TIFF Bell Lightbox presents an exclusive Toronto run of the 2016 Academy Awards nominees for Best Live Action and Best Animated Short Film on the big screen.
Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, this stunningly shot drama focuses on two grizzled Icelandic sheep farmers whose decades-long feud comes to a head when disaster strikes their flocks.
Shipped off to a seaside monastery for various venial transgressions, four Catholic priests have their cozy exile disturbed by charges of molestation, in this incendiary, blackly humorous drama from Chilean auteur Pablo Larraín (Tony Manero, No).
Embrace of the Serpent
Tracking two parallel odysseys through the Amazon three decades apart, this visionary adventure epic from Colombian director Ciro Guerra offers a heart-rending depiction of colonialism laying waste to indigenous culture.
Five young sisters living in a coastal Turkish village on the Black Sea are placed under the tyrannical regime of traditional morality by their guardians, in the poignant, award-winning first feature by Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven.
Son of Saul
Winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, this powerful and gripping Holocaust drama follows a concentration-camp inmate who goes to desperate lengths to secure a traditional Jewish burial for a young boy.