A Cinematheque salute to the beloved star who revealed strains of sly wit, darkness, and violence from behind his mask of an aw-shucks everyman.
Presenting dazzling restorations of films that span from Asia to the Americas, this sidebar to our ongoing Martin Scorsese retrospective pays tribute to the organization Scorsese founded in 1990 to preserve our global cinematic heritage.
From master assassins to The Master, Moonlight to monkey ghosts, our traditional international poll of film curators, historians, and archivists has once again produced a top-ten list that is sure to spark discussion
Forty years after the late critic Robin Wood curated his pioneering horror series The American Nightmare for TIFF, we present this long-awaited sequel that pairs fright-film classics with provocative new explorations of the genre by Jordan Peele (Get Out), Ari Aster (Hereditary), and Robert Eggers (The Witch).
Following her win of the Best Director prize at last year’s Berlin Film Festival for her new film I Was at Home, But…, we are thrilled to present the first-ever North American retrospective devoted to German writer-director Angela Schanelec.
In the past decade, the Franco-Spanish filmmaker Oliver Laxe has made three fascinating features that all express their creator’s desire for transcendence: of boundaries and borders, of genres, of consumerist values, and of the divide between art and life.
An anime milestone and a double hit of Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón inaugurates our winter season of classics, favourites, rarities, and recent restorations.
A collection of music- and poetry-infused portraits by Canadian creators opens this season of our spotlight on international short cinema.
Our ongoing programme dedicated to experimental cinema features a revelatory collection of restored films from Chicago-born Edward Owens, as well as works by Velu Viswanadhan, Peter Parlow, and Romania’s kinema ikon collective.
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. Look for announcements about our 2020 season in Decmeber.
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 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.
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