News

Celebrating Jonathan Demme, eclectically brilliant Academy Award winner

Remembering a cinematic master

Apr 26, 2017 @ 11:30am

Auction: Unlock Imagination with Demi Lovato

Bid to win a poster signed by one of the 100 most influential people in the world

Apr 26, 2017 @ 9:00am
Feature

Weaves Plans Your Spring Reading, Watching, and Listening List

Our favourite Toronto indie rock band curates The Review and has all the feelings

Apr 26, 2017 @ 7:00am
Short Read

A Curriculum of Kindness

Dinos and Boxtrolls and Muppets — (Oh my!) — took over the TIFF Kids Industry Forum this past April 19-20 alongside industry leaders to advocate positive change

Apr 21, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 9: How ESPN Grew Into an Oscar Winning Film Studio

Field to screen

Apr 21, 2017 @ 9:00am
Feature

The Town Jane Jacobs Built

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City cements the urban-planning advocate’s legacy as a hero for Toronto and beyond

Apr 21, 2017 @ 12:00am
News

It's never too early to start planning your Festival

Ticket packages go on sale early this year

Apr 20, 2017 @ 11:00am
Podcast

PURE NONFICTION: Matt Tyrnauer on Citizen Jane

Jane Jacobs transformed the way we look at cities

Apr 20, 2017 @ 10:00am
Feature

Reel Reads: Accentuate the Positif

The other great French film magazine gets the history it deserves in this round-up of the best film and film-related books on the shelves of TIFF Shop

Apr 20, 2017 @ 12:00am
Podcast

TIFF UNCUT: Kids movies can be about anything

Short filmmakers Eduardo Bertaina, Arvid Klapper, and Meloni Poole think children might be smarter than adults

Apr 19, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Short Read, Interview

Room 213 is a Really Scary Swedish Horror Movie for Tweens

We spoke to the film’s director Emelie Lindblom about making spooky films for young audiences

Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:00am
Feature

How 10 Legendary Canadian Filmmakers Reached Their Someday

Celebrating local celluoid heroes, from their humble beginnings to historic careers

Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:00am
Feature

The Man Who Would Be Dolemite

Exploring the wonders of the Rudy Ray Moore Cinematic Universe

Apr 17, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 8: Breaking Down Hollywood Sexism by the Numbers

Professors Stacy Smith and Katherine Pieper lay out the harsh realities of Hollywood sexism

Apr 14, 2017 @ 9:00am
Interview

Lines on Paper

Georgia Webber talks to Dash Shaw about his first animated feature, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Apr 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Interview

The Chance to Be Called “Dickbrain” by the Writer You Most Admire

David Lipsky talks about David Foster Wallace and The End of the Tour

Apr 13, 2017 @ 8:00am
Video

#Bawse Meets Boss

Watch Cameron Bailey and YouTube star Lilly Singh in an exclusive interview

Apr 12, 2017 @ 12:00am
Interview

The TIFF Kids Filmmaker Lightning Round

The directors behind Jeffrey and Little Wing explain how they made their movies

Apr 12, 2017 @ 12:00am
Feature

Landscapes of Resistance: Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman

"In this day and age, does aggressively staying small represent an act of resistance?"

Apr 10, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Podcast

PURE NONFICTION 43: Laurent Bouzereau & Mark Harris on Five Came Back

Netflix's latest is this Spielberg-produced three-part doc

Apr 10, 2017 @ 10:00am
Feature

Movies are Time Machines

Elan Mastai curates The Review and explains why every filmmaker wants to change the past

Apr 10, 2017 @ 8:00am
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 7: What "The Jon Stewart of Egypt" Tells us About Satire in the Age of Trump

“Satire becomes more valuable the more repressed people feel.”

Apr 7, 2017 @ 9:00am
List

TIFF 6ix: Pie & Prejudice Edition

This Week’s Essential Links — From racial erasure to Eraserhead

Apr 7, 2017 @ 9:00am
Feature

20 Years of the TIFF Kids Festival

Programmers share the story behind TIFF’s premier event for children

Apr 7, 2017 @ 8:00am
Short Read

TIFF Kids Q&A: Ask Liz

TIFF Kids’ director and lead programmer offers advice on some of the many smart things to see at this year’s festival

Apr 6, 2017 @ 3:30pm
Feature

Death Wish

How novelist, filmmaker and right-wing revolutionary Yukio Mishima sought to transform his life into a beautiful (and fatal) work of art

Apr 6, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Feature

“Suddenly My House Became a Tree of Sores”

The dark art of David Lynch began in his paintings

Apr 5, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Feature

Landscapes of Resistance: Nicholas de Pencier

"It’s human to resist the unravelling of our brief mortal coil, and so I feel it’s natural to be in awe of the landscape that resists time itself"

Apr 5, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Podcast

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 42: Made in Miami – Billy Corben & Alfred Spellman on Cocaine Cowboys

Thom Powers sits down with the directors of the cult classic exploring the 1980s drug trade in Miami

Apr 5, 2017 @ 12:00am
Feature

Soul Men

Revisiting Paul Schrader’s transcendental trio of Bresson, Ozu and Dreyer

Apr 3, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Feature

Outside the Box: Vertical Features

A new series that spotlights the grassroots film programmes (and programmers) bringing cinema to our city

Apr 2, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Feature

A Little Black Dress and Pearls

Audrey Hepburn's Holly Golightly is one of the rare pieces of pop that changed culture

Mar 31, 2017 @ 3:00pm
List

TIFF 6ix: Lewis ? Edition

This Week’s Essential Links - When communing with the dead via text, there are very strict grammar rules

Mar 31, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 6: Animated Films Must Evolve to Stay Relevant

The director and producer of The Boss Baby look to the future of animation

Mar 31, 2017 @ 10:00am
Interview

“Obituaries are documentaries in print”

An interview with director Vanessa Gould about Obit, her new doc chronicling the work of five New York Times obituary writers

Mar 31, 2017 @ 12:00am
Feature

The Normalization of Kristen Stewart

Personal Shopper, her second collaboration with French filmmaker Olivier Assayas, realizes her layered potential to craft her best performance yet

Mar 29, 2017 @ 7:00am
Feature

Deep Cuts: "Moon River"

From Breakfast at Tiffany's to Bad Education, Michael Stipe and Morrissey to Nelson Muntz, we trace the long history of the croon-tastic classic

Mar 28, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Feature

"For 150 years, people have been told lies about Canada's history"

At 84, documentarian Alanis Obomsawin is still uncovering truths about Indigenous rights

Mar 27, 2017 @ 7:00am
Feature

First Blood, Last Laugh

Canadian director Ted Kotcheff emerges from the shadow of Rambo

Mar 26, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE EP. 5: How IMDB Demystified the Film Industry

An interview with the founder and CEO of the Internet Movie Database, Col Needham

Mar 24, 2017 @ 10:00am
Podcast

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 41: Danae Elon on P.S. Jerusalem

The director on documenting the city’s tensions and what they mean to her family

Mar 23, 2017 @ 10:30am
Feature

In Almodóvar’s world, everyone’s queer

Bruce LaBruce on how the Spanish auteur finds the universal in the extreme

Mar 23, 2017 @ 8:00am
Podcast

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 40: True South – Jon Else on Henry Hampton & Eyes on the Prize

There wasn't a manual on how to do social justice documentaries. So Jon Else wrote one.

Mar 22, 2017 @ 2:39pm
Interview

“They’re absolutely at home in the world, which means they don’t fit anywhere in it”

NYC artist Sam Lewitt on Straub-Huillet, the art world, and the politics of vision

Mar 22, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Interview

“Going Back There and Doing All That Again”

Never Eat Alone director Sofia Bohdanowicz and her stars Joan Benac and Deragh Campbell discuss the fine line between fiction and documentary

Mar 22, 2017 @ 7:00am
Feature

Landscapes of Resistance: Mike Hoolboom

"Is there any landscape more perfect, more recognizable, more mysterious, than a face?"

Mar 17, 2017 @ 12:30pm
Feature

Landscapes of Resistance

A new series of visual essays from filmmakers and artists exploring sites of struggle, revolt and revolution in a troubled modern world

Mar 17, 2017 @ 12:00pm
Podcast

TIFF LONG TAKE EP. 4: Why Get Out Is the Future of Genre Film

The lower the budget, the easier it is to take creative risks

Mar 17, 2017 @ 9:00am
Interview

“I Like the Scar Better than the Wound”

Connor Jessup interviews Hirokazu Kore-eda

Mar 16, 2017 @ 3:00am