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Next Wave

For the next generation of movie lovers: selections approved by our youth-driven TIFF Next Wave Committee.


Directors’ cinema now.

We are not able to look at what we have in front of us, unless it's inside a frame.

We dedicate the 2016 Platform programme to the memory of Abbas Kiarostami.


Daring, visionary and autonomous voices. Film art in the cinema and beyond.

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Midnight Madness

The wild side: midnight screenings of the best in action, horror, shock and fantasy cinema.

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City to City: Lagos

Bringing international cities to Toronto audiences. A snapshot of where's hot right now. This year's spotlight: Lagos, Nigeria.


Provocative, sexy… possibly dangerous. This is what's next.

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Entertaining and illuminating: family films from around the world.

Canadian Open Vault

Contemporary World Speakers

Watch, experience, and participate in post-screening discussions with film directors and subject experts.

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Directors to watch. The future of world cinema.

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Short Cuts

Curated gems from the history of Canadian and international cinema.

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TIFF Cinematheque

Curated gems from the history of Canadian and international cinema.

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Gala Presentations

Movie stars. Red-carpet premieres. Major audience interest.


The latest from the world's most influential art-house filmmakers.

In Conversation With…

Engaging onstage conversations with leaders in the film industry and beyond.


Serial storytelling: television in its artistic renaissance.

Contemporary World Cinema

Compelling stories, global perspectives.

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Special Presentations

High-profile premieres and the world's leading filmmakers.

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Candid and unscripted: the best non-fiction cinema from around the world.

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