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Toronto Announces 102 Additional Titles

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood August 24, 2010 at 8:52AM

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced 102 new titles (total lineup is now 246) for its Contemporary World Cinema, Masters, Visions, Vanguard and Discovery programs. Among the newbies are German Run Lola Run director Tom Tykwer's Three (pictured), Norwegian director Bent Hamer with the world premiere of Home For Christmas, and American Kelly Reichardt with her latest, Meek's Cutoff, screening as part of the Contemporary World Cinema Programme.
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The Toronto International Film Festival has announced 102 new titles (total lineup is now 246) for its Contemporary World Cinema, Masters, Visions, Vanguard and Discovery programs. Among the newbies are German Run Lola Run director Tom Tykwer's Three (pictured), Norwegian director Bent Hamer with the world premiere of Home For Christmas, and American Kelly Reichardt with her latest, Meek's Cutoff, screening as part of the Contemporary World Cinema Programme.

Reichardt will also appear in a Mavericks discussion, as will Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bruce Springsteen (interviewed by Edward Norton), Ken Loach and Paul Laverty (interviewed by Michael Moore re: Politics and Cinema). A Waiting for Superman panel discussion with Bill Gates, Geoffrey Canada, Lesley Chilcott and director Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth) is also part of the Mavericks series.

For more, here's indieWIRE's complete coverage.

This article is related to: Directors, Festivals, Genres, Toronto, Independents, Foreign


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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.