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TORONTO 2018 Gala Presentations / Special Presentations / Contemporary World Cinema / Wavelengths

Toronto adds more Gala and Special Presentations to its line-up

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- The festival has also announced the selection for its Masters, Contemporary World Cinema and Wavelengths sections

Toronto adds more Gala and Special Presentations to its line-up
Kursk by Thomas Vinterberg

The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its second batch of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes for its 43rd edition (6-16 September). Four Gala Presentations and 22 Special Presentations have been added to the selection of titles already announced.

On the other hand, eleven films by acclaimed and established auteurs were also announced as the festival’s Masters programme, including new works by Paolo Sorrentino, Jean-Luc Godard, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Hong Sang-soo, Carlos Reygadas, and Jia Zhang-ke. The festival also announced the 47 titles from international filmmakers that comprise this year’s Contemporary World Cinema roster, as well as the programme for the 18th edition of Wavelengths and its adventurous line-up of shorts and feature films.

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The list of new films announced:

Galas

A Private War - Matthew Heineman (USA)
Green Book
- Peter Farrelly (USA)
Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy - Justin Kelly (Canada/USA/United Kingdom) (closing film)
The Lie - Veena Sud (Canada)
Outlaw King [+see also:
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- David Mackenzie (USA/United Kingdom) (opening film)

Special Presentations

22 July [+see also:
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- Paul Greengrass (Norway/Iceland)
American Woman - Jake Scott (USA)
AnthropoceneJennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky (Canada)
Baby (Bao Bei Er) - Liu Jie (China)
Boy Erased - Joel Edgerton (USA)
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan - Xavier Dolan (USA)
Driven [+see also:
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interview: Nick Hamm
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]
- Nick Hamm (Puerto Rico/United Kingdom/USA)
Mothers' Instinct [+see also:
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- Olivier Masset-Depasse (Belgium/France)
A Faithful Man [+see also:
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- Louis Garrel (France)
The Fall of the American Empire - Denys Arcand (Canada)
Gloria Bell - Sebastián Lelio (USA/Chile)
The Grizzlies - Miranda de Pencier (Canada)
Hold the Dark - Jeremy Saulnier (USA)
Kursk - Thomas Vinterberg (Belgium/Luxembourg)
Legend of the Demon Cat (Director’s Cut) - Chen Kaige (China/Japan)
Mid90s - Jonah Hill (USA)
A Million Little Pieces - Sam Taylor-Johnson (USA)
Never Look Away [+see also:
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interview: Florian Henckel von Donners…
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]
- Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Germany)
The Quietude [+see also:
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- Pablo Trapero (Argentina/France)
Skin - Guy Nattiv (USA)
Teen Spirit - Max Minghella (USA)
Tell It To The Bees - Annabel Jankel (United Kingdom)
Viper Club - Maryam Keshavarz (USA)
Vision [+see also:
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- Naomi Kawase (Japan/France)
Vita & Virginia - Chanya Button (United Kingdom/Ireland)
Wild Rose [+see also:
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- Tom Harper (United Kingdom)

Masters

3 Faces - Jafar Panahi (Iran)
Ash Is Purest White [+see also:
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- Jia Zhang-ke (China/France)
Divine Wind [+see also:
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]
- Merzak Allouache (Algeria/France/Qatar/Lebanon)
Hotel by the River - Hong Sang-soo (South Korea)
Killing (Zan) - Shinya Tsukamoto (Japan)
Loro [+see also:
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- Paolo Sorrentino (Italy/France)
Our Time [+see also:
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interview: Carlos Reygadas
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]
- Carlos Reygadas (Mexico/France/Germany/Denmark/Sweden)
Peterloo [+see also:
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interview: Mike Leigh
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]
- Mike Leigh (United Kingdom)
The Image Book [+see also:
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- Jean-Luc Godard (Switzerland/France)
The Wild Pear Tree [+see also:
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- Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/France/Germany/Bulgaria/Sweden)
Transit [+see also:
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interview: Christian Petzold
interview: Franz Rogowski
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]
- Christian Petzold (Germany/France)

Contemporary World Cinema

The Accused (Acusada) - Gonzalo Tobal (Argentina)
Angel [+see also:
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interview: Koen Mortier
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]
- Koen Mortier (Belgium/Netherlands/Senegal)
Asako I & II [+see also:
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- Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Japan/France)
Before the Frost - Michael Noer (Denmark)
Belmonte [+see also:
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- Federico Veiroj (Uruguay/Spain/Mexico)
Birds of Passage [+see also:
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- Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra (Colombia/Denmark/Mexico/France)
Black 47 [+see also:
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interview: Lance Daly
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]
- Lance Daly (Ireland/Luxembourg)
The Black Book [+see also:
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- Valeria Sarmiento (Portugal/France)
Border [+see also:
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interview: Ali Abbasi
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]
- Ali Abbasi (Sweden/Denmark)
Bulbul Can Sing - Rima Das (India)
Core of the World [+see also:
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- Natalia Meshchaninova (Russia/Lithuania)
The Dive [+see also:
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- Yona Rozenkier (Israel)
Donbass [+see also:
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interview: Sergei Loznitsa
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]
- Sergei Loznitsa (Germany/Ukraine/France/Netherlands/Romania)
The Angel [+see also:
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- Luis Ortega (Argentina/Spain)
EXT. Night - Ahmad Abdalla (Egypt/United Arab Emirates)
The Factory [+see also:
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- Yury Bykov (France/Russia/Armenia)
Falls Around Her - Darlene Naponse (Canada)
Florianópolis Dream [+see also:
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- Ana Katz (Argentina/Brazil/France)
“I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians” [+see also:
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- Radu Jude (Romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany)
Jinpa (Zhuang Si Le Yi Zhi Yang) - Pema Tseden (China)
Kingsway - Bruce Sweeney (Canada)
Les Salopes or the Naturally Wanton Pleasure of SkinRenée Beaulieu (Canada)
Let Me Fall [+see also:
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interview: Baldvin Z
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]
- Baldvin Z (Iceland/Finland/Germany)
Look at Me [+see also:
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- Nejib Belkadhi (Qatar/France/Tunisia)
Minuscule – Mandibles From Far Away [+see also:
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- Thomas Szabo, Hélène Giraud (France)
The Most Beautiful Couple [+see also:
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- Sven Taddicken (Germany/France)
Museum - Alonso Ruizpalacios (Mexico)
One Last Deal [+see also:
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- Klaus Härö (Finland)
The Other Story [+see also:
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- Avi Nesher (Israel)
Quién te cantará [+see also:
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- Carlos Vermut (Spain/France)
The Realm [+see also:
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- Rodrigo Sorogoyen (Spain/France)
Redemption [+see also:
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]
- Boaz Yehonatan Yacov, Joseph Madmony (Israel)
Retrospekt [+see also:
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- Esther Rots (Netherlands/Belgium)
Roads in February - Katherine Jerkovic (Canada/Uruguay)
Rosie [+see also:
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]
- Paddy Breathnach (Ireland)
Sew the Winter to my Skin [+see also:
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- Jahmil X.T. Qubeka (South Africa/Germany)
Sibel [+see also:
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- Çagla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti (France/Germany/Luxembourg/Turkey)
Splinters - Thom Fitzgerald (Canada)
Stupid Young Heart [+see also:
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- Selma Vilhunen (Finland/Netherlands/Sweden)
Styx [+see also:
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interview: Wolfgang Fischer
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]
- Wolfgang Fischer (Germany/Austria)
The Fireflies Are GoneSébastien Pilote (Canada)
The Great Darkened Days - Maxime Giroux (Canada)
The Sweet Requiem (Kyoyang Ngarmo) - Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam (India/USA)
That Time of Year [+see also:
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- Paprika Steen (Denmark)
Ulysses & Mona [+see also:
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- Sébastien Betbeder (France)
The Vice of Hope - Edoardo de Angelis (Italy)
Winter Flies [+see also:
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interview: Olmo Omerzu
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]
- Olmo Omerzu (Czech Republic/Slovenia/Poland/Slovakia)
Working Woman [+see also:
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]
- Michal Aviad (Israel)

Wavelengths

Dead Souls [+see also:
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- Wang Bing (France/Switzerland)
Erased,___Ascent of the Invisible (Tirss, Rihlat Alsoo'oud ila Almar'i) - Ghassan Halwani (Lebanon)
Fausto - Andrea Bussmann (Canada/Mexico)
In My Room [+see also:
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interview: Ulrich Köhler
film profile
]
- Ulrich Köhler (Germany/Italy)
The Flower (La Flor) - Mariano Llinás (Argentina)
L. COHEN - James Benning (USA)
Long Day's Journey Into Night [+see also:
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]
- Bi Gan (China/France)
Ray & Liz [+see also:
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- Richard Billingham (United Kingdom)
The Grand Bizarre - Jodie Mack (USA)
The Stone Speakers [+see also:
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]
- Igor Drljača (Canada/Bosnia-Herzegovina)
The Trial [+see also:
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]
- Sergei Loznitsa (Netherlands)
What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Roberto Minervini
film profile
]
- Roberto Minervini (Italy/USA/France)

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