by Lav Diaz
2022 - Philippines/France/Portugal/Denmark - Drama - 1.67 - 187 min
with John Lloyd Cruz, Ronnie Lazaro, Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino, Dms Boongaling
Lieutenant Hermes Papauran, one of the best investigators of the Philippines, is in a deep moral crossroad. As a member of the police forces, he is a first-hand witness of the murderous anti-drug campaign that his institution is implementing with dedication.The atrocities are corroding Hermes physically and spiritually, causing him a severe skin disease resulting from anxiety and guilt. As he tries to heal, a dark past haunts him and has eventually come back for a reckoning.
MON 24 OCT 18:00, Cine Switch Ginza Screen 2
FRI 28 OCT 17:30, Yomiuri Hall  Public and P&I Screening
by Albert Serra
2022 - France/Spain/Germany/Portugal - Drama/Thriller - 2.39 - 162 min
with Benoît Magimel, Sergi López, Pahoa Mahagafanau, Cécile Guilbert, Matahi Pambrun
On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the High Commissioner of the Republic and French government official De Roller is a calculating man with flawless manners. His somewhat broad perception of his role brings him to navigate the high end ’establishment’ as well as shady venues where he mingles with the locals. Especially since a persistent rumor has been going around: the sighting of a submarine whose ghostly presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing.
THU 21 OCT 17:30, Human Trust Cinema Yurakucho, Screen 1
SUN 30 OCT 20:15, TOHO Cinemas Chanter, Screen 2
TUE 1 NOV 10:40, Yomiuri Hall  Public and P&I Screening
TIFFCOM online screenings available 24 October - 02 November 2022 here
by João Pedro Rodrigues
2022 - Portugal/France - LGBT/Fantasy/Musical - 1.85 - 67 min
with Mauro Costa, André Cabral, Margarida Vila-Nova
On his deathbed, his royal highness Alfredo, king without a crown, is taken back to distant youth memories and the time he dreamt of becoming a fireman. The encounter with instructor Afonso from the fire brigade, opens a new chapter in the life of the two young men immersed in love and desire, and the will to change the status quo.
TUE 25 OCT 16:20, Human Trust Cinema Yurakucho, Screen 1
FRI 28 OCT 13:25, Human Trust Cinema Yurakucho, Screen 1
MON 31 OCT 14:30 15:37 Cine Switch Ginza, Screen 2  P&I Screening
TUE 1 NOV 21:35, TOHO Cinemas Chanter, Screen 2  followed by a Q&A
by Mani Haghighi
2022 - Iran/France - Drama/Thriller - 2:1 - 107 min
with Taraneh Alidoosti, Navid Mohammadzadeh
In downtown Tehran, Farzaneh, a young driving instructor, spots her husband, Jalal, walking into a woman’s apartment. When she confronts him, Jalal claims he was out of town for work. He decides to check out the building for himself. There, he meets a woman who is the spitting image of Farzaneh. Her name is Bita. Stunned, the two compare family photos: Bita’s husband also looks identical to Jalal.
TIFFCOM online screenings available 24 October - 02 November 2022 here
by Clara Stern
2022 - Austria - Drama/Sport - 2.39 - 101 min
with Alina Schaller, Judith Altenberger, Tobias Resch, Pia Hierzegger, Wolfgang Böck
Mira, in her early 20s, escapes from the pressure of running her family’s vineyard by playing ice hockey. When new player Theresa joins the team, she challenges Mira’s rigid worldview, leading to life-changing nights on the streets of Vienna.
TIFFCOM online screenings available 24 October - 02 November 2022 here
by Annika Pinske
2022 - Germany - Drama - 2.39 - 90 min
with Anne Schäfer, Anne-Kathrin Gummich, Judith Hofmann, Marcel Kohler, Max Riemelt, Sandra Hüller
Clara has made it: she has got away from her native provincial East Germany, now living an independent life in Berlin, teaching philosophy while finishing her Ph. D. Between her professional ambitions, an affair with one of her students and her demanding friendship with her thesis advisor Margot, she barely has time for her family. When Clara visits her mother for a weekend with her 15-year-old daughter Emma, she finds herself confronted with her ideal of an unfettered, self-determined life and the price she must pay for it.
TIFFCOM online screenings available 24 October - 02 November 2022 here
by Daniel Carsenty & Mohammed Abugeth
2021 - Germany - Documentary - 2.39 - 90 min
In the southern West Bank, Hamouda and his cousin Ismail are among the Bedouin drivers who risk their lives smuggling illegal workers over the border. Between them and the destination, there is the desert - of which they know every inch - and the heavy presence of the Israeli military patrols. If they are caught, they go to jail. Yet only those fares can help them provide for their families, so they keep on driving and enjoying each day of freedom as it might just be the last.
TIFFCOM online screenings available 24 October - 02 November 2022 here
For screening links and available territories, please get in touch with:
SALES - Julien Razafindranaly
SALES - Valeska Neu
FESTIVALS - Rūta Švedkauskaitė

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