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TORONTO '08 | Day One Roundup

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 4, 2008 at 3:21AM

TORONTO '08 | Day One Roundup
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TORONTO '08 | Day One Roundup

indieWIRE offers a snapshot of Toronto '08 news from around the world.

Toronto Film Festival Opens Amid Cautious Industry Climate

No "flow of exciting new talent," says Searchlight's Gilula. [WSJ]

Toronto looks to lure the buy-curious

"Fear and anxiety are in the air," says Sloss. [HR]

Award Hopefuls Road Test in Toronto

Fewer films "trawling for early kudo signs." [VAR]

A Nostalgia for New York, by Way of the Toronto Film Festival

"Chorus" line of New York films set for Canadian fest. [NYT]

The Film Paris Hilton Doesn't Want You To See

Fest drops all but one press screening for new doc on pop socialite. [Spout]

More coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival in indieWIRE's special section.