1998 Toronto International Film Festival

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1998 Toronto International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening film The Red Violin
Closing film Antz
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
No. of films 311 films
Festival date September 10, 1998 (1998-09-10)–September 19, 1998 (1998-09-19)
Language English
Website tiff.net

The 23rd Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 10 to September 19, 1998. A total of 311 films were screened during the ten-day festival, commencing with the opening gala, The Red Violin.[1][2][3][4]


Award[5] Film Director
People's Choice Award Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni
Metro Media Award Happiness Todd Solondz
Best Canadian Feature Film Robert Lepage
Best Canadian First Feature Film Last Night Don McKellar
Best Canadian Short Film When Ponds Freeze Over Mary Lewis
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award West Beirut Ziad Doueiri
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award Praise John Curran



Special Presentations[edit]

The Masters[edit]

Perspective Canada[edit]

Contemporary World Cinema[edit]


Planet Africa[edit]

Real To Reel[edit]

Dialogues: Talking With Pictures[edit]

New Beat of Japan[edit]

Directors' Spotlight: Darezhan Omirbaev[edit]

Canadian Film Centre At 10[edit]

Midnight Madness[6][edit]


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