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Toronto International Film Festival 2018 FILMS

29 Jul 2018

TIFF unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation

programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival

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Of the 17 Galas and 30 Special Presentations, this first announcement includes 21 World

Premieres, 7 International Premieres, 8 North American Premieres and 11 Canadian Premieres.

The selection announced today includes 13 features directed by women.

“We have an exceptional selection of films this year that will excite Festival audiences from all

walks of life,” said Handling. “Today’s lineup showcases beloved auteurs alongside fresh voices in filmmaking, including numerous female powerhouses. The sweeping range in cinematic

storytelling from around the world is a testament to the uniqueness of the films that are being

made.”

“Every September we invite the whole film world to Toronto, one of the most diverse, movie-mad

cities in the world. I'm thrilled that we've been able to put together a lineup of Galas and Special

Presentations that reflects Toronto's spirit of inclusive, passionate engagement with film.

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 to 16, 2018.

 

GALAS 2018

 

Beautiful Boy Felix van Groeningen, USA

World Premiere

 

Everybody Knows Asghar Farhadi, Spain/France/Italy

North American Premiere

 

First Man Damien Chazelle, USA

Canadian Premiere

 

Galveston Mélanie Laurent, USA

Canadian Premiere

 

The Hate U Give George Tillman, Jr., USA

World Premiere

 

Hidden Man Jiang Wen, China

International Premiere

 

High Life Claire Denis, Germany/France/Poland/United Kingdom

World Premiere

 

Husband Material Anurag Kashyap, India

World Premiere

 

The Kindergarten Teacher Sara Colangelo, USA

Canadian Premiere

 

The Land of Steady Habits Nicole Holofcener, USA

World Premiere

 

Life Itself Dan Fogelman, USA

World Premiere

 

The Public Emilio Estevez, USA

World Premiere

 

Red Joan Sir Trevor Nunn, United Kingdom

World Premiere

 

Shadow Zhang Yimou, China

North American Premiere

 

A Star is Born Bradley Cooper, USA

North American Premiere

 

What They Had Elizabeth Chomko, USA

International Premiere

 

Widows Steve McQueen, United Kingdom/USA

World Premiere

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2018

 

Ben is Back Peter Hedges, USA

World Premiere

 

Burning Lee Chang-dong, South Korea

North American Premiere

 

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Marielle Heller, USA

International Premiere

 

Capernaum Nadine Labaki, Lebanon

North American Premiere

 

Cold War Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland/United Kingdom/France

Canadian Premiere

 

Colette Wash Westmoreland, United Kingdom

Canadian Premiere

 

Dogman Matteo Garrone, Italy/France

 

Canadian Premiere

The Front Runner Jason Reitman, USA

International Premiere

 

Giant Little Ones Keith Behrman, Canada

World Premiere

 

Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil) Eva Husson, France

International Premiere

Hotel Mumbai Anthony Maras, Australia

World Premiere

 

The Hummingbird Project Kim Nguyen, Canada

Worlr Premiere

 

Manto Nndita Das, India

North American Premiere

 

Maya Mia Hansen-Løve, France

World Premiere

 

Monsters and Men Reinaldo Marcus Green, USA

Canadian Premiere

 

*Special Presentations Opening Film*

 

MOUTHPIECE Patricia Rozema, Canada

World Premiere

 

Non-Fiction Olivier Assayas, France

Canadian Premiere

 

The Old Man & The Gun David Lowery, USA

International Premiere

 

Papi Chulo John Butler, Ireland

World Premiere

 

Roma Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico/USA

Canadian Premiere

 

 

*Special Presentations Closing Film*

Shoplifters Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan

Canadian Premiere

 

The Sisters Brothers Jacques Audiard, USA/France/Romania/Spain

North American Premiere

 

Sunset László Nemes, Hungary/France

North American Premiere

 

Through Black Spruce Don McKellar, Canada

World Premiere

 

The Wedding Guest Michael Winterbottom, United Kingdom

World Premiere

 

The Weekend Stella Meghie, USA

World Premiere

Where Hands Touch Amma Asante, United Kingdom

World Premiere

 

White Boy Rick Yann Demange, USA

International Premiere

 

Wildlife Paul Dano, USA

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