DRAMA | 110 MIN | FRENCH, VIETNAMESE, ENGLISH | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE
A man decides to sell everything to return to Viet-Nâm but his ex-stepson brings along an abandoned child.
Ky Nam Le Duc
OPENING NIGHT SELECTION
DOCUMENTARY | 83 MIN | FRENCH, HAITIAN CREOLE | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE
The inspiring journey of Alain Philoctète, a Haitian artist and activist who dreams of developing a permaculture project in his native country despite his ongoing battle with cancer.
CLOSING NIGHT SELECTION
HORROR/THRILLER | ENGLISH | 84 MIN | CANADA
Girl (Fatima Maziani) is a homicidal woman who wants to be a law-abiding citizen, but sadly is drawn to the wrong people. Boy (director Ramin Fahrenheit), her lovelorn drug dealer, has other ideas.
DRAMA | 76 MIN | FRENCH | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE
In his Philosophy classes, Frederick aims to instill notions of ethics and wisdom into his disinterested students. Éloïse, the school janitor, is finally in a relationship but her daughter Cassandra cannot tolerate her new partner, herself enthralled by a burning desire for an older man - a partner possessive and brutal in his relations - and all these passions, subordinate to a disloyal environment.
DOCUMENTARY | ENGLISH, JAPANESE | 77 MIN | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE
A filmmaker's personal journey to reconnect her with her successful sister leaves her caught in a quest to unify the opposing forces in her life.
DRAMA | ENGLISH | 89 MIN | CANADA
Fearing for his life amidst a suicide epidemic, Nolan's mother sends him to live in Ft Qu'Appelle where he meets a quirky residential school survivor who helps him find his place in a history.
DRAMA | ENGLISH | 91 MIN | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE
When a sixteen year-old stigmatic Métis girl is kidnapped from a small town, three different religious factions vie for control over her upon her eventual return.
HORROR/THRILLER | ENGLISH | 90 MIN | CANADA | ONTARIO PREMIERE
After three years in prison, Willow Song is released on parole with the strict condition that she is to have no contact with her former gang life or her gang leader brother, Mission — her only surviving relative. Her tenuous life on parole is put into serious jeopardy after a series of setbacks. Willow is again plunged back into her former world including her dark shadow self that may be more real than fiction.
DRAMA | ENGLISH | 83 MIN | CANADA | ONTARIO PREMIERE
Frank, a homeless alcoholic, lives a fruitless existence consisting of bottle picking by day and drunkenness by night. A strange find in a garbage bin one day leads to a change in perspective.
DRAMA | ENGLISH | 61 MIN | CANADA | WORLD PREMIERE
In 1996, Pooja, a teenage girl, has a crush on a white boy who resembles many tv heartthrobs, but growing up in a predominantly "brown" neighbourhood proves challenging to such ideas about romance.