Errol Morris’ Tabloid, Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Thom Zimny’s The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town are to get their world premieres in the documentary line-up of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

The festival also announced the line-up for its Wavelengths section of international and avant-garde films and videos. The section (which runs September 10-13) will comprise 36 titles in six programmes, including works by James Benning, Nathaniel Dorsky, Paolo Gioli, Ken Jacobs and Peter Tscherkassky.

Full line-ups are as follows (additional documentaries, including Canadian films, will be announced in the coming weeks):


The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town
dir. Thom Zimny (US) World Premiere

Erotic Man
dir. Jorgen Leth (Denmark) World Premiere

Nostalgia for the Light dir. Patricio Guzman (France/Germany/Chile) North American Premiere

dir. Linda Hoaglund (Japan/US) World Premiere

Armadillo dir. Janus Metz (Denmark) North American Premiere

Boxing Gym dir. Frederick Wiseman (US) North American Premiere

Cave of Forgotten Dreams dir. Werner Herzog (US) World Premiere

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzerdir. Alex Gibney (US) World Premiere

Cool Itdir. Ondi Timoner (US) World Premiere

The Game of Death dirs. Christophe Nick & Thomas Bornot (France) North American Premiere

Genpin dir. Naomi Kawase (Japan) World Premiere

Guest dir. Jose Luis Guerin (Spain) North American Premiere

Inside Jobdir. Charles Ferguson (US) North American Premiere

Machete Maidens Unleashed!dir. Mark Hartley (Australia) International Premiere

Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxondir. Paul Clarke (Australia) International Premiere

Pink Saris dir. Kim Longinotto (UK) World Premiere

The Pipe dir. Risteard Ó Domhnaill (Ireland) International Premiere

Precious Lifedir. Shlomi Eldar (Israel) International Premiere

The Sound of Mumbai: A Musicaldir. Sarah McCarthy (UK) North American Premiere

Tabloid dir. Errol Morris (US) World Premiere

Tears of Gazadir. Vibeke Løkkegerg (Norway) World Premiere

When My Child is Borndir. Guo Jing & Ke Dingding (China) World Premiere

Windfall dir. Laura Israel (US) International Premiere

!Women Art Revolution - A Secret Historydir. Lynn Hershman Leeson (US) World Premiere


Sprockets Family Zone
Make Believe
dir. J. Clay Tweel (US) International Premiere

(L’Amour Fou, directed by Pierre Thoretton, was previously announced on July 27 and will be screened as a Special Presentation.).



Wavelengths 1: Soul of the City
dir. Tomonari Nishikawa (Japan)
The Soul of Things
dir. Dominic Angerame (US)
Get Out of the Car
dir. Thom Andersen (US)
Victoria, George, Edward & Thatcher
dir. Callum Cooper (UK)
dir. Eriko Sonoda (Japan)
Everywhere Was the Same
dir. Basma Al-Sharif (Palestine/Egypt)
Leona Alone
dir. Oliver Husain (Canada)

Wavelengths 2: Plein-Air
Burning Bush
dir. Vincent Grenier (Canada/US)
Home Movie
John Price (Canada)
dir. Christopher Becks (Canada/France)
dir. Philipp Fleischmann (Austria)
Blow-Ups: Portrait, Tea Time, Red Curtain
dir. Helga Fanderl (Germany)
Anne Truitt Working
dir. Jem Cohen (US)
Color Films 1 & 2
dir. Madison Brookshire (US)

Wavelengths 3: Ruhr
dir. James Benning (Germany/US)

Wavelengths 4: Pastourelle
, Aubade and Pastourelle dir. Nathaniel Dorsky (US)
Water Lillies d
ir. T. Marie (US)

Wavelengths 5: Blue Mantle
dir. Mati Diop(Senegal/France),
753 McPherson Ave.
dir. Kevin Jerome Everson (US)
blue mantle
dir. Rebecca Meyers (US)
dir. T. Marie (US).
Hell Roaring Creek
dir. Lucien Castaign-Taylor (US)

Wavelengths 6: Coming Attractions
Photo Finish Figures (Il Finish delle figure)
dir. Paolo Gioli (Italy)
The Day was a Scorcher
dir. Ken Jacobs (US)
Delphine de Oliveira
dir. Friedl vom Gröller (Austria)
Jonas Mekas in Kodachrome Days
dir. Jonas Mekas (US)
Coming Attractions
dir. Peter Tscherkassky (Austria)
Bits and Pieces

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