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These are unforgettable dialogues with some of the most compelling figures working in cinema today. Learn about their latest projects ant the impact of their life’s work in an intimate setting.

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In Conversation With...Philip Seymour Hoffman

Well-known for his roles in Charlie Wilson’s War, Doubt and Capote, Philip Seymour Hoffman makes his directorial debut with Jack Goes Boating, a film about two working class couples and the delicacy of relationships, adapted from...

Into the Wind

Steve Nash


Steve Nash has achieved remarkable things on the basketball court – becoming an NBA All-Star and MVP as point guard for the Phoenix Suns, and playing in the Olympics for Canada’s national team. Nash was among the elite group of a...

Mavericks: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is considered a cinematic treasure by art house aficionados. To get over his intimidating Thai name, he encourages westerners to call him Joe. Director of several features and dozens of short films, his ...

Mavericks: Bruce Springsteen

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award®-winning musician Bruce Springsteen visits Toronto for the World Premiere of The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town (playing separately at the Festival as a Gala). The docum...

Mavericks: Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt has emerged as one of the most distinctive voices in American cinema with films such as Old Joy and Wendy & Lucy. Her latest film, Meek's Cutoff, is set in 1845 on the Oregon Trail and is her first departure from ...

Mavericks: Ken Loach & Paul Laverty

Director Ken Loach joined forces with writer Paul Laverty in the mid-1990s, and together they’ve injected their political passions into a dozen films. Their latest work, Route Irish, grapples with the Iraq war and the trend of us...

Waiting for "Superman"

Davis Guggenheim


From An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim comes Waiting for "Superman", a provocative and cogent examination of the crisis of public education in the United States told through multiple interlocking stories – from a ha...


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