Toronto

Toronto Film Festival, March 24 - April 2, 2015

Over two years, Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka lived alongside farmers, herders, and rebels displaced to the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions, filming their lives within hillside hide-outs and refugee camps.

Filmmaker(s):
Hajooj Kuka
Year:
2014 / 68m
Mar 27

Burden of Peace follows Guatemala's first female attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz. After taking office, Paz y Paz obtains spectacular results, including the arrest of a former head of state charged with committing genocide. But her determin

Filmmaker(s):
Joey Boink
Year:
2015 / 76m
Mar 31

Former US Navy SEAL Chris Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck. Kristin's journey in search of the American ideals that she protected have a whole new meaning as she lives her life.

Filmmaker(s):
Sandrine Orabona and Mark Herzog
Year:
2014 / 90m
Apr 2

Through Joshua Oppenheimer's work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered and the identity of the men who killed him.

Filmmaker(s):
Joshua Oppenheimer
Year:
2014 / 98m
Mar 25

In 1944, teenagers Thomas & Edith were interned by the Nazis in Budapest. Alone and afraid, they fell in love.

Filmmaker(s):
Sam Lawlor and Lindsay Pollock
Year:
2013 / 70m
Mar 24

The photographer Sebastião Salgado was a refugee in the 1970s, fleeing the military dictatorship in Brazil. He became a global wanderer, photographing epochal events of violence and displacement, including Rwanda, Bosnia, and the war in Iraq.

Filmmaker(s):
Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Year:
2014 / 110m
Mar 28

Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the nat

Filmmaker(s):
Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan
Year:
2014 / 75m
Apr 1

October 2001: As US-led forces invade Afghanistan in search of Osama Bin Laden, 22 members of China's Uyghur minority happen to be in the country. These Turkish-speaking Muslims are fleeing repressive authorities in Beijing, which view them as dangerou

Filmmaker(s):
Patricio Henríquez
Year:
2014 / 99m
Mar 26
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