Dec 09, 2020
By Christine Ross
The Toronto International Top Ten list is out and includes Canadian Director Deepha Mehta’s film Funny Boy, about a Tamil boy growing up gay during deadly conflict in Sri Lanka in the ’70s and ’80s. The film is also Canada’s submission to the Oscars for best international feature film.
Also on the list is Tracey Deer’s Beans about a 12-year-old Mohawk girl coming of age during the 1990 Oka crisis.
And Michelle Latimer made the list for her documentary Inconvenient Indian, adapted from Thomas King’s acclaimed non-fiction book that won two awards at TIFF in September.
Rounding out the top ten list: Fauna by Nicolas Pereda, Judy Versus Capitalism by Mike Hoolboom, The Kid Detective by Evan Morgan, Nadia, Butterfly by Pascal Plante, The Nest by Sean Durkin, No Ordinary Man by Aisling Chin-Yee and Possessor by Brandon Cronenberg.