2004 Toronto International Film Festival

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2004 Toronto International Film Festival
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Festival poster
Opening film Being Julia[1]
Closing film 5x2
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films 328 films
Festival date September 9, 2004 (2004-09-09)–September 18, 2004 (2004-09-18)
Language English
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The 29th Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 9 through September 18. The festival screened 328 films of which 253 were features and 75 were shorts (148 of the films screened were in a language other than English).[2][3][4]

Awards[edit]

Award[5][6][7] Film Director
People's Choice Award Hotel Rwanda Terry George
Discovery Award Omagh Pete Travis
Best Canadian Feature Film It's All Gone Pete Tong Michael Dowse
Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation Scared Sacred Velcrow Ripper
Best Canadian First Feature Film White Skin Daniel Roby
Best Canadian Short Film Man Feel Pain Dylan Akio Smith
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award In My Father's Den Brad McGann

Programmes[edit]

Canada First[edit]

Canadian Open Vault[edit]

Canadian Retrospective[edit]

Contemporary World Cinema[edit]

Dialogues: Talking with Pictures[edit]

Discovery[edit]

Masters[edit]

Midnight Madness[8][edit]

National Cinema Program[edit]

Planet Africa[edit]

Real to Reel[edit]

Short Cuts Canada[edit]

Special Presentations[edit]

Viacom Galas[edit]

Visions[edit]

Wavelengths[edit]

Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time[edit]

In 2004 a new Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time list was made, an exercise previously carried out in 1984 and 1993.[9]

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 Sweet Hereafter 1997 Atom Egoyan
5 Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner 2002 Zacharias Kunuk
6 Dead Ringers 1988 David Cronenberg
7 Les Bons Débarras 1980 Francis Mankiewicz
8 Les Ordres 1974 Michel Brault
9 The Decline of the American Empire 1986 Denys Arcand
10 The Barbarian Invasions 2003 Denys Arcand

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 TIFF Update #1: "Laying to Rest the Summer of Discontent"". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2004 Toronto International Film Festival Annual report". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Impressive line-up for Toronto Film Festival". The Sydney Morning Herald. August 27, 2004. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "29th Toronto International Film Festival Coverage". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2004 Toronto International Film Festival Winners". tiff.net, October 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "Awards". tiff.net, October 11, 2013.
  7. ^ "TIFF Awards". movies.about, October 11, 2013.
  8. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time," The Canadian Encyclopedia, 2012, URL accessed 28 April 2013.

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