TIFF13 Schedule


Thursday, September 05

7:00 PM 9:59 PM

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Abdellatif Kechiche’s bold, passionate and controversial love story about the tempestuous relationship between a sensitive high-schooler (Adèle Exarchopoulos) and an assertive art student (Léa Seydoux) won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Winter Garden Theatre

Friday, September 06

12:15 PM 2:19 PM

Manila in the Claws of Light

A brilliant fusion of florid melodrama and gritty realism, Lino Brocka’s story of a country boy traversing the myriad pitfalls of Manila’s urban jungle — presented here in a dazzling 4K restoration — is widely considered to be the greatest Philippine film of all time.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Saturday, September 07

9:30 AM 11:43 AM

12 Years a Slave

Director Steve McQueen follows the acclaimed Hunger and Shame with this shocking, based-on-fact story of a 19th-century freeman kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. The enormously talented Chiwetel Ejiofor leads an extraordinary cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Alfre Woodard and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Press & Industry
6:00 PM 7:34 PM

Young & Beautiful

Festival favourite François Ozon (In the House, 8 Women, Under the Sand) directs this coming-of-age chronicle of a young French girl that takes place over four seasons and four songs.

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)

Sunday, September 08

11:00 AM 12:57 PM

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto star in director Jean-Marc Vallée’s (The Young Victoria, C.R.A.Z.Y.) take on the true story of accidental AIDS activist Ron Woodroof, whose cross-border smuggling network brought much-needed treatments into the hands of HIV and AIDS patients neglected by the medical establishment.

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)
6:45 PM 8:21 PM

The Unknown Known

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Fog of War, Standard Operating Procedure) continues his exploration of post-9/11 American imperialism with this riveting, feature-length interview with notorious former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 1

Monday, September 09

3:00 PM 4:33 PM


George Clooney and Sandra Bullock star in this highly anticipated 3D space thriller from acclaimed director Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men, Y Tu Mamá También).

Princess of Wales

Tuesday, September 10

6:45 PM 8:09 PM


In this engrossing survival thriller set during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942, a stranded Australian airman and a Chinese resistance fighter band together to fight their way out of a forbidding jungle wilderness.

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Wednesday, September 11

9:00 AM 10:44 AM


Quebecois director Louise Archambault follows her smart and refreshing debut feature Familia with this tender drama about a developmentally challenged young woman’s quest for independence and sexual freedom.

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
4:00 PM 5:53 PM

An Autumn Afternoon

The sublime final film from Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu is as great in its way as his earlier masterpieces Tokyo Story and Early Summer.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4
5:30 PM 7:22 PM

Child's Pose

Romanian director Calin Peter Netzer won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for this sardonic tale about a wealthy, aging Bucharest matriarch who greases more palms than she can shake as she tries to buy her son’s way out of a hit-and-run conviction.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 1

Thursday, September 12

11:59 PM 1:39 AM


A mild-mannered family man with a secret taste for S&M finds himself pursued by a gang of ruthless dominatrices — each with a unique talent — in this hilarious and bizarre take on the sex comedy from Japanese comedy giant Hitoshi Matsumoto (Big Man Japan, Symbol).

Ryerson Theatre

Friday, September 13

10:00 AM 11:29 AM

The Amazing Catfish

A lonely young woman becomes a live-in caregiver for an ailing but indomitable matriarch and her brood of kids, in this joyful and wonderfully naturalistic comedy-drama.

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Saturday, September 14

9:45 AM 11:29 AM

Abuse of Weakness

An extraordinary collaboration between two legends of French cinema, Catherine Breillat’s brutally candid autobiographical drama stars Isabelle Huppert as a stroke-afflicted filmmaker manipulated by a notorious con man.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
2:30 PM 4:27 PM


Nicolas Cage stars as a hard-living ex-con who becomes friend and protector for a hard-luck kid (Tye Sheridan; The Tree of Life, Mud), in this contemporary Southern gothic tale from acclaimed filmmaker David Gordon Green (George Washington, All the Real Girls).

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)

Sunday, September 15

12:15 PM 2:01 PM

Attila Marcel

Director Sylvain Chomet (The Triplets of Belleville, The Illusionist) invokes memories of Buster Keaton and Jacques Tati in his first live-action film, about a mute, sweet-natured man-child whose reawakened childhood memories unleash marvellous musical fantasies.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
3:00 PM 4:47 PM

Under the Skin

Scarlett Johansson stars as a voracious alien seductress who scours remote highways and backroads for human prey, in this sci-fi thriller from director Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast, Birth).

Ryerson Theatre