Higher Learning is a year-round programme that invites students, scholars, and practitioners from neighbouring post-secondary institutions to interact at free educational events.
Reel Talk: Contemporary World Cinema - 2016/2017cancel
Hosted by Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, and long-time Festival programmer Jane Schoettle, Reel Talk: Contemporary World Cinema provides a global snapshot of the best cinema from around the world, with a focus on non-English-language, art-house films that may not see wide release.
Guillermo del Toro Master Classes: Luis Buñuel in Mexicocancel
The visionary filmmaker continues his spectacularly popular series of Master Classes with this epic overview of six films by the great Spanish surrealist.
Special Event: David France on How to Survive a Plaguecancel
LGBTQ activist David France joins us for an extended conversation following a screening of his Oscar-nominated and Peabody Award-winning documentary, and returns after the event for a book signing.
All That Heaven Allows: Fassbinder's Favouritescancel
Paranoid film noirs, baroque westerns, highly wrought melodramas and decadently violent visions of fascism are some of the featured items in this display of the great German director's extremist cinephilia.
Be the first to see some of the year's most exciting new films! Reel Talk: Sneak Preview focuses on the best English-language cinema of the year, from Hollywood galas to small-budget indies, art-house dramas to homegrown documentaries. Part of the fun is the surprise: titles are not announced ahead of time, and all screenings are previews of films not yet released.
In appreciation of your valued support and in recognition of National Philanthropy Day on November 15, TIFF invites you to join us for a weekend filled with activities and events for film lovers of all ages!
Please see the events below and RSVP by clicking on the links on their pages. Space is very limited, so don’t delay!
From November 10 to 13, Members also recieve a 25% discount at TIFF Shop and 30% off of concessions.*
In celebration of his highly anticipated memoir Testimony, legendary songwriter and guitarist Robbie Robertson joins us for a unique onstage conversation about his life, his musical career with The Band and as a solo artist, and his collaborations with award-winning musicians and filmmakers such as Ronnie Hawkins, Bob Dylan, and Martin Scorsese.
Presented in partnership with CBS and the Canadian Space Agency, TIFF's Trek Talks feature roundtable discussions and keynote presentations that consider the influence of Star Trek in the areas of television, film, technology, space exploration, education, politics and social justice.
Following a screening of Julie Taymor's The Tempest, Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood joins award-winning stage director and actress Martha Henry for a discussion of Shakespeare's play, Taymor's film, and Atwood's highly anticipated novel Hag-Seed, a re-telling of The Tempest commissioned as part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series.