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Toronto Adds Arctic Doc, Childrens Program and Mozart Movies for Upcoming Fest

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 15, 2006 at 7:56AM

Theirry Piantanido and Thierry Ragobert's "The White Planet" has been added as a gala presentation at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. The film, made in collaboration with Jean Lemire, is a documentary that explores thte Arctic. In other fest news, organizers announed a new Sprockets Family Zone program, featuring moves for children, and also announced that they will present seven film commissioned for Vienna's upcoming New Crowned Hope Festival celebrating the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. Participating filmmakers include Bahman Ghobadi with "Half Moon", Apichatpong Weerasethakul with "Syndromes and a Century", Tsai Ming-Liang with "I Don't Want to Sleep Alone", Paz Encina with "Hamaca Paraguaya", Garin Nugroho with "Opera Jawa", Mahamat-Saleh Haroun with "Daratt" and Teboho Mahlatsi with "Moegko and the Stickfighter." [Eugene Hernandez]
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Theirry Piantanido and Thierry Ragobert's "The White Planet" has been added as a gala presentation at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. The film, made in collaboration with Jean Lemire, is a documentary that explores thte Arctic. In other fest news, organizers announed a new Sprockets Family Zone program, featuring moves for children, and also announced that they will present seven film commissioned for Vienna's upcoming New Crowned Hope Festival celebrating the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. Participating filmmakers include Bahman Ghobadi with "Half Moon", Apichatpong Weerasethakul with "Syndromes and a Century", Tsai Ming-Liang with "I Don't Want to Sleep Alone", Paz Encina with "Hamaca Paraguaya", Garin Nugroho with "Opera Jawa", Mahamat-Saleh Haroun with "Daratt" and Teboho Mahlatsi with "Moegko and the Stickfighter." [Eugene Hernandez]