The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival have announced their first set of films with their Galas and Special Presentations. Included in the lineup is some of our most-anticipated films of the fall: Claire Denis’ High Life, Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, Steve McQueen’s Widows, Olivier Assayas’s Non-Fiction, Mia Hansen-Løve’s Maya, and much more.

Also including a number of past festival highlights (Burning, Cold War, Shoplifters, and Wildlife), see the list below courtesy of Variety and check back for our reviews.

GALAS 2018
“Beautiful Boy,” Felix van Groeningen, USA
“Galveston,” Mélanie Laurent, USA
“Everybody Knows,” Asghar Farhadi, Spain/France/Italy
“First Man,” Damien Chazelle, USA
“The Hate U Give,” George Tillman,Jr.,USA
“Hidden Man,” Jiang Wen, China
“High Life,” Claire Denis, Germany/France/Poland/United Kingdom
“Husband Material,” Anurag Kashyap, India
“The Kindergarten Teacher,” Sara Colangelo, USA
“The Land of Steady Habits,” Nicole Holofcener, USA


“Life Itself,” Dan Fogelman, USA
“The Public,” Emilio Estevez, USA
“Red Joan,” Sir Trevor Nunn, United Kingdom
“A Star is Born,” Bradley Cooper, USA
“Shadow,” Zhang Yimou, China
“What They Had,” Elizabeth Chomko, USA
“Widows,” Steve McQueen, United Kingdom/USA

“Ben is Back,” Peter Hedges, USA


“Burning,” Lee Chang-dong, South Korea
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Marielle Heller, USA
“Capernaum,” Nadine Labaki, Lebanon
“Cold War,” Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland/UnitedKingdom/France
“Colette,” Wash Westmoreland, United Kingdom
“Dogman,” Matteo Garrone, Italy/France
“The Front Runner,” Jason Reitman, USA
“Giant Little Ones,” Kwith Behrman, Canada
“Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil),” Eva Husson, France
“Hotel Mumbai,” Anthony Maras, Australia
“The Hummingbird Project,” Kim Nguyen, Canada
“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Barry Jenkins, USA


“Maya,” Mia Hansen-Løve, France
“Manto,” Nandita Das, India
“Monsters and Men,” Reinaldo Marcus Green, USA
“Mouthpiece,” Patricia Rozema, Canada
“Non-Fiction,” Olivier Assayas, France


“The Old Man and the Gun,” David Lowery, USA
“Papi Chulo,” John Butler, Ireland
“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico/USA
”Shoplifters,” Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan
“The Sisters Brothers,” Jacques Audiard, USA/France/Romania/Spain
“Sunset,” László Nemes, Hungary/France


“Through Black Spruce,” Don McKellar, Canada
“The Weekend,” Stella Meghie, USA
“Where Hands Touch,” Amma Asante, United Kingdom
“White Boy Rick,” Yann Demange, USA
“Wildlife,” Paul Dano, USA

TIFF 2018 takes place September 6-16.

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