Films from Toronto International Film Festival 2022

Films from Toronto International Film Festival 2022

MY COP, from left: David Dawson, Emma Corrin, Harry Styles, 2022. ph: Parisa Taghizadeh / Amazon Prime Video /courtesy Everett Collection

Making it to the Toronto International Film Festival is a big deal for filmmakers at any stage in their careers. The annual Canadian festival features everything from smaller films by up-and-coming filmmakers to potential blockbusters from some of the biggest names in the industry.

The selections for the 2022 festival, which runs from September 8th to 18th, reflect some of the best and most creative minds in filmmaking today. TIFF 2022 has divided its presentations into a few different categories. The main categories are the gala presentations and the special presentations, where some of the most anticipated films of the festival will make their debut.

The 2022 Gala cast includes The Woman King, starring Viola Davis and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and Tyler Perry’s latest film, A Jazzman’s Blues. Special Presentations, meanwhile, include lively films like My Policeman, starring Harry Styles and Emma Corrin; the Knives Out sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery; and Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Fabelmans.

In addition to these big-name presentations, TIFF has also made room for more offbeat fare in the Discovery, Midnight Madness, and Wavelengths categories. The Wavelengths selection is for fans of niche art films, while Midnight Madness offers the extra bizarre. For example, this year Daniel Radcliffe’s biopic starring Weird Al Yankovic will highlight the Midnight Madness section. Discovery, on the other hand, is exactly what it sounds like: a showcase designed to showcase promising up-and-coming directors.

Here’s a full list of all the films scheduled to premiere at TIFF 2022.

Gala presentations

  • “Alice darling”
  • “Black ice”
  • “Butcher Crossing”
  • “The Greatest Beer Race Ever”
  • “The Hummingbird”
  • “Hunt”
  • “The Blues of a Jazzman”
  • “Kacchey Limbo”
  • “move on”
  • “Paris Memories”
  • “Prisoner’s Daughter”
  • “Raymond & Ray”
  • “sleeping place”
  • “Sidney”
  • “The son”
  • “The Swimmers”
  • “What does love have to do with it?”
  • “The Woman King”

Special presentations

  • “Alleluia”
  • “Nothing new in the West”
  • “The Banshees of Inisherin”
  • “Blueback”
  • “The Blue Caftan”
  • “Estate agents”
  • “Brothers”
  • “Brothers”
  • “Catherine named Birdy”
  • “Dam”
  • “chevalier”
  • “Corsage”
  • “decision to go”
  • “Dedication”
  • “Driving Madeleine”
  • “Switch”
  • “kingdom of light”
  • “The Eternal Daughter”
  • “The Fable Men”
  • “Glass Onion: A Knife-Out Mystery”
  • “Goodnight Oppy”
  • “The Good Nurse”
  • “Holy Spider”
  • “joy land”
  • “The King’s Horseman”
  • “The Lost King”
  • “A Man of Reason”
  • “The menu”
  • “Moontime Daydream”
  • “My Cop”
  • “Nanny”
  • “No Bears”
  • “On the way up”
  • “A nice morning”
  • “Other People’s Children”
  • “The Return of Tanya Tucker: Starring Brandi Carlile”
  • “Saint Omer”
  • “Refuge”
  • “Stories Not Told”
  • “Triangle of Sadness”
  • “go up”
  • “Wendell & Wild”
  • “The whale”
  • “women speak”
  • “The wonder”

discovery

  • “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Mysteries of the Universe”
  • “Baby Ruby”
  • “carmen”
  • “Daughter of Wrath”
  • “A Gaza Weekend”
  • “I like movies”
  • “The Inspection”
  • “A Long Break”
  • “Pussy Joseph”
  • “Return to Seoul”
  • “Rosie”
  • “Runner”
  • “The pit”
  • “Snow and the Bear”
  • “Something You Said Last Night”
  • “Susi is looking for”
  • “cute like”
  • “The taste of apples is red”
  • “This place”
  • “Unruly”
  • “Till the branches bend”
  • “When Morning Comes”
  • “The Young Arsonists”

Midnight Madness

  • “The Blackening”
  • “Leonor will never die”
  • “Pearl”
  • “The People’s Joker”
  • “Wolf Hunt Project”
  • “Sick”
  • “Contents”
  • “Venus”
  • “V/H/S 99”
  • “Strange: The Al Yankovic Story”

Wavelengths: Characteristics

  • “concrete valley”
  • “The Structure of the Human Body”
  • “Dry Ground Burns”
  • “Horse Opera”
  • “pacification”
  • “Queens of the Qing Dynasty”
  • “Unrest (Unrest)”
  • “Will-o’-the-Wisp (Fogo-Fátuo)”

Wavelengths: shorts

  • “After work”
  • “Bigger Inside”
  • “Evening time”
  • “Fighting looks different to me now”
  • “Morgana Girl”
  • “Off Title”
  • “I thought the world of you”
  • “Moonrise”
  • “The Latest Old Ones”
  • “door to door”
  • “The time that separates us”
  • “What Rules the Invisible”

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