Thursday, December 7, 2023

Midnight Madness, Wavelengths, & Docs Programming Announced For TIFF 2021

By Matt Neglia 

Today, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced more films for their 2021 lineup including the Midnight Madness, Wavelengths & TIFF Docs programming. Click here and here to see the previously announced titles and click below to see what was added today!

Titane (dir. Julia Ducournau) – Opening Film
After Blue (Dirty Paradise) (dir. Bertrand Mandico)
Dashcam (dir Rob Savage)
Saloum (dir. Jean Luc Herbulot)
You Are Not My Mother (dir. Kate Dolan)
Zalava (dir. Arsalan Amiri

Attica (dir. Stanley Nelson)
Beba (dir. Rebeca Huntt)
Becoming Cousteau (dir. Liz Garbus)
Burning (dir. Eva Orner)
Comala (dir. Gian Cassini)
Flee (dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen)Hold Your Fire (dir. Stefan Forbes)
Listening To Kenny G (dir. Penny Lane)
​Oscar Peterson: Black + White (dir. Barry Avrich)
The Devil’s Drivers (dir. Mohammed Abugeth & Daniel Carsenty)
The Rescue (dir. E. Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin)
Three Minutes – A Lengthening (dir. Bianca Stigter)
Wochiigli lo: End Of The Peace (dir. Heather Hatch)

The Red Filter Is Withdrawn (dir. Minjung Kim)
A Night Of Knowing Nothing (dir. Payal Kapadia)
Dear Chantal (dir. Nicolás Pereda)
Futura (dir. Multiple directors)
Inner Outer Space (dir. Laida Lertxundi)
Neptune Frost (dir. Saul Williams & Anisia Uzeyman)
Polycephaly In D (dir. Michael Robinson)
Ste. Anne (dir. Rhayne Vermette)
The Capacity for Adequate Anger (dir. Vika Kirchenbauer)
The Girl and the Spider (dir. Ramon Zürcher & Silvan Zürcher)
The Tsugua Diaries (dir. Maureen Fazendeiro & Miguel Gomes)
Train Again (dir. Peter Tscherkassky)
earthearthearth (dir. Daïchi Saïto)

Additionally, Alexandre Moratto’s “7 Prisoners,” Juho Kuosmanen’s “Compartment No. 6,” Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s “The Gravedigger’s Wife,” Clint Bentley’s “Jockey,” Laura Samani’s “Small Body” and Harry Wootliff’s “True Things” were all added to the Contemporary World Cinema section. Also, Cannes Premiere titles Nadav Lapid’s “Ahed’s Knee,” Bruno Dumont’s “France,” and Ari Folman’s “Where Is Anne Frank?” were all added to the Special Presentations lineup. 

​The festival will run from September 9th -September 18th. What do you think of the lineup so far? Anything stand out to you? What are you most looking forward to seeing? You can find more information on the lineup and the films here. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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