Presented in partnership with CBS and the Canadian Space Agency, TIFF's Trek Talks feature roundtable discussions and keynote presentations that consider the influence of Star Trek in the areas of television, film, technology, space exploration, education, politics and social justice.
UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: The Lives of Otherscancel
We are pleased to present a special free screening of a recently acquired archival 35mm print of The Lives of Others to celebrate the annual UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Following a screening of Julie Taymor's The Tempest, Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood joins award-winning stage director and actress Martha Henry for a discussion of Shakespeare's play, Taymor's film, and Atwood's highly anticipated novel Hag-Seed, a re-telling of The Tempest commissioned as part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series.
Reel Talk: Contemporary World Cinema - 2016/2017cancel
Hosted by Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, and long-time Festival programmer Jane Schoettle, Reel Talk: Contemporary World Cinema provides a global snapshot of the best cinema from around the world, with a focus on non-English-language, art-house films that may not see wide release.
Be the first to see some of the year's most exciting new films! Reel Talk: Sneak Preview focuses on the best English-language cinema of the year, from Hollywood galas to small-budget indies, art-house dramas to homegrown documentaries. Part of the fun is the surprise: titles are not announced ahead of time, and all screenings are previews of films not yet released.
In celebration of his highly-anticipated memoir Testimony, legendary songwriter and guitarist Robbie Robertson joins us for a unique onstage conversation about his life, his musical career with The Band and as a solo artist, and his collaborations with award-winning musicians and filmmakers such as Ronnie Hawkins, Bob Dylan, and Martin Scorsese.
All That Heaven Allows: Fassbinder's Favouritescancel
Paranoid film noirs, baroque westerns, highly wrought melodramas and decadently violent visions of fascism are some of the featured items in this display of the great German director's extremist cinephilia.
There's nothing here! But don't despair.
"Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness." - Pedro Almodovar