Toronto Internation Film Festival (TIFF) has released is one of the largest film festivals in the world, and each year some of the biggest names in world cinema head to Toronto to showcase their new work. TIFF, which is to be held during September 8–18, has released the names of some of the major films that are set to be exhibited this year. Notably, a sum total of 260 films will be shown at TIFF 2022.

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s, The Fabelmans, a large part of which is based on his own life, is set to premiere at TIFF. Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, and Seth Rogen star in the film. The sequel of Rian Johnson’s 2019 film Knives Out, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, will also see a TIFF premiere, with Daniel Craig reprising his role of private detective Benoit Blanc in the Netflix production.

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Another Netflix film, The Swimmers, a film depicting the journey of two sisters from Syria to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will premiere at the festival. TIFF 2022 will also see Spectre director Sam Mendes presenting his new film, Empire of the Light. Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin and Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale, both of which will premiere at Venice Film Festival, will also be shown at TIFF. 

Jennifer Lawrence will likely be seen at TIFF 2022, with her military drama, Causeway, set to release at the festival. The Nicholas Cage-starrer Butcher’s Crossing, Anna Kendrick-led Alice, Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne’s Netflix movie The Good Nurse, Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes-starrer The Menu, and What’s Love Got to Do With It?, featuring Emma Thompson, will also be premiering at the festival.

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After a quiet 2021 edition, TIFF is again set to take the world by storm. The festival’s CEO, Cameron Bailey, is excited to bring back TIFF in all its glory, saying, “With stories that span six continents and feature performances you just have to see, this lineup delivers the rich experiences we wait all year for. Cinema is alive. Red carpets are back. And the best audience in the world awaits them in Toronto.”