Keanu Reeves, Niv Fichman topline Asian Film Summit lineup

The second annual east-west bridge-building conference will take place on Sept. 2 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Zweig, Obomsawin docs to screen at TIFF13

Festival organizers also announced the City to City, Cinematheque, Vanguard and Midnight Madness lineups (Alan Zweig’s When Jews Were Funny pictured).


How Toronto booking U.S. movies by Canadian directors clears Cancon logjam

Hollywood studios putting star-driven films by veteran Canadian directors into the Oscar race via TIFF has opened up space for more local films to get into the prestigious Canadian festival (Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners pictured).


TIFF13: Sobol, McKellar, Chechik films to get gala treatment

Director and CEO Piers Handling and artistic director Cameron Bailey also on Tuesday morning announced the festival’s opening and closing galas.

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TIFF announces Athens as focus of City to City program

TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and international programmer Dimitri Eipides said in a conference call the 10 yet-to-be-selected films will be contemporary works.


TIFF sets dates for 2013

Next year’s festival will take place from Sept. 5 to Sept. 15, 2013.