2013 Toronto International Film Festival

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2013 Toronto International Film Festival
2013 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening film The Fifth Estate
Closing film Life of Crime
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
No. of films 366
Festival date September 5, 2013 (2013-09-05)–September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15)
Language English
Website tiff.net

The 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 5 and September 15, 2013. The Fifth Estate was selected as the opening film[1] and Life of Crime was the closing film.[2] 75 films were added to the festival line-up in August.[3] A total of 366 films from 70 different countries were screened, including 146 world premieres.[4]


Award[5][6][7] Film Director
People's Choice Award 12 Years a Slave Steve McQueen
People's Choice Award First Runner Up Philomena Stephen Frears
People's Choice Award Second Runner Up Prisoners Denis Villeneuve
People's Choice Award, Documentary Winner The Square (Al-Midan) Jehane Noujaim
People's Choice Award, Documentary First Runner Up Hi-Ho Mistahey! Alanis Obomsawin
People's Choice Award, Documentary Second Runner Up Beyond the Edge Leanne Pooley
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness Winner Why Don't You Play in Hell? Sion Sono
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness First Runner Up Oculus Mike Flanagan
People's Choice Award, Midnight Madness Second Runner Up Witching and Bitching Álex de la Iglesia
Best Canadian Feature Film When Jews Were Funny Alan Zweig
Best Canadian Short Film Noah Walter Woodman and Patrick Cederberg
Best Canadian First Feature Film Asphalt Watches Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver
FIPRESCI Discovery The Amazing Catfish Claudia Sainte-Luce
Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award All the Wrong Reasons Gia Milani
FIPRESCI Special Presentations Ida Paweł Pawlikowski
Netpac Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere Qissa Anup Singh


Gala Presentations[edit]

Special Presentations[edit]



Midnight Madness[edit]


Contemporary World Cinema[edit]

Contemporary World Speakers[edit]


City to City: Athens[edit]


Short Cuts Canada[edit]


TIFF Kids[edit]

TIFF Cinematheque[edit]

Future Projections[edit]

Next Wave[edit]


TIFF Special Event[edit]


  1. ^ "Toronto film festival 2013: the full line-up". The Guardian. London. July 23, 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  2. ^ "Nelson Mandela biopic to have world premiere at Toronto". BBC News. July 23, 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Toronto Adds 75+ Titles To 2013 Edition". Indiewire. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  4. ^ "Jay Z documentary to show at Toronto film festival". BBC News. August 21, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  5. ^ "TIFF 2013: 12 Years a Slave wins film fest’s top prize". Toronto Star, September 15, 2013.
  6. ^ "British director Steve McQueen takes People's Choice award at Toronto Festival". BBC News, September 16, 2013.
  7. ^ "TIFF Awards" Archived September 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. tiff.net, October 11, 2013.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Toronto film fest unveils docs, horror and Athens lineup additions". CBC News. 20 July 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "TIFF Kids International Film Festival - Toronto.com". 

External links[edit]

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