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Reel Talk #2 - November 2022

2h 0m Reel Talk, Films, Talks & Events 2022

This film is not available for rental, and is only available to series subscribers.

This film is not available for rental, and is only available to series subscribers.

We heard your feedback, and we’re pleased to announce that Reel Talk returns as a hybrid series this fall. Screenings will take place in-person at TIFF Bell Lightbox as well as online on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox. As in previous years, the series provides a global snapshot of the best cinema from around the world, with a focus on art-house films that may not see wide release.

Part of the fun is the surprise: titles are not announced ahead of time, and all screenings are previews of films not yet released in theatres or on digital platforms in Toronto. Each event offers a thought-provoking, post-film discussion with a member of the film team — such as a director, screenwriter, producer, or actor — a critic, or a subject expert.

This season’s hosts are Ravi Srinivasan, International Programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival, and Christoph Straub, Senior Manager, Audience and Community.

Last season’s lineup included award-winning films that premiered at Sundance, Cannes, and other international film festivals: Luzzu (Malta), Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Bhutan), Fire (Kazakhstan), Great Freedom (Austria), Barakat (South Africa), and Aurora (Costa Rica).

Digital Experience

  • Films will be available on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox at 5pm ET on select Wednesdays between early November 2022 and late March 2023.
  • Subscribers and single rental purchasers will have 48 hours to start watching the films and 24 hours to finish watching.
  • Q&As will be pre-recorded in-cinema and available as bonus material.
  • Complimentary coffee and pastries are not available as part of the digital experience.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Subscribers will not be able to switch formats during the season. Once you have committed to the in-person component of the series, your subscription is only valid for the in-person events and vice versa. To subscribe to the in-person experience, please visit



Bonus Content

Reel Talk Q&A #2

Watch a recording of the live Q&A with a special guest.

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