With the latest round of press releases, we now have the complete list of films. The schedule will go live next Tuesday, which gives us five days to bitch and moan about the omissions (Rivette! Costa! Ade! Cisse!), cheer for the new additions (Denis!), and, hopefully, discover some hidden gems among the long list of premieres and first-time directors.
Most of the people who keep an eye on this site have since moved the discussion to Twitter and Facebook, but if you have thoughts about the lineup, I'd love to hear them. And, please, if anyone can recommend a film that might otherwise be overlooked, share it in the comments.
I'm thinking that with some kind providence from the scheduling gods, I won't have much trouble finding 35-40 good/great films this year.
- "Toronto International Film Festival Announces Over 500 Guests For 2009 Event"
- "Returning And New Sponsors & Supporters On Board For The 34th Toronto International Film Festival"
- "Fact Sheet"
- "Final Slate Of Titles Announced For CWC Programme"
- "11 Films Announced For The 2009 Festival's Masters Programme"
- "The 2009 Festival Announces Films To Complete Its Schedule"