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‘Charlotte’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Keira Knightley leads the voice cast of an animated feature that tells the story of German painter Charlotte Salomon, who was killed in Auschwitz but left behind an extraordinary body of work.

‘Quickening’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

In Haya Waseem’s debut feature film, a young Pakistani Canadian woman wrestles with her identity.

‘Drunken Birds’ (‘Les oiseaux ivres’): Film Review | TIFF 2021

The second feature from Serbian Canadian director Ivan Grbovic centers on a drug cartel worker who migrates from Mexico to Canada in search of new beginnings and the love of his life.

‘Wildhood’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

A two-spirit Indigenous teenager tries to find his mother, and himself, in this delicate coming-of-age story.

‘Hold Your Fire’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Stefan Forbes' documentary relates the details of a 1973 Brooklyn robbery that led to the NYPD's landmark use of hostage negotiation.

‘Neptune Frost’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman's Afro-futurist science fiction musical centers on two misfits in Rwanda, a miner and an intersex hacker, who find each other through technology and dreams.

‘Snakehead’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Shuya Chang stars alongside Sung Kang and Jade Wu as a conflicted human trafficker in documentary filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong’s first narrative feature.

Keira Knightley and Lily-Rose Depp in ‘Silent Night’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

What would you do at the end of the world? It’s a question that’s been the subject of so many books and films it borders on cliché. Yet, the diversity of answers it reveals and what they say about humanity never fails to intrigue. In Silent Night, director Camille Griffin applies the question to a […]

‘Montana Story’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague play estranged siblings struggling to reconnect at the ranch where their father lays dying in Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s domestic Western.

‘The Devil’s Drivers’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Two Bedouin cousins pursue a risky livelihood smuggling laborers across the Palestinian border to work illegally in Israel in Mohammed Abugeth and Daniel Carsenty’s world premiere documentary.

Terence Davies’ ‘Benediction’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Jack Lowden and Peter Capaldi play World War I English poet Siegfried Sassoon in his younger years and his ruminative old age, respectively, in this melancholy bio-drama.

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Michael Showalter directs this dramatic feature adapted from the 2000 documentary about the rise and fall of the televangelist, her husband and their multimillion-dollar empire.