Antoine Fuqua, Denis Villeneuve, Oliver Stone & More Headline TIFF 2016 Lineup

The Toronto International Film Festival, which runs September 8-18, has just announced a lineup chock-full of indie gems and Oscar hopefuls. 

Opening Night Film

The Magnificent Seven, directed by Antoine Fuqua

Closing Night Film

The Edge of Seventeen, directed by Kelly Fremon Craig

Galas

Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve
Deepwater Horizon, directed by Peter Berg
The Headhunter’s Calling, directed by Mark Williams
The Journey is the Destination directed by Bronwen Hughes
JT + The Tennessee Kids, directed by Jonathan Demme
LBJ, directed by Rob Reiner
Lion, directed by Garth Davis
Loving, directed by Jeff Nichols

"Loving"
A Monster Calls, directed by J.A. Bayona
Planetarium, directed by Rebecca Zlotowski
Queen of Katwe Mira Nair, directed by Mira Nair
The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé! : A Trip Across Latin America, directed by Paul Dugdale
The Secret Scripture, directed by Jim Sheridan
Snowden, directed by Oliver Stone
Strange Weather, directed by Katherine Dieckmann
Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig
A United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante

Special Presentations

The Age of Shadows (Miljeong), directed by Kim Jee woon
All I See Is You, directed by Marc Forster
American Honey, directed by Andrea Arnold
American Pastoral, directed by Ewan McGregor
Asura: The City of Madness, directed by Kim Sung-soo
Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah), directed by Mahmoud Sabbagh
Barry, directed by Vikram Gandhi
Birth of the Dragon, directed by George Nolfi
The Birth of a Nation, directed by Nate Parker

"The Birth of A Nation"
Bleed for This, directed by Ben Younger
Blue Jay, directed by Alex Lehmann
Brimstone, directed by Martin Koolhoven
BrOTHERHOOD, directed by Noel Clarke
Carrie Pilby, directed by Susan Johnson
Catfight, directed by Onur Tukel
City of Tiny Lights, directed by Pete Travis
The Commune (Kollektivet), directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Daguerrotype (Le Secret de la chambre noire), directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
A Death in the Gunj, directed by Konkona Sensharma

'Paterson'
Nocturnal Animals, directed by Tom Ford
The Oath, directed by Baltasar Kormákur
Orphan (Orpheline), directed by Arnaud des Pallières
Paris Can Wait, directed by Eleanor Coppola
Paterson, directed by Jim Jarmusch
The Salesman, directed by Asghar Farhadi
Salt and Fire, directed by Werner Herzog
Sing, directed by Garth Jennings
Souvenir, directed by Bavo Defurne
Things to Come (L’Avenir), directed by Mia Hansen-Løve, 
Toni Erdmann, directed by Maren Ade
Trespass Against Us, directed by Adam Smith
Una, directed by Benedict Andrews
Unless, directed by Alan Gilsenan
The Wasted Times (Luo Man Di Ke Xiao Wang Shi), directed by Cheng Er

Will we see you in Toronto? What films are you most excited to check out?     

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