TIFF is excited to announce the official selection of the Canada’s Top Ten theatrical screening series, compiled by TIFF's team of programmers in collaboration with film programmers and critics across the nation. The list — comprised of 10 features and 10 short films — reflects a richness of voices, perspectives, and insights from some of Canada’s finest established filmmakers, as well as emerging directorial talent from coast to coast.

Catch select Canada's Top Ten films and short programmes at TIFF Bell Lightbox throughout the 2019–2020 season. Keep an eye on our social media channels for further announcements in the new year.

2019 selections

Feature Films

And the Birds Rained Down (Il pleuvait des oiseaux), dir. Louise Archambault, Quebec

Anne at 13,000 ft, dir. Kazik Radwanski, Ontario

Antigone, dir. Sophie Deraspe, Quebec

Black Conflux, dir. Nicole Dorsey, Newfoundland/Quebec

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open, dirs. Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn, British Columbia

Matthias & Maxime, dir. Xavier Dolan, Quebec

Murmur, dir. Heather Young, Nova Scotia

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, dir. Zacharias Kunuk, Nunavut

The Twentieth Century, dir. Matthew Rankin, Quebec

White Lie, dirs. Calvin Thomas, Yonah Lewis, Ontario

Short Films

Shorts Programme 1

I Am in the World as Free and Slender as a Deer on a Plain, dir. Sofia Banzhaf, Ontario

Jarvik, dir. Emilie Mannering, Quebec

Acadiana, dirs. Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau, Yannick Nolin, Quebec

No Crying At The Dinner Table, dir. Carol Nguyen, Ontario

Cityscape, dir. Michael Snow, Ontario

Shorts Programme 2

Docking, dir. Trevor Anderson, Alberta

Please Speak Continuously And Describe Your Experiences As They Come To You, dir. Brandon Cronenberg, Ontario

Delphine, dir. Chloé Robichaud, Quebec

Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (Katatjatuuk Kangirsumi), dirs. Eva Kaukai, Manon Chamberland, Quebec

The Physics Of Sorrow (Physique de la tristesse), dir. Theodore Ushev, Quebec