1993 Toronto International Film Festival

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1993 Toronto International Film Festival
1993 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening film M. Butterfly
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Festival date September 9, 1993 (1993-09-09)–September 18, 1993 (1993-09-18)
Language English

The 18th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 9 and September 18, 1993. M. Butterfly by David Cronenberg was selected as the opening film.[1][2][3]

Forest Whitaker won FIPRESCI International Critics' Award for Strapped.


Award[4][5] Film Director
People's Choice Award The Snapper Stephen Frears
People's Choice Award- runner up The Saint of Fort Washington Tim Hunter
Metro Media Award Naked Mike Leigh
Best Canadian Feature Film Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance Alanis Obomsawin
Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould François Girard
Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation Zero Patience John Greyson
Best Canadian Short Film Save My Lost Nigga Soul Clement Virgo
Best Canadian Short Film - Special Jury Citation Me, Mom and Mona Mina Shum
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award Strapped Forest Whitaker


Gala Presentation[edit]

World Cinema[edit]

Italian Section[edit]

The Edge[edit]


Canadian Perspective[edit]

Midnight Madness[7][edit]


Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time[edit]

In 1993 a new Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time list was made, an exercise previously carried out in 1984 and later repeated in 2004.[8]

Rank Title Year Director
1 Mon oncle Antoine 1971 Claude Jutra
2 Jesus of Montreal 1989 Denys Arcand
3 Goin' Down the Road 1970 Don Shebib
4 The Decline of the American Empire 1986 Denys Arcand
5 Les Bons Débarras 1980 Francis Mankiewicz
6 Les Ordres 1974 Michel Brault
7 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz 1974 Ted Kotcheff
8 The Grey Fox 1983 Phillip Borsos
9 I've Heard the Mermaids Singing 1987 Patricia Rozema
10 The Adjuster 1991 Atom Egoyan


  1. ^ "TIFF: A history of opening nights". CBC News. Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "TIFF History". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Taking a look back at TIFF". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "TIFF Awards". tiff.net, October 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "TIFF People's Choice prize heralds film industry kudos". CBC News. Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  7. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time," The Canadian Encyclopedia, 2012, URL accessed 28 April 2013.

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