The Boosie Fade crew brings the party to the Lightbox with this ongoing series of cult classics that have made a huge impact on hip hop and R&B culture.
The independent Toronto production company MDFF (Medium Density Fibreboard Films) and Cinema Scope Magazine partner to bring the world’s best, most challenging, and most provocative new international cinema to TIFF Bell Lightbox.
With the masterpieces La Grande Illusion and The Rules of the Game, Renoir established himself as one of the greatest directors in history – thankfully he was just as prolific, as evidenced by this film lover’s treasure trove.
TIFF Cinematheque presents its first-ever retrospective on the work of British filmmaker Joanna Hogg, whose affecting portraits of alienation and discontent among the bourgeoisie have culminated in her latest acclaimed feature, The Souvenir.
Fresh 4K restorations of films from the godfather of physical comedy, or, as Roger Ebert called him, “the greatest actor-director in the history of the movies.”
Following their canonical first collaboration on The Blue Angel, this legendary pair brought lavish European style to Hollywood in landmark films Morocco and Shanghai Express.
Revisit the essential work that forever changed both the big and small screens, charting the director’s ascension from cult favourite to cultural icon.
Meditations on memory and imagined pasts fill the work of this “Left Bank” legend, immortalized for the devastating footage he captured of Nazi concentration camps in Night and Fog.
Explore the most celebrated period of the French master’s career, from his influential first feature to his apocalyptic “fin de cinéma.”
We shine a spotlight on one of the most underappreciated directors in French cinema, whose varied work includes crime classic Touchez pas au grisbi and the romantic masterpiece Casque d'or.
See why Orson Welles called this New Wave star “the greatest actress in the world,” in this lineup of her collaborations with such masters as Truffaut, Buñuel, Demy, and more.
We welcome leading figures in film, culture, entertainment, and education every season at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Want to see who's joining us soon?
Hosted by the CBC’s Eleanor Wachtel, Books on Film returns for its ninth season to explore the intersections of cinema and literature.
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.
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.
Seniors' Film Fridays aims to engage seniors through targeted outreach to seniors' residences, associations, and community groups across the Greater Toronto Area.
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. Check out "Higher Learning" events in our calendar.
Join us for exhibitions and parties throughout the year at TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Ever wanted to walk the red carpet at the Festival? Attend the hottest TIFF parties? Test your trivia mettle and win great prizes as we raise money for TIFF's Mental Health Outreach programme!
Since opening in 2010, TIFF Bell Lightbox has housed several exhibitions including David Cronenberg: Evolution, Designing 007 - 50 Years of Bond Style, Tim Burton, and Stanley Kubrick.
Our space is open to your imagination. Let our amazing team help you plan your next event.