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Eli Roth’s ‘The Green Inferno’ & More Unveiled For TIFF’s 25th Anniversary Midnight Madness Lineup

Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' & More Unveiled For TIFF's 25th Anniversary Midnight Madness Lineup

It isn’t all high-falutin’ Oscar contenders headed to TIFF in September. Their famed Midnight Madness lineup, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2013, provides attendees a chance to kick back and enjoy some good old fashioned thrills. And this morning, organizers have pulled back the curtain on the bloody, pulse-pounding delights they’ll have in store.

The world premiere of Eli Roth‘s “The Green Inferno” is the big highlight here among a slated that includes the North American premiere of bizarro Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono‘s “Why Don’t You Play In Hell?” and the latest from Lucky McKee (“The Woods,” “The Woman“) with “All Cheerleaders Must Die.”
TIFF also unveiled their documentary program today which includes efforts from Mark Cousins, Frederick Wiseman, Errol Morris and more.
Check out the slates below. The 38th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 5 to 15, 2013.

Afflicted Derek Lee and Clif Prowse, Canada/USA World Premiere
friends Derek and Clif set out on a trip of a lifetime. Their plan:
travel to the ends of the earth, see the world, and live life to the
fullest. But the trip soon takes a dark and bloody turn. Just days in,
one of the men shows signs of a mysterious affliction which gradually
takes over his entire body and being. Now, thousands of miles from home,
in a foreign land, they must race to uncover the source of his illness
before it consumes him completely. Footage of their travels meant to
document pleasant memories may now become evidence of one of the most
shocking discoveries ever captured on film…and may be their only
postcard home.
.Midnight Madness Opening Night Film.

All Cheerleaders Die Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson, USA World Premiere
tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Mäddy Killian shocks
the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives
a rift between Mäddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who
claims to practice the dark arts. After a confrontation with the
football team, Mäddy and her new cheerleader friends are sent on a
supernatural roller coaster ride which leaves a path of destruction none
of them may be able to escape.

Almost Human Joe Begos, USA World Premiere
Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light
almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him
alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders leads Seth to believe
that Mark is back, and something evil is living inside of him.

The Green Inferno Eli Roth, USA World Premiere
far would you go for a cause you believe in? In horror master Eli
Roth’s terrifying new film, a group of college students take their
humanitarian protest from New York to the Amazon jungle, only to get
kidnapped by the native tribe they came to save: a tribe that still
practices the ancient rite of cannibalism, and has a healthy appetite
for intruders.

Oculus Mike Flanagan, USA World Premiere
is a spine-chilling supernatural tale of two damaged siblings (Karen
Gillan and Brenton Thwaites) who, as children, witnessed their parents’
harrowing descent into madness and murder. At long last, brother and
sister reunite as adults to expose and destroy the paranormal entity
they believe is responsible: the Lasser Glass — a legendary mirror their
family once owned.

R100 Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japan World Premiere
ordinary man with an ordinary life joins a mysterious club. The
membership lasts for one year only and there is one rule: no
cancellation under any circumstance. The man enters into an entirely new
and exciting world which he has never before experienced.

Rigor Mortis Juno Mak, Hong Kong North American Premiere
Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary
action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire
movies of the 1980s. Starring Chin Siu-Ho, Kara Hui, Anthony Chan, Lo
Hoi Pang and Richard Ng.

The Station (Blutgletscher) Marvin Kren, Austria World Premiere
a climate research station in the Alps, the scientists are stunned as
the nearby melting glacier is leaking a red liquid. It quickly turns to
be very special juice — with unexpected genetic effects on the local

Why Don’t You Play in Hell? (Jigoku de Naze Warui) Sion Sono, Japan North American Premiere
men, Muto and Ikegami, hate each other. Muto desperately wants to help
his daughter Mitsuko star in a movie. Meanwhile, Ikegami falls in love
with Mitsuko, knowing that she’s the daughter of his foe. Hirata, a
filmmaker, and Koji, a young movie-lover, get dragged into this
complicated situation that heads into an unexpected direction.



A Story of Children and Film Mark Cousins, United Kingdom North American Premiere

Ain’t Misbehavin‘ Marcel Ophuls, France North American Premiere

At Berkeley Frederick Wiseman, USA North American Premiere

Beyond the Edge Leanne Pooley, New Zealand World Premiere

Burt’s Buzz Jody Shapiro, Canada World Premiere

The Dark Matter of Love Sarah McCarthy, UK North American Premiere

The Dog Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, USA World Premiere

Faith Connections Pan Nalin, France/India World Premiere

Filthy Gorgeous: The Extraordinary World of Bob Guccione Barry Avrich, Canada World Premiere

Finding Vivian Maier Charlie Siskel and John Maloof, USA World Premiere

Hi-Ho Mistahey! Alanis Obomsawin, Canada World Premiere

Ignasi M. Ventura Pons, Spain World Premiere

Jodorowsky’s Dune Frank Pavich, USA North American Premiere

The Last of the Unjust Claude Lanzmann, France/Austria North American Premiere

The Mayor Emiliano Altuna Fistolera, Mexico Canadian Premiere

Midway Chris Jordan, USA World Premiere

Mission Congo David Turner and Lara Zizic World Premiere

The Square (Al Midan) Jehane Noujaim, Egypt/USA World Premiere

Tim’s Vermeer Teller, USA World Premiere

The Unknown Known Errol Morris, USA North American Premiere

Unstable Elements Madeleine Sackler, USA World Premiere

When Jews Were Funny Allan Zweig, Canada World Premiere

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