1986 Toronto International Film Festival
Festival poster by Voytek Gorczynski
|Opening film||The Decline of the American Empire|
|Location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Hosted by||Toronto International Film Festival Group|
|Festival date||September 4, 1986–September 13, 1986|
The 11th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 4 and September 13, 1986. The Decline of the American Empire by Denys Arcand was selected as the opening film. It won People's Choice Award at the festival and later got nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at Oscars.
|People's Choice Award||The Decline of the American Empire||Denys Arcand|
|Best Canadian Feature Film||The Decline of the American Empire||Denys Arcand|
|Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation||Sitting in Limbo||John N. Smith|
|Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation||Dancing in the Dark||Martha Henry (for acting)|
|International Critics' Award||Man Facing Southeast||Eliseo Subiela|
- Blue Velvet by David Lynch
- Down by Law by Jim Jarmusch
- Man Facing Southeast by Eliseo Subiela
- The Legend of Suram Fortress by Sergei Parajanov & Dodo Abashidze
- River's Edge by Tim Hunter
- Thérèse by Alain Cavalier
- A Zed & Two Noughts by Peter Greenaway
- 'night, Mother by Tom Moore
- Malcolm by Nadia Tass
- My Life as a Dog by Lasse Hallström
- Come and See by Elem Klimov
- Children of a Lesser God by Randa Haines
- Golden Eighties by Chantal Akerman
- Hour of the Star by Suzana Amaral
- The Sacrifice by Andrei Tarkovsky
- Alpine Fire by Fredi M. Murer
- Speriamo che sia femmina by Mario Monicelli
- Men... by Doris Dörrie
- Shadey by Philip Saville
- The Decline of the American Empire by Denys Arcand
- Sitting in Limbo by John N. Smith
- Dancing in the Dark by Leon Marr
- Welcome to the Parade by Stuart Clarfield
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