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TIFF Cinematheque | Summer 2016


All the World's a Screen: Shakespeare on Film

June 9 – July 3

As part of the global commemorations of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, we are proud to partner with Film London and the British Film Institute to celebrate the rich legacy of the Bard’s immortal works on screen.

Roberto Minervini

The Other Side: The Films of Roberto Minervini

June 10 – 12

Italian-born, Texas-based filmmaker Roberto Minervini fascinatingly fuses fiction and documentary to create his striking portraits of life on the margins in the American South.

Special Screenings

TIFF Cinematheque Special Screenings: Summer 2016

June 11 – Sept 3

Our ongoing series of classics, favourites, rarities and recent restorations spotlights a quartet of silent comedy masterpieces, marvellous musicals and much more.

Free Screen

The Free Screen: Summer 2016

June 21 – Aug 27

A stunning 35mm preservation print of Lizzie Borden’s radical feminist milestone Born in Flames headlines this edition of our free series dedicated to experimental and avant-garde film and video works.

Brian De Palma

Split/Screen: The Cinema of Brian De Palma

June 18 – Sept 3

We salute the creator of such nerve-shredding classics as Carrie, Dressed to Kill and Scarface in this career retrospective.

Andrzej Zulawksi

Mad Love: Andrzej Zulawksi's Cinema Hysteria

June 25 – Aug 6

We salute the late Polish auteur whose hallucinatory epics split the difference between the shocking and the sublime.


Hitchcock/Truffaut: Magnificent Obsessions

July 7 – Sept 4

A double retrospective devoted to the Master of Suspense and his worshipful French New Wave acolyte.

Eric Rohmer

Dangerous Liaisons: The Films of Eric Rohmer

July 21 – Aug 28

Our first retrospective in 20 years dedicated to the French New Wave master, whose films find the elusive nexus of sparkling wit, philosophical profundity, and erotic obsession.

Med Hondo

The Indocile Image: The Cinema of Med Hondo

Aug 4 – Aug 16

A tribute to one of the founding fathers of modern African cinema, featuring newly struck 35mm prints.

Canadian Open Vault

Canadian Open Vault: Summer 2016

June 18 – Aug 28

Bruce McDonald’s cult classic road movie Highway 61 anchors this season of our showcase of Canadian classics, which also spotlights prolific documentarian Larry Weinstein.

Syria Self-Portraits

Syria Self-Portraits: Chronicles of Tyranny, Chronicles of War

Aug 26 – Sept 4

Moving dramas, hard-hitting documentaries and visually dazzling fables attest to the rich variety of voices and diversity of experience within a tragically embattled country.