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LATEST TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL NEWS

Lady Macbeth

Protagonist scores key 'Lady Macbeth' sales

20-Sep-2016 | By Tom Grater

Altitude Film has taken UK on the TIFF premeire, KMBO has taken France rights.

Paris Can Wait

SPC picks up 'Paris Can Wait'

19-Sep-2016 | By

Eleanor Coppola’s narrative directorial and screenwriting debut has found its North American home following its recent Toronto world premiere.

La La Land

'La La Land' wins TIFF audience award

18-Sep-2016 | By

Damien Chazelle’s musical romance starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling was the people’s favourite as the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped on Sunday.

Toronto 2016 wrap

18-Sep-2016 | By

The biggest deal to emerge during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) came together before the event started, which says a lot about the acquisitions scene these days.

TIFF: US deals for 'The Journey', 'Heal The Living'

16-Sep-2016 | By

Two more Toronto deals emerged on Friday in a traditional late-festival acquisitions surge.

Toronto deals continue to trickle in

15-Sep-2016 | By

Roadside Attractions confirmed on Thursday it had picked up North American rights in Toronto to Lady Macbeth, while Screen Media acquired US on The Bad Batch and Magnolia Pictures took North America on I Am Not Your Negro.

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TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL FEATURES

The Levelling

LFF: Wellington Films duo on 'The Levelling', future plans Video

By Tom Grater

Co-founders Rachel Robey and Al Clark talk about their latest feature, which plays in LFF’s First Feature competition.

LFF: Benedict Andrews talks sexual abuse drama 'Una'

By Tom Grater

Una premeired at Telluride and will play in Official Competition at LFF next month.

Pinewood Group TIFF reception 1

Gallery: Pinewood Group reception at TIFF

Pinewood Group hosted a networking reception for clients and filmmakers at Ocho Hotel.

Ana-Lily-Amirpour

Toronto Q&A: Ana Lily Amirpour talks 'The Bad Batch'

By Tiffany Pritchard

The director discusses her follow-up to A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and the “chaotic absurdity” of the Trump campaign.

UK Film Reception TIFF 2016

Gallery: We Are UK FILM reception at TIFF

The celebration of UK film industry talent was hosted by the BFC and BFI in association with Screen.

Steve James

Toronto Q&A: Steve James on doc 'Abacus: Small Enough To Jail'

By Tiffany Pritchard

The acclaimed director of Hoop Dreams discusses his latest documentary, which focuses on the only company to be indicted following the 2008 mortgage crisis.

Michael Hirsh's Annual TIFF and Canadian Entertainment Industry Celebration 2

Gallery: Michael Hirsh Canadian industry TIFF celebration

Entertainment industry and talent turned out en masse to Michael Hirsh’s annual TIFF and Canadian Entertainment Industry Celebration.

Toronto Q&A: Konkona Sen Sharma talks Bengali drama 'A Death In The Gunj'

By Aaditya Aggarwal

Indian film-maker’s debut feature plays in TIFF’s Special Presentations strand.

Feng-Xiaogang-

Feng Xiaogang talks film-making challenges in China

By Tom Grater

I Am Not Madame Bovary director says that “the market is super hot” but financiers are “muddying the water”.

Producers Lab Toronto

Producers Lab Toronto fosters transatlantic co-pros

By Tom Grater

Two of this year’s participants discuss opening doors to transatlantic co-productions, and the event’s organisers explain why the Lab will be taking a break next year.

Baltasar Kormakur

Set report: Baltasar Kormakur's 'The Oath'

By Wendy Mitchell

Director Baltasar Kormakur returns to his Icelandic roots for thriller The Oath, which also sees him back in front of the camera. Wendy Mitchell reports from the Reykjavik set.

Moonlight

Production focus: Barry Jenkins's 'Moonlight' Video

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Telling the tale of a life over three parts — and using three actors — Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight is a searing study of how a young person is shaped by a hostile environment. Jeremy Kay meets the film-makers.

Forever Pure

'Forever Pure' director talks harrasment from racist football group Video

By Tom Grater

Israeli film-maker Maya Zinshtein discusses the fallout from her football doc Forever Pure, which plays in TIFF Docs.

Hope Dickson Leach

Hope Dickson Leach on debut feature 'The Levelling' Video

By Wendy Mitchell

Starring Game Of Thrones’ Ellie Kendrick, the film premieres in TIFF’s Discovery strand on Friday (Sept 9).

Antoine-Fuqua---The-Magnificent-Seven

Antoine Fuqua on 'The Magnificent Seven': US "was more diverse than what we see in westerns" Video

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In saddling up for The Magnificent Seven, Antoine Fuqua wasn’t trying to make a statement with the diverse casting, he tells Jeremy Kay.

The Journey

Nick Hamm talks Northern Ireland political drama 'The Journey'

By Tom Grater

The Belfast-born director on why his IM Global-backed film was the easiest project he’s ever financed.

Bertrand Bonello on politically charged thriller 'Nocturama'

By Melanie Goodfellow

Bertrand Bonello speaks to Melanie Goodfellow about his highly charged Paris-attack film Nocturama, which opens the second edition of TIFF’s Platform showcase.

Pablo Larrain on the set of Neruda

Pablo Larrain reveals the journeys behind 'Jackie' and 'Neruda'

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Chilean film-maker Pablo Larrain dwells on the mysteries of storytelling as he contemplates fall festival slots for his two latest films, Neruda and Jackie.

Colin Geddes

Colin Geddes, TIFF Midnight Madness, Vanguard

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The ringmaster of Ryerson tells Jeremy Kay about overseeing the two programmes that tend to attract the late night crowd and those in search of something very different.

Cameron Bailey

Toronto 2016: Cameron Bailey talks TIFF highlights and Telluride

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TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey speaks to Jeremy Kay about highlights of the 41st edition and the entente cordiale with Telluride.

TORONTO REVIEWS

'76': London Review

By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Izu Ojukwu. Nigeria, 2016. 116 mins

Afterimage

'Afterimage': Warsaw Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir. Andrzej Wajda. Poland, 2016. 98 min.

Headshot

'Headshot': Busan Review

By Wendy Ide

Dirs: Timo Tjahjanto, Kimo Stamboel. Indonesia, 2016. 117 mins

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TORONTO DAILIES

Toronto 2016 Daily 5

Toronto 2016: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazines from the Toronto International Film Festival here.