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 film Director Producer Production company
Mouthpiece Patricia Rozema Christina Piovesan First Generation Films

Contemporary World Cinema

Canadian films Director Producer Production company
Falls Around Her Darlene Naponse Darlene Naponse, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss, Jamie Manning The Film Farm
Kingsway Bruce Sweeney Bruce Sweeney Carkner Films
Les Salopes or the Naturally Wanton Pleasure of Skin Renée Beaulieu Renée Beaulieu Les productions du moment
Splinters Thom Fitzgerald​ Doug Pettigrew Emotion Pictures
The Fireflies Are Gone Sébastien Pilote Marc Daigle, Bernadette Payeur​ Corporation de développement et de production ACPAV​
The Great Darkened Days Maxime Giroux Sylvain Corbeil, Nancy Grant​ metafilms

Discovery

Canadian films Director Producer Production company
Clara Akash Sherman Robert Lantos Serendipity Point Film
Edge of the Knife Gwaai Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown Jonathan Frantz Niijang Xyaalas Productions
Firecrackers Jasmin Mozaffari Caitlin Grabham, Kristy Neville Prowler Film
Freaks Adam Stein, Zach Lipovsky Zach Lipovsky, Adam Stein, Jordan Barber, Mitchell Waxman

Special Event

Canadian film Director Producer Production company
Sharkwater Extinction Rob Stewart Sandra Stewart, Brian Steward, Rob Stewart, Sandy Campbell, Karen Shaw Sharkwater Productions​

Tiff Docs

Canadian films Director Producer Production company
Carmine Street Guitars Ron Mann Ron Mann Sphinx Productions
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz Barry Avrich Barry Avrich Melbar Entertainment Group
What is Democracy Astra Taylor Lea Marin National film Board of Canada

Special Presentation

Canadian films Director Producer Production company
Anthropocene Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier & Edward Burtynsky Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier & Edward Burtynsky Mercury Films
Giant Little Ones Keith Behrman Allison Black Euclid 431 Pictures
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Xavier Dolan Xavier Dolan Lyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp Films
The Fall of the American Empire Denys Arcand Denise Robert Cinémaginaire
The Grizzlies Lyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp Films Lyla Films, Sons Of Manual, Warp Films Northwood Entertainment, Puhitaq
The Hummingbird Project Kim Nguyen Pierre Even, Viellevoye, Alain-Gilles (Belgique) Item 7 (Canada) / Belga Films (Belgique)
Through Black Spruce Don McKellar Tina Keeper, Robert Lantos, Barbara Samuels​ Serendipity Point Films

Wavelengths

Canadian films Director Producer Production company
Fausto Andrea Bussman Andrea Bussman & Nicolas Pereda
The Stone Speakers Igor Drljaca Albert Shin Timelapse Pictures