March 1, 6 & 8, 2018
May 10, 15 & 17, 2018
October 4, 9 & 11, 2018
The Goethe-Institut is proud to present their ongoing film series GOETHE FILMS at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. In thematic clusters throughout the year, the German cultural centre brings you the best in contemporary German cinema—from features to docs, shorts to animation, the avant-garde to festival highlights—along with exclusive talks from renowned artists and experts.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
April 26 – May 6, 2018
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of approximately 200 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe.
Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
May 24 — June 3, 2018
Inside Out presents the annual Toronto LGBT Film Festival, with financial support from Presenting Sponsor, RBC Royal Bank and Premier Sponsor, CTV. It is the largest event of its kind in Canada, bringing the LGBTQ community together and creating unforgettable cinematic experiences. For 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of more than 32,500 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions and parties that showcase more than 175 films from Canada and around the world.
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
October 18–22, 2017
Founded in 1999, imagineNATIVE is the international centre for Indigenous-made media arts. Its annual Festival celebrates 18 years from 18-22 October 2016 and is the world’s largest showcase of film, video, audio, and digital media works created by Indigenous directors, producers, and screenwriters. Year-round imagineNATIVE presents a national tour, screenings across Canada and internationally, and a community screening series based in the Greater Toronto Area.
Brazil Film Festival
November 3-5, 2017
A film festival fully dedicated to Brazilian cinema! The Brazilian film production of recent years is being recognized everywhere for its quality and diversity. The Brazil Film Fest (BRAFF) showcases a selection of great movies from the new wave of Brazilian filmmaking, all taking place over four days in Toronto.
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
November 9-18, 2017
The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is a charitable cultural organization that advocates for Asian representation in the media arts. Founded in 1997, the annual November festival is Canada’s largest pan-Asian film festival showcasing works by artists from East, Southeast and South Asia and the Asian Diaspora.
November 17-19, 2017
CineIran Festival is an annual celebration of the best of contemporary Iranian cinema. The festival's program exhibits the most prominent filmmakers and cinematic movements currently active in the Iranian scene, and are curated to offer Toronto's cinephiles an unparalleled experience of this national cinema.
REEL CANADA is a non-profit organization that promotes the power and diversity of Canadian film and encourages this on-going conversation through three core programs: Our Films in Our Schools, Welcome to Canada, and National Canadian Film Day. Through these programs, REEL CANADA increases audiences for our films, encourages dialogue and, most crucially, provides an opportunity to enjoy our great nation through the wonderful stories we tell.
Toronto SinoLux Film Exhibition
December 1 and 2, 2018
Toronto SinoLux Film is a federal non-profit corporation that aims to bring the finest Chinese films to Canadian screens. The company’s programming focuses on a wide range of films, documentaries, and shorts created by talented filmmakers in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Chinese-speaking world in general. The name SinoLux is a combination of the Greek-derived word “Sino” and the Latin word lux, which mean “Chinese” and “light,” respectively.