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Entries tagged International Showcase

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Out of Iraq

May 26, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 5:00 PM | 81 min.

International Showcase
Follow the journey of Nayyef and Btoo, a gay Iraqi couple, as they meet, fall in love and struggle to reunite, in the moving documentary, Out Of Iraq. Nayyef and Btoo meet during the height of the ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Extra Terrestrials

May 26, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 9:30 PM | 110 min.

International Showcase
Astrophysicists in love, a chicken farmer’s war against corruption, and a family where everyone has a secret are all a part of this wonderfully eccentric and original coming out story.Teresa ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Woman on Fire

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 12:00 PM | 90 min.

International Showcase
In February 2015, The Village Voice heralded the arrival of "New York’s Bravest"— Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender firefighter in New York City.As a third-generation firefighter, ... More Info Add to festival planner

Center of My World

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 4:15 PM | 115 min.

International Showcase
Adapted from Andreas Steinhöfel's the bestselling young adult novel, Center of My World chronicles the ups and downs of first love and long-hidden familial secrets.Phil is an out teen living in a ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Apricot Groves

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 10:00 PM | 80 min.

International Showcase
In light of cultural and familial obligations, to what lengths will someone go for the person they love? The characters in Apricot Groves wrestle with their identities against an inhospitable ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Small Talk

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 12:00 PM | 88 min.

International Showcase
Small Talk filmmaker Hui-chen Huang sets off on a personal journey to break her family's silence and unlock a devastating secret that has kept her mother, a detached, lesbian Taoist priestess, a ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Bad Girl

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 9:30 PM | 87 min.

International Showcase
A throwback to the thrillers of the 90s, Bad Girl is Single White Female meets Gone Girl, a sexy, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride we have all been waiting for.Amy is a troubled teen. After an ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Bebe

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 3 | 5:30 PM | 67 min.

International Showcase
Inspired by actual experiences, Bebe chronicles the fictional life of Bebe Goldberg, an Israeli transgender cabaret star.Through archival footage and interviews with a variety of people, among ... More Info Add to festival planner

Sensitivity Training

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 3 | 7:15 PM | 87 min.

International Showcase
Melissa Finell’s quirky workplace comedy introduces us to an uncongenial microbiologist whose social skills desperately need fine-tuning.Dr. Serena Wolfe has an incredible capacity for ripping ... More Info Add to festival planner

Handsome Devil

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 7:30 PM | 95 min.

International Showcase
A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his new roommate, in this delightful coming-of-age tale from Irish novelist and filmmaker, John ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner