1999 Toronto International Film Festival


The 24th Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 9 to September 18, 1999. The festival opened with Atom Egoyan's Felicia's Journey and closed with Onegin by Martha Fiennes. A total of 318 films were screened in the 13 programmes.[1][2][3]

1999 Toronto International Film Festival
1999 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening filmFelicia's Journey
Closing filmOnegin
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted byToronto International Film Festival Group
No. of films318 films
Festival dateSeptember 9, 1999 (1999-09-09)–September 18, 1999 (1999-09-18)


Award[4] Film Recipient
People's Choice Award American Beauty Sam Mendes
Discovery Award Goat on Fire and Smiling Fish Kevin Jordan
Best Canadian Feature Film The Five Senses Jeremy Podeswa
Best Canadian Feature Film – Special Jury Citation Set Me Free (Emporte-moi) Léa Pool
Best Canadian First Feature Film Just Watch Me: Trudeau and the '70s Generation Catherine Annau
Best Canadian First Feature Film – Special Jury Citation Full Blast Rodrigue Jean
Canadian Film Jury Special Citations for Acting Johnny Chris Martin
New Waterford Girl Liane Balaban
Set Me Free (Emporte-moi) Karine Vanasse
Best Canadian Short Film Discharge (Décharge) Patrick Demers
Best Canadian Short Film – Special Mention Karaoke Stéphane Lafleur
FIPRESCI International Critics' Award Shower Zhang Yang


Gala Opening NightEdit

Gala Closing NightEdit

Gala PresentationsEdit

Special PresentationsEdit


Perspective CanadaEdit

Contemporary World CinemaEdit


Planet AfricaEdit

Real to ReelEdit

Dialogues: Talking with PicturesEdit

Indiscreet Charms: New Spanish CinemaEdit

Spotlight: Kiyoshi KurosawaEdit

Tribute: The Story of David OverbeyEdit

Midnight MadnessEdit



  1. ^ "24th Toronto International Film Festival Coverage: List of Films". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "24th Toronto International Film Festival Coverage". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  3. ^ "indieWIRE - Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  4. ^ "Awards" Archived 2016-07-18 at the Wayback Machine. tiff.net, October 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved October 19, 2013.

External linksEdit

  • Official site
  • 1999 Toronto International Film Festival at IMDb