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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 Presentations programs in September. Four Gala Presentations and 22 Special Presentations have been added to the selection of titles already announced.

Just some of the new world premiere announcements include Jonah Hill’s directorial debut Mid90s, Peter Farrelly’s Green Book starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, Sebastián Lelio’s Gloria Bell starring Julianne Moore and Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia starring Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton. 

The Opening and Closing Night films have also been announced. They are: David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King (Opening) starring Chris Pine and Justin Kelly’s Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy starring Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern.


“We’re rounding out the lineup of Galas and Special Presentations with some of the most exciting films of the year,” said Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. “Audiences won’t want to miss these premieres from a mix of newcomers and global heavyweights.”

This second announcement brings the total for Galas and Special Presentations to 44 World Premieres, 9 International Premieres, 12 North American Premieres and 11 Canadian Premieres.

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 to 16, 2018.

GALAS 2018

Green Book Peter Farrelly | USA
World Premiere

Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart in Justin Kelly’s Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy

Closing Night Film
Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy Justin Kelly | Canada/USA/United Kingdom
World Premiere

The Lie Veena Sud | Canada
World Premiere

Opening Night Film
Outlaw King David Mackenzie | USA/United Kingdom
World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2018

Paul Greengrass’s 22 July

22 July Paul Greengrass | Norway/Iceland
North American Premiere

American Woman Jake Scott | USA
World Premiere

Baby ( Bao Bei Er) Liu Jie | China
World Premiere

Boy Erased Joel Edgerton | USA
International Premiere

Driven Nick Hamm | Puerto Rico/United Kingdom/USA
North American Premiere

Duelles (Mothers’ Instinct) Olivier Masset-Depasse | Belgium/France
World Premiere

A Faithful Man ( L’homme fidèle) Louis Garrel | France
World Premiere

Julianne Moore in Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell Sebastián Lelio | USA/Chile
World Premiere

Hold the Dark Jeremy Saulnier | USA
World Premiere

Kursk Thomas Vinterberg | Belgium/Luxembourg
World Premiere

Legend of the Demon Cat – Director’s Cut Chen Kaige | China/Japan
World Premiere

Mid90s Jonah Hill | USA
World Premiere

A Million Little Pieces Sam Taylor-Johnson | USA
World Premiere

Never Look Away ( Werk ohne Autor) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Germany
North American Premiere

The Quietude ( La Quietud) Pablo Trapero | Argentina
North American Premiere

Skin Guy Nattiv | USA
World Premiere

Teen Spirit Max Minghella | USA
World Premiere

Tell It To The Bees Annabel Jankel | United Kingdom
World Premiere

Viper Club Maryam Keshavarz | USA
World Premiere

Vision Naomi Kawase | Japan/France
International Premiere

Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki in Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia Chanya Button | United Kingdom/Ireland
World Premiere

Wild Rose Tom Harper | United Kingdom
World Premiere

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