Toronto Film Festival 2021 Contemporary World Cinema & Discovery Lineups Set – Deadline

The Toronto Film Festival on Wednesday unveiled its lineups for the Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery applications because it ramps up towards the kickoff of its forty sixth version September 9-18. The competition additionally solidified extra Gala and Special Presentation titles and took the wraps off TIFF Rewind, a brand new block that highlights memorable movies from earlier TIFF editions together with conversations and Q&As with administrators and casts.

This comes after the competition final week introduced that Dear Evan Hansen would be the opening-night movie, whereas Zhang Yimou’s One Second will shut it. It additionally revealed a portion of the Gala and Special presentation titles that featured movies from administrators Edgar Wright, Melanie Laurent, Barry Levinson, Antoine Fuqua, Jacques Audiard and Ted Melfi.

Today, TIFF added world premieres for Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky’s The Good House and Camille Griffin’s Silent Night to its Gala lineup, and mentioned it was shifting Joachim Trier’s Cannes title The Worst Person within the World to that part after initially saying it as a Special Presentation.

Meanwhile, a complete of eight movies had been added to the Special Presentation part together with the world premiere of Stephen Karam’s The Humans and Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, which is premiering in Venice.

“TIFF Programmers continue discovering compelling and diverse stories from around the globe,” mentioned Diana Sanchez, Senior Director, Film, TIFF. “With these two programmes, Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery, audiences can look forward to this stellar lineup to immerse themselves in. TIFF is dedicated to amplifying the voices of Black and Indigenous filmmakers and filmmakers of colour, emerging Canadian talent, and powerful storytellers who identify as women, and we are eager for Festival-goers to experience this lineup that showcases these unique perspectives.”

TIFF organizers proceed to plan for a hybrid in-person/digital competition after the Canadian authorities relaxed its restrictions for entry which had been in place for the reason that pandemic took maintain.

Here are the movies introduced right now:


Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Wen Shipei | China
North American Premiere

The Box (La Caja)
Lorenzo Vigas | USA/Mexico
North American Premiere

Costa Brava, Lebanon (Costa Brava)
Mounia Akl | Lebanon/Norway/Sweden/France/Spain/Denmark/Qatar
North American Premiere

The Daughter (La Hija)
Manuel Martín Cuenca | Spain
World Premiere

The Hill Where the Lionesses Roar (Luaneshat e kodrës)
Luàna Bajrami | Kosovo/France
North American Premiere

Radu Muntean | Romania
North American Premiere

Kicking Blood
Blaine Thurier | Canada
World Premiere

La Soga 2
Manny Perez | USA
World Premiere

Maria Chapdelaine
Sébastien Pilote | Canada
World Premiere

Medusa Anita
Rocha da Silveira | Brazil
North American Premiere

Murina Antoneta
Alamat Kusijanović | Croatia/Brazil/USA/Slovenia
North American Premiere

Nobody Has to Know
Bouli Lanners | France/Belgium/United Kingdom
World Premiere

The Odd-Job Men (Sis dies corrents)
Neus Ballús | Spain
North American Premiere

The Other Tom (El otro Tom)
Rodrigo Plá, Laura Santullo | Mexico/USA
North American Premiere

Juanjo Giménez | Spain
North American Premiere

Ho Wi Ding | Taiwan
World Premiere

Unclenching The Fists
Kira Kovalenko | Russia
North American Premiere

Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash (Seperti Dendam, Rindu Harus Dibayar Tuntas)
Edwin | Indonesia/Singapore/Germany
North American Premiere

The Wheel
Steve Pink | USA
World Premiere

Whether the Weather is Fine (Kun Maupay Man It Panahon)
Carlo Francisco Manatad | Philippines/France/Singapore/Indonesia/Germany/Qatar
North American Premiere


Hong Sung-eun | South Korea
International Premiere

Anatolian Leopard (Anadolu Leoparı)
Emre Kayış | Germany/Denmark/Turkey/Poland
World Premiere

As In Heaven (Du som er i himlen)
Tea Lindeburg | Denmark
World Premiere

A Banquet
Ruth Paxton | United Kingdom
World Premiere

Dug Dug
Ritwik Pareek | India
World Premiere

Darin J. Sallam | Jordan/Sweden/Saudi Arabia
World Premiere

The Game
Ana Lazarevic | Serbia/USA
World Premiere

Learn To Swim
Thyrone Tommy | Canada
World Premiere

Lo Invisible
Javier Andrade | France/Ecuador
World Premiere

Paka (River of Blood)
Nithin Lukose | India
World Premiere

Haya Waseem | Canada
World Premiere

Shasha Nakhai, Rich Williamson | Canada
World Premiere

Evan Jackson Leong | USA
International Premiere

To Kill The Beast
Agustina San Martín | Argentina/Brazil/Chile
World Premiere

Tug of War (Vuta N’Kuvute)
Amil Shivji | Tanzania/South/Africa/Germany/Qatar
World Premiere

Bretten Hannam | Canada
World Premiere


The Good House
Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky | USA
World Premiere

Silent Night
Camille Griffin | United Kingdom
World Premiere

The Worst Person In The World (Verdens Verste Menneske)
Joachim Trier | Norway/France/Sweden/Denmark
North American Premiere
(*Previously introduced as a Special Presentation)


The Falls (Pu Bu)
Chung Mong-Hong | Taiwan
North American Premiere

The Humans
Stephen Karam | USA
World Premiere

Inu-Oh Masaaki
Yuasa | Japan/China
North American Premiere

Lingui, The Sacred Bonds (Lingui)
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Chad/France/Germany/Belgium
North American Premiere

Mothering Sunday
Eva Husson | United Kingdom
North American Premiere

The Power of the Dog
Jane Campion | Australia/New Zealand
Canadian Premiere

Michel Franco | Mexico
North American Premiere

Nathalie Biancheri | United Kingdom/Ireland/Poland
World Premiere

TIFF Rewind introduced by Bell

Antoine Fuqua on Training Day
Director Antoine Fuqua revisits his acclaimed police thriller a few rookie cop who spends 24 hours in Los Angeles gang territory with a corrupt senior narcotics officer, which marks the twentieth anniversary of its North American premiere on the Festival in 2001. The movie earned Denzel Washington his first Academy Award for Best Actor after two earlier nominations (and an earlier Oscar win for Best Supporting Actor).

Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara on Best in Show
Director and co-writer Christopher Guest and stars Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy revisit the making of their cult basic in regards to the aggressive world of canine reveals, which made its world premiere on the Festival in 2000.

Patricia Cardoso and America Ferrera on HBO’s Real Women Have Curves
Director Patricia Cardoso and star America Ferrera focus on their breakout hit a few younger Mexican American girl coming of age in Los Angeles, which was helmed by a Latina artistic staff and had its worldwide premiere on the Festival in 2002.

Viggo Mortensen on Eastern Promises
Viggo Mortensen revisits his second collaboration with David Cronenberg, against the law thriller set within the nebulous, cut-throat underworld of Russian organized crime in London, which made its world premiere on the Festival in 2007 and received the People’s Choice Award.

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