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Coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) from Erik Anderson of AwardsWatch with Rubin Safaya and Meghan White of Cinemalogue

Poster and first look at Jeremy Saulnier’s ‘Hold the Dark’

Jeffrey Wright (photo: Netlfix / Vanessa Perez) Netflix today revealed the first look and poster for Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the Dark starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, Riley Keough, James Badge Dale, and Julian Black Antelope. The film, Saulnier’s follow-up to 2015’s Green Room, is set to world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in the Special Presentations section before its global …

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Taika Waititi, April Reign, Franklin Leonard lead TIFF 2018 Industry Conference and Master Classes

Taika Waititi, part of this year’s TIFF Industry Conference This year’s TIFF Industry Conference — a six-day event, taking place September 7–12 during the Toronto International Film Festival — will inspire and incite discussions for creative and business entrepreneurship, while examining the role independent filmmakers play within an evolving and challenging media landscape. More than 150 speakers will take the stage of …

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TIFF 2018 Primetime Lineup includes Sam Esmail’s ‘Homecoming’

Julia Roberts in Sam Esmail’s ‘Homecoming‘ Slate enters its fourth year and features debuts from Kit Steinkellner, Daniel Syrkin, Eric Khoo, and Eli Horowitz, Micah Bloomberg & Sam Esmail The Toronto International Film Festival Primetime program revealed its lineup of five bold series with representation from six countries across the globe: France, the United States, Israel, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia. …

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2018 TIFF World Cinema and Wavelength Programs feature Ali Abbasi, Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and more

Ali Abbasi’s Border ( Gräns) will make its North American premiere as part of TIFF’s Contemporary World Cinema section The Toronto International Film Festival announced today the 48 titles from international filmmakers that comprise this year’s Contemporary World Cinema roster. This year’s programme features luminous films from 30 countries — with a strong presence from Latin America and Eastern Europe …

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Trailer: A24 busts Gaspar Noé’s ‘CLIMAX’ all over your screen

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers, Enter the Void) and …

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2018 TIFF Masters Slate features Jean-Luc Godard, Hong Sang-soo, Carlos Reygadas, Jia Zhang-ke, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and more

Paolo Sorrentino’s Loro will world premiere as a part of the 2018 TIFF Masters slate The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for the 2018 Masters program, comprised of 11 daring new films by acclaimed, established auteurs with remarkable bodies of work. With projects that reflect on history, focus on personal introspection, and take a critical look at …

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2018 TIFF adds 26 more titles including ‘Boy Erased,’ ‘Mid90s’ plus Opening Night film ‘Outlaw King’

Chris Pine in David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King, the opener of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival The lineup features World Premieres from Sebastián Lelio, Maryam Keshavarz, Louis Garrel,Sam Taylor-Johnson, Peter Farrelly, Thomas Vinterberg, Chanya Button, Veena Sud, Jeremy Saulnier and Jonah Hill The Toronto International Film Festival today unveiled its second batch of titles premiering in the Gala and Special …

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2018 TIFF FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT – Karyn Kusama’s ‘Destroyer’

Karyn Kusama Representation in Hollywood is an ongoing discussion of great importance, with popular media functioning as  contemporary culture’s mythology.   Films serve as the window to our collective soul; individual time capsules containing our identities, our truths, our dreams.   The wider and more diverse range of voices given the spotlight, the more society as a whole humanizes and …

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2018 TIFF Cinematheque selection to feature essentials by Bergman, Denis, Dreyer, and Kunuk

The TIFF Cinematheque programming team has assembled a rich Festival lineup for 2018 that not only exclusively features titles from TIFF’s own film library, but will also include an exciting list of guest introductions soon tobe announced. TIFF preserves a collection of over 3000 prints and DCPs, spanning over 100 years of cinema history. “Emphasizing film preservation and medium specificity …

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2018 TIFF Documentary Linnep Includes New Michael Moore, Errol Morris, Frederick Wiseman

Fahrenheit 11/9 (courtesy: TIFF) Slate includes new works from Alexis Bloom, Rashida Jones & Alan Hicks, Werner Herzog & André Singer, E. Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, Vitaly Mansky, Rithy Panh, and Janus Metz & Sine Plambech The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2018 documentary program presents its lineup of 27 feature-length non-fiction films, representing 19 countries. The TIFF Docs selection …

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