2011 Toronto International Film Festival

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2011 Toronto International Film Festival
2011 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening film From the Sky Down[1]
Closing film Page Eight[2]
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films Over 200 feature films[3]
Festival date September 8, 2011 (2011-09-08)–September 18, 2011 (2011-09-18)
Language English
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The 36th annual Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF) was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 8 and September 18, 2011.[4][5] Buenos Aires, Argentina was selected to be showcased for the 2011 City to City programme.[6] The opening film was From the Sky Down, a documentary film about the band U2, directed by Davis Guggenheim.[7] Considerable media attention at the time focused on Madonna's behaviour during the festival.

Awards[edit]

Award[8] Film Director
People's Choice Award (Drama) Where Do We Go Now? Nadine Labaki
People's Choice Award (Documentary) The Island President[9] Jon Shenk
People's Choice Award (Midnight Madness) The Raid Gareth Evans
Best Canadian Feature Film Monsieur Lazhar Philippe Falardeau
Best Canadian First Feature Film Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Nathan Morlando
Best Canadian Short Film Doubles with Slight Pepper Ian Harnarine
FIPRESCI Special Presentations The First Man Gianni Amelio
FIPRESCI Discovery Avalon Axel Petersén

Programmes[edit]

Gala Presentations[edit]

Masters[edit]

Special Presentations[edit]

Q&A session after the second screening of Pearl Jam Twenty at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival with the band's frontman Eddie Vedder (far right)

Discovery[edit]

Reel to Reel[edit]

Vanguard[edit]

TIFF kids[edit]

Mavericks[edit]

City to City: Buenos Aires[edit]

Contemporary World Cinema[edit]

Canada First![edit]

Short Cuts Canada[edit]

The TIFF Bell Lightbox had its formal opening on September 12, 2010, during the 2010 festival. This shot was taken the day before the opening.

Canada Open Vault[edit]

Visions[edit]

Wavelengths[edit]

Future Projections[edit]

Midnight Madness[10][edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]