Gus Van Sant's Paranoid Park and Gael Garcia Bernal's Deficit will have their North American premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival. The two films, both screening in the Vanguard programme, were announced today along with the balance of the Real to Reel documentary programme and additional Midnight Madness titles - including Italian horror master Dario Argento's The Mother Of Tears, starring daughter Asia, and Takashi Miike's Sukiyaki Western Django, featuring Quentin Tarantino.

Other new Vanguard titles include Julien Leclercq's Chrysalis (France), Koen Mortier's Ex-Drummer (Belgium), Lee Kang-sheng's Help Me Eros (Taiwan), Rafa Cortes' Me (Spain), Jessic Yu's Ping Pong Playa' (US) and Lucia Puenzo's XXY (Argentina-Spain-France).

Among 20 non-fiction titles announced are new films from several acclaimed filmmakers, including Shine director Scott Hicks's profile of composer Philip Glass, Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts ; Werner Herzog's follow-up to Grizzly Man, the Antartic-set Encounters At The End Of The World; Kevin Macdonald's account of the post-WWII activities of Nazi commandant Klaus Barbie; and, in a similar vein, Barbet Schroeder's Terror's Advocate, a profile of the French lawyer who specializes in defending such infamous characters including Barbie, Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein; Peter Askin's Trumbo, a portrait of blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, uses spoken-word performances of some of its subject's extraordinary letters. Readers include Donald Sutherland, Michael Douglas, Joan Allen and Liam Neeson.

Films added to TIFF line-up:

Paranoid Park , Gus Van Sant, France
Deficit, Gael Garcia Bernal, Mexico
Chrysalis, Julien Leclercq, France
Ex Drummer, Koen Mortier, Belgium
Help Me Eros, Lee Kang-sheng, Taiwan
Me, Rafa Cortes, Spain
Ping Pong Playa', Jessica Yu, US
XXY, Lucia Puenzo, Argentina/Spain/France

The Mother Of Tears, Dario Argento, Italy/US
Sukiyaki Western Django , Takashi Miike, Japan

Algerie, Histoires A Ne Pas Dire, Jean-Pierre Lledo, Algeria
Body Of War, Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro, US
Darfur Now, Ted Braun, US
The Dictator Hunter, Klaartje Quirijns, The Netherlands/US
Dinner With The President: A Nation's Journey, Sabiha Sumar and Sachithanandam Sathananthan, Pakistan
Encounters At The End Of The World, Werner Herzog, US
Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts, Scott Hicks, Australia
Hollywood Chinese, Arthur Dong, US
Iron Ladies Of Liberia , Siatta Scott Johnson and Daniel Junge, US
A Jihad For Love, Parvez Sharma, US/UK/France/Germany/Australia
Man Of Cinema: Pierre Rissient, Todd McCarthy, US
My Enemy's Enemy, Kevin Macdonald, France/UK
My Kid Could Paint That, Amir Bar-Lev, US
Obscene, Neil Ortenberg and Daniel O'Connor, US
Operation Filmmaker, Nina Davenport, US
Please Vote For Me, Weijun Chen, China
Surfwise, Doug Pray, US
Terror's Advocate (L'avocat De La Terreur), Barbet Schroeder, France
Trumbo, Peter Askin, US
Very Young Girls, David Schisgall, US