Toronto Film Fest Canadian Lineup Includes Xavier Dolan, Kim Nguyen, Deepa Mehta

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The Toronto Film Festival has revealed the lineup of titles that will make up its Canadian offerings next month. Running the gamut from documentaries to dramas, biographies, thrillers and animation, the roster includes veteran filmmakers and emerging talent. Among the world premieres are docs The River Of My Dreams from Oscar winner Brigitte Berman, and Anatomy Of Violence by Oscar-nominated Water helmer Deepa Mehta. North American premieres include Xavier Dolan’s Cannes Grand Prize winner It’s Only The End Of The World and Kim Nguyen’s Directors’ Fortnight entry Two Lovers And A Bear. Also notable are new works from Ann Marie Fleming and Alanis Obomsawin. The section comes with awards for Best Canadian Feature and Best Canadian First Feature.

TIFF also has set Atom Egoyan, Christine Vachon and Jim Stark as governors for the Talent Lab mentoring program. Toronto runs September 8-18. Check out the Candian lineup below:

Below Her Mouth, dir: April Mullen
It’s Only The End Of The World, dir: Xavier Dolan
Mean Dreams, dir: Nathan Morlando
Two Lovers And A Bear, dir: Kim Nguyen
Weirdos, dir: Bruce McDonald
Window Horses (The Poetic Persian Epiphany Of Rosie Ming), dir: Ann Marie Fleming

Anatomy Of Violence, dir: Deepa Mehta
We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice, dir: Alanis Obomsawin

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, And The Spirit Of I.F. Stone, dir Fred Peabody
Black Code, dir: Nicholas de Pencier
Giants Of Africa, dir: Hubert Davis
Mostly Sunny, dir: Dilip Mehta
The River Of My Dreams, dir: Brigitte Berman
The Skyjacker’s Tale, dir: Jamie Kastner
The Stairs, dir: Hugh Gibson

ARQ, dir: Tony Elliott
Hello Destroyer, dir: Kevan Funk
Jean Of The Joneses, dir: Stella Meghie
Old Stone, dir: Johnny Ma
Prank, dir: Vincent Biron
Werewolf, dir: Ashley McKenzie

Boundaries, dir: Chloé Robichaud
X Quinientos, dir: Juan Andrés Arango

Nelly, dir: Anne Émond

nirvanna the band the show, dir: Matt Johnson

A Cool Sound From Hell, dir: Sidney J. Furie

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