TIFF DISCOVERY - WORLD PREMIERE
WILDHOOD
by Bretten Hannam
2021 - Canada - Drama - 2.39 - 108 min
with Philip Lewitski, Joshua Odjick, Avery Winters-Anthony
When Link discovers his Mi’kmaw mother is still alive, he runs away from home with his younger brother Travis, in a desperate gamble to start a new life. They’re soon joined by Pasmay, a pow wow dancer drawn to Links story. Together they embark on a Two-Spirit odyssey, reconnecting with culture and the territory of Mi’kma’ki in Nova Scotia, Canada, while trying to find Links mother, Sarah.
Screenings TIFF:
SAT 11 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
SAT 11 SEP 14.30 (EDT) Scotiabank 4 Press & Industry
SAT 11 SEP 15.15 (EDT) IMAX THEATRE Premiere
SAT 18 SEP 10.00(EDT) CINEMA 3 PIERS HANDLING CINEMA Public
TIFF DOCS - WORLD PREMIERE
THE DEVIL’S DRIVERS
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.
Screenings TIFF:
SUN 12 SEP 17.30 (EDT) SCOTIABANK 13 Premiere
MON 13 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
MON 13 SEP 14.30 (EDT) SCOTIABANK 4 Public
TIFF SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
THE STORY OF MY WIFE
by Ildiko Enyedi (ON BODY AND SOUL, MY 20TH CENTURY)
2021 - Hungary/Germany/France/Italy - Drama - 1.85 - 169 min - In English Language
with Lea Seydoux (FRENCH DISPATCH, SPECTRE, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR), Gijs Naber (BLACK BOOK), Louis Garrel (LITTLE WOMEN, AN OFFICER AND A SPY)
Jakob Störr, a Dutch seasoned sea captain, makes a bet in a café to marry the first woman who enters the place. And then in walks Lizzy...
Screenings TIFF:
THU 9 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
THU 9 SEP 13.00 (EDT) TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX 3 Premiere
SAT 11 SEP 19.30 (EDT) SCOTIABANK 2 Public
TIFF SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS
by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A SCREAMING MAN, GRIGRIS)
2021 - Chad/France/Germany/Belgium - Drama - 2.39 - 87 min
with Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro
On the outskirts of N'djamena in Chad, Amina lives alone with her only 15-year-old daughter Maria. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant. The teenager does not want this pregnancy. In a country where abortion is not only condemned by religion, but also by law, Amina finds herself facing a battle that seems lost in advance...
Screenings TIFF:
SAT 11 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
SAT 11 SEP 19.30 (EDT) SCOTIABANK 2 Premiere
TIFF INDUSTRY SELECTS
107 MOTHERS
by Peter Kerekes
2021 - Slovakia/Czech Rep./Ukraine - Documentary/Drama - 93 min
with Maryna Klimova, Iryna Kiryazeva, Lyubov Vasylyna
Lesya has committed a crime of passion which brings her a seven-year sentence in one of Odessa’s women’s correctional facilities. She has just given birth to her first child, and now she is entering a world populated only by women: inmates, nurses and wardens, women of all ages, wives and widows, daughters, sisters, pregnant women, and women with children too. If not for the color of the uniform, it would sometimes be hard to tell who is who.
Screening TIFF:
SAT 11 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 10.00 (EDT)
TIFF MARKET
TRENCHES
by Loup Bureau
2021 - France - Documentary - 1.85 - 90 min
In Donbas Ukraine, while precarious truces and ceasefires are negotiated far away by diplomats, Ukrainian soldiers fight against separatists supported by Russia. At an age when some are experiencing the best years of their lives, in the frontline men and women are fighting, condemned to dig and dig up again the trenches, while bombs keep on falling on them. French war journalist and first-time director Loup Bureau takes us on an immersive and stunning cinematic journey revealing the naked truth and roughness of survival, in what is called to be the last conflict on European soil.
Screening TIFF:
SUN 12 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
TIFF MARKET
MI IUBITA, MON AMOUR
by Noemie Merlant (PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE)
2021 - France - Drama - 2.39 - 95 min
with Noemie Merlant (PARIS, 13TH DISTRICT, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE), Gimi Covaci, Clara Lama-Schmit
Jeanne is traveling to Romania to celebrate her bachelorette party with her friends when she meets Nino. She is 27, he is 17, and they are worlds away from one another, yet for the two of them it is the beginning of a passionate and timeless summer.
Screening TIFF:
SAT 11 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
TIFF MARKET
COMMITMENT HASAN
by Semih Kaplanoglu (MILK, HONEY, GRAIN)
2021 - Turkey - Drama - 1.85 - 147 min
with Umut Karadag, Filiz Bozok , Gökhan Azlag
Making his living from gardening and farming in the land he inherited from his father, Hasan tries to get rid of the power pole that is going to be installed in the midst of his land. In the meantime, his impending voyage to Mecca for pilgrimage leads to soul searching into his past.
Screening TIFF:
SAT 11 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 10.00 (EDT)
TIFF MARKET
MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS
by Maria Speth (THE DAYS BETWEEN, MADONNAS, 9 LIVES)
2021 - Germany - Documentary - 2.39 - 217 min
with Dieter Bachmann and the pupils of grade 6B
MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS is an intimate documentary portraying the bond between an elementary school teacher and his students. His unconventional methods clash with the complex social and cultural realities of the provincial German industrial town they live in.
Screening TIFF:
MON 9 SEP TIFF DIGITAL CINEMA PRO (48h online) starting 13.00 (EDT)
BOOK A MEETING
Jean-Christophe Simon (CEO)  simon@filmsboutique.com
Gabor Greiner (COO)  gabor@filmsboutique.com
Julien Razafindranaly (Head of Sales)  julien@filmsboutique.com
Valeska Neu (Sales)  valeska@filmsboutique.com
Sophia Baumgärtner Perez (Sales and Marketing)  sophia@filmsboutique.com
Rūta Švedkauskaitė (Festivals)  ruta@filmsboutique.com

www.filmsboutique.com - Follow us on www.twitter.com/FilmsBoutique
website facebook instagram twitter