TIFF Cinematheque

TIFF Cinematheque Special Screenings

Four masterpieces by Andrei Tarkovsky open this season of our ongoing series of classics, favourites, rarities and recent restorations, which also includes films by Jacques Rivette, Zacharias Kunuk, Ermanno Olmi, Claire Denis, and the Coen Brothers.

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Liv Ullmann: Face to Face

In conjunction with our Ingmar Bergman retrospective, the legendary actress joins us in person to share her memories of such classics as Persona, Shame, and Scenes from a Marriage, and to present her own acclaimed films as director.

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A Woman Possessed: The Films of Joan Crawford

From Grand Hotel through Johnny Guitar to the Grand Guignol nightmare of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, we survey the cinema of the fearsomely determined Golden Age superstar.

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Existence is Song: A Stan Brakhage Retrospective

Our year-long showcase dedicated to the legendary experimental filmmaker concludes with four programmes that attest to the persistence of his vision and the scope of his influence on contemporary film and art.

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Sarah Hennies’ celebrated film and live performance piece Contralto headlines this season of our experimental cinema showcase.

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Darius Khondji: 21st Century Portraits

The acclaimed cinematographer of such films as David Fincher’s Se7en and Michael Haneke’s Amour, Darius Khondji has helped define the visual aesthetics of contemporary international cinema.

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MDFF Selects: Presented by Cinema Scope and TIFF

The new film from Romanian auteur Corneliu Porumboiu (Police, Adjective) screens in this season’s edition of our showcase of the world’s best, most challenging, and most provocative new international cinema.

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Colin Geddes' KinoVortex

A monthly showcase of bonkers B films, arthouse gems, genre classics and mindbenders of every variety.

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Canadian Open Vault

Canadian icon Nicholas Campbell (Da Vinci’s Inquest) presents Stepping Razor: Red X, his biography of reggae legend Peter Tosh, to open this edition of our free series of Canadian classics.

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The Great War on Film

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, we welcome artists, experts, and combat veterans for this expansive retrospective exploring the cinematic depictions of the 20th century’s first modern war.

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Boosie Fade Film Club

DJs or cinephiles? Film club or dance club? All of the above, when the boys of Boosie Fade take over the Lightbox for special screenings and can’t-miss after-parties.

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Short Cuts

Bringing the best of Canadian and international short films to Toronto all year round.

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Close Encounters: The Cinema of Steven Spielberg

The filmmaker who redefined American popular cinema receives his first ever TIFF Cinematheque retrospective.

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Bergman 100: The Ingmar Bergman Centenary

A smash hit in London and New York, this centenary celebration of the revered Swedish master is packed with classics, rarities, and recent restorations.

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Screenings with Talks

Secret Movie Club

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Be the first to see some of the year's most exciting new films! Formerly known as Reel Talk: Sneak Preview, Secret Movie Club showcases the best of independent cinema before it hits Toronto theatres, from highly anticipated festival favourites, to small-budget indies, to the year’s most buzzworthy art-house films.

Reel Talk: Contemporary World Cinema

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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.

Higher Learning

A free programme that provides Canadian post-secondary students a forum in which to examine the moving image from a wide range of approaches and disciplines.

Seniors' Film Fridays

Seniors' Film Fridays aims to engage seniors through targeted outreach to seniors' residences, associations, and community groups across the Greater Toronto Area. If you represent a seniors' group and would like to learn more about this programme, please contact toursandtalks@tiff.net.

Seniors' Film Fridays is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

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