September 5-15, 2019
The renowned film festival is just around the corner… And this year at TIFF, Canada will have a strong presence and be ready to support and showcase its talents and industry!
Catch pre-release films including Daniel Roher’s documentary on Canadian musician Robbie Robertson, Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, which is kicking off the festival with its world premiere. American Woman from Semi Chellas and The Song of Names from François Girard will also be among the TIFF Gala Presentations. Guest of Honour, from lauded Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, will have its North American premiere, and the documentary on famed Canadian musician/producer David Foster (David Foster: Off the Record) will be world premiered in the Special Event section. See the Screenings section for all Canadian films hitting screens at TIFF.
Some of this year’s can’t-miss events:
- The Eye on TIFF screening series, held in four cities across the globe—London, Los Angeles, New York and Paris
- The RDV Canada panel series and TIFF Breakfast, taking place at TIFF
- The 7th Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film honouring six renowned Canadian female directors, actors, and screenwriters
Visit our Programming section for more details!
ARRAY Releasing has acquired worldwide rights excluding Canada to the drama 'The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open', expanding the company’s slate of inclusive films. ARRAY founder Ava DuVernay said that the company plans a release for the Canadian film later this fall.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to TIFF opener Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band ahead of its opening night world premiere slot on Thursday.
Belgian sales company Best Friend Forever (BFF) has acquired worldwide rights excluding the US and Canada on The Twentieth Century, the feature debut of Canadian filmmaker Matthew Rankin.
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