Beta
Browse what's on
Year-Round| Festival
  • programmes
  • Contemporary World Cinema
  • Masters
  • TIFF Docs
  • Special Presentations
  • Special Event
  • TIFF Cinematheque
  • Primetime
  • Discovery
  • Gala Presentations
  • TIFF Kids
  • Vanguard
  • Wavelengths
  • Midnight Madness
  • Contemporary World Speakers
  • Platform
  • Next Wave
  • City to City
  • Short Cuts
  • In Conversation With...
  • Industry Programming
  • Films, Talks, & Events
  • TIFF Cinematheque Special Screenings: Summer 2016
  • Syria Self-Portraits: Chronicles of Tyranny, Chronicles of War
  • TIFF Kids Classics: Summer 2016
  • The Indocile Image: The Cinema of Med Hondo
  • Mad Love: Andrzej Zulawski's Cinema Hysteria
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut: Magnificent Obsessions
  • Dangerous Liaisons: The Films of Eric Rohmer
  • Split/Screen: The Cinema of Brian De Palma
  • TIFF Next Wave 24HR Film Challenge:Summer Edition
  • TIFF Next Wave 24HR Film Challenge:Summer Edition
  • Short Cuts: Summer 2016
  • All the World's a Screen: Shakespeare on Film
  • The Free Screen: Summer 2016
  • Summer Camps 2016
  • Festival Street Screen
Show Hide Press and Industry 
view_module
browse
event_note
schedule list

Next Wave

For the next generation of movie lovers: selections approved by our youth-driven TIFF Next Wave Committee.

Platform

Directors’ cinema now.

We are not able to look at what we have in front of us, unless it's inside a frame.

We dedicate the 2016 Platform programme to the memory of Abbas Kiarostami.

City to City Lagos

Bringing international cities to Toronto audiences. A snapshot of where's hot right now. This year's spotlight: Lagos, Nigeria.

Wavelengths

Daring, visionary and autonomous voices. Film art in the cinema and beyond.

Supported by

Contemporary World Speakers

Watch, experience, and participate in post-screening discussions with film directors and subject experts.

Midnight Madness

The wild side: midnight screenings of the best in action, horror, shock and fantasy cinema.

Sponsored by

Vanguard

Provocative, sexy… possibly dangerous. This is what's next.

Sponsored by

TIFF Kids

Entertaining and illuminating: family films from around the world.

Canadian Open Vault

Discovery

Directors to watch. The future of world cinema.

Sponsored by

Short Cuts

Curated gems from the history of Canadian and international cinema.

Supported by

TIFF Cinematheque

Curated gems from the history of Canadian and international cinema.

Supported by

Gala Presentations

Movie stars. Red-carpet premieres. Major audience interest.

Masters

The latest from the world's most influential art-house filmmakers.

In Conversation With…

Engaging onstage conversations with leaders in the film industry and beyond.

Primetime

Serial storytelling: television in its artistic renaissance.

Contemporary World Cinema

Compelling stories, global perspectives.

Sponsored by

Special Presentations

High-profile premieres and the world's leading filmmakers.

Sponsored by

TIFF Docs

Candid and unscripted: the best non-fiction cinema from around the world.

Sponsored by
June 11, 2016 – September 3, 2016

TIFF Cinematheque Special Screenings: Summer 2016

Our ongoing series of classics, favourites, rarities and recent restorations spotlights a quartet of silent comedy masterpieces, marvellous musicals and much more.

August 26, 2016 – September 4, 2016

Syria Self-Portraits: Chronicles of Tyranny, Chronicles of War

Moving dramas, hard-hitting documentaries and visually dazzling fables attest to the rich variety of voices and diversity of experience within a tragically embattled country.

June 10, 2016 – August 27, 2016

TIFF Kids Classics: Summer 2016

Our Saturday morning series of family-friendly favourites continues with screenings of Steven Spielberg’s Hook, Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown, Free Willy and more!

August 4, 2016 – August 16, 2016

The Indocile Image: The Cinema of Med Hondo

A tribute to one of the founding fathers of modern African cinema, featuring newly struck 35mm prints.

June 25, 2016 – August 6, 2016

Mad Love: Andrzej Zulawski's Cinema Hysteria

We salute the late Polish auteur whose hallucinatory epics split the difference between the shocking and the sublime.

July 7, 2016 – September 4, 2016

Hitchcock/Truffaut: Magnificent Obsessions

A double retrospective devoted to the Master of Suspense and his worshipful French New Wave acolyte.

July 21, 2016 – August 28, 2016

Dangerous Liaisons: The Films of Eric Rohmer

Our first retrospective in 20 years dedicated to the French New Wave master, whose films find the elusive nexus of sparkling wit, philosophical profundity, and erotic obsession.

June 18, 2016 – September 3, 2016

Split/Screen: The Cinema of Brian De Palma

We salute the creator of such nerve-shredding classics as Carrie, Dressed to Kill and Scarface in this career retrospective.

August 24, 2016 – August 24, 2016

TIFF Next Wave 24HR Film Challenge:Summer Edition

Following the enormous success and popularity of the TIFF Next Wave 24-Hour Film Challenge earlier this year, we are very pleased to announce its return this summer!

TIFF Next Wave challenges teams of youth ages 14–18 to make an original short film in just 24 hours, between 10am on Saturday, August 13 and 10am on Sunday, August 14. Register your team and join us at the TIFF Next Wave 24-Hour Film Challenge: Summer Edition launch on August 13 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where specific competition criteria will be revealed!

August 24, 2016 – August 24, 2016

TIFF Next Wave 24HR Film Challenge:Summer Edition

June 30, 2016 – August 20, 2016

Short Cuts: Summer 2016

Our programme dedicated to the art of short-form cinema includes selections from this year’s Sundance Film Festival and a spotlight on recent documentary shorts.

June 9, 2016 – July 3, 2016

All the World's a Screen: Shakespeare on Film

As part of Shakespeare Lives, a major global initiative commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, we are proud to partner with Film London and the British Film Institute's programme BFI Presents: Shakespeare on Film to celebrate the rich legacy of the Bard's immortal works on screen.

June 21, 2016 – August 27, 2016

The Free Screen: Summer 2016

A stunning 35mm preservation print of Lizzie Borden’s radical feminist milestone Born in Flames headlines this edition of our free series dedicated to experimental and avant-garde film and video works.

August 24, 2016 – August 24, 2016

Summer Camps 2016

Another summer of fun awaits at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Join us for any number of camp sessions, designed for ages 8-17. Supported by the Slaight Family Foundation Learning Fund.

August 24, 2016 – August 24, 2016

Festival Street Screen