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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

TIFF 2018 In Conversation With…Hilary Swank, Mahershala Ali and Maggie Gyllenhaal

The Toronto International Film Festival presents this year’s In Conversation With… lineup: Hilary Swank, Mahershala Ali and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Through insightful, dynamic and intimate discussion, this program will provide an engaging experience for TIFF’s audience with artists who have commanded their distinct roles on screen. All discussions are moderated by a journalist or industry expert, along with clips of career …

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First Look: Nicole Kidman in ‘Destroyer’

Courtesy of Annapurna Pictures The first official look at Nicole Kidman in Destroyer is here. The Academy Award-winning actress is no stranger to deglam and transformation; her role as writer Virginia Woolf in The Hours won her the Oscar for Best Actress. This time, Nicole Kidman plays embittered police detective Erin Bell in director Karyn Kusama’s gritty cop drama that …

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2018 TIFF Adds Neil Jordan’s ‘Greta’ with Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz; Brady Corbet’s ‘Vox Lux’ with Natalie Portman

The Toronto International Film Festival today announced two new films that will premiere as part of the Special Presentations program in September. The World Premiere of Neil Jordan’s Greta and the North American Premiere of Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux will cap off the Festival’s Special Presentations and bring the total for the program up to 24 titles. “These are two …

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Toronto International Film Festival Gala trailers for ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘Green Book,’ ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Shadow’ and more

The Hate U Give World premieres, Oscar contenders, family and social dramas from the US and high-octane action thrillers from China all highlight just some of the Gala entries for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).  “Every September we invite the whole film world to Toronto, one of the most diverse, movie-mad cities in the world. I’m thrilled that …

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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. [Schedule is up: from left menu, select Industry –> …

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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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