MATINEE ONLY, THURSDAY AUGUST 31, 1:30pm Directors: Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin Language: English Country: U.K. Rating: PG13 Runs: 1 hr 35 min. Doug and Abi are taking their three children on a trip to Scotland for a big family gathering. They are in the midst of a difficult divorce, and have asked the kids to keep
Guest: Henk Van de Kolk – Co founder TIFF, film producer. Together with his wife Yanka they run an Imaging & Photography Studio in Toronto. THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 7:00pm (FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1:30pm MATINEE) Awards: 8, including best screenwriting, best feature, best cinematography and Tomatometer 93% Director: Aisling Walsh Language: English Country: Ireland & Canada
Guest: Paul Wilson, writer, editor, radio producer & translator FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 7:00pm (SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1:30pm MATINEE) Awards: 5, including Best Actress, best original score & best production design Director: Jan Hrebejk Language: Slovak with English subtitles Country: Slovakia & Czech Republic Rating: PG Runs: 1 hr,42 min. Set in Bratislava during the final decade
Guest: Daniel Cross – Documentary filmmaker, director, producer, teacher and co-founder of EyeSteelFilm. EVENING, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 7:00pm (MATINEE, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 1:30pm ) Awards: 1, Canadian Screen award “Best cinematography in a Feature length documentary. Official selection at “hotdocs”, Tomatometer 100% Director: Dan Cross Language: English Country: USA & Canada Rating: PG Runs: 1 hr, 46 min.
EVENING ONLY, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 7:00pm Awards: 13, including the Oscar for Best Actor, Best Comedy European Film Awards, Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film 2017 Academy Awards, Tomatometer 91% Director: Hannes Holm Language: Swedish, Persian – with English subtitles Country: Sweden Rating: PG Runs: 1 hr, 56 min. Ove, an ill-tempered, grumpy, loner spends his days enforcing
From Joanne McKenzie, MIFF Artistic Director, “For the last five years, it has been a MIFF tradition to start each of the four nights with a Student film. I’m proud to continue that tradition – it’s been a terrific crowd-pleaser. The four films are selected from the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival, which is run by Nadia Danyluk the Youth Services Librarian in Owen Sound. Local libraries,including Meaford, participate