film programmes

TIFF Cinematheque

New Worlds: The Films of Terrence Malick

June 4 – 19
Extended due to popular demand!

In anticipation of his highly anticipated new film The Tree of Life, TIFF Cinematheque presents a full retrospective of the films of Terrence Malick, one of the most legendary and enigmatic of all American filmmakers.


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Hollywood Classics: Montgomery Clift

June 12 –  30

The rare actor who embodied an age—the neurotic, nuclear 1950s, surely the greatest decade in American cinema—the vulnerable, brooding and beautiful Montgomery Clift represented the “new man” in a macho time.

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Egypt  Rising: Portents Of Revolution In Recent Egyptian Cinema 

June 15 – 25

In the years leading up to the Tahrir Square Revolution, Egyptian cinema had already begun to articulate the voices of dissent that would erupt in January 2011.

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World on a Wire

June 17 & 19

Reappearing from the cinematic ether like one of its holographic subjects, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s science fiction epic World on a Wire is finally being released nearly forty years after it was made.

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The New Auteurs: João Pedro Rodrigues 

June 23 - 28

Provocative Portuguese filmmaker João Pedro Rodrigues (b.1966) has unquestionably become one of the most fascinating figures in contemporary cinema.

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Fellini Dream Double Bills

June 30 - September 2

Nine luminaries from the film world—filmmakers, critics and programmers—along with our own TIFF programmers create a series of double-bills that pair a Fellini film with another film that is inspired by, rhymes or contrasts with the Maestro’s unique vision.

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Raj Kapoor and the Golden Age of Cinema

July 1 - August 7

We are proud to present the first major Raj Kapoor retrospective in North America in nearly three decades, featuring a number of newly struck 35mm prints.

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Masks And Faces: The Films Of John Cassavetes 

July 14 - 31

Widely hailed as the “father of American independent cinema,” renegade director John Cassavetes gave birth to a rawer, freer kind of filmmaking that has influenced directors from Martin Scorsese to Paul Thomas Anderson.

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Days Of Glory: Masterworks Of Italian Neorealism

July 28 - August 28

A rich mix of classics and rarities featuring such giants as Rossellini, De Sica and Visconti, this long anticipated series surveys one of the most important movements in postwar international cinema.

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And Justice For All: The Films Of Norman Jewison

August 11 - September 1

While many Canadians have enjoyed substantial careers in Hollywood, few have enjoyed the remarkable success and longevity of Norman Jewison.