Festivals

On My Way Out

TIFF ’17: On My Way Out screening added

The mid-length doc exec produced by Barry Avrich and Howie Mandel is one of five special events added to the festival.

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A closer look at TIFF’s Canadian selections

The festival’s Canadian programmer Steve Gravestock talks the lineup’s Western contingent and stellar first features.

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CMPA unveils nominees for annual producer awards

The producers behind Mary Goes Round, Pyewacket and Meditation Park are up for the rebranded Indiescreen Awards.

Keep Talking

VIFF unveils doc lineup

The Vancouver festival added 10 documentaries to its Impact program, including a world premiere for Karen Lynn Weinberg’s Alaska-shot doc Keep Talking.

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TIFF ’17: Chaos, ‘bad ass women’ dominant themes

TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and CEO Piers Handling discuss the 2017 lineup and the decision to cut its programming by 20%.

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TIFF ’17: Hochelaga to world premiere in gala screening

The Toronto festival unveiled the second-wave of lineups for its Masters, World Cinema and Primetime programs, as well as added six gala premieres and 32 special presentations.

Mary Goes Round

TIFF ’17: Mary Goes Round, Meditation Park to world premiere

More than 50 Canadian features and shorts have been added to the festival’s lineup, as well as the world premiere of Mary Harron’s miniseries Alias Grace.

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TIFF ’17: Rising Stars, Len Blum Residency participants announced

Montreal filmmaker Anne Emond will be the last resident of the Len Blum program, which is entering its final year.

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TIFF ’17: 12 titles named to Platform program

World premieres include Michael Pearce’s Beast and Mike White’s Brad’s Status, though there are no Canadian projects in the lineup.

The Crescent

TIFF ’17: Docs, Midnight Madness lineups unveiled

Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman’s doc Silas and Seth A. Smith’s The Crescent will premiere at the fest, which also announced its International Short Cuts titles.

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TIFF ’17: Borg/McEnroe to open the festival

The Sweden/Denmark/Finland copro about one of the most intense rivalries in the history of tennis is the opening night gala film.

The Breadwinner

TIFF ’17: Long Time Running gets gala treatment

The only other Canadian project announced today is the Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro The Breadwinner, which will world premiere in the special presentations section.