Toronto International Film Festival Adds 38 More Galas and Special Presentations

Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival® today unveiled its second serving of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes in September. Six Galas and 32 Special Presentations have been added to the lineup of leading titles
already announced. Audiences can look forward to innovative storytelling from some of the most prominent filmmakers and actors in Canada and around the world.

“We’re thrilled to bring Festival audiences some of the year’s most exciting films in our Gala and Special Presentations lineup,” said Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. “But beyond the sizzle of the premieres, this year’s selections show filmmakers continuing to
take chances and push boundaries, whether they’re working in Hollywood or Hong Kong, Montreal or Munich.”

This second announcement brings the programme’s total to 48 World Premieres, 10 International Premieres, 19 North American Premieres and 10 Canadian Premieres.

The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 7 to 17, 2017.

GALAS

“55 Steps,” Bille August (Germany/Belgium)
World Premiere

“Chappaquiddick,” John Curran (USA)
World Premiere

“Hochelaga, Terre des Âmes,” François Girard (Canada)
World Premiere

“My Days of Mercy,” Tali Shalom-Ezer (USA)
World Premiere

“The Leisure Seeker,” Paolo Virzì (Italy)
International Premiere

“Three Christs,” Jon Avnet (USA)
World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

“The Captain (Der Hauptmann),” Robert Schwentke (Germany/France/Poland)
World Premiere

“The Conformist (冰之下),” Cai Shangjun (China)
North American Premiere

“The Cured,” David Freyne (Ireland/United Kingdom/France)
World Premiere

“The Escape,” Dominic Savage (United Kingdom)
World Premiere

“The Florida Project,” Sean Baker (USA)
North American Premiere

“Foxtrot,” Samuel Maoz (Israel/Germany/France/Switzerland)
Canadian Premiere

“I Love You, Daddy,” Louis C.K. (USA)
World Premiere

“In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts),” Fatih Akin (Germany/France)
North American Premiere

“Journey’s End,” Saul Dibb (United Kingdom)
World Premiere

“The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland/United Kingdom)
North American Premiere

“Kodachrome,” Mark Raso (Canada/USA)
World Premiere

“Lean On Pete,” Andrew Haigh (USA/United Kingdom)
Canadian Premiere

“Loving Pablo,” Fernando León de Aranoa (Spain)
North American Premiere

“Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D,” John Landis (USA)
North American Premiere
*Preceded By “Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller,” Jerry Kramer (USA)
North American Premiere

“Manhunt,” John Woo (Hong Kong/China)
North American Premiere

“Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” Peter Landesman (USA)
World Premiere

“Marrowbone,” Sergio G. Sánchez (Spain)
World Premiere

“Molly’s Game,” Aaron Sorkin (USA)
World Premiere

“The Motive (El Autor),” Manuel Martín Cuenca (Spain)
World Premiere

“Number One (Numéro Une),” Tonie Marshall (France)
World Premiere

“On Chesil Beach,” Dominic Cooke (United Kingdom)
World Premiere

“Outside In,” Lynn Shelton (USA)
World Premiere

“Papillon,” Michael Noer (Serbia/Montenegro/Malta)
World Premiere

“Racer and the Jailbird,” Michaël R. Roskam (Belgium/France)
North American Premiere

“Radiance (Hikari),” Naomi Kawase (Japan/France)
North American Premiere

“Redoubtable,” Michel Hazanavicius (France)
North American Premiere

“Three Peaks (Drei Zinnen),” Jan Zabeil (Germany/Italy)
North American Premiere

“Unicorn Store,” Brie Larson (USA)
World Premiere

“Who We Are Now,” Matthew Newton (USA)
World Premiere

“You Disappear (Du Forsvinder),” Peter Schønau Fog (Denmark/Sweden)
International Premiere

“Youth (Fāng Huá),” Feng Xiaogang (China)
World Premiere