Director: Clement Virgo

Writer: Clement Virgo

Main Cast: Aaron Pierre, Lamar Johnson, Kiana Madeira, and Marsha Stephanie Blake

Clement Virgo’s staggering adaptation of David Chariandy’s novel, the story of two Jamaican Canadian brothers whose dreams are dashed by violent reality in 1990s Scarborough, is sure to be received as one of the most powerful films of the year – TIFF


Friday, September 9 @ 6:30 pm (VISA Screening Room At Princess of Wales)

Thursday, September 15 @ 2:45pm (TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 1)


Director: Klaus Härö

Writer: Kirsi Vikman & Jimmy Karlsson

Main Cast: James Cosmo, Catherine Walker, and Bríd Brennan

MY SAILOR MY LOVE is a heart-warming drama on timeless love and forgiveness by Director Klaus Härö. Howard, a retired sailor and widower, lives in a house by the sea. His adult daughter Grace hires a carer for her father, a lady in her mature years, Annie. Recluse and stubborn, Howard rejects Annie’s company, but eventually opens his heart and gives his final love a chance. Härö’s previous film, THE FENCER, was nominated for a Golden Globe and shortlisted for an Academy Award.


Friday, September 9 @ 5:45pm (Scotiabank 3)

Tuesday, September 13 @ 2:45pm (Scotiabank 10)

Friday, September 16 @ 9:40pm (Scotiabank 7)


Director: Marie Clements

Writer: Marie Clements

Main Cast: Grace Dove, Phillip Forest Lewitski, Rémy Girard, Karine Vanasse, Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Michelle Thrush, Glen Gould, Gail Maurice, Carla Rae, Cara Gee

An epic account of the life of Cree matriarch Aline Spears that spans generations, Marie Clements’ BONES OF CROWS is a powerful indictment of the abuse of Indigenous peoples as well as a stirring story of resilience and resistance – TIFF


Saturday, September 10 @ 5:45pm (Scotiabank 1)

Thursday, September 15 @ 11:00am (TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 1)


Director: Vera Drew

Writers: Bri LeRose and Vera Drew

Main Cast: Vera Drew, Lynn Downey, Kane Distler, Griffin Kramer, Nathan Faustyn, David Liebe Hart, Tim Heidecker, Ruin Carroll, Bob Odenkirk, Scott Aukerman, Trevor Drinkwater, Denali Winter, Bambi Bell, Dan Curry, Daniella Baker, Sarah Sherman

After years numbing herself with irony and an inhalant called Smylex, an unfunny aspiring clown grapples with gender identity, first love, and old foes all while founding an illegal comedy theatre in Gotham City. It’s a queer coming of age Joker Origin story. Completely unlicensed by DC and Warner Brothers. Starring and directed by Vera Drew (“Beef House,” “Who Is America”) and featuring the work of 200 independent artists on three separate continents, all made during a global pandemic!


Tuesday, September 13 @ 11:59 pm (Royal Alexandra Theatre)

Wednesday, September 14 @ 7:30 pm (Scotiabank 2)

Saturday, September 17 @ 3:30pm (Scotiabank 4)