Tiff 2019: Documentary and Discovery Programs Announced

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In addition to the wonderful Midnight Madness lineup, the folks at the Toronto International Film Festival have also revealed the lineups for their Documentary and Discovery programs. Chiara Malta‘s Simple Women was picked as the Discovery opening night film and Feras Fayyad‘s The Cave was chosen as the Tiff Docs opening night film.

Take a look below for the full list of both sections and click here to view all the previously announced titles in the festival. For more information, visit tiff.net.

Films screening as part of the Discovery programme include:

1982 Oualid Mouaness | United States/Lebanon/Norway/Qatar
World Premiere

AFRICA Oren Gerner | Israel
World Premiere

The Antenna ( Bina ) Orçun Behram | Turkey
World Premiere

The Audition ( Das Vorspiel ) Ina Weisse | Germany/France
World Premiere

August ( Agosto ) Armando Capó | Cuba/Costa Rica/France
World Premiere

Black Conflux Nicole Dorsey | Canada
World Premiere

Bring Me Home ( Na-reul cha-ja-jwo ) Kim Seung-woo | South Korea
World Premiere

A Bump Along The Way Shelly Love | United Kingdom
International Premiere

Calm With Horses Nick Rowland | United Kingdom/Ireland
World Premiere

Certified Mail ( Bi Elm El Wossul ) Hisham Saqr | Egypt
World Premiere

Comets Tamar Shavgulidze | Georgia
World Premiere

Disco Jorunn Myklebust Syversen | Norway
World Premiere

Easy Land Sanja Zivkovic | Canada
World Premiere

Entwined Minos Nikolakakis | Greece
World Premiere

The Giant David Raboy | USA
World Premiere

The Good Intentions ( Las Buenas Intenciones ) Ana García Blaya | Argentina
World Premiere

Hearts and Bones Ben Lawrence | Australia
International Premiere

Hope ( Håp ) Maria Sødahl | Norway/Sweden
World Premiere

Kuessipan Myriam Verreault | Canada
World Premiere

Lina from Lima María Paz González | Chile/Argentina/Peru
World Premiere

The Lost Okoroshi Abba Makama | Nigeria
World Premiere

Love Me Tender Klaudia Reynicke | Switzerland
International Premiere

Murmur Heather Young | Canada
World Premiere

My Life as a Comedian ( En komikers uppväxt ) Rojda Sekersöz | Sweden/Belgium
World Premiere

Noura’s Dream Hinde Boujemaa | Tunisia/Belgium/France
World Premiere

The Obituary of Tunde Johnson Ali LeRoi | USA
World Premiere

Pompei Anna Falguères, John Shank | Belgium/Canada/France
World Premiere

Raf Harry Cepka | Canada/USA
World Premiere

The Rest of Us Aisling Chin-Yee | Canada
World Premiere

Sea Fever Neasa Hardiman | Ireland/Sweden/Belgium/United Kingdom
World Premiere

* Discovery Opening Film *
Simple Women
Chiara Malta | Italy/Romania
World Premiere

Sole Carlo Sironi | Italy/Poland
International Premiere

Son-Mother ( Pesar-Madar ) Mahnaz Mohammadi | Iran/Czech Republic
World Premiere

Stories From The Chestnut Woods ( Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov ) Gregor Božič | Slovenia/Italy
World Premiere

Sweetness in the Belly Zeresenay Berhane Mehari | Ireland/Canada
World Premiere

Two of Us ( Deux ) Filippo Meneghetti | France/Luxembourg/Belgium
World Premiere

ZANA Antoneta Kastrati | Albania/Kosovo
World Premiere


Films screening as part of the TIFF Docs programme include:

And We Go Green Fisher Stevens, Malcolm Venville | USA
World Premiere

The Australian Dream Daniel Gordon | Australia/United Kingdom
International Premiere

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator Eva Orner | USA
World Premiere

The Capote Tapes Ebs Burnough | United Kingdom
World Premiere

* TIFF Docs Opening Film *
The Cave Feras Fayyad | Syria/Denmark/Germany/USA/Qatar
World Premiere

Citizen K Alex Gibney | USA/United Kingdom
North American Premiere

Collective ( Colectiv ) Alexander Nanau | Romania/Luxembourg
North American Premiere

Coppers Alan Zweig | Canada
World Premiere

The Cordillera of Dreams ( La Cordillera de los Sueños ) Patricio Guzmán | France/Chile
North American Premiere

Cunningham Alla Kovgan | Germany/France/USA
World Premiere

Dads Bryce Dallas Howard | USA
World Premiere

Desert One Barbara Kopple | USA
World Premiere

I Am Not Alone Garin Hovannisian | Armenia/USA
World Premiere

Ibrahim: A Fate to Define Lina Al Abed | Lebanon/Palestine/Denmark/Qatar/Slovenia
North American Premiere

The Kingmaker Lauren Greenfield | USA/Denmark
Canadian Premiere

Letter to the Editor Alan Berliner | USA
World Premiere

Love Child Eva Mulvad | Denmark
World Premiere

My English Cousin Karim Sayad | Switzerland/Qatar
World Premiere

Paris Stalingrad Hind Meddeb | France
International Premiere

Ready for War Andrew Renzi | USA
World Premiere

Red Penguins Gabe Polsky | USA/Russia
World Premiere

Sing Me A Song Thomas Balmès | France/Germany/Switzerland
World Premiere

There’s Something in the Water Ellen Page, Ian Daniel | Canada
World Premiere

This Is Not a Movie Yung Chang | Canada/Germany
World Premiere

Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Mark Cousins | United Kingdom
World Premiere

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