Our Mission

Who We Are

Our Mission

TIFF is a not-for-profit cultural organization with a mission to transform the way people see the world through film.

TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds.

As Canada's premiere home of cinema, TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops, events, professional development and opportunities to meet, hear and learn from filmmakers from Canada and around the world.

We are committed to treating all individuals with respect, dignity and fairness by removing physical, social and economic barriers to participation. We ensure that all who wish to enjoy TIFF's programming can do so.

We offer mobility devices (which can be reserved by phoning our box office, and assistive listening devices. We also offer closed captioning, and audio description for the CC and AD notations throughout our screening schedule. See more accessiblity information.

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Land Acknowledgment

Grateful to work on this land

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Images Matter

Our commitment to combatting anti-Black racism

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Stop Asian Hate

Our response to anti-Asian violence

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Indigenous Advisory Group

Guiding our work for, with, and about Indigenous communities