More films have been added to the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival lineup. Three additional titles will be shown as celebratory presentations, two of which have been directed or shared by women: “The Good House” and “Silent Night.” The former, from Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky, tells the story of a realtor whose life begins to unravel when he reconnects with an ex, and the latter, directed by Camille Griffin, is a comedy that sees an extended family come together to celebrate Christmas in the country.
Eight specials have been added, three directed by women. The list includes the Canadian premiere of Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” a Western film about brothers who run a cattle ranch in Montana. Also on-screen titles are Eva Huson’s “Mothering Sunday”, a picture of a handmaiden period, and “The Wolf” by Natalie Biancheri, the story of a man believed to be a wolf trapped in a human body.
TIFF has also unveiled its lists of contemporary world cinema and discovery. The former includes Cannes winner الفائز “Untie,” Kira Kovalenko’s portrait of a young woman struggling to bear the weight of her family ties, the latter featuring her handsome first film, “Accelerate.”
Director Patricia Cardoso and star America Ferrera are set to visit “Real Women Have Curves” as part of TIFF’s Rewind programme. Collaborators will discuss the endearing story of maturation, which premiered internationally at TIFF in 2002.
TIFF will take place from 8 to 18 September. Head to Deadline to check out all the newly announced titles. as such Previously announcedThis year’s lineup includes performances from Mia Hansen-Løve, Céline Sciamma and Danis Goulet.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, singer and activist Alanis Obomsawine Received Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media It will be celebrated at the TIFF Tribute Awards.