IN CONVERSATION WITH...
November 1, 7:00pm
One of the most esteemed actors in contemporary cinema, Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Elizabeth I) joins us at TIFF Bell Lightbox to look back at his impressive career and discuss his collaboration with David Cronenberg on Dead Ringers and M. Butterfly.
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INTRODUCTIONS TO SCREENINGS
October 31, 6:30pm
We are honoured to welcome Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons to introduce our screening of his first collaboration with David Cronenberg.
November 1, 9:00pm
David Cronenberg and Naked Lunch producer Jeremy Thomas introduce our screening of their ambitious adaptation of the notorious William S. Burroughs novel.
November 2, 3:30pm
Costume designer Denise Cronenberg introduces Cronenberg's ambitious historical drama.
November 2, 7:00pm
The Academy Award-winning special effects and prosthetics designer discusses his work co-creating the memorably gruesome effects for David Cronenberg's brilliant remake of the 1950s creature feature.
November 16, 7:00pm
The Genie Award–winning production designer, Carol Spier, discusses creating the surreal gameworld of Cronenberg's virtual-reality thriller.
December 7, 7:00pm
The Genie Award–winning cinematographer, Peter Suschitzky, introduces Cronenberg's searing psychological thriller.
December 8, 7:30
Academy Award–winning composer and longtime Cronenberg collaborator Howard Shore introduces our screening of Naked Lunch.
ROUNDTABLES AND TALKS
November 17, 4:00pm
Film scholar Christine Ramsay explores the cultural significance of "the double" and the ways in which it has informed the archetype of the twin in David Cronenberg's masterpiece Dead Ringers.
November 21, 9:00pm
As part of From Within: The Films of David Cronenberg, Guillermo del Toro offers an in-depth look at David Cronenberg's 2007 underworld thriller Eastern Promises, delivering an extended introduction to the film and then welcoming Cronenberg himself onstage for a post-screening discussion.
November 24, 4:00pm
In his introduction to this pivotal film in the Cronenberg canon, TIFF Director and CEO Piers Handling considers how the role of the Cronenberg protagonist changes as they began to wrestle with issues of control over their lives.
David Cronenberg will be in attendance for this event
December 1, 1:30pm
Religious Studies scholar Elijah Siegler considers the place of religion and its felt absence in Cronenberg's oeuvre prior to the screening of The Brood, and will be joined by the director himself for an onstage dialogue following the film.
December 7, 1:00pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox Artistic Director Noah Cowan considers the intertwining of evolution, desire and contemporary science fiction in his introduction to Cronenberg's envisioning of the notorious J.G. Ballard novel.
December 8, 1:00pm
Denise Cronenberg, Ron Sanders, Howard Shore and
Peter Suschitzky join us for a panel discussion following the screening of A Dangerous Method.