Winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the new film by Jean-Luc Godard is a visually sumptuous and richly complex meditation on history and eternity, being and nothingness, desire and death.
Laura Poitras' thrilling documentary captures the clandestine Hong Kong hotel-room meetings between NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the journalists who helped bring his startling revelations to the world's attention.
An impulsive decision in a moment of crisis drives a wedge between a husband and wife, in this gripping moral drama from provocative director Ruben Östlund (Play) that became a word-of-mouth sensation at this year’s Cannes.
Kubrick courted controversy with this ambitious adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's lyrical ode about the love of cultured pederast Humbert Humbert (James Mason) for a lissome pre-teen nymphet (Sue Lyon).
Contemporary World Cinema provides a global "snapshot" of the best in cinema from around the world, with a focus on non-English language, art-house films that may not be widely released. Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, and Michèle Maheux, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at TIFF, host this series.
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart makes his directorial debut with the true story of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari (played by Gael García Bernal), whose appearance on Stewart’s show in 2009 precipitated his five-month imprisonment by the Iranian government.