Starting out in 1976 as a collection of films from other festivals — a "festival of festivals" — the Toronto International Film Festival has become one of the most beloved cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform for filmmakers to launch their careers and to premiere their new work. The Festival has been described as "the most important film festival in the world — the largest, the most influential, the most inclusive." *
Thank you for a great 2019 Festival! TIFF returns September 10-20, 2020.
* Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail, September 3, 2005.