Toronto 2017 Lineup, Round 6

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced the titles lined up for its Discovery and In Conversation With . . . programs. And the schedule for its forty-second edition, running from September 7 through 17, is up now, too.

Earlier rounds:

In Conversation With . . . discussions are scheduled for Angelina Jolie,Gael García Bernal,Helen Mirren, and Jarvier Bardem.

The final round of films, with links from the film titles to their pages at TIFF’s site:


1%, directed by Stephen McCallum, World Premiere

¾ (Three Quarters), Ilian Metev, North American Premiere

A Fish Out of Water, Lai Kuo-An, World Premiere

A Worthy Companion, Carlos Sanchez and Jason Sanchez, World Premiere

All You Can Eat Buddha, Ian Lagarde, World Premiere

Apostasy, Daniel Kokotajlo, World Premiere

AVA, Sadaf Foroughi, World Premiere

Black Cop, Cory Bowles, World Premiere

The Butterfly Tree, Priscilla Cameron, International Premiere

Cardinals, Grayson Moore and Aidan Shipley, World Premiere

Disappearance, Ali Asgari, North American Premiere

Five Fingers for Marseilles, Michael Matthews, World Premiere; image above

The Future Ahead, Constanza Novick, World Premiere

The Garden, Sonja Maria Kröner, International Premiere

The Great Buddha+, Huang Hsin-Yao, International Premiere

Gutland, Govinda Van Maele, World Premiere

High Fantasy, Jenna Bass, World Premiere

I Am Not a Witch, Rungano Nyoni, North American Premiere, Discovery Closing Film

I Kill Giants, Anders Walter, World Premiere

Indian Horse, Stephen Campanelli, International Premiere

Killing Jesus, Laura Mora, World Premiere

Kissing Candice, Aoife McArdle, North American Premiere

Luk’Luk’I, Michael Matthews, World Premiere

Mary Goes Round, Molly McGlynn, World Premiere

Messi and Maud, Marleen Jonkman, World Premiere

Miracle, Egle Vertelyte, World Premiere

Montana, Limor Shmila, North American Premiere

Never Steady, Never Still, Kathleen Hepburn, World Premiere

Oblivion Verses, Alireza Khatami, North American Premiere

Oh Lucy!, Atsuko Hirayanagi, North American Premiere

The Poet and the Boy, Kim Yang-hee, North American Premiere

Princesita, Marialy Rivas, World Premiere

Ravens, Jens Assur, World Premiere

Scaffolding, Matan Yair, North American Premiere

Shuttle Life, Tan Seng Kiat, North American Premiere

Simulation, Abed Abest, North American Premiere

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari, Ivana Mladenovic, World Premiere

Suleiman Mountain, Elizaveta Stishova, World Premiere

The Swan, Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir, World Premiere

Tigre, Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra Guardiola, World Premiere, Discovery Opening Film

Valley of Shadows, Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen, World Premiere

Village Rockstars, Rima Das, World Premiere

Waru, Briar Grace-Smith, Ainsley Gardiner, Renae Maihi, Casey Kaa, Awanui Simich-Pene, Chelsea Cohen, Katie Wolfe, and Paula Jones, World Premiere

Winter Brothers, Hlynur Pálmason, North American Premiere; reviews from Locarno


The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert, North American Premiere (Contemporary World Cinema), Recommended for ages 8 and up

The Breadwinner, Nora Twomey, World Premiere (Special Presentations), Recommended for ages 10 and up

I Kill Giants, Anders Walter, World Premiere (Discovery), Recommended for ages 12 and up

TIFF Next Wave

“Selected by the TIFF Next Wave committee, a group of young film buffs responsible for selecting the films they believe their peers would most enjoy”

AVA, Sadaf Foroughi, World Premiere (Discovery)

Call Me By Your Name, Luca Guadagnino, Canadian Premiere (Special Presentations)

Dark, two episodes, Showrunners: Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese; Director: Baran bo Odar, World Premiere (Primetime)

High Fantasy, Jenna Bass, World Premiere (Discovery)

Killing Jesus, Laura Mora, World Premiere (Discovery)

Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig, International Premiere (Special Presentations)

Scaffolding, Matan Yair, North American Premiere (Discovery)

Sheikh Jackson, Amr Salama, World Premiere (Special Presentations)

The Rider, Chloé Zhao, Canadian Premiere (Special Presentations)

Unicorn Store, Brie Larson, World Premiere (Special Presentations)

What Will People Say, Iram Haq, World Premiere (Contemporary World Cinema)

Youth, Feng Xiaogang, World Premiere (Special Presentations)

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