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Toronto International Film Festival Documentary Line-up Led by Morris vs. Rumsfeld, 'Tim's Vermeer,' the Man Behind 'Dog Day Afternoon'

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood July 30, 2013 at 10:00AM

This year's Toronto International Film Festival documentary world premieres include works by Penn & Teller, artist Chris Jordan, Jehane Noujaim and Leanne Pooley; and North American premieres by directors Errol Morris, Frederick Wiseman, Marcel Ophuls and Claude Lanzmann. (Full line-up is below.)
Errol Morris

The full list is below:

A Story of Children and Film Mark Cousins, United Kingdom 

Ain't Misbehavin' Marcel Ophuls, France

At Berkeley Frederick Wiseman, USA

Beyond the Edge Leanne Pooley, New Zealand

Burt's Buzz Jody Shapiro, Canada

The Dark Matter of Love Sarah McCarthy, UK

The Dog Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, USA

Faith Connections Pan Nalin, France/India

Filthy Gorgeous: The Extraordinary World of Bob Guccione Barry Avrich, Canada 

Finding Vivian Maier Charlie Siskel and John Maloof, USA

Hi-Ho Mistahey! Alanis Obomsawin, Canada

Ignasi M. Ventura Pons, Spain

Jodorowsky's Dune Frank Pavich, USA

The Last of the Unjust Claude Lanzmann, France/Austria

The Mayor Emiliano Altuna Fistolera, Mexico

Midway Chris Jordan, USA

Mission Congo David Turner and Lara Zizic

The Square (Al Midan) Jehane Noujaim, Egypt/USA 

Tim’s Vermeer Teller, USA

The Unknown Known Errol Morris, USA

Unstable Elements Madeleine Sackler, USA

When Jews Were Funny Allan Zweig, Canada

Chris Jordan "Midway" short: Chris Jordan Ted Talk:

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.