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Toronto 2018

Review: The Vice of Hope

Review: The Vice of Hope

TORONTO 2018: Neapolitan director Edoardo de Angelis has premiered his new drama about surrogacy, prostitution and human trafficking in the world of the Camorra  

24/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Olivier Masset-Depasse  • ​​Director

Interview: Olivier Masset-Depasse • ​​Director

"I'm the kind of filmmaker that tries to create a different style of film each time"

Belgian director Olivier Masset-Depasse returns with his third feature Mothers' Instinct, and we talked to him about it  

21/09 | Arras 2018 | Competition

Review: Saf

Review: Saf

TORONTO 2018: In his sophomore feature, Istanbulite Ali Vatansever observes how aggressive urbanisation is altering both his city and his country through the eyes of a simple but broken man  

21/09 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Baldvin Z  • Director

Interview: Baldvin Z • Director

“I realised that there was a whole world in Iceland that I didn’t know about”

TORONTO 2018: We sat down with Icelandic director Baldvin Z to get some inside information on his latest feature, the bleak and emotive Let Me Fall  

21/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Soudade Kaadan  • Director

Interview: Soudade Kaadan • Director

“You don’t know how much you are traumatised until you leave”

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to French-born Syrian director Soudade Kaadan about her Lion of the Future-winning The Day I Lost My Shadow, which also screened in Discovery  

21/09 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Review: Gwen

Review: Gwen

TORONTO 2018: A young girl is forced to grow up too fast in British director William McGregor’s haunting feature debut  

20/09 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Review: Rosie

Review: Rosie

TORONTO 2018: Irish director Paddy Breathnach takes aim at the homelessness crisis in Ireland in his new drama  

20/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: The Factory

Review: The Factory

TORONTO 2018: Russian helmer Yuri Bykov once again deals with corruption in his homeland in a social drama that blends thriller and action-packed heist elements within a claustrophobic environment  

20/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Marija Kavtaradzė • Director

Interview: Marija Kavtaradzė • Director

"I send my love to those people who see themselves or their loved ones in our characters"

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to Lithuanian director-scriptwriter Marija Kavtaradzė about her feature debut, Summer Survivors, which tackles mental-health issues from a different perspective  

19/09 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Review: Farming

Review: Farming

TORONTO 2018: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's violent feature debut is an autobiographical tale of a black British experience  

19/09 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery