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Toronto Film Festival to honor Villeneuve and Obomsawin

Jul. 22, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

Filmmakers Denis Villeneuve and Alanis Obomsawin are among those being honored at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. TIFF co-heads Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey said Thursday that Villeneuve will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award and Obomsawin...

Toronto Film Festival to open with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

Jul. 20, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

The adaptation of Broadway hit and Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” Edgar Wright’s ’60s London-themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” are just a few of the major films coming to the Toronto International Film Festival this September. ...

Toronto Film Festival plots in-person, digital edition

Jun. 23, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival is planning an extensive in-person festival in September, a year after turning to virtual red carpets and outdoor screenings because of the pandemic. Festival organizers announced Wednesday that the 45th edition...