Stories We Tell

Filmmaker Sarah Polley interviews members of her family as they look back on decades-old events.


Acclaimed Canadian contemporary artist Mark Lewis echoes the classic city symphony films of the silent era with this breathtaking cinematic tour through Toronto, São Paolo, and Paris’ Musée du Louvre. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

Ninth Floor

In her first feature-length documentary, director Mina Shum (Double Happiness) takes a penetrating look at the Sir George Williams University riot of February 1969, when a protest against institutional racism snowballed into a 14-day student occupation at the Montreal university. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]