Gala Presentation: Bright Days Ahead
Beautiful French icon Fanny Ardant plays Carolina, a retired dentist in her sixties who’s become bored and restless with her golden years. All that changes when Carolina falls into a reckless but deeply satisfying love affair with a younger man.
Details: Roy Thomson Hall, 8 pm
Star Power: Fanny Ardant
Gala Presentation: Cold Eyes
Seen through the perspective of several protagonists, the South Korean action thriller follows a team of high-tech detectives who use surveillance to try and hunt down an organized group of ruthless bank robbers.
Details: Roy Thomson Hall, 9:30 pm
Mavericks: Women and Film 40th Anniversary
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Women and Film Festival, founder Kay Armatage takes the stage for a discussion following a screening of Madelaine Anderson’s 1969 civil rights documentary I Am Somebody.
Details: TIFF Bell Lightbox 2, 6:15 pm
Star Power:Kay Armatage
It’s Friday night and you know what that means -- Toronto’s hottest clubs and bars will be celebrating the film festival’s end with big blowout parties (and extended 4 am liquor licenses). Check out Maison Mercer’s TIFF party with Jerome Ima-ae, or DJ Mark Knight at Cinema.