Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Unveils CWC, City to City

Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Unveils CWC, City to City

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Toronto film festival organisers have programmed features from 42 countries in the Contemporary World Cinema (CWC) programme and unveiled eight South Korean selections in the City To City.

CWC features latest work by Jessica Hausner, Rolf de Heer, Christian Zübert and Ryuichi Hiroki, among others.

For the third year, TIFF (Sept 4-14) has partnered with the University of Toronto's Munk School Of Global Affairs on the Contemporary World Speakers series, pairing five films in selection with expert scholars.

The Contemporary World Speakers series is programmed in conjunction with the TIFF Adult Learning department.CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA

WP = World premiere / NAP = North American premiere / IP = International premiere / CP = Canadian premiere.

Aire Libre (Argentina), Anahí Berneri IP

Amour Fou (Austria-Luxembourg-Germany), Jessica Hausner NAP

Behavior (Conducta) (Cuba), Ernesto Daranas CP

Bird People (France), Pascale Ferran NAP

Black Souls (Anime Nere) (Italy), Francesco Munzi IP

Breathe (Respire) (France), Mélanie Laurent NAP

Charlie's Country (Australia), Rolf de Heer NAP*John Stackhouse, senior fellow at the Munk School Of Global Affairs, will speak about Charlie's Country in a Q&A session following the second screening of the film.

Cut Snake (Australia), Tony Ayres IP

The Dark Horse (New Zealand) James Napier Robertson IP

Don't Breathe (La Faille) (France), Nino Kirtadze WP

The Farewell Party (Mita Tova) (Germany-Israel), Sharon Maymon, Tal Granit NAP

Frailer (Brozer) (Netherlands), Mijke de Jong WP

Gett, The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem (Gett, Le Procès De Vivane Amsalem) (France-Germany-Israel), Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz NAP*Janice Stein, director of the Munk School Of Global Affairs, will speak about Gett, The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem in a Q&A session following the second screening of the film.

Girlhood (Bande De Filles) (France), Céline Sciamma, NAP

The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja) (Finland), Dome Karukoski WP

High Society (Le Beau Monde) (France), Julie Lopes Curval IP

Impunity (South Africa), Jyoti Mistry WP

In The Crosswind (Risttuules) (Estonia), Martti Helde IP

Itsi Bitsi (Denmark-Sweden) Ole Christian Madsen WP

Justice (Hustisya) (Philippines), Joel Lamangan IP

Kabukicho Love Hotel (Sayonara Kabukicho) (Japan), Ryuichi Hiroki WP

Kill Me Three Times (Australia), Kriv Stenders WP

Labyrinth Of Lies (Im Labyrinth Des Schweigens) (Germany), Giulio Ricciarelli WP

Leopardi (Il Giovane Favoloso) (Italy), Mario Martone IP

The Lesson (Urok) (Bulgaria-Greece), Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov WP

Li'l Quinquin (P'tit Quinquin) (France), Bruno Dumont NAP

Lulu (Argentina), Luis Ortega WP

Margarita, With A Straw (India), Shonali Bose WP

Meet Me In Montenegro (USA-Germany-Norway), Alex Holdridge, Linnea Saasen WP

Men Who Save The World (Lelaki Harapan Dunia) (Malaysia-Netherlands-Germany-France), Liew Seng Tat NAP

Mirage (Délibáb) (Hungary-Slovakia), Szabolcs Hajdu WP

Modris (Latvia-Germany-Greece), Juris Kursietis WP

Not My Type (Pas Son Genre) (Belgium-France), Lucas Belvaux CP

Out Of Nature (Mot Naturen) (Norway), Ole Giæver WP

The Owners (Kazakhstan), Adilkhan Yerzhanov NAP

Partners In Crime (Kong Feng) (Taiwan), Chang Jung-Chi NAP

The Reaper (Kosac) (Croatia-Slovenia), Zvonimir Juric IP

Red Rose (France-Greece-Iran), Sepideh Farsi WP*Ron Deibert, director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School Of Global Affairs, will speak about Red Rose in a Q&A session following the second screening of the film. …

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