Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a publicy attended film festival, held every September in Toronto, Canada, the event has beem running since 1976.

Rumours

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Lineup

Of the many films that are generating a buzz, here are the film's pitched as ones to watch

  • Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary Bad 25, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of the same named album, as well as footage shot by Jackson himself along with interviews with such stars and music producers as Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Sheryl Crow and L.A. Reid.
  • Vanessa Redgrave plays a terminally ill choir singer in the moving "Song For Marion"
  • Peter Webber's "Emperor," starring Tommy Lee Jones as Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the aftermath of Japan's defeat in World War II
  • Dante Ariola's "Arthur Newman," a romance with Colin Firth and Emily Blunt centered on a former golf hot shot who became a notorious choker on the pro circuit
  • Brian De Palma's "Passion," an erotic thriller featuring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace.
  • Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy," a murder tale set in 1960s Florida that stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack and Zac Efron
  • "Looper," a sci-fi thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Bluny

The closing night film will the earlier mentioned "Song For Marion", Paul Andrew William's heartwarming story about the inspirational power of music.

Vibe

Due to it's prestigious nature, the event has the ability to generate "Oscar-buzz" and many enjoy it's non comeptitive and affordable nature.

  • "The festival is second only to Cannes in terms of high-profile pics, star and market activity" - Variety
  • "The Festival has grown from its place as the most influential fall film festival to the most influential film festival, period" Time

Despite what the myths say, the festival screenings at Toronto Film Festival hardly sell out, meaning that everyone has chance to see something new. In total the festival has 15 programmes, which fit all the films into targeted categories making it easier for you the viewer to decide what tickets you would like buy.

Click here to watch the festival directors explain those differences.

Stages and other entertainment

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Tickets

Brace yourselves, Tickets to the 37th Toronto International Film Festival are on sale September 2 at 10am.

VIP

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Children

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Disability Access

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Weather

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Location

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Local Information

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Travel

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Hotels

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What to wear

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Camping

This is a non camping event.

Site Information

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Food and drink

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Feature at the festival

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Volunteer or work

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Drugs and security

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Stream online

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Mobile App

The official TIFF app will be available on Blackberry and iPhone, with this app you can access the schedule, get directions, connect to all TIFF social platforms, buy tickets and more!

Get personalized film recommendations on Facebook when you download the Daily Discovery Facebook App. Choose your favourite genres and check off your interests to receive a daily list of picks. Share your discoveries and invite friends to screenings.

Trivia

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Past lineups

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