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Wednesday 18 October 2017
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Films Don’t Get Better Than Ours – TIFF’s Canadian Lineup 2017

As we inch closer to the 2017 edition of The Toronto International Film Festival our minds turn to our great land, our iconoclastic filmmakers and artists and relish in their unique vision. Today TIFF announced its Canadian films roster.

Special Presentations

“Eye on Juliet,” Kim Nguyen, Canada

Masters

“Our People Will Be Healed,” Alanis Obomsawin, Canada

TIFF Docs

“Living Proof,” Matt Embry, Canada

“The Carter Effect,” Sean Menard, Canada/USA

“There is a House Here,” Alan Zweig, Canada

Discovery

“A Worthy Companion,” Carlos Sanchez, Jason Sanchez, Canada

“All You Can Eat Buddha,” Ian Lagarde, Canada

“AVA,” Sadaf Foroughi, Iran/Canada/Qatar

“Black Cop,” Cory Bowles, Canada

“Cardinals,” Grayson Moore, Aidan Shipley, Canada

“Luk’Luk’I,” Wayne Wapeemukwa, Canada

“Mary Goes Round,” Molly McGlynn, Canada

“Never Steady, Never Still,” Kathleen Hepburn, Canada

Contemporary World Cinema

“Black Kite,” Tarique Qayumi, Canada/Afghanistan

“Don’t Talk to Irene,” Pat Mills, Canada

“Les Affamés,” Robin Aubert, France/Canada

“Meditation Park,” Mina Shum, Canada

“Porcupine Lake,” Ingrid Veninger, Canada

“Public Schooled,” Kyle Rideout, Canada

“Pyewacket,” Adam MacDonald, Canada

“The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (La petite fille qui aimait trop les allumettes),” Simon Lavoie, Canada

Primetime

“Alias Grace,” Mary Harron, Canada/USA (Netflix)

Wavelengths

“Prototype,” Blake Williams, Canada

“Ta peau si lisse (A Skin so Soft),” Denis Côté, Canada/Switzerland

Announced earlier were Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier’s “Long Time Running” the highly anticipated Tragically Hip final concert documentary (Gala) and Seth A. Smith’s “The Crescent” (Midnight Madness).

Cinematheque

“I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing,” Patricia Rozema, Canada, 1987

“Picture of Light,” Peter Mettler, Canada, 1994

“Rude Clement Virgo,” Canada, 1995

“North of Superior,” Graeme Ferguson, Canada, 1971, Special IMAX screening at Cinesphere.

TIFF runs Sept. 7 – 17th www.tiff.net

by @annebrodie
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