All the Australian films featured at TIFF 2021

Films by Madeleine Gottfried, Nash Edgerton, Jane Campion, Philip Noyce and Eva Orner have been selected to screen at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Phil Burbank in The Power of the Dog, screening at TIFF

Four Australian films have been selected for the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as well as a new feature from director Philip Noyce. The range is notable: legendary director Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog will feature in Special Presentation, where Nash Edgerton and Madeleine Gottleib both have short films in the Short Cuts program. Lakewood, a US-Canadian production directed by Australian Noyce and starring Naomi Watts, will feature in the Gala Presentation. Finally, in documentary, TIFF will see the world premiere of Eva Orner’s stunning look at the 2019 Black Summer Fires, Burning.

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob