First Wave of TIFF 2017 Films Announced

On the brink of award season kicking off, the Toronto International Film Festival announced the first batch of films playing the Fall festival. Some notable directors who have films premiering include George Clooney, Alexander Payne, Luca Guadagnino, Angelina Jolie, Guillermo del Toro and Martin McDonagh, More films will be announced in August before the festival runs from September 7th to September 17th.

Check out the full list of films below:

A Fantastic Woman | Sebastián Lelio, Chile
A Season in France | Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, France
Battle of the Sexes | Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, USA
BPM (Beats Per Minute) | Robin Campillo, France
Breathe | Andy Serkis, United Kingdom
Call Me By Your Name | Luca Guadagnino, Italy/France
Catch the Wind | Gaël Morel, France
C’est la vie! | Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, France
Darkest Hour | Joe Wright, United Kingdom
Disobedience | Sebastián Lelio, United Kingdom
Downsizing | Alexander Payne, USA
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool | Paul McGuigan, United
First They Killed My Father | Angelina Jolie, Cambodia
Hostiles | Scott Cooper, USA
I, Tonya | Craig Gillespie, USA
Kings | Deniz Gamze Ergüven, France/Belgium
Lady Bird | Greta Gerwig, USA
Long Time Running | Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier,
Mary Shelley | Haifaa Al Mansour, Ireland/United
mother! | Darren Aronofsky, USA
Mudbound | Dee Rees, USA
Novitiate | Maggie Betts, USA
Omerta | Hansal Mehta, India
Plonger | Mélanie Laurent, France
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women | Angela Robinson,
Sheikh Jackson | Amr Salama, Egypt
Stronger | David Gordon Green, USA
Submergence | Wim Wenders, France/Germany/Spain
Suburbicon | George Clooney, USA
The Brawler | Anurag Kashyap, India
The Breadwinner | Nora Twomey, Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg
The Catcher Was A Spy | Ben Lewin, USA
The Children Act | Richard Eyre, United Kingdom
The Current War | Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, USA
The Guardians | Xavier Beauvois, France
The Hungry | Bornila Chatterjee, India
The Mountain Between Us | Hany Abu-Assad, USA
The Price of Success | Teddy Lussi-Modeste, France
The Rider | Chloé Zhao, USA
The Shape of Water | Guillermo del Toro, USA
The Square | Ruben Östlund, Sweden
The Wife | Björn Runge, United Kingdom/Sweden
Thelma | Joachim Trier, Norway/Sweden/France/Denmark
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Martin
McDonagh, USA
Untitled Bryan Cranston/Kevin Hart Film | Neil Burger, USA
Victoria and Abdul | Stephen Frears, United Kingdom
Woman Walks Ahead | Susanna White, USA



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