Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Additional Documentaries Announced

The festival announced some more documentary films for this year:

  • Ahead of Time, from Bob Richman (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster), about Ruth Gruber, who in 1931 was the world's youngest Ph.D. at the time, and covered the Exodus 1947.
  • Once Upon a Time Proletarian: 12 Tales of a Country, from Guo Xiaolu (She, A Chinese), with 12 stories about people in modern China.
  • Stolen, from Violeta Ayala and Dan Fallshaw, about the Saharawi refugees who have been in Alergian camps for more than 30 years.
  • The Sunshine Boy, from Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, about a woman trying to understand her son's autism.
  • Waking Sleeping Beauty, from Don Hahn, about the rebirth of the Disney animation studio in the late 80's and 90's. Hahn himself was a producer on a number of the films including Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King.


My experiences at the Toronto International Film Festival. Note this blog is not affiliated with the Toronto International Film Festival Group or the festival itself.
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