TIFF 2017: Wavelengthsby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 9 months ago
2. Aliens (2017)
23 min | Short
A portrait of the multi-talented Tesa Arranz, an icon of the "Movida" scene in Madrid. Personal testimonials are juxtaposed with diary entries, poems, performance clips, and selections from Arranz's 500+ paintings of extraterrestrials.
4. Brown and Clear (2017)
G | 8 min | Short
A collection of sfumato-tinged bottles shot with tight framing and shallow focus provides a mesmeric portrait of a man and a community in Northeast Ohio, where "Brown and Clear" commonly refer to "Bourbon and Vodka".
5. Caniba (2017)
90 min | Documentary
Caniba is a film that reflects on the discomforting significance of cannibalistic desire in human existence through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his mysterious relationship with his brother, Jun Sagawa.
6. Cocote (2017)
106 min | Drama
An Evangelical Christian man attends the funeral services of his father in his hometown, where he has to participate in religious rites that clash with his beliefs and finds himself pressured to take revenge on the murderer.
7. Konfiguration schwarz und weiss (2017)
9 min | Short
A quartet of four black-and-white miniatures edited in-camera, Helga Fanderl's Configuration in Black and White captures fleeting moments of visual poetry: glimmers from a canal, snowfall, flowers for Peter Hutton, and birds in flight.
Director: Helga Fanderl
11. Good Luck (2017)
143 min | Documentary
Filmed between a large-scale underground mine in post-war Serbia and an illegal mining collective in the tropical heat of Suriname, Good Luck is a visceral non-fiction portrait of hope and sacrifice in a time of global economic turmoil.
Director: Ben Russell
13. Jeannette, l'enfance de Jeanne d'Arc (2017)
105 min | History, Musical
France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young Jeannette, at the still tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy. One day, she tells her friend... See full summary »
15. Scaffold (2017)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Recent immigrants to Canada, working on scaffolding break the routine of their job by observing the people in the the neighbourhood from a unique, precarious and ephemeral vantage point.
16. Ta peau si lisse (2017)
93 min | Documentary, Sport
Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are gladiators of modern times. From the strongman to the top-class bodybuilder, to the veteran who has become a trainer, they all ... See full summary »
17. Turtles Are Always Home (2016)
This is an essay about the search for home in a transient environment. It is a personal journey inwards with an intimate camera that observes and takes its time to look at the buildings and the surroundings only to find its reflections.
Director: Rawane Nassif
23. Strangely Ordinary This Devotion (2017)
SOTD was birthed out of a desire to privilege and amplify the strange and banal quality of daily life, to see what it can yield as an entrance to larger concerns, such as the environment, ... See full summary »
24. A Fábrica de Nada (2017)
177 min | Drama, Musical
One night, a group of workers discover their factory is being dismantled by the same administration that runs it. Quickly, the labourers organize themselves in order to occupy the plant.