Discover the Canadian films selected and their production teams present at the festival.

Click on the film title to see the screening schedule or go to tiff.net.

Opening Special

Canadian filmDirectorProducerProduction company
MouthpiecePatricia RozemaChristina PiovesanFirst Generation Films

Contemporary World Cinema

Canadian filmsDirectorProducerProduction company
Falls Around HerDarlene NaponseDarlene Naponse, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss, Jamie ManningThe Film Farm
KingswayBruce SweeneyBruce SweeneyCarkner Films
Les Salopes or the Naturally Wanton Pleasure of SkinRenée BeaulieuRenée BeaulieuLes productions du moment
SplintersThom Fitzgerald​Doug PettigrewEmotion Pictures
The Fireflies Are GoneSébastien PiloteMarc Daigle, Bernadette Payeur​Corporation de développement et de production ACPAV​
The Great Darkened DaysMaxime GirouxSylvain Corbeil, Nancy Grant​metafilms

Discovery

Canadian filmsDirectorProducerProduction company
ClaraAkash ShermanRobert LantosSerendipity Point Film
Edge of the KnifeGwaai Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown Jonathan Frantz Niijang Xyaalas Productions
Firecrackers Jasmin MozaffariCaitlin Grabham, Kristy Neville Prowler Film
FreaksAdam Stein, Zach LipovskyZach Lipovsky, Adam Stein, Jordan Barber, Mitchell Waxman

Special Event

Canadian filmDirectorProducerProduction company
Sharkwater ExtinctionRob StewartSandra Stewart, Brian Steward, Rob Stewart, Sandy Campbell, Karen ShawSharkwater Productions​

Tiff Docs

Canadian filmsDirectorProducerProduction company
Carmine Street GuitarsRon MannRon MannSphinx Productions
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben FerenczBarry AvrichBarry AvrichMelbar Entertainment Group
What is DemocracyAstra TaylorLea MarinNational film Board of Canada

Special Presentation

Canadian filmsDirectorProducerProduction company
AnthropoceneJennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier & Edward BurtynskyJennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier & Edward BurtynskyMercury Films
Giant Little OnesKeith BehrmanAllison BlackEuclid 431 Pictures
The Death and Life of John F. DonovanXavier DolanXavier DolanLyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp Films
The Fall of the American EmpireDenys ArcandDenise RobertCinémaginaire
The GrizzliesLyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp FilmsLyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp FilmsNorthwood Entertainment, Puhitaq
The Hummingbird ProjectKim NguyenPierre Even, Viellevoye, Alain-Gilles (Belgique)Item 7 (Canada) / Belga Films (Belgique)
Through Black SpruceDon McKellarTina Keeper, Robert Lantos, Barbara Samuels​Serendipity Point Films

Wavelengths

Canadian filmsDirectorProducerProduction company
FaustoAndrea BussmanAndrea Bussman & Nicolas Pereda
The Stone SpeakersIgor DrljacaAlbert ShinTimelapse Pictures