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1998 Toronto International Film Festival

The 23rd Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 10 to September 19, 1998. A total of 311 films were screened during the ten-day festival, commencing with the opening gala, The Red Violin.[1][2][3][4]

1998 Toronto International Film Festival
1998 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening filmThe Red Violin
Closing filmAntz
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted byToronto International Film Festival Group
No. of films311 films
Festival dateSeptember 10, 1998 (1998-09-10)–September 19, 1998 (1998-09-19)


Award[5] Film Director
People's Choice Award Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni
Metro Media Award Happiness Todd Solondz
Best Canadian Feature Film Robert Lepage
Best Canadian First Feature Film Last Night Don McKellar
Best Canadian Short Film When Ponds Freeze Over Mary Lewis
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award West Beirut Ziad Doueiri
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award Praise John Curran


Gala Opening NightEdit

Gala Closing NightEdit

Gala PresentationsEdit

Special PresentationsEdit


Perspective CanadaEdit

Contemporary World CinemaEdit


Planet AfricaEdit

Real to ReelEdit

Dialogues: Talking with PicturesEdit

New Beat of JapanEdit

Spotlight: Darezhan OmirbaevEdit

Canadian Film Centre at 10Edit

Canadian Open VaultEdit

Midnight Madness[6]Edit


  1. ^ "23rd Toronto International Film Festival Coverage: List of Films". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "TORONTO '98: Archive of Coverage of the 1998 Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  3. ^ "23rd Toronto International Film Festival Coverage". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  4. ^ "David Walsh reviews the 23rd Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "Awards" Archived 2012-09-27 at the Wayback Machine., October 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved October 19, 2013.

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