7 to 17 fest, tiff promised a varied mix of films by both seasoned and new directors, the latter represented in near-record numbers: more than 30 per cent of the films are by first-time feature directors.
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Notable newcomers include, trailer Park Boys star Cory Bowles, black Cop, a satire about the title cop and the privileged community he patrols; Kathleen Hepburns powerful family drama.Eye on Juliet Alan Zweig there is a House Here Mina Shum meditation Park Ingrid Veninger (.THE carter effect, an uninterrupted production, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.It is exciting to see a new wave of Canadian first-time feature directors play with genres and take risks, said tiff senior programmer Steve Gravestock.Besides Harron, familiar names returning with new works include Alanis Obomsawin (.Back in 1999, you couldnt find a better show in the city of Toronto than Vince Carter at the Air Canada Centre.Tiff veterans are in abundance in the Canadian contingent.World premieres of Mary Harrons, alias Grace and a doc on basketball star Vince Carters Raptors years are among the Canadian highlights for next months Toronto International Film Festival.Check out the teaser in the video below.Manage Profile, newsletters, sign Out, during the Saturday premiere taglio termico e taglio freddo of, the Carter Effect, the Princess of Wales Theatre welcomed rap royalty and sovereigns of sport with thousands swarming the street to see the likes of LeBron James, Drake and Chris Bosh.Drake fans were met with bitter disappointment when the rapper, an executive producer on the film, arrived late and hurried from his car into the theatre without indulging the crowd.TOP stories, delivered TO your inbox.Black kite ; and Métis filmmaker Wayne Wapeemukwas.Unveiling its 26-title Canuck features slate Wednesday for the Sept.Long Time Running, a doc on the final tour of the Tragically Hip.AVA, a drama about an Iranian teenager at the crossroads of life; former Afghan refugee Tarique Qayumis Afghanistan-set drama.NEW newsletterlights, camera, reaction, sIGN.Never Steady, Never Still ; Molly McGlynns, mary Goes Round, a drama about an addiction counsellor with her own substance-abuse issues; Sadaf Foroughis.Another hot ticket is Sean Menards.Sign UP, more from The Star Partners.
The Carter Effect, a doc on NBA All-Star Vince Carters outsized impact on Toronto during his six years (1998-2004) as a member of the Toronto Raptors basketball team.