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TIFF Cinematheque | Spring 2015

TIFF Cinematheque is a world-renowned screening programme devoted to the presentation, understanding and appreciation of Canadian and international cinema through carefully curated programming. It features acclaimed director's retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema, exclusive engagements of classic films, including many new and rare archival prints. We're committed to championing the history and culture of cinema by unearthing buried areas of film history and by giving visibility to new directions in cinema.

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WYSIWYG: The Films of Michael Snow

January 31 – May 17

We are thrilled to present this complete retrospective of the film works of Canadian avant-garde great Michael Snow, screening in monthly installments throughout 2015.

Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder (3D)

April 14 – 21

Alfred Hitchcock’s devilish drawing-room thriller about a retired tennis pro (Ray Milland) who plans the "perfect" murder of his adulterous wife (Grace Kelly) returns in this eye-popping 3D digital restoration.

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Blade Runner: The Final Cut

April 16 – 21

Experience the definitive version of Ridley Scott's neo-noir science-fiction masterpiece in this stunning 2K digital restoration.



April 17

A space freighter unwittingly takes on a most unwelcome passenger — a gut-busting alien parasite that quickly grows into a sharp-toothed, canoe-headed, acid-bleeding beast — in Ridley Scott's immensely influential sci-fi horror film.

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Discovering Georgian Cinema

May 8 – 19

Featuring rare 35mm prints from film archives around the globe, this travelling retrospective offers North American audiences a chance to explore the rich cinematic heritage of a region that has produced such internationally acclaimed filmmakers as Otar Iosseliani and Sergei Parajanov.

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Canadian Open Vault Spring 2015

May 9

Our free showcase of Canadian classics spotlights Patricia Rozema’s award-winning debut feature I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing.