The Dialogues: Talking with Pictures programme shows films chosen by people in the film industry, films that have influenced or inspired them. This year, the programme features:
- Ted Kotcheff presents the fully-restored copy of his 1971 film Wake In Fright (aka Outback).
- Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Ondine), presents Fellini's The White Sheik.
- Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins) presents Norman McLeod's The Gift, starring W.C. Fields.
- Sook-Yin Lee, director of The Year of the Carnivore at the festival this year and host of CBC Radio's Definitely Not the Opera, presents Jane Campion's Sweetie.