Best Director prize at Cannes for this terse, percolating drama about a Cluj physician wh… 
CastVlad Ivanov, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Adrian …
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

FRI.09.SEP at 5:45pm [2016]


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Claudia Sainte-Luce
Mexican filmmaker Claudia Sainte-Luce directs and stars in her touching second feature about a young woman in Mexico City forced to care for her… 
CastJimmy Jean-Louis, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Pablo…
LanguageSpanish, Creole   CountryMexico
DISC$PG

FRI.09.SEP at 7:00pm [2016]


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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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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

FRI.09.SEP at 8:30pm [2016]


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Zeki Demirkubuz
In this slow-burning psychological drama from Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz, an Istanbul seamstress struggling with the debts left behind by … 
CastAslihan Gurbuz, Caner Cindoruk, Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

FRI.09.SEP at 8:45pm [2016]


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Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
One of the most important contemporary African filmmakers, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A Screaming Man) makes his debut non-fiction feature with this … 
Cast
LanguageFrench | Arabic   CountryFrance / Chad
MAST$14A

FRI.09.SEP at 9:15pm [2016]


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Wong Chun
An absentee father and his bipolar son are forced to live together as they struggle with a recent family tragedy. The tension and anxiety boil a… 
CastEric Tsang and Shawn Yue
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$14A

FRI.09.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


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Brian McGinn, Rod Blackhurs…
This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007… 
CastAmanda Knox
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / Denmark
DOC$14A

SAT.10.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Paul Verhoeven
 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Cons…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$$18

SAT.10.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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Alison Maclean
A young student at a drama school faces a moral conundrum when his budding romance becomes fodder for a final-year performance, in director Alis… 
CastKerry Fox, James Rolleston, Alice Englert, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$14A

SAT.10.SEP at 9:30am [2016]


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Yousry Nasrallah
A family of caterers in a small Egyptian village prepares for a big wedding feast while balancing sibling rivalry, romantic entanglements, and c… 
CastLaila Eloui, Menna Shalaby, Bassem Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 11:00am [2016]


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Yanillys Perez
In this debut feature documentary, we follow 12-year old Jeffrey as he dreams of becoming a reggaeton star while working to survive on the rough… 
CastJoselito de la Cruz, Jeyson de la Cruz, Juni…
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
DISC$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 12:00pm [2016]


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Gianfranco Rosi
Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the new documentary from Gianfranco Rosi (El Sicario, Room 164) is a startling, on-the-sp… 
CastSamuele Pucillo, Mattias Cucina, Samuele Car…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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William Oldroyd
Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age and his cold, unforgiving family. When she emba… 
CastFlorence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Na…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
PLAT$18A

SAT.10.SEP at 12:30pm [2016]


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Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro’s darkly beautiful fairy tale about a young girl who discovers a magical underworld of both beauty and horror in the aftermat… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico / Spain
CTQFree14A

SAT.10.SEP at 1:30pm [2016]


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Shirley Abraham, Amit Madhe…
This lyrical documentary chronicles the vanishing tradition of the mobile "tent cinemas" that bring films to far-flung towns and villa… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi | Marathi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 3:45pm [2016]


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Michael Dudok de Wit
The wondrous animated story about a man shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island and his unlikely friendship with an enormous sea turtle. 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryJapan
DISC$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 4:15pm [2016]


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Unknown
Isabelle Huppert dominates the screen like no one else. Her staggering oeuvre — which spans over four decades and features more than 100 roles —… 
CastIsabelle Huppert
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAV$18

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Olivier Assayas
Hong Kong megastar Maggie Cheung is divine in the lead of Olivier Assayas’ brilliant behind-the-screen satire, about a beleaguered Parisian film… 
Cast
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

SAT.10.SEP at 6:15pm [2016]


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Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders adapts long-time collaborator Peter Handke’s play for this engrossing two-handed (and 3D) conversation piece, in which a dialogue be… 
CastReda Kateb, Sophie Semin, Jens Harzer, Nick …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Germany
MAST$14A

SAT.10.SEP at 6:30pm [2016]


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Albert Serra
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

SAT.10.SEP at 6:45pm [2016]


Reviews
Set in a small German town in the aftermath of World War I, this elegiac tale of love and remembrance follows a young woman mourning the death o… 
CastPaula Beer, Pierre Niney, Marie Gruber, Erns…
LanguageFrench, German   CountryFrance/Germany
SP$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 7:30pm [2016]


Reviews
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

SAT.10.SEP at 9:00pm [2016]


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Raoul Peck
Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck (Moloch Tropical, Murder in Pacot) creates a stunning medit… 
CastSamuel L. Jackson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

SAT.10.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


Reviews
Three separate but powerful stories of three teenagers who must come to terms with their new reality when they are forced to migrate to differen… 
CastJembie Almazan, Jonathan Diaz Angulo, Bernar…
LanguageSpanish, English, Fr…   CountryCanada/Colombia/Mexi…
CWC$14A

SAT.10.SEP at 9:45pm [2016]


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Midi Z
Two illegal Burmese migrants fleeing their country’s civil war find love with each other while struggling to survive in the bustling cities of T… 
CastKo Kai, Wu Ke-Xi
LanguageEnglish, Chinese, Th…   CountryTaiwan / Myanmar
CWC$14A

SAT.10.SEP at 10:00pm [2016]


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Cast
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
SP$14A

SUN.11.SEP at 8:30am [2016]


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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

SUN.11.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Barry Jenkins
Moonlight is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he ex… 
CastMahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhod…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PLAT$14A

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Emil Ben-Shimon
An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gendered rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted… 
CastEvelin Hagoel, Igal Naor, Orna Banay, Einat …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

SUN.11.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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A delicate and affecting tale about a middle-aged professor whose carefully structured life is thrown into disarray when her husband leaves her … 
Cast
LanguageFrench | English | G…   CountryFrance | Germany
SP$14A

SUN.11.SEP at 11:00am [2016]


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Ryszard Bugajski
Haunted by her ruthless past, a former high-ranking security officer in Poland’s communist government seeks an audience with the Primate of the … 
CastMaria Mamona, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Janus…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$18

SUN.11.SEP at 11:30am [2016]


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Julie Dash
A landmark in the history of American independent cinema, Julie Dash's masterpiece was the first American feature directed by an African America… 
CastAdisa Anderson, Barbara-O , Cheryl Lynn Bruc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CTQFreePG

SUN.11.SEP at 12:00pm [2016]


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Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah …
A Syrian radio DJ documents the experiences of herself and her friends as their dreams of hope and liberation in the wake of the 2011 Arab Sprin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$18A

SUN.11.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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Kelly Reichardt
Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Night Moves) directs Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Lily Gladstone in this tripartite portr… 
CastLaura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Willia…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$18

SUN.11.SEP at 2:00pm [2016]


Reviews
 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFreeG

SUN.11.SEP at 2:45pm [2016]


Reviews
 
Cast
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

SUN.11.SEP at 3:00pm [2016]


Reviews
 
CastLaila Maltz, Katia Szechtman, Lara Tarlowski…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
WL$18

SUN.11.SEP at 3:15pm [2016]


Reviews
Otto Bell
The Eagle Huntress follows 13-year-old Aisholpan as she trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an ea… 
CastAisholpan Nurgaiv, Almagul Dalaikhan, Daisy …
LanguageEnglish, Kazakh   CountryUSA
KIDYouthPG

SUN.11.SEP at 4:30pm [2016]


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Fariborz Kamkari
A galaxy of cinema luminaries pay tribute to the great Italian cinematographer Carlo di Palma, in this loving documentary that chronicles di Pal… 
CastCarlo di Palma, Ken Loach, Ettore Scola, Wim…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DOC$PG

SUN.11.SEP at 6:00pm [2016]


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Wayne Roberts
A truck stop waitress and part-time prostitute believes she has found a way out of her dead end life when she falls in love with a handsome and … 
CastOlivia Cooke, Mireille Enos, Christopher Abb…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18A

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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

SUN.11.SEP at 6:30pm [2016]


Reviews
Maysaloun Hamoud
In Between is a portrait of three Arab Israeli women, living and loving in Tel Aviv. It captures their complex daily duality, caught between hom… 
CastMouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura,…
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$18A

SUN.11.SEP at 7:00pm [2016]


Reviews
A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. Nelly is a portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, … 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$18A

SUN.11.SEP at 8:45pm [2016]


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Carlos Lechuga
A dissident, homosexual Cuban novelist strikes up an unlikely rapport with the government watcher assigned to keep him from speaking during an u… 
CastLola Amores, Eduardo Martinez, George Abreu,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba / Colombia
CWC$14A

SUN.11.SEP at 9:15pm [2016]


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Xavier Dolan
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewri… 
CastVincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ul…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada/France
SP$14A

SUN.11.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


Reviews
Xavier Dolan
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewri… 
CastVincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ul…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada/France
SP$14A

SUN.11.SEP at 9:45pm [2016]


Reviews
Xavier Dolan
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewri… 
CastVincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ul…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada/France
SP$14A

MON.12.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Izer Aliu
After losing his job on the first day of school, an idealistic teacher attempts to get rehired by locking his students in the classroom and forc… 
CastBurhan Amiti
LanguageAlbanian   CountryAlbania
DISC$PG

MON.12.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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The paths of three women cross in Besco, a small isolated island facing an important economic crisis. 
CastMacha Grenon, Emily VanCamp, Nathalie Doumma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

MON.12.SEP at 9:30am [2016]


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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Kiyoshi Kurosawa makes his first film outside Japan with this French-language ghost romance fantasy, about an aging photographer whose obsession… 
CastTahar Rahim, Constance Rousseau, Olivier Gou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Japan
PLAT$14A

MON.12.SEP at 10:30am [2016]


Reviews
Maysaloun Hamoud
In Between is a portrait of three Arab Israeli women, living and loving in Tel Aviv. It captures their complex daily duality, caught between hom… 
CastMouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura,…
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$18A

MON.12.SEP at 12:00pm [2016]


Reviews
Albert Serra
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

MON.12.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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Mijke de Jong
Eighteen year-old Layla, a Dutch girl with Moroccan roots, joins a group of radical Muslims. She encounters a world that nurtures her ideas init… 
CastNora El Koussour and Ilias Addab
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
PLAT$14A

MON.12.SEP at 12:45pm [2016]


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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

MON.12.SEP at 1:15pm [2016]


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Tin Win Naing
Burmese filmmaker Tin Win Naing documents the plight of migrants who have fled the civil war in Myanmar for refuge in Thailand, and now toil as … 
CastUnknown
LanguageBurmese   CountryMyanmar
DOC$18

MON.12.SEP at 3:00pm [2016]


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Avi Nesher
Based on a true story, Past Life tracks the daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters — an introverted aspiring classical musician and a rambunct… 
CastJoy Rieger, Nelly Tagar, Doron Tavory, Evgen…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael | Poland
CWS$PG

MON.12.SEP at 3:15pm [2016]


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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

MON.12.SEP at 3:30pm [2016]


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Adoor Gopalakrishnan
After years spent living off the modest wealth of his in-laws, a man hatches a desperate plan that draws his respectable middle-class family int… 
CastDileep, Kavya Madhavan, Subodh Bhave
LanguageMalayalam   CountryIndia
MAST$PG

MON.12.SEP at 3:45pm [2016]


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Marco Bellocchio
Italian master Marco Bellocchio (Vincere, Blood of My Blood) adapts the popular biographical novel by Massimo Gramellini, about a journalist who… 
Cast
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

MON.12.SEP at 6:30pm [2016]


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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

MON.12.SEP at 6:45pm [2016]


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Michael Koch
A young Ukrainian woman dreams of owning a hair salon as she spends her days endlessly cleaning hotel rooms in Germany. Determined to achieve he… 
CastMargarita Breitkreiz, Georg Friedrich, Olga …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$18A

MON.12.SEP at 7:00pm [2016]


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Deepa Mehta
In 2012, a young woman was gang raped by six men inside a moving bus in New Delhi. She was beaten senseless and thrown naked out onto the street… 
CastJanki Bisht, Vansh Bhardwaj, Davinder Singh,…
LanguageHindi   CountryCanada/India
MAST$R

MON.12.SEP at 9:15pm [2016]


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Jia Zhang-ke, Eimi Imanishi,…
The Hedonists - What begins as an everyday tragedy about the hard lot of workers in our age of economic volatility becomes something unexpected … 
CastLiang Jingdong, Han Sanming, Yuan Wenqian, M…
LanguageMandarin, Arabic, En…   CountryChina, Algeria, USA,…
SC$18

MON.12.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


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Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Argentina/Spai…
SP$18A

MON.12.SEP at 9:45pm [2016]


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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… 
Cast
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Amanda Kernell
 
CastLene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

TUE.13.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


Reviews
 
Cast
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Aisling Walsh
Maudie tells the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premie… 
CastSally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchet…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

TUE.13.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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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

TUE.13.SEP at 9:30am [2016]


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Peter Monsaert
This film zooms in on the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and … 
CastSara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbus…
LanguageFrench, Dutch   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

TUE.13.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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CastDario Grandinetti, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$14A

TUE.13.SEP at 12:30pm [2016]


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Yesim Ustaoglu
Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women -- a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a c… 
CastFunda Eryigit, Ecem Uzun, Mehmet Kurtulus, O…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

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Tian Zhuangzhuang
One of the greatest achievements of Fifth Generation Chinese cinema, Tian Zhuangzhuang's ravishingly beautiful epic set in the vastness of r… 
CastTseshang Rigzin, Dan Jiji, Jayang Jamco
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CTQFreePG

TUE.13.SEP at 1:00pm [2016]


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Unknown
Acclaimed actor, award-winning producer, and enterprising businessman — if Mark Wahlberg didn’t exist, Hollywood would have to invent him. His e… 
CastMark Wahlberg
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

TUE.13.SEP at 3:00pm [2016]


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Brillante Mendoza
Filipino firebrand Brillante Mendoza (Slingshot, Kinatay) incisively explores the street-level corruption of the Duterte-era Philippines with th… 
CastJaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Andi Eigenmann, Fel…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
MAST$14A

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Yang ZHANG
Zhang Yang (Shower, Quitting) adapts two novels by Tibetan writer Tashi Dawa for this stunning mystical epic about a killer on the run who is en… 
CastKimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solang…
LanguageTibetan   CountryChina
CWC$14A

TUE.13.SEP at 3:15pm [2016]


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Buddhadeb Dasgupta
The latest film from Buddhadeb Dasgupta, one of India’s most-celebrated directors, is a lyrical and at times comedic three-part portrait of rura… 
CastSudipto Chatterjee, Kajal Kumari, Ananya Cha…
LanguageBengali, Hindi   CountryIndia
MAST$PG

TUE.13.SEP at 3:45pm [2016]


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Lee Tamahori
On the east coast of New Zealand in the 1960s, two M?ori sheep-shearing families — the Mahanas and the Poatas — are sworn enemies and commercial… 
CastTemuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, Nancy Brunn…
LanguageEnglish | Maori   CountryNew Zealand
CWS$PG

TUE.13.SEP at 5:45pm [2016]


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Asghar Farhadi
A sudden eruption of violence creates an atmosphere of simmering tension between a husband and wife, in this work of slow-burning domestic suspe… 
CastShahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
SP$18

TUE.13.SEP at 6:00pm [2016]


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Joachim Lafosse
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Belgium
CWC$18

TUE.13.SEP at 6:30pm [2016]


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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

TUE.13.SEP at 6:45pm [2016]


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Edoardo de Angelis
Two teenage Siamese twins face an emotional decision when a doctor claims that he can separate them, in this stylized, offbeat drama from Neapol… 
CastAngela Fontana, Marianna Fontana, Antonia Tr…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

TUE.13.SEP at 8:45pm [2016]


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Amat Escalante
Cannes prize-winning director Amat Escalante (Heli) combines family drama and social commentary with science fiction and horror in this hypnotic… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
VAN$R

TUE.13.SEP at 9:00pm [2016]


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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

TUE.13.SEP at 9:15pm [2016]


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Cristi Puiu
A patriarch’s wake turns into a full-on familial tempest, in the brilliant new film from uncompromising Romanian auteur Cristi Puiu (The Death o… 
CastMimi Branescu, Judith State, Bogdan Dumitrac…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

TUE.13.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


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Nicholas de Pencier
Based on the book by Professor Ron Deibert, Black Code is the story of how the internet is being controlled and manipulated by governments in or… 
CastRonald Deibert
LanguageEnglish | Portuguese…   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

WED.14.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Jim Jarmusch
Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. He adheres to a simple routine, writing poetry and observing the city on his route… 
CastAdam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

WED.14.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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Elite Zexer
In a Bedouin village in the southern Israel desert, a matriarch preparing for her husband’s marriage to a second wife takes out her suppressed e… 
CastLamis Ammar, Ruba Blal-Asfour, Haitham Omari…
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

WED.14.SEP at 9:30am [2016]


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Edoardo de Angelis
Two teenage Siamese twins face an emotional decision when a doctor claims that he can separate them, in this stylized, offbeat drama from Neapol… 
CastAngela Fontana, Marianna Fontana, Antonia Tr…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

WED.14.SEP at 9:45am [2016]


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Ivan Sen
Indigenous detective Jay Swan arrives in the Australian outback town of Goldstone investigating a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a sim… 
CastAaron Pedersen, Alex Russell, Pei Pei Cheng,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
PLAT$14A

WED.14.SEP at 11:45am [2016]


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Avi Nesher
Based on a true story, Past Life tracks the daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters — an introverted aspiring classical musician and a rambunct… 
CastJoy Rieger, Nelly Tagar, Doron Tavory, Evgen…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael | Poland
CWS$PG

WED.14.SEP at 12:00pm [2016]


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Zacharias Kunuk
Nunavut, Canada circa 1913. Kuanana returns from a caribou hunt to discover his wife and daughter kidnapped, and the rest of his family slaughte… 
CastBenjamin Kunuk, Karen Ivalu, and Jonah Qunaq
LanguageInuktitut   CountryCanada
PLAT$14A

WED.14.SEP at 12:30pm [2016]


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Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme joins us for this 30th-anniversary screening of his anarchic cult classic, about an irrepressible free spirit (Melanie Griffith) … 
CastMelanie Griffith, Jeff Daniels, Ray Liotta
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CTQFreeR

WED.14.SEP at 1:00pm [2016]


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Asghar Farhadi
A sudden eruption of violence creates an atmosphere of simmering tension between a husband and wife, in this work of slow-burning domestic suspe… 
CastShahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
SP$18

WED.14.SEP at 2:45pm [2016]


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Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah …
A Syrian radio DJ documents the experiences of herself and her friends as their dreams of hope and liberation in the wake of the 2011 Arab Sprin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$18A

WED.14.SEP at 3:00pm [2016]


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Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
CWS$18A

WED.14.SEP at 3:30pm [2016]


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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

WED.14.SEP at 4:30pm [2016]


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A Japanese family’s humdrum daily routine is fatefully upset by the arrival of a stranger from the father’s past, in this slow-burning dramatic … 
CastTadanobu Asano, Mariko Tsutsui, Kanji Furuta…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

WED.14.SEP at 5:30pm [2016]


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Brigitte Berman
Actor-writer-director Gordon Pinsent is one of Canada’s most beloved artists. Filled with humour, passion, and complexity, this film by Academy … 
CastGordon Pinsent
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

WED.14.SEP at 6:00pm [2016]


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Marlon Brando
Beautifully restored thanks to the efforts of Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, Marlon Brando’s only film as director is a brilliant and idi… 
CastMarlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer, K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CTQFreePG

WED.14.SEP at 6:15pm [2016]


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Jim Chuchu
This procedural crime thriller follows the kidnappings carried out by the titular terrorist cell, Tuko Macho. Run by a ruthless vigilante named … 
CastTim King'oo, Njambi Koikai, and Ibrahim Much…
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
PRIME$14A

WED.14.SEP at 7:30pm [2016]


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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

WED.14.SEP at 8:15pm [2016]


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Alanis Obomsawin
In 2007, the Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations filed a landmark discrimination complaint against India… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAST$PG

WED.14.SEP at 8:45pm [2016]


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Tin Win Naing
Burmese filmmaker Tin Win Naing documents the plight of migrants who have fled the civil war in Myanmar for refuge in Thailand, and now toil as … 
CastUnknown
LanguageBurmese   CountryMyanmar
DOC$18

WED.14.SEP at 9:30pm [2016]


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Fien Troch
Home portrays the struggle between two generations: teenagers who explore a thin line between trust, friendship, and loyalty, and adults who see… 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
PLAT$14A

WED.14.SEP at 10:00pm [2016]


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Danis Tanovic
An aging hotel becomes an ideological powder keg during centennial commemorations for the outbreak of the First World War, in this dazzling, Alt… 
CastJacques Weber, Snezana Vidovic, Izudin Bajro…
LanguageBosnian | French   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWC$18

THU.15.SEP at 9:00am [2016]


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Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) won the Best Director prize at Cannes for this terse, percolating drama about a Cluj physician wh… 
CastVlad Ivanov, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Adrian …
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

THU.15.SEP at 9:15am [2016]


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Buddhadeb Dasgupta
The latest film from Buddhadeb Dasgupta, one of India’s most-celebrated directors, is a lyrical and at times comedic three-part portrait of rura… 
CastSudipto Chatterjee, Kajal Kumari, Ananya Cha…
LanguageBengali, Hindi   CountryIndia
MAST$PG

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In a remote fishing village in Iceland, teenage best friends Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a… 
Cast
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
DISC$14A

THU.15.SEP at 9:45am [2016]


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It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely dependen… 
CastTahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

THU.15.SEP at 11:45am [2016]


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Pere Portabella
The great filmmaker Pere Portabella’s monumental 1976 documentary recounts the dawn of democracy in Spain following the death of dictator Franci… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish | Catalan | …   CountrySpain
CTQFreePG

THU.15.SEP at 12:15pm [2016]


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Khyentse Norbu
The new film from Bhutanese lama and filmmaker Khyentse Norbu chronicles a sacred jungle ritual where masked, anonymous participants seek comple… 
CastTshering Dorji, Sadon Lhamo, Thinley Dorji, …
LanguageCantonese   CountryBhutan/Hong Kong
PLAT$14A

THU.15.SEP at 12:30pm [2016]


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Nicholas de Pencier
Based on the book by Professor Ron Deibert, Black Code is the story of how the internet is being controlled and manipulated by governments in or… 
CastRonald Deibert
LanguageEnglish | Portuguese…   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

THU.15.SEP at 12:45pm [2016]


Reviews
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

THU.15.SEP at 3:00pm [2016]


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Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavo…
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
PLAT$18A

THU.15.SEP at 3:15pm [2016]


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Mbithi Masya
The afterlife is a mysterious and eerie state for newly-dead twenty-something Kaleche, who has no memory of her life or death. When she meets Th… 
CastNyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
DISC$14A

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Johnny Ma
When a drunken passenger causes Lao Shi to swerve and hit a motorcyclist, the driver stops to help the injured man. When no police or ambulance … 
CastChen Gang
LanguageMandarin   CountryCanada/China
DISC$14A

THU.15.SEP at 3:30pm [2016]