TIFF Announces World Premiere of Films from Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba

A Sort of Family  by Diego Lerman

A Sort of Family by Diego Lerman

By Carlos A. Gutiérrez

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has announced additional titles for its 42nd edition, which includes the world premiere of a handful of Latin American films from Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba, as well as North American premieres from titles from Dominican Republic, Mexico and Argentina. 

Having their world premiere in the Contemporary Wold Cinema section of the festival are the Argentine films A Sort of Family / Una especia de familia by Diego Lerman, and Alanís by Anahí Berneri, the Brazilian film Motorrad by Vicente Amorim, and Sergio & Sergei by Cuban filmmaker Ernesto Daranas.

The Contemporary World Cinema section will also feature the North American premieres of April’s Daughter / Las hijas de abril by Michel Franco from Mexico, and The Summit / La cordillera by Santiago Mitre from Argentina. The Wavelengths section will host the North American premiere of the Dominican film Cocote by Nelson Carlo de los Santos, which was recently awarded in its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival, and the international premiere of Laura Huertas Millán's La libertad

TIFF has also announced the North American premiere of Lucrecia Martel's film Zama from Argentina in its Master section. The 42nd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival will take place September 7-17 in Canada.