The 45th edition of the Toronto Film Festival is still very much a go, although made up of a reduced programme. After announcing that Spike Lee’s filmed version of the Broadway-acclaimed David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ will open the festival the full line-up has now been released.

Taking place between September 10 – 19, the festival will see the first 5 days made up of physical screenings. The program will also be made up of drive-ins, digital screenings, virtual red carpets, press conferences, industry talks.

The highlights of this year’s festival will include ‘God’s Own Country’ helmer Francis Lee’s ‘Ammonite,’Chloe Zhao’s ‘Nomadland,’ Florian Zeller’s ‘The Father’ and Werner Herzog’s doco “Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds as well as films directed by Regina King, Viggo Mortensen and Halle Berry.

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See the full line-up below;

“180 Degree Rule” – Farnoosh Samadi (Iran)

“76 Days Hao Wu” – Anonymous, Weixi Chen (USA)
“Ammonite” – Francis Lee (United Kingdom)Another Round” – Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)
“Bandar Band” – Manijeh Hekmat (Iran/Germany)
“Beans” – Tracey Deer (Canada)
“Beginning” – Dea Kulumbegashvili (Georgia/France)
“The Best is Yet to Come” – Wang Jing (China)
“Bruised” – Halle Berry (USA)
“City Hall” – Frederick Wiseman (USA)
“Concrete Cowboy” – Ricky Staub (USA)
“David Byrne’s American Utopia” – Spike Lee (USA (Opening Night Film))
“The Disciple” – Chaitanya Tamhane (India)
“Enemies of the State” – Sonia Kennebeck (USA)
“Falling” – Viggo Mortensen (Canada/United Kingdom)
“The Father” – Florian Zeller (the United Kingdom/France)
“Fauna” – Nicolas Pereda (Mexico/Canada)
“Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds” – Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer (United Kingdom/USA)
“Gaza mon amour” – Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser (Palestine/France/Germany/Portugal/Qatar)
“Get the Hell Out” – I-Fan Wang (Taiwan)
“Good Joe Bell” – Reinaldo Marcus Green (USA)
“I Care A Lot” – J Blakeson (United Kingdom)
“Inconvenient Indian” – Michelle Latimer (Canada)
“The Inheritance” – Ephraim Asili (USA)
“Lift Like a Girl” – Mayye Zayed (Egypt/Germany/Denmark)
“Limbo” – Ben Sharrock (United Kingdom)
“Memory House” – Joao Paulo Miranda Maria (Brazil/France)
“MLK/FBI” – Sam Pollard (USA)
“The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel” – Joel Bakan, Jennifer Abbott (Canada)
“New Order” – Michel Franco (Mexico)
“Night of the Kings” – Philippe Lacôte (Cote d’Ivoire/France/Canada/Senegal)
“Nomadland” – Chloé Zhao (USA)
“No Ordinary Man” – Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt (Canada)
“Notturno” – Gianfranco Rosi (Italy/France/Germany)
“One Night in Miami” – Regina King (USA)
“Penguin Bloom” – Glendyn Ivin (Australia)
“Pieces of a Woman” – Kornél Mundruczó (USA/Canada/Hungary)
“Preparations to Be Together For an Unknown Period of Time” – Lili Horvát (Hungary)
“Quo Vadis, Aida?” – Jasmila Žbanić (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Norway/The Netherlands/Austria/Romania/France/Germany/Poland/Turkey)
“Shadow In The Cloud” – Roseanne Liang (USA/New Zealand)
“Shiva Baby” – Emma Seligman (USA/Canada)
“Spring Blossom” – Suzanne Lindon (France)
“A Suitable Boy” – Mira Nair (United Kingdom/India (Closing Night Presentation))
“Summer of 85” – Francois Ozon (France)
“The Third Day” – Felix Barrett, Dennis Kelly (United Kingdom)
“Trickster” – Michelle Latimer (Canada)
“True Mothers” – Naomi Kawase (Japan)
“Under the Open Sky” – Miwa Nishikawa (Japan)
“Violation” – Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Dusty Mancinelli (Canada)
“Wildfire” – Cathy Brady (United Kingdom/Ireland)

TIFF will also launch its very first digital platform to host digital screenings, as well as numerous talks and special events for those who are unable to travel to attend. The platform is currently in development.