TIFF19 Schedule


Thursday, September 05

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).

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Press & Industry
12:45 PM 2:25 PM


An aging actor (Isabelle Huppert) summons her idiosyncratic extended family on a fateful holiday, in Ira Sachs’ thoughtful dramedy co-starring Marisa Tomei, Brendan Gleeson, Jérémie Renier, and Greg Kinnear.

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Press & Industry
4:00 PM 6:22 PM

The Sky Is Pink

Twenty-five years in the relationship of a mother (Priyanka Chopra) and father (Farhan Akhtar) is told from the perspective of their recently deceased teenage daughter, in this poignant, affecting, and unexpectedly humorous love story from director Shonali Bose.

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Press & Industry
6:45 PM 9:04 PM

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

Two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away, in the latest melodrama from Brazilian auteur Karim Aïnouz.

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Press & Industry

Friday, September 06

9:00 AM 10:43 AM


Closing Night Film, Gala Presentations

Based on Lauren Redniss’s award-winning graphic novel, Marjane Satrapi’s (Persepolis) biopic stars Rosamund Pike as two-time Nobel Prize–winning scientist Marie Curie, highlighting the groundbreaking discoveries she made with her husband, Pierre (Sam Riley).

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Press & Industry
12:15 PM 1:31 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.

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Press & Industry
2:00 PM 3:48 PM

First Love

A doomed boxer and a haunted drug addict find themselves inadvertently caught in the crosshairs of two warring gangs, in the latest from Midnight Madness provocateur Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition).

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Press & Industry
6:00 PM 8:04 PM

The Friend

Based on the award-winning Esquire article of the same name, a man (Jason Segel) puts his own life on hold to move into the family home of his best friends (Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck) and support them through a terminal cancer diagnosis.

VISA Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre

Saturday, September 07

8:15 AM 10:31 AM

Just Mercy

Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson star in the powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan), who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian (Foxx), a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them. From director Destin Daniel Cretton, based on the book by Stevenson.

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Press & Industry
11:15 AM 12:55 PM

Hope Gap

A together-forever couple (Annette Bening and Bill Nighy) unpack the many complications of splitting up, in Oscar-nominated writer-director William Nicholson’s razor-sharp drama.

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Press & Industry
2:45 PM 4:38 PM

Pain and Glory

An aging filmmaker (Antonio Banderas) grapples with an uncertain future and the circumstances that shaped his successful but troubled life, in Pedro Almodóvar’s self-reflexive consideration of identity and desire.

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5:15 PM 6:59 PM


Festival favourite Michael Winterbottom skewers the fast-fashion industry in this scathing farce about the grotesque inequality between a retail billionaire (Steve Coogan) and the female garment workers who toil on his trendy clothing line.

Elgin Theatre
9:00 PM 10:49 PM

The Lighthouse

Shot on 35mm black-and-white film, this psychological thriller from Robert Eggers (The Witch) follows the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th century.

Ryerson Theatre

Sunday, September 08

9:45 AM 11:32 AM

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A jaded journalist (Matthew Rhys) reluctantly accepts an Esquire assignment to profile the children’s television host Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks), and encounters a profoundly empathetic world view that changes his life forever.

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Press & Industry
12:00 PM 1:15 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).

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Press & Industry
3:15 PM 4:54 PM

The Audition

A stern, particular violin teacher (Nina Hoss) becomes fixated on the success of one of her pupils at the expense of her family life, in this subtle, forceful, and meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor Ina Weisse.

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8:00 PM 10:29 PM

The Goldfinch

Theo Decker (Ansel Elgort) was only 13 when his mother died in a museum bombing, sending him on an odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day: a priceless painting of a bird chained to its perch, The Goldfinch. The latest from John Crowley (Brooklyn) is based on Donna Tartt's bestselling novel.

Elgin Theatre

Monday, September 09

9:00 AM 10:48 AM

Jojo Rabbit

Taika Waititi directs a riotous cast — including Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson, Rebel Wilson, Thomasin McKenzie, and newcomer Roman Griffin Davis — in this daring, touching, and comedic satire about a young German boy who discovers a Jewish girl hiding in his home and consults with his imaginary best friend, Adolf Hitler (Waititi).

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Press & Industry
6:00 PM 7:36 PM

The Laundromat

Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas star in Steven Soderbergh's guided tour through the corrupt and secret world of financial crime that was exposed by the infamous Panama Papers leak.

VISA Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre
9:45 PM 11:48 PM


In this unpredictable, emotional new film from Nadav Lapid (The Kindergarten Teacher), Israeli ex-soldier Yoav (Tom Mercier) moves to Paris hoping to escape his national identity, but struggles to assimilate fully into French society.

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