By Matt Neglia
Today, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced their Gala and Special Presentations lineup for the 2021 edition of the festival.
Previously announced films included “Belfast” (dir. Kenneth Branagh), “Last Night In Soho” (dir. Edgar Wright), “Petite Maman” (dir. Céline Sciamma), “The Starling” (dir. Theodore Melfi), “Charlotte” (dir. Eric Warin & Tahir Rana), “Lakewood” (dir. Philip Noyce), “Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over,” (dir. by Dave Wooley & David Heilbroner), and “Night Raiders” (dir. Danis Goulet), “Le Bar Des Folles” (dir. Mélanie Laurent), “Benediction” (dir. Terence Davies), “Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over” (dir. Dave Wooley & David Heilbroner) and “The Guilty” (dir. Antoine Fuqua).
For some reason Dune” (dir. Denis Villeneuve) is no longer listed on the TIFF site and not amongst the list of films playing at the festival despite previously announcing an IMAX exclusive screening.
What else got announced today? Click below to find out!
Ali & Ava (dir. Clio Barnard)
All My Puny Sorrows (dir. Michael McGowan)
Belfast (dir. Kenneth Branagh)
Benediction (dir. Terence Davies)
Bergman Island (dir. Mia Hansen-Løve)
Charlotte (dir. Eric Warin & Tahir Rana)
Clifford the Big Red Dog (dir. Walt Becker)
Dear Evan Hansen (dir. Stephen Chbosky)
Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over (dir. Dave Wooley & David Heilbroner)
Drive My Car (dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
Encounter (dir. Michael Pearce)
I’m Your Man (dir. Maria Schrader)
Inexorable (dir. Fabrice du Welz)
Jagged (dir. Alison Klayman)
Lakewood (dir. Phillip Noyce)
Last Night in Soho (dir. Edgar Wright)
Night Raiders (dir. Danis Goulet)
Official Competition (dir. Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat)
One Second (dir. Zhang Yimou)
Paris, 13th District (dir. Jacques Audiard)
Petite Maman (dir. Céline Sciamma)
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (dir. Will Sharpe)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (dir. Michael Showalter)
The Guilty (dir. Antoine Fuqua)
The Mad Women’s Ball (dir. Mélanie Laurent)
The Middle Man (dir. Bent Hamer)
The Starling (dir. Theodore Melfi)
The Story of My Wife (dir. Ildikó Enyedi)
The Survivor (dir. Barry Levinson)
The Worst Person In The World (dir. Joachim Trier)
Three Floors (dir. Nanni Moretti)
Violet (dir. Justine Bateman)
The festival will run from September 9th -September 18th. What do you think of the lineup so far? There are more titles expected to be announced later on. Anything jump out at you? 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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