Reel Talk: Sneak Preview

Jan 14
Feb 4
Feb 25
Mar 18
  • Press & Industry screenings and events are only for accredited passes.

Be the first to see some of the year's most exciting new films! Reel Talk: Sneak Preview showcases the best English-language cinema of the year, from Hollywood galas to small-budget indies, and 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. Each event offers thought-provoking post-film discussion led by a critic or subject expert, and you are welcome to enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries before each screening.

This season's host is Norm Wilner, the senior film writer for NOW Magazine. To give you an idea of what to expect: last season's lineup included Complete Unknown, Michael Moore in Trumpland, Miss Sloane, The Founder, The Sense of an Ending, and Alone in Berlin.

The 2017-2018 season of Reel Talk: Sneak Preview will take place the following Sundays at 10am:

October 15
November 12
December 10
January 14
February 4
February 25
March 18

Subscriptions on-sale to TIFF Members on May 17 / Public on May 24.
Individual tickets on-sale to TIFF Members on September 20 / Public on September 27.

Admittance restricted to persons 18 years of age or older unless otherwise stated. Proof of age by government-issued identification will be required prior to admission for persons appearing under the age of 21. Regardless of age, each person in attendance must have a ticket.

Magali Simard

Senior Manager, Theatrical Programming. TIFF
Magali Simard is Senior Manager of Theatrical Programming and the Canada Programmer at TIFF, where she works on New Releases, TIFF Cinematheque, and ongoing series. Simard contributed film notes to the TIFF publication Toronto on Film, and has written for local online publications. She has been a jury member for the Alberta Film and Television Awards since 2009, was on the short film jury for the 2010 Outfest in Los Angeles, acted as a guest programmer for the 2011 Perceides Festival, and served on the jury for the 2012 Berlinale Teddy Awards. Simard is a regular guest on Radio-Canada's French-language radio and has hosted screenings for the National Film Board, the National Screen Institute, and Ryerson University.

Norman Wilner

Norm Wilner is the senior film writer for NOW Magazine, and the host of the podcast Someone Else's Movie. He lives in Little Italy with his wife and their terrible dog.