The Announcement Of Some Of The Big Films That Will Be Playing The Toronto International Film Festival

Last anniversary saw the advertisement of some of the big films that will be arena the Toronto International Blur Anniversary in September. We’ll accept a briefing of images from some of these soon, but in the concurrently the lineups for the Documentary affairs and that consistently entertianing Midnight Madness accept been revealed.

On the doc side, TIFF appear films such as Ken Burns‘ The Central Park Five, Alex Gibney‘s Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, and Marina Zenovich’s Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out, which follow’s
Zenovich’s own ’08 blur Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired.

On the Midnight Madness side, there are premieres that we’re aflame about, such as the abhorrence album The ABC’s of Death, and Martin McDonagh‘s new blur Seven Psychopaths (pictured above), which is his long-awaited abutting blur afterwards In Bruges. Rob Zombie is bringing The Lords of Salem, and Don Coscarelli‘s new annual John Dies at the End will appearance up, too.

Find a big annual of new TIFF films, abounding of which could become some of our big credibility of absorption for backward 2012 and abundant of 2013, afterwards the break.

In accession to the programs listed below, there are films added to the TIFF Kids calendar  (such as Finding Nemo 3D and Hotel Transylvania) and a affairs of adequate films that includes Dial M For Murder, Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini, and Roman Polanski’s Tess.

First, the TIFF doc lineup:

9.79* by Daniel Gordon, United Kingdom Apple Premiere
Daniel Gordon’s 9.79* looks at the bequest of the 100-metre men’s final at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, back gold advocate Ben Johnson activated complete for anabolic steroids and aspersion reigned. For the aboriginal time ever, the eight athletes who ran that abominable hunt acquaint their story.

Artifact by Bartholomew Cubbins, USA Apple Premiere
The bandage Thirty Seconds to Mars and advance accompanist Jared Leto action an acute accusation with EMI while autograph songs for their album This is War.

A Apple Not Ours by Mahdi Fleifel, United Kingdom/Lebanon/Denmark Apple Premiere
A Apple Not Ours is an intimate, generally humorous, annual of three ancestors of banishment in the refugee affected of Ain El-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a abundance of claimed recordings and actual footage, it is a acute and anecdotic abstraction of belonging, accord and family.

The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark/Norway/United Kingdom Apple Premiere
In a abode area killers are acclaimed as heroes, these filmmakers claiming unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The aftereffect is a surreal, accurate journey, not alone into the memories and imaginations of accumulation murderers, but additionally into a angrily blah administration of bribery and impunity. Executive produced by Errol Morris.

As if We Were Catching a Cobra by Hala Alabdalla, Syria/France Apple Premiere
Initially advised as a documentary attack into the art of burlesque in Egypt and Syria, back the insurgencies breach out in both countries, Syrian administrator Hala Alabdalla ends up cartoon an electrifying, intimate, amorous blur on the assured application of Arab artists angry for abandon and justice.

Camp 14 — Total Control Zone by Marc Wiese, Germany North American Premiere
This is the chance of a man who was built-in and grew up in a Gulag-style North-Korean camp. Afterwards his escape at the age of 23, he discovers the “outside world” for the aboriginal time. The blur relays his absurd story, as able-bodied as those of his adolescent inmates and bastille guards. Featuring Shin Dong-Huyk, Hyuk Kwon and Oh Yangnam.

The Central Park Bristles by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, USA North American Premiere
The Central Park Bristles tells the chance of how bristles atramentous and Latino teenagers were abominably bedevilled of raping the Central Park Jogger and how a blitz to acumen by the police, media clamoring for amazing stories, and an affronted accessible contributed to that abortion of justice.

Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Chance by Brad Bernstein, USA North American Premiere
Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Chance depicts one man’s wild, life-long chance of testing civic boundaries through his use of destructive art. This blur combines acceptable documentary storytelling with aboriginal action from over 70 years annual of art from the apostate children’s book columnist and illustrator. Featuring Tomi Ungerer, Maurice Sendak, Jules Feiffer, Steven Heller and Michael Patrick Hearn.

Fidaï by Damien Ounouri, France/Algeria/Qatar/China/Kuwait Apple Premiere
An awfully appropriate accolade of unsung accustomed heroes of revolutions draws the affectionate annual of El Hadi, a seventy-year-old adept of the Algerian War of Independence, filming the accepted anamnesis of years in combat, with its glories, traumas and bequest of violence.

First Comes Love by Nina Davenport, USA Apple Premiere
With the bracingly honest, occasionally amusing and ultimately affective Aboriginal Comes Love, Davenport examines husband-free parenthood. From hormone injections to post-natal chaos, Davenport chronicles her own abundance — including her accepted family’s acknowledgment to it. She reflects aloft a rapidly alteration world, accouterment a wry and astute annual that keeps the eyewitness acquainted in and absorbed by the chaotic accompaniment of avant-garde reproduction.

The Gatekeepers by Dror Moreh, Israel/France/Germany/Belgium International Premiere
Charged with administering Israel’s war on terror, the arch of the Shin Bet — Israel’s abstruse annual bureau — is present at the crossroad of every accommodation made. For the aboriginal time ever, six aloft active of the bureau accede to allotment their insights and reflect about on their accomplishments and decisions — alms an complete annual of their adventures and attitudes during, and after, their service.

The Girl from the South by José Luis García, Argentina International Premiere
Filmmaker José Luis García was absorbed by a adolescent Korean apprentice activist he met in 1989 in North Korea. The administrator begins his chance to ask her how she beyond the best adherent borderland in the apple and what happened to her dreams afterwards the abatement of communism.

How to Make Money Affairs Drugs by Matthew Cooke, USA Apple Premiere
How To Make Money Affairs Drugs offers a annoying glimpse into the lives of those on both abandon of the “war on drugs,” carrying a assorted and different angle on the accountable through interviews with 50 Cent, Eminem, The Wire ambassador David Simon, Arianna Huffington, Woody Harrelson, Eminem, Susan Sarandon and abominable biologic arbiter “Freeway” Rick Ross.

Iceberg Slim: Annual of a Pimp by Jorge Hinojosa, USA Apple Premiere
Iceberg Slim: Annual of a Pimp examines the agitated activity of Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to columnist of seven groundbreaking books. These books were the bearing of Street Lit and explored the apple of the ghetto in abrasive and anapestic detail and accept fabricated him a cultural icon. Interviews with Iceberg Slim, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, Ice-T, Quincy Jones and Snoop Dogg.

London – The Avant-garde Babylon by Julien Temple, United Kingdom International Premiere
London – The Avant-garde Babylon is allegorical administrator Julien Temple’s ballsy time-travelling boating to the amore of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to alarming thinkers, political radicals and — aloft all — accustomed people, this is the chance of London’s immigrants, its bohemians and how calm they afflicted the burghal forever.

Lunarcy! by Simon Ennis, Canada Apple Premiere
With wry humour and affection, Simon Ennis’ Lunarcy! follows a disparate accumulation of dreamers and schemers who allotment one affair in common: they’ve all adherent their lives to the Moon. From the aloft amateur who’s fabricated millions affairs Moon lots to the adolescent man who’s bound to abandon for Luna (permanently), Lunarcy! is a affecting and banana annual of passion, adroitness and benevolent dreams.

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God by Alex Gibney, USA Apple Premiere
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exposes the corruption of ability in the Catholic Church and a camouflage that apprehension its way from the row houses of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, through the bald broke choirs of Ireland’s churches all the way to the accomplished appointment of the Vatican.

Men At Lunch by Seán Ó Cualáin, Ireland International Premiere
Narrated by Fionnula Flanagan, Men at Lunch reveals the arresting untold chance abaft one of the best iconic images of the 20th century, Lunch aloft a Skyscraper, taken on the 69th attic of the Rockefeller Building in the autumn of 1932. Allotment homage, allotment investigation, Men at Lunch is the complete account of an American icon, an aberrant hunt to the sky and the immigrant workers who congenital New York.

More Than Honey by Markus Imhoof, Germany/Austria/Switzerland North American Premiere
Einstein already said: “If the bee disappears from the apparent of the earth, man would accept no added than four years to live.” In the accomplished bristles years, billions of honeybees artlessly vanished for affidavit still obscure. If the bees accumulate dying, there will be desperate furnishings for bodies as well: added than one third of our aliment assembly depends on pollination by honeybees and their lives and deaths are affiliated to ours.

No Abode on Apple by Janet Tobias, USA/United Kingdom/Germany Apple Premiere
While mapping out the better cavern arrangement in Ukraine, charlatan and investigator Chris Nicola discovers affirmation that bristles Jewish families spent about a year and a bisected in the aphotic caves to escape the Nazis. This is the chance of the longest ceaseless underground adaptation in recorded animal history.

Reincarnated by Andrew Capper, USA Apple Premiere
Legendary hiphop brilliant Snoop Dogg campaign to Jamaica to almanac a new album and asperse himself in the island’s music and culture. Afterwards decades as America’s ultimate gangsta, Snoop seeks a added airy path.

Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out by Marina Zenovich, USA Apple Premiere
In 2009, acclaimed administrator Roman Polanski was arrested at the Zurich Blur Festival. His weekend chance angry into a 10-month imprisonment. Zenovich’s hunt up to Wanted and Desired — which some say was one of the affidavit for Polanski’s arrest — explores the camp affray of politics, celebrity amends and the media.

The Abstruse Disco Revolution by Jamie Kastner, Canada Apple Premiere
A cheeky, adult documentary-hybrid, The Abstruse Disco Revolution wraps complete celebrity interviews — The Village People, Gloria Gaynor, Kool and the Gang — archetypal glitter-era footage and music in a amusing new amalgamation that never lets you stop dancing continued abundant to adjudge what’s complete and what’s satire.

Shepard & Dark by Treva Wurmfeld, USA Apple Premiere
Remember back abutting accompany corresponded by letters? Back affectionate thoughts about life, ancestors and bloodshed were hand-written or typed on the page, with abounding anticipation accustomed to every word? This is the affectionate of accord that Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark had.

Show Stopper: The Theatrical Activity of Garth Drabinsky by Barry Avrich, Canada Apple Premiere
One of the best abominable moguls, Garth Drabinsky’s absurd chance is the best affecting and aberrant acceleration to and abatement from ability in appearance business history. Appearance Stopper appearance interviews with artists who admired him, industry players who battled him and the media who agitated gallons of ink chronicling his biggy career.

State 194 by Dan Setton, Israel/Palestine/USA Apple Premiere
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to authenticate that his bodies were admirable of statehood, alarming them to change their afterlife and seek U.N. membership. Since then, they’ve fabricated arresting progress, but the political quagmire threatens to abort the best able befalling for accord in years. From Participant Media, the aggregation abaft Waiting for Superman and An Inconvenient Truth.

Storm Surfers 3D by Christopher Nelius and Justin McMillan, Australia Apple Premiere
Storm Surfers 3D is an epic, character-driven chance documentary afterward two best accompany on their chance to coursing bottomward and ride the better and best alarming after-effects in the world. Aussie tow-surfing fable Ross Clarke-Jones and backstab apple best Tom Carroll admit the advice of cream diviner Ben Matson, and calm they clue and hunt behemothic storms beyond the Abundant Southern Ocean.

The Walls of Dakar by Abdoul Aziz Cissé, Senegal International Premiere
A attenuate documentary that chronicles Dakar’s unplanned, ad-lib mural frescos, produced by bordering painters, rappers and taggers, that functioned, until the city’s insurgency, as one of its attenuate sites for free, uncensored announcement and the affliction for articulating citizenship. Visually captivating, an chant of Dakar’s unrepentant anarchical spirit of its accustomed artists.

Then we’ve got the Midnight Madness program, which is generally one of the best curated brand anniversary programs around:

The ABCs of Death Apple Premiere

Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Adrián García Bogliano, Bruno Forzani & Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Xavier Gens, Jorge Michel Grau, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard, and Yûdai Yamaguchi
Twenty-six directors… 26 means to die! The ABCs Of Death is conceivably the best aggressive album blur anytime conceived, featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s arch talents in abreast brand film. With anniversary administrator assigned a letter of the alphabet, they were again accustomed chargeless rein in allotment a chat to actualize a chance involving a account of mortality. It’s an alphabetical armory of abolition orchestrated by some of the best agitative names in all-around abhorrence including Ben Wheatley (Kill List), Ti West (House of the Devil), Jason Eisener (Hobo With A Shotgun), Adam Wingard (You’re Next), Xavier Gens (Frontieres), and Nacho Vigalondo (Time Crimes).

Aftershock by Nicolás López, USA/Chile Apple Premiere
In Chile, an American tourist’s vacation goes from acceptable to abundant back he meets some admirable women travellers. But back an convulsion confusion the underground bistro they’re in, a fun night bound turns to terror. Escaping to the apparent is aloof the alpha as they face awful anarchy aloft ground. Starring Eli Roth and Selena Gomez.

The Bay by Barry Levinson, USA Apple Premiere
A barbarous and agonizing blur about a baleful parasite, The Bay chronicles the coast of a baby Maryland boondocks into complete terror.

Come Out and Play by Makinov, Mexico Apple Premiere
Beth and Francis vacation afore the bearing of their child. Francis insists on venturing to a added serene island, Beth cautiously agrees. They set out to a admirable island, but anon ascertain it’s mysteriously abandoned, and the alone bodies on the island are children. Beth and Francis are le

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