OFFICIAL SELECTION 2023
2023 OFFICIAL SELECTION
We are excited to welcome you back to a full in-cinema festival experience from Sept 7-17.
OPENING NIGHT FILM
CLOSING NIGHT FILM
Nominated for the Caméra d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Lead actress Aline Küppenheim in attendance
20th Anniversary Screening of MACHUCA
Aline Küppenheim in attendance
Sol Miranda in attendance (we hope!!)
Winner of the Golden Leopard at the 75th Locarno International Film Festival.
NEW DIRECTORS COMPETITION
Discover the six Latin American films that will compete for the prize of Best New Director.
A Youth Jury from Canada and Latin America will award $2,500 to the winning director.
SPOTLIGHT ON CUBA: Sara Gómez
We are thrilled to present a selection of the short films of Sara Gómez, one of the most inventive filmmakers of 1960s post-revolutionary Cuban cinema.
With an introduction by Susan Lord, professor in the Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University and co-editor of The Cinema of Sara Gómez: Reframing Revolution.
SPOTLIGHT ON CUBA
Pavel Giroud in attendance
A selection of films that have made a big impact on the festival circuit.
¡ASÍ SUENA! MUSIC IN FILM
FILMS FROM TURTLE ISLAND AND BEYOND
Curated by Akira Iahtail & Masa’n Selene Galindo
Curated by Dani Rodríguez Chevalier & Ana Tonso
Shorts Program: The Ties That Bind
Curated by Kathleen Mullen & Robert Rios
CANADA LOOKS SOUTH
CARLOS FERRAND IN ATTENDANCE
CANADA LOOKS SOUTH: Features
GERMAN GUTIERREZ IN ATTENDANCE