TIFF 2017 Brings Conversations With Angelina Jolie, Javier Bardem, Helen Mirren And Gael Garcia Bernal

The 2017 Toronto International Film Festival has finally dropped its official schedule and, with it, the star-studded list of guests for its In Conversation With… series.

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Headlining the series is Angelina Jolie, whose new film “First They Killed My Father” will play the festival.

Also included in the series is Javier Bardem, whose films “Loving Pablo!” and “mother!” will be at TIFF. Helen Mirren, starring in “The Leisure Seeker” will also speak, and Gael Garcia Bernal, who stars in “If You Saw His Heart”, rounds out the roster.

The full TIFF 2017 lineup includes 339 features and short films from 74 countries, including 28 Canadian feature films.

On top of all the movies, TIFF will once again be taking over King St. W. for opening weekend from Sept. 7-10, with live musical performances, VR exhibitions, and a rap battle between Toronto artist Kid Twist and battle rapper Madness.

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TIFF also announced the final additions to its film lineup in the Discovery programme, which you can check out below:

“1%” Stephen McCallum, Australia, World Premiere

“3⁄4 (Three Quarters)” Ilian Metev, Germany/Bulgaria, North American Premiere

“A Fish Out Of Water (上岸的魚)” Lai Kuo-An, Taiwan, World Premiere

“Apostasy” Daniel Kokotajlo, United Kingdom, World Premiere

“The Butterfly” Tree Priscilla Cameron, Australia, International Premiere

“Disappearance (Napadid Shodan)” Ali Asgari, Iran/Qatar North, American Premiere

“Five Fingers For Marseilles (Menoana e Mehlano ea Marseilles)” Michael Matthews, South Africa, World Premiere

“The Future Ahead (El futuro que viene)” Constanza Novick, Argentina, World Premiere

“The Garden (Sommerhäuser)” Sonja Maria Kröner, Germany, International Premiere

“The Great Buddha+ (大佛普拉斯)” Huang Hsin-Yao, Taiwan, International Premiere

“The Lady From Holland” Marleen Jonkman, Netherlands/Germany, World Premiere

“Gutland” Govinda Van Maele, Luxembourg/Germany/Belgium, World Premiere

“High Fantasy” Jenna Bass, South Africa, World Premiere

“Human Traces” Nic Gorman, New Zealand, North American Premiere

“I am not a Witch” Rungano Nyoni, United Kingdom/France, North American Premiere

“I Kill Giants” Anders Walter, United Kingdom, World Premiere

“Indian Horse” Stephen Campanelli, Canada, World Premiere

“Killing Jesus (Matar a Jesús)” Laura Mora, Colombia/Argentina, World Premiere

“Kissing Candice” Aoife McArdle, Ireland, World Premiere

“Miracle (Stebuklas)” Egle Vertelyte, Lithuania/Bulgaria/Poland, World Premiere

“Montana” Limor Shmila, Israel, World Premiere

“Oblivion Verses (Los Versos del Olvido)” Alireza Khatami, France/Germany/Netherlands/Chile, North American Premiere

“Oh Lucy!” Atsuko Hirayanagi, USA/Japan, North American Premiere

“The Poet and the Boy (Si-e-nui Sa-rang)” Kim Yang-hee, South Korea, International Premiere

“Princesita” Marialy Rivas, Chile/Argentina/Spain, World Premiere

“Ravens” Jens Assur, Sweden, World Premiere

“Scaffolding (Pigumim)” Matan Yair, Israel/Poland, North American Premiere

“Shuttle Life (分貝人生)” Tan Seng Kiat, Malaysia, North American Premiere

“Simulation” Abed Abest, Iran, North American Premiere

“Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (Soldaţii. Poveste din Ferentari)” Ivana Mladenovic, Romania/Serbia/Belgium, World Premiere

“Suleiman Mountain” Elizaveta Stishova, Kyrgyzstan/Russia, World Premiere

“The Swan (Svanurinn)” Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir, Iceland, World Premiere

“Tigre” Silvina Schnicer, Ulises Porra Guardiola, Argentina, World Premiere

“Valley of Shadows (Skyggenes Dal)” Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen, Norway, World Premiere

“Village Rockstars” Rima Das, India, World Premiere

“Waru” Briar Grace-Smith, Ainsley Gardiner, Renae Maihi, Casey Kaa, Awanui Simich-Pene, Chelsea Cohen, Katie Wolfe, Paula Jones, New Zealand,
International Premiere

“Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre)” Hlynur Pálmason, Denmark/Iceland, North American Premiere

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