Canada First!

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Canada First! celebrates our emerging homegrown talent. Focusing on first and second time feature filmmakers, as well as more established filmmakers making their first appearance at the Festival, the programme profiles the best the country has to offer.
 
 

Past Films

Past films screened in this programme include:

  • FIDO (Andrew Currie)
  • CHILDSTAR (Don McKellar)
  • SUR LA TRACE D'IGOR RIZZI (Noël Mitrani)
  • FAMILIA (Louise Archambault)
  • THE LIFE AND HARD TIMES OF GUY TERRIFICO (Michael Mabbott)

Past Debuts

Canadian directors whose debuts have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival include:

  • Atom Egoyan (NEXT OF KIN)
  • Sudz Sutherland (LOVE, SEX AND EATING THE BONES)
  • Lynne Stopkewich (KISSED)
  • Deepa Mehta (SAM & ME)
  • Vincenzo Natali (CUBE)
  • Thom Fitzgerald (THE HANGING GARDEN)
  • Patricia Rozema (I'VE HEARD THE MERMAIDS SINGING)
  • Don McKellar (LAST NIGHT)

Check back on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 for a complete list of Canadian films selected for the 2007 programme.