TIFF19 Schedule


Thursday, September 05

6:00 PM 7:37 PM

The Climb

A startling confession on a bike ride across the South of France becomes the hub for an episodic journey through the lives of two men, in Michael Angelo Covino's clever and honest comedy about a destructive, co-dependent, and inescapable friendship.

Ryerson Theatre
9:15 PM 10:44 PM

Sea Fever

A bizarre creature hitches a ride on a departing trawler, in this masterful genre film from Irish filmmaker Neasa Hardiman that leverages the mysteries of the sea to amplify the potential horrors of the unknown.

Scotiabank 4

Saturday, September 07

7:45 PM 9:24 PM

The Giant

A teenager’s small town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears, in David Raboy’s dark, challenging, and suspenseful thriller.

Scotiabank 3

Sunday, September 08

2:30 PM 4:27 PM

Heroic Losers

When some neighbours in rural Argentina are swindled out of their savings by an unscrupulous lawyer and bank manager, they join forces to plan an elaborate heist and take back what’s theirs.

Elgin Theatre
8:45 PM 10:26 PM

Calm With Horses

When a former boxer is offered a gig as an enforcer with the local drug mafia, life seems on the uptick — but the demands weigh heavily as he makes inroads with his young son, in Nick Rowland's brooding yet tender crime film.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

Tuesday, September 10

7:00 PM 9:00 PM

To the Ends of the Earth

In the latest film from Kiyoshi Kurosawa — part travelogue, part showbiz satire — a tv-show host on location with her crew in Uzbekistan abandons her assignment and sets out on her own journey of self-discovery.

Scotiabank 4

Wednesday, September 11

6:45 PM 8:15 PM

The Father

Bulgarian directors Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov's tender family drama depicts a day in the life of a dysfunctional father and his frustrated son, showing love's ebbs and flows and the hard work required.

Scotiabank 4
9:45 PM 11:01 PM

About Endlessness

The latest from influential Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson (A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, A Swedish Love Story) weaves together multiple visually arresting vignettes into a powerful larger narrative exploring our personal lack of awareness.

Scotiabank 2

Thursday, September 12

6:00 PM 7:43 PM

Zombi Child

This daring, cross-genre film from director Bertrand Bonello (Nocturama) spans 1960s Haiti and a boarding school in contemporary France to tell a story of how colonialism and cultural appropriation refuse to die.

Jackman Hall (AGO)
9:00 PM 10:30 PM

The Last Porno Show

A man inherits his estranged father’s prized possession — a derelict porno theatre — in Kire Paputts’ second feature, about gentrification and finding love and compassion in unlikely places.

Jackman Hall (AGO)

Friday, September 13

6:00 PM 8:16 PM

Marriage Story

Academy Award nominee Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking up, and a family staying together, stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, and co-stars Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta.

VISA Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre
9:15 PM 10:32 PM


The latest from outrageously offbeat filmmaker-musician Quentin Dupieux (Rubber) follows a troubled man’s (Jean Dujardin) disengagement with reality as his relationship with a strange deerskin jacket deepens.

Scotiabank 3

Saturday, September 14

9:00 AM 11:53 AM

A Hidden Life

The conscience of a pious Austrian farmer is severely tested as war blankets Europe and Nazi ideology spreads, in this enveloping, spiritual epic from master Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life).

Scotiabank 2
7:00 PM 8:15 PM

Anne at 13,000 ft

Anne — played by Deragh Campbell, in one of the year’s most staggering performances — is a volatile young woman challenged by everyday social and professional encounters, in the latest from Kazik Radwanski (Tower, How Heavy This Hammer).

TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
9:15 PM 11:25 PM

Knives Out

Director Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) assembles an all-star cast — Daniel Craig, Toni Collette, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, and LaKeith Stanfield — in this intelligent whodunit about a famed southern detective (Craig) who joins forces with local police to investigate a group of eccentric suspects following the murder of a wealthy crime novelist (Christopher Plummer).

VISA Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre

Sunday, September 15

9:45 AM 11:15 AM

The Vast of Night

In the twilight of the 1950s, two youths seek the source of a mysterious frequency that has descended upon a town in New Mexico, in Andrew Patterson's pitch-perfect sci-fi thriller.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 3
6:00 PM 8:14 PM

Uncut Gems

From acclaimed filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes an electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

Ryerson Theatre