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TIFF Cinematheque

TIFF Cinematheque is a world-renowned screening programme devoted to the presentation, understanding and appreciation of Canadian and international cinema through carefully curated programming. It features acclaimed director's retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema, exclusive engagements of classic films, including many new and rare archival prints. We're committed to championing the history and culture of cinema by unearthing buried areas of film history and by giving visibility to new directions in cinema.

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Godard Forever: Part Two

October 3 – December 22

The massive second half of our Godard retrospective traces the French New Wave master's journey from the political turmoil of May '68 to this year's elegaic Adieu au langage.

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Hollywood Classics: Fatal Beauties

October 5 – December 6

Rita Hayworth, Lauren Bacall, Elizabeth Taylor and Jennifer Jones are just a sampling of the sirens on display in this season's edition of Hollywood Classics.

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Canadian Open Vault: Fall 2014

October 11 – December 18

This season’s edition of our free series of Canadian classics includes a tribute to NFB legend Wolf Koenig and a rare screening of the big-screen adaptation of Timothy Findley’s The Wars.

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The Free Screen: Fall 2014

October 17 – December 14

The first-ever Canadian screening of animation pioneer Len Lye's All Souls Carnival anchors this season of The Free Screen, which also features work from acclaimed artists such as Sylvia Schedelbauer, Barbara Sternberg and Kurt Kren.

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Stanley Kubrick: A Cinematic Odyssey

October 31, 2014 – January 25, 2015

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Stanley Kubrick, this retrospective of Kubrick's cinematic oeuvre includes a rare screening of the director's early short films.

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Holiday Classics

December 13 – 21, 2014

We’re not sitting on a Throne of Lies when we tell you that this slate of seasonal favourites is guaranteed to gladden the heart this holiday season.

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December 25, 2014 – January 1, 2015

The inaugural edition of TIFF Cinematheque’s new annual series includes restorations of key films from such masters as Jean Renoir, Robert Bresson and Sergio Leone, buried treasures of silent and early sound cinema, and brand-new digital restorations of three James Dean classics.