TIFF16 Canadian Film Line-Up

tiff16-cancon-filmmakersAug, 3 2016 PRESS CONFERENCE -The Toronto International Film Festival announced its lineup of Canadian features and shorts selected to premiers at the 41st running September 8 to 18, 2016.

The lineup includes works from notable directors such as Xavier Dolan, Alanis Obomsawin and Deepa Mehta. There are numerous other films that look promising, especially among the documentary titles and 37 brilliant short films.

Here’s the full lineup of Canadian films at TIFF16:


 Special Presentations

  • April Mullen’s Below Her Mouth
  • Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World
  • Nathan Morlando’s Mean Dreams
  • Kim Nguyen’s Two Lovers and a Bear
  • Bruce McDonald’s Weirdos
  • Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses (The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming)


  • Fred Peabody’s All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and The Spirit of I.F. Stone
  • Nicholas de Pencier’s Black Code
  • Hubert Davis’s Giants of Africa
  • Dilip Mehta’s Mostly Sunny
  • Brigitte Berman’s The River of My Dreams
  • Jamie Kastner’s The Skyjacker’s Tale
  • Hugh Gibson’s The Stairs

Contemporary World Cinema

  • Chloé Robichaud’s Boundaries
  • Juan Andrés Arango’s X Quinientos


  • Anne Émond’s Nelly


  • Tony Elliott’s ARQ
  • Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer
  • Stella Meghie’s Jean of the Joneses
  • Johnny Ma’s Old Stone (won best short)
  • Vincent Biron Prank
  • Ashley McKenzie’s Werewolf


  • Matt Johnson and Jay McCarrol’s nirvanna the band the show (mic archive clip)

TIFF Cinematheque

  • Sidney J. Furie’s A Cool Sound from Hell

Note: Highlighted in bold are films screened by our MIC Interns during the festival.