TIFF15 Schedule


Thursday, September 10

7:00 PM 8:37 PM

A Tale of Love and Darkness

Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman makes her debut as writer and director with this adaptation of the best-selling memoir by celebrated Israeli author Amos Oz.

Winter Garden Theatre
11:59 PM 1:39 AM

Green Room preceded by The Chickening

The newest nail-biting thriller from the director of the cult hit Blue Ruin is preceded by Davy Force and Nick DenBoer's clucky fast-food horror flick.

Ryerson Theatre

Friday, September 11

8:00 PM 9:55 PM

Un plus une

A successful film composer (Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, The Artist) falls in love when he travels to India to work on a Bollywood retelling of Romeo and Juliet, in this glorious romantic drama from the great French director Claude Lelouch (A Man and a Woman).

Winter Garden Theatre

Saturday, September 12

8:30 PM 10:11 PM

Into the Forest

Two sisters (Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood) struggle to survive in a remote country house after a continent-wide power outage, in this gripping apocalyptic drama from director Patricia Rozema (Mansfield Park, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing).

Winter Garden Theatre

Sunday, September 13

12:00 PM 2:00 PM

The Danish Girl

Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) stars as Lili Elbe, the 1920s Danish artist who was one of the first recipients of sexual reassignment surgery, in this biopic directed by Oscar winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech).

Roy Thomson Hall
9:30 PM 11:13 PM


Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell and Michael Shannon star in this true story about terminally ill New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester, whose 2005 legal battle to pass on her pension benefits to her domestic partner became a flashpoint for LGBT activism.

Roy Thomson Hall

Monday, September 14

11:00 AM 12:45 PM


In the early 1950s, a young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) crosses the Atlantic to begin a new life in America, in this exquisitely crafted adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Colm Tóibín.

Winter Garden Theatre
3:00 PM 4:52 PM


Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons star in the new film by cult British director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, A Field in England), an ambitious adaptation of the J.G. Ballard novel about a London apartment tower that becomes a battlefield in a literal class war.

Ryerson Theatre
8:00 PM 9:37 PM

Being Charlie

When his political-candidate father ships him off to a rehab facility, a reckless teenager finds love and danger with a fellow resident, in the new comedy-drama from Rob Reiner.

Winter Garden Theatre

Tuesday, September 15

2:45 PM 4:43 PM

The Dressmaker

Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, and Judy Davis star in this adaptation of the bestselling novel by Rosalie Ham, about a dressmaker who returns to her tiny Australian hometown from the chic fashion houses of Paris to put her past to rest — and revolutionize the local women’s couture while she’s at it.

Ryerson Theatre
6:15 PM 7:46 PM

Heroes Reborn

This series from Heroes creator Tim Kring unites characters from the original series with an additional group of superhumans, and sets them on a new, epic adventure.

Winter Garden Theatre
9:30 PM 11:20 PM

Septembers of Shiraz

Adrien Brody and Salma Hayek star in this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author Dalia Sofer, about a secular Jewish family caught up in the maelstrom of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Roy Thomson Hall

Wednesday, September 16

11:30 AM 1:10 PM


Grief-stricken after a family tragedy, a New York investment banker (Jake Gyllenhaal) engages in random acts of destruction, in the highly anticipated new film by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club, Wild).

Scotiabank 12
Press & Industry
3:00 PM 4:58 PM


Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, a young woman and her five-year-old son struggle to adjust to the strange, terrifying and wondrous world outside their one-room prison.

Princess of Wales
6:00 PM 7:40 PM


Fleeing from the scene of a terrible crime, a young woman embarks on a life-changing road trip across California and Nevada, in this drama starring Diane Kruger, Lena Dunham and Norman Reedus.

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)
10:00 PM 11:44 PM

Men & Chicken

Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) stars in this delirious comedy from Denmark's Anders Thomas Jensen (The Green Butchers), about two sadsack brothers who head to a dilapidated mansion on a remote island to meet their biological father — and their three seriously eccentric siblings.

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Thursday, September 17

2:30 PM 4:18 PM

The Clan

The new film from Argentine auteur Pablo Trapero (Crane World, White Elephant) recounts the astonishing true story of a seemingly normal middle-class family that trafficked in the kidnapping, ransoming and murder of the wealthy.

TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
5:00 PM 6:45 PM

The Wave

In this pulse-pounding thriller, a geologist tries to prevent a cataclysm when a mountain overlooking a popular Norwegian tourist destination begins to collapse into the ocean.

Scotiabank 1
10:00 PM 12:01 AM


An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) joins two shadowy government operatives (Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro) in a high-risk, cross-border sting against a Mexican cartel boss, in this gritty drug-war thriller from Quebec's Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners).

Princess of Wales

Friday, September 18

9:00 PM 10:44 PM

Angry Indian Goddesses

On the eve of their friend’s wedding in Goa, a group of women discuss everything under the sun — from their careers, sex lives, and secrets to nosy neighbours and street harassment — in this largely improvised and refreshingly frank depiction of contemporary Indian society from award-winning director Pan Nalin (2001’s Samsara).

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)

Saturday, September 19

8:00 PM 9:40 PM

The Meddler

Susan Sarandon delivers one of her most richly satisfying performances in this insightful and winning comedy-drama about an incessantly doting mother who, after her husband passes away, follows her daughter (Rose Bryne) to Los Angeles and makes an unexpected connection with a local cop (J.K. Simmons).

Winter Garden Theatre
11:59 PM 1:30 AM

The Final Girls

A group of young friends is sucked into the onscreen world of a cult 1980s slasher flick, in this clever horror-comedy packed with real heart, goofy gore and plenty of laughs.

Ryerson Theatre

Sunday, September 20

12:00 PM 1:35 PM

Mr. Right

Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell and Tim Roth star in this wild action-comedy about a young woman who falls in love with a sweet-natured hitman.

Ryerson Theatre
3:00 PM 4:32 PM

Maggie's Plan

Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) stars in the new film from gifted writer-director Rebecca Miller (Personal Velocity), about a young woman whose determination to have a child involves her in a love triangle with an unhappy academic (Ethan Hawke) and his eccentric critical-theorist wife (Julianne Moore).

Ryerson Theatre
8:00 PM 9:30 PM

Grolsch People's Choice Award

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Roy Thomson Hall