The Toronto International Film Festival is ramping up for its 35th excellent year, with more than 300 movies showing between September 9 and 19. Follow this space in the days leading up to TIFF 2010 for features on much-anticipated premieres, the Bell Lightbox—the festival’s exciting new headquarters—and scads of sites at which to spot visiting celebrities. During the festival itself, we’ll bring you details on each day’s film offerings plus what to do before or after your screening.
TODAY: TOP BILLING
Red carpet premieres are the bread and butter of any top film festival, and this year TIFF has them in spades. These much-anticipated galas and special presentations exemplify the cinema’s unique ability to mix impressive artistry and popular entertainment.
GET IN LINE! Single-screening TIFF tickets ($19.69, or $38.27 for gala premieres) are on sale starting September 3. To purchase, visit the festival box office (363 King St. W.), call 416-968-3456 to charge by phone, or charge online. For sold-out screenings, rush tickets may become available at the theatre 10 minutes prior to showtime.
Tomorrow: One Essential Film Exhibition