Canada on Screen 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) showcases some of the most significant moving-image productions ever made in Canada’s history based on a national poll of industry professionals, presented across the country throughout 2017.

Free admission. 

Canada: Black Christmas (1974)

  • Dec 22 (2017) @ 7pm
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Canada: McLaren & Maddin

  • Nov 15 (2017) @ 7pm

We couldn't let Canada 150 pass by without celebrating two legendary filmmakers, Norman McLaren and Guy Maddin. Enjoy a selection of short films by McLaren, a pioneer in animation with the National Film Board, and Maddin, whose signature quirk makes him one of Canada’s most eccentric artists.

Canada: Dead Ringers

  • Oct 30 (2017) @ 7pm

The chilling story of identical twin gynecologists—suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly—who share the same practice, the same apartment, and the same women. When a new patient, glamorous actress Claire Niveau, challenges their eerie bond, they descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs, and madness.

Canada: Videodrome

  • Sep 4 (2017) @ 4:30pm

When he acquires a different kind of programming for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.

Canada: Meatballs

  • Aug 6 (2017) @ 9:30pm

Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Canada: The Sweet Hereafter

  • Jul 19 (2017) @ 7pm
A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems.

Canada: Away From Her

  • May 21 (2017) @ 4:30pm

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Canada: Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

  • Apr 9 (2017) @ 12:30pm

Centuries ago, in what would become the Canadian Arctic, Atuat is promised to wed the malevolent Oki, son of the leader of their tribe.

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