Advertisements
News Ticker

TIFF 2018: ‘Life Itself’, ‘Wildlife’, ‘The Front Runner’, ‘Colette’ and ‘Shoplifters’ Among Lineup


TIFF.jpg

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS FIRST GALA AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION TITLES FOR 2018 – Press Release Presented by TIFF. NET (Courtesy of TIFF)

 Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival ® .

Of the 17 Galas and 30 Special Presentations, this first announcement includes 21 World

Premieres, 7 International Premieres, 8 North American Premieres and 11 Canadian Premieres. The selection announced today includes 13 features directed by women.

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 to 16, 2018.

GALAS 2018  

Beautiful Boy  Felix van Groeningen, USA

World Premiere

Everybody Knows Asghar Farhadi, Spain/France/Italy

North American Premiere

First Man  Damien Chazelle, USA

Canadian Premiere

Galveston  Mélanie Laurent, USA

Canadian Premiere

The Hate U Give  George Tillman, Jr., USA

World Premiere

Hidden Man Jiang Wen, China

International Premiere

High Life Claire Denis, Germany/France/Poland/United Kingdom

World Premiere

Husband Material Anurag Kashyap, India

World Premiere

The Kindergarten Teacher  Sara Colangelo, USA

Canadian Premiere

The Land of Steady Habits  Nicole Holofcener, USA

World Premiere

Life Itself  Dan Fogelman, USA

World Premiere

The Public  Emilio Estevez, USA

World Premiere

Red Joan  Sir  Trevor Nunn, United Kingdom

World Premiere

Shadow  Zhang Yimou, China

North American Premiere

A Star is Born  Bradley Cooper, USA

North American Premiere

What They Had  Elizabeth Chomko, USA

International Premiere

Widows  Steve M c Queen, United Kingdom/USA

World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2018

Ben is Back  Peter Hedges, USA

World Premiere

Burning  Lee Chang-dong, South Korea

North American Premiere

Can You Ever Forgive Me?  Marielle Heller, USA

International Premiere

Capernaum Nadine Labaki, Lebanon

North American Premiere

Cold War  Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland/United Kingdom/France

Canadian Premiere  

Colette  Wash Westmoreland, United Kingdom

Canadian Premiere

Dogman  Matteo Garrone, Italy/France

Canadian Premiere

The Front Runner  Jason Reitman, USA

International Premiere

Giant Little Ones  Keith Behrman, Canada

World Premiere

Girls of the Sun ( Les filles du soleil)  Eva Husson, France

International Premiere

Hotel Mumbai  Anthony Maras, Australia

World Premiere

The Hummingbird Project Kim Nguyen, Canada

World Premiere

If Beale Street Could Talk  Barry Jenkins, USA

World Premiere

Manto  Nandita Das, India

North American Premiere

Maya  Mia Hansen-Løve, France

World Premiere

Monsters and Men  Reinaldo Marcus Green, USA

Canadian Premiere

*Special Presentations Opening Film*

MOUTHPIECE   Patricia Rozema, Canada

World Premiere  

Non-Fiction Olivier Assayas, France

Canadian Premiere  

The Old Man & The Gun  David Lowery, USA

International Premiere

Papi Chulo  John Butler, Ireland

World Premiere  

Roma Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico/USA

Canadian Premiere  

*Special Presentations Closing Film*

Shoplifters Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan

Canadian Premiere

The Sisters Brothers  Jacques Audiard, USA/France/Romania/Spain

North American Premiere

Sunset  László Nemes, Hungary/France

North American Premiere  

Through Black Spruce  Don McKellar, Canada

World Premiere  

The Wedding Guest Michael Winterbottom, United Kingdom

World Premiere

The Weekend Stella Meghie, USA

World Premiere

Where Hands Touch  Amma Asante, United Kingdom

World Premiere  

White Boy Rick  Yann Demange, USA

International Premiere

Wildlife Paul Dano, USA  Canadian Premiere

For film synopses, cast lists, images, and more information see tiff.net/galas and tiff.net/specialpresentations.

Festival ticket packages start at $105. Purchase packages online at  tiff.net/tickets , by phone (416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433), or in person at TIFF Bell Lightbox until August 13, while quantities last.

Social Media:

@TIFF_NET

#TIFF18

Facebook.com/TIFF

 

About TIFF

TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution program Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $189 million CAD. TIFF Bell

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: