(WWETV Network) WorldWide Entertainment TV was on hand for the media press conference for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival aka TIFF. During the event, the organizers unleashed the next generation of Canadian TIFF Rising Stars.
WWETV got a first hand glimpse of Kacey Rohl, Mikhail Ahooja, Nahema Ricci, and Shamier Anderson. TIFF also unveiled 26 Canadian features within various programms that are part of the Festival’s 2019 lineup. The Canadian selection includes seven first features, 13 works by returning TIFF alumni, and almost 50% films directed by women. WWETV did a live stream of the event on Youtube and Instagram Live.
This year’s Canadian features slate includes five titles by Indigenous filmakers and film teams: Abenaki director Alanis Obomsawin’s documentary Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger, Jeff Barnaby’s chilling Blood Quantum: Myriam Verrerault’s Kuessipan, and more
Also there will be Red Carpet premieres at this year’s Toronto’s International Film Festival.
Movies will include:
A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Taika Waititi’s JOJO RABBIT
Bong Joon-ho’s PARASITE
Rian Johnson’s KNIVES OUT
John Crowley’s THE GOLDFINCH
Kasi Lemmons’ HARRIET
All in all, TIFF Media Conference was the initial celebration of the personalities that work diligently throughout the year to entertain the world. We look forward to this year’s festival in mere weeks and anticipate next year’s media conference get together.