Film Reference Library

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Film Reference Library

The Film Reference Library is dedicated to preserving Canadian cinema heritage and promoting cinema scholarship by collecting, preserving, and providing access to a comprehensive, non-circulating collection of reference resources, as well as film and archival materials — including the corporate archive for the Toronto International Film Festival.

The Library is free, open to the public, and used September through June by movie lovers, filmmakers, students, researchers, screenwriters, and film and television professionals.

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Get an archival jolt! during our Supporter Appreciation Weekend

November 16, 2019, 1:30pm–3pm


!Toronto: A Non-linear and Generative Exploration of Toronto on Film

October 17, 2019 – February 29, 2020


Mark your calendars for UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

October 20, 2019


Connect with Culture Days at the Film Reference Library!

September 28, 2019, 12pm–5pm


 

Hours and Location

Film Reference Library and CIBC Canadian Film Gallery

4th Floor, TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West, Toronto
416-599-8433 ext. 2 | libraryservices@tiff.net

The TIFF Film Reference Library is opening by appointment starting September 21, 2021.

If you require in-person access to our holdings, we are providing appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 12pm–5pm.

Please contact libary services to book an appointment or request research assistance.

Hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
12pm–5pm by appointment
Wednesday
12pm–5pm by appointment
Thursday
12pm–5pm by appointment
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed

A proud affiliate member of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the Film Reference Library is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to a comprehensive collection of materials – including 35mm films – to promote Canadian and international film scholarship.

Film Reference Library and CIBC Canadian Film Gallery
4th floor, TIFF Bell Lightbox
Reitman Square, 350 King Street West, Toronto
416-599-8433 ext. 2 |