DOGWOOF OFFICE AT TIFF: Hyatt, 9th Floor, UK Films

DATES: 5 - 11 September

MEETING REQUESTS: lucy@dogwoof.com


world PREMIERE

sing me a song

A FILM BY THOMAS BALMES

99' | FRANCE, GERMANY, SWITZERLAND | 2019 | HD

As the Internet finally arrives in tiny Bhutan, documentarian Thomas Balmès is there to witness its transformative impact on a young Buddhist monk whose initial trepidation gives way to profound engagement with the technology. Read more…


world PREMIERE

THE CAVE

A FILM BY FERAS FAYYAD

95' | DENMARK, SYRIA, GERMANY, USA, QATAR | 2019 | HD

Director Feras Fayyad (Last Men in Aleppo) returns to his native, wartorn Syria to follow a dedicated team of female doctors who tirelessly treat casualties in an underground hospital while battling systemic sexism. Read more…

A National Geographic Documentary Film

“Beautifully made documentary.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“An immensely humanist film” - Variety

“A nerve wracking thriller” - IndieWire


CANADIAN PREMIERE

The Kingmaker

A FILM BY LAUREN GREENFIELD

The Kingmaker - Dogwoof

100' | USA | 2019 | HD

Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with unprecedented access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines. Read more…

US: Showtime

“Jaw-dropping” - Variety

“Must-see” ★★★★ - The Times


WORLD PREMIERE

Cunningham 

A FILM BY ALLA KOVGAN

92' | GERMANY, USA, FRANCE | 2019 | 3D, 2D

A cinematic experience about the legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. Read more…



NA Distributor: Magnolia
Germany: Camino Films, France: Sophie Dulac


WORLD PREMIERE

14 x 60' | UK | 2019 | HD

Women Make Film is an epic exploration of cinema history through the lens of some the world’s greatest directors – all women. Told over 14-hours, narrated by Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda, Debra Winger Adjoa Andoh, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton, and Sharmila Tagore, shot and edited by Mark Cousins - life, love, politics, humour and death, are explored and examined in this road trip like no other. Read more…


the human factor

A FILM BY DROR MOREH

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108' | UK | 2019 | HD

With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, THE HUMAN FACTOR is the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years, of how the United States came within reach of pulling off the impossible –securing peace between Israel and its neighbours. Today, the need to learn from past mistakes couldn’t be more urgent.

 
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Astonishing” - The Wall Street Journal

A masterful summation of the Arab-Israeli conflict” - The Hollywood Reporter

Sure to be one of the year's top docs” - Los Angeles Times