Each September, the Toronto International Film Festival screens more than 300 films from over 60 countries, drawing in an estimated 400,000 attendees. The public film festival features movies from all genres in cinema, including Hollywood blockbusters, homegrown comedies, indie movies and foreign films. Considered to be one of the most esteemed film festivals alongside the revered Cannes Film Festival, TIFF is known for its ability to generate “Oscar buzz.”
Tickets for TIFF will go on sale September 6, with Patrons Circle pre-sale beginning August 27.
When is the Toronto International Film Festival?
This year, the fest runs Thursday, September 10, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015.
Toronto Film Festival 2015
10 things we learned at the Toronto International Film Festival
Our cinema picture for the coming months is a lot clearer. Here are 10 takeaways we've gleaned from #TIFF15
Hardcore is Toronto's first under-the-radar sensation
"Have you seen Hardcore yet?" movie snobs are asking with a shy smile at this year's TIFF
The Martian and four more knockouts from the Toronto International Film Festival
At the midpoint, here are the 5 films that have made us sit up and take notice
Toronto Film Festival 2014
Toronto Film Festival 2013
Don Jon, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Jarmusch and sex
Our first day at the fest has sex on the brain, generously onscreen, and long after the love is gone.
12 Years a Slave
We review the festival's first sensation, a triumph from director Steve McQueen.
Q&A: Enough Said's Julia-Louis Dreyfus
The Seinfeld star talks about comic humiliation and working with James Gandolfini.
Dallas Buyers Club, Supermensch, Prisoners
Hustlers play the odds in three studies of brinkmanship.
Toronto Film Festival 2012
Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master
Read our first impressions after the official North American premiere.
Stories We Tell, Anna Karenina, Silver Linings Playbook
David O. Russell and Sarah Polley connect as the fest heats up.
Cloud Atlas, Passion, Spring Breakers
The fest yields a cornucopia of crazy from the Wachowskis and Brian De Palma.
Toronto International Film Festival halftime report
Ambition and go-for-broke nuttiness mark the 2012 edition.
Toronto Film Festival 2011
A preamble: the eight films we're most excited about
From a schedule aching with choices, here's what's unmissable.
Werner Herzog, David Cronenberg and heaviness
Yes, we're chastising a therapy movie for being too talky.
Take This Waltz, Damsels in Distress and more
Director Sarah Polley is still a shaper of fine performances.
Steve McQueen's Shame, a new NYC classic
And then, like that, Toronto offers up a title that makes attendance so rewarding.