This year's festival opens with Sally El Hosaini's The Swimmers and closes with Mary Harron's Dalíland. It is a hybrid event but takes place primarily in person, with the return of its popular networking events.

The festival runs from 8 to 18 September.

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Driving Madeleine
Driving Madeleine
A taxi driver drives a passenger across Paris as she recalls her life.
While We Watched
While We Watched
A turbulent newsroom drama which intimately chronicles the working days of broadcast journalist Ravish Kumar as he navigates a spiralling world of truth and disinformation.
Amanda
Amanda
As far as 24-year-old Amanda can remember, she has never had friends. It’s the thing she desires most. When she finds out that as infants she and Rebecca had spent a lot of time together, Amanda settles on her new mission: convincing her that they are still best friends.
My Imaginary Country
My Imaginary Country
Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile's capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.
Falcon Lake
Falcon Lake
A young teenager falls in love with an older girl while on holiday.
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
A giant talkative frog, a lost cat, and a tsunami help a bank employee, his wife and a schizophrenic accountant to save Tokyo from an earthquake and find a meaning to their lives.
Chevalier
Chevalier
The true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, who rises to heights in French society as a composer before an ill-fated love affair.
Free Money
Free Money
When universal basic income (UBI) comes to the Kenyan village of Kogutu, lives are forever changed.
Plan 75
Plan 75
In a near future Japan, over-75s are offered a payment to encourage them to accept an assisted death.
Riceboy Sleeps
Riceboy Sleeps
A Korean single mother raises her young son in the suburbs of Nineties Canada, determined to provide a better life for him than the one she left behind.
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Toronto International Film Festival Features

Stitching in feelings
Maryam Touzani on the inspiration for The Blue Caftan and its emotional fabric
Still human
Chie Hayakawa on age, empathy and Plan 75
From make-up.. to natural blusher
Léa Seydoux on coming over all coy with Daniel Craig and Melvil Poupaud
Portraits of modern life
Mia Hansen-Løve on Léa Seydoux, Pascal Greggory, Kafka, ghosts and One Fine Morning
The functional and the representational
Marie Kreutzer on Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the biographies of Sisi, and Corsage
Control, numbers and measurements
Marie Kreutzer on Vicky Krieps, Camille, and the look of Corsage
A gran plan for action
Martika Ramirez Escobar on the evolving worlds of Leonor Will Never Die
Walk through fear
Nan Goldin, Laura Poitras, Harry Cullen and Megan Kapler on All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
'This is not the story of trans experience. It is a story of trans experience'
Director Luis De Filippis and star Carmen Madonia talk about family and being yourself in Something You Said Last Night
On the money
John Barker, Jaques De Silva, Shamilla Miller, Keenan Arrison and Bronté Snell talk further about The Umbrella Men
Getting away with it
John Barker, Jaques De Silva, Shamilla Miller, Keenan Arrison and Bronté Snell on The Umbrella Men
A world of contrast
Laura Baumeister on working with contradictions, children and animals in Daughter Of Rage
Looking for lost magic
Jonas Chernick on writing and starring in The End Of Sex
Streaming Spotlight: Toronto triumphs
Films that took home the coveted audience awards at the festival
Flowing between genres
Elena López Riera on mixing fact and fiction in The Water
Shaping myths
Elena López Riera on the shifting nature of stories and gender roles in The Water
A world in miniature
Erige Sehiri reflects on the origin and themes of Under The Fig Trees
From Joyland to the Corner Office
Tribeca-bound producer on Cannes winner and the joy of storytelling
Beauty is scary.. looks are a currency
Director Ruben Östlund on the starting point for Triangle Of Sadness
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