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A Dozen Medienboard Funded Films @ Toronto Film Festival
Special Presentations
The Captain (Der Hauptmann)
Director/ Screenwriter: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau, Alexander Fehling
German Producer: Filmgalerie 451

Thursday, 3:00pm, Sept 7, 2017
Saturday, 3:15pm, Sept 9, 2017
Monday, 4:15pm, Sept 11, 2017
Wednesday, 11:30am, Sept 13, 2017
Saturday, 3:30pm, Sept 16, 2017

Director: Wim Wenders
Screenwriter: Erin Dignam
Cast: James McAvoy, Alicia Vikander
German Producer: Neue Road Movies
World Sales: Embankment

Sunday, 6:15pm, Sept 10, 2017
Monday, 11:30am, 3:00pm, Sept 11, 2017
Wednesday, 7:00pm, Sept 13, 2017

Director/Screenwriter: Samuel Maoz
Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler
German Producer: Pola Pandora
World Sales: The Match Factory

Saturday, 7:00pm, Sept 9, 2017
Tuesday, 10:30am, Sept 12, 2017
Wednesday, 9:30pm, Sept 13, 2017
Thursday, 9:15am, Sept 14, 2017
Saturday, 6:30pm, Sept 16, 2017
The Square
Director/ Screenwriter: Ruben Östlund
Cast: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West
German Co Producer: Essential Filmproduktion
World Sales: Coproduction Office


Thursday, 3:30pm, Sept 7, 2017
Sunday, 2:30pm, Sept 10, 2017
Tuesday, 3:00pm, Sept 12, 2017

A Fantastic Woman (Una Mujer Fantástica)
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Screenwriter: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Cast: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes
German Producer: Komplizen Film
World Sales: Funny Balloons

Friday, 3:45pm, Sept 8, 2017
Tuesday, 6:30pm, Sept 12, 2017
Wednesday, 12:15pm, Sept 13, 2017
Three Peaks (Drei Zinnen)
Director/Screenwriter: Jan Zabeil
Cast: Alexander Fehling, Bérénice Bejo, Arian Montgomery
German Producer: Rohfilm Productions
World Sales: The Match Factory


Saturday, 1:45pm, Sept 9, 2017
Tuesday, 9:30pm, Sept 12, 2017
Thursday, 6:15pm, Sept 14, 2017
Saturday, 2:30pm, Sept 16, 2017

Mademoiselle Paradis (Licht)
Director: Barbara Albert
Screenwriter: Kathrin Resetarits
Cast: Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow
German Producer: Looks Filmproduktionen
World Sales: Films Distribution

Friday, 8:30pm, Sept 8, 2017
Saturday, 4:15pm, Sept 9, 2017
Sunday, 9:00am, Sept 10, 2017
Wednesday, 2:00pm, Sept 13, 2017
Friday, 6:00pm, Sept 15, 2017
Saturday, 3:45pm, Sept 16, 2017
Platform/Next Wave
What Will People Say
Director/Screenwriter: Iram Haq
Cast: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Rohit Saraf
German Co Producer: Rohfilm Factory
World Sales: Beta Cinema

Saturday, 2:00pm, Sept 9, 2017
Sunday, 4:45pm, Sept 10, 2017
Monday, 4:45pm, Sept 11, 2017
Thursday, 4:15pm, Sept 14, 2017
Friday, 3:00pm, Sept 15, 2017
Saturday, 10:00am, Sept 16, 2017
Contemporary World Cinema
Looking for Oum Kulthum
Director/Screenwriter: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Cast: Neda Rahmanian, Yasmin Raeis
German Producer: Razor Film Produktion
World Sales: The Match Factory

Thursday, 8:45pm, Sept 7, 2017
Monday, 9:30pm, Sept 11, 2017
Tuesday, 9:15am, Sept 12, 2017
Wednesday, 9:00am, Sept 13, 2017
Sunday, 5:45pm, Sept 17, 2017
Director/Screenwriter: Valeska Grisebach
Cast: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov
German Producer: Komplizen Film
World Sales: Films Boutique

Thursday, 9:00pm, Sept 7, 2017
Saturday, 9:30pm, Sept 9, 2017
Monday, 12:30pm, Sept 11, 2017
Saturday, 12:30pm, Sept 16, 2017
Le Fort des Fous
Director/Screenwriter: Narimane Mari
Cast: Michel Haas, Rachid Haddad
The story follows a community of young nomads and wanderers as they form an imagined utopian society.
German Co Producer: Joon Film

Monday, 6:00pm, Sept 11, 2017
Tuesday, 4:15pm, Sept 12, 2017
Thursday, 11:30am, Sept 14, 2017
Good Luck
Director: Ben Russell
Documentary film about two mining communities.
German Co Producer: CaSK Films

Thursday, 4:30pm, Sept 7, 2017
Monday, 9:15pm, Sept 11, 2017
Wednesday, 3:00pm, Sept 13, 2017

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