Toronto Film Fest Announces Latin American Titles

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced the full lineup for its 2014 edition which includes several titles in their international, North American and local premiere. Playing in the Contemporary World Cinema showcase are seven Latin American films.

Argentina will be represented by Aire Libre (pictured left) by Anahí Berneri, Lulu by Luis Ortega and Two Shots Fired / Dos disparos by Martín Rejtman; Cuba will be featured with Ernesto Daranas' Behaviour / Conducta and Venice by Kiki Álvarez; Christian Jiménez's Voice Over will be representing Chile, and Sand Dollars / Dólares de arena by Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas.

The Wavelenghts section of the festival will host the North American premieres of the Argentinean films Jauja by Lisandro Alonso and Matías Piñeiro's The Princess of France / La princesa de Francia (pictured right), and it will also feature the Canadian-Chilean short film Lunar Almanac by Malena Szlam and the U.S.-Mexican co-production short Night Noon by Shambhavi Kaul.

As it was previously announced, the Argentinean film Relatos salvajes / Wild Tales by Damián Szifron will also have its North American premiere at the Canadian festival in the Special Presentation section. Andrea di Stefano's Escobar: Paradise Lost about the infamous Colombian drugtrafficker performed by Benicio del Toro will also premiere at the festival galas.

The 2014 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival will take place September 4-14 in Canada.