Tiff 2015: Discovery, Next Wave, TIFF Kids Programs Round Out This Year’s Massive Lineup

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‘We Monsters’

The final programs for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival have been announced, with the lineups being revealed for the Discovery, Next Wave, and TIFF Kids sections, adding 30 or so more titles to the already massive slate, totaling 399 films (289 features, 110 shorts).

This year’s Tiff runs from September 10 – 20, take a look below for all the newly added entries and be sure to check out the official website at Tiff.net for ticketing and more information.


“A Patch of Fog,” Michael Lennox, United Kingdom, World Premiere

“The Ardennes, “Robin Pront, Belgium, World Premiere

“Beast,” Tom McKeith, Sam McKeith, Australia/Philippines, World Premiere

“Black,” Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Belgium, World Premiere

“Born to Dance,” Tammy Davis, New Zealand, World Premiere

“Dégradé,” Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser, Palestine/France/Qatar, North American Premiere

“Desde Allá,” Lorenzo Vigas, Venezuela, North American Premiere

“Downriver,” Grant Scicluna, Australia, International Premiere

“Eva Nová,” Marko Škop, Slovakia, World Premiere

“Five Nights in Maine,” Maris Curran, USA, World Premiere

“The Here After (Efterskalv),” Magnus von Horn, Poland/Sweden/France, North American Premiere

“Ixcanul,” Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala/France, Canadian Premiere

“James White,” Josh Mond, USA, Canadian Premiere

“Keeper,” Guillaume Senez, Belgium/Switzerland/France, North American Premiere

“Les Cowboys,” Thomas Bidegain, France/Belgium, North American Premiere

“Meghmallar,” Zahidur Rahim Anjan, Bangladesh, World Premiere

“Mountain,” Yaelle Kayam, Israel/Denmark, North American Premiere

“My Name is Emily,” Simon Fitzmaurice, Ireland, North American Premiere

“The Paradise Suite,” Joost van Ginkel, Netherlands/Sweden/Bulgaria, World Premiere

“Semana Santa,” Alejandra Márquez Abella, Mexico, World Premiere

“Spear,” Stephen Page, Australia, World Premiere

“Very Big Shot (Film Kteer Kbeer),” Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya, Lebanon/Qatar, World Premiere

“The Wait (L’attesa),” Piero Messina, Italy, North American Premiere

“We Monsters (Wir Monster),” Sebastian Ko, Germany, North American Premiere

“Wedding Doll (Chatona Meniyar),” Nitzan Gilady, Israel, International Premiere

Previously announced Canadian titles in the Discovery Programme include Stephen Dunn’s “Closet Monster,” Adam Garnet Jones’ “Fire Song,” Jamie M. Dagg’s “River,” Kire Paputts’ “The Rainbow Kid” and Andrew Cividino’s “Sleeping Giant.”


“The Boy and the Beast (Bakemono no ko),” Mamoru Hosoda, Japan, International Premiere

“My Skinny Sister (Min lilla system),” Sanna Lenken, Sweden/Germany, Canadian Premiere

“Phantom Boy,” Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, France/Belgium, North American Premiere

“The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,” Brad Bird, USA, World Premiere

TIFF Next Wave

“As I Open My Eyes (A peine j’ouvre les yeux),” Leyla Bouzid, Tunisia/France/Belgium (Contemporary World Cinema)

“Born To Dance,” Tammy Davis, New Zealand (Discovery)

“The Final Girls,” Todd Strauss-Schulson, USA (Midnight Madness)

“Girls Lost,” Alexandra-Therese Keining, Sweden (Contemporary World Cinema)

“He Named Me Malala,” Davis Guggenheim, USA (TIFF Docs)

“The Idol (Ya Tayr El Tayer),” Hany Abu-Assad, United Kingdom/Palestine/Qatar/ United Arab Emirates (Special Presentations)

“Ixcanul, “Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala/France (Discovery)

“Keeper,” Guillaume Senez, Belgium/Switzerland/France (Discovery)

“My Name is Emily,” Simon Fitzmaurice, Ireland (Discovery)

“Sleeping Giant,” Andrew Cividino, Canada (Discovery)

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