Press screenings

In the table below you will find a list of closed press screenings of several of the films in the festival program, including the opening film. 

Relevant guests who are visiting during the festival are also listed in the table below. You can find more information about availability and contact information for interviews here. 

Important! All of TIFFs press screenings have an embargo after the premieres. You will find the embargo time for each film in the table below.  

To get access to the screenings you can use your press accreditation. 

Monday 16th of January

TimePlaceEnglish TitleDirectorGuestsEmbargo time
12:30Fokus 1Ellos Eatnu -Let the River FlowOle GiæverOle Giæver (dir), Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen (cast)
International premiere 28th. Jan 
14:45Fokus 6Decision to LeavePark Chan-wookMonday 16th Jan, at 10:15
19:15Fokus 6Ellos Eatnu - Let the River fFowOle GiæverOle Giæver (dir), Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen (cast)
International premiere 28th. Jan

Tuesday 17th of January

Time
PlaceEnglish TitleDirector
Guests
Embargo time
08:30
Fokus 6
A Letter from Helga
Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir (regi), Thorvaldur David Kristjansson(cast)
Tuesday 17th. Jan, at 21:00
10.35
Fokus 6
Sister, What Grows Where Land is Sick?
Franciska Eliassen
Franciska Eliassen
Tuesday 17th. Jan, at 17:45
11:00
Utenfor Hålogaland Teater
Árran 360
Liselotte Wajstedt, Ann Holmgren Aurebekk, Marja Helander, Elle Márjá Eira, Hans Pieski, Arttu Nieminen, Silja Somby
Liselotte Wajstedt, Ann Holmgren Aurebekk, Marja Helander, Elle Márjá Eira
Tuesday 17th Jan, at 17:30
12:10
Fokus 6
Living
Oliver Hermanus

Tuesday 17th. Jan, at 12:30
14:05
Fokus 6
Empire of light
Sam Mendes

Tuesday 17th. Jan, at 20:00
16:15
Fokus 6
The Coastal Warrior
Hans Eirik Voktor
Hans Eirik Voktor, Mona Steffensen (prod), Ottar Brox (cast)
Wednesday 18th Jan, at 17:30


Wednesday 18th of January

TimePlaceEnglish Title
Director
Guests
Embargo time
08:30Fokus 6
Joyland
Saim Sadiq

Monday 16th. Jan, at 13:00
10:50Fokus 6
Captain Volkonogov Escaped
Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov
Monday 16th. Jan, at 14:30
13:10Fokus 6
Women Talking
Sarah Polley
Tuesday 17th. Jan, kl. 10:00


Thursday 19th of January

TimePlaceEnglish Title
Director
Guests
Embargo time
09:00Fokus 6
Ola - En helt vanlig uvanlig fyr
Ragnhild Nøst BergemRagnhild Nøst Bergem, Ola Henningsen (cast)Thursday 19th. Jan, at 17:30
10:30Fokus 6
Nightmare
Kjersti Helen Rasmussen (dir)
Kjersti Helen Rasmussen (dir), Einar Loftesnes (prod), Herman Tømmeraas (act)Thursday 19th. Jan, at 20:00
12:20Fokus 6
Johansen Brothers
Trude Ottersen (dir,prod)
Trude Ottersen (dir,prod)
Thursday 19th. Jan, at 20:00
13:55
Fokus 6
The Banshees of Inisherin
Martin McDonagh

Tuesday 17th. Jan, at 15:30
16:00
Fokus 6
R.M.N
Christian Mungiu

Thursday 19th. Jan, at 14:30


Friday 20th of January

Time

Place

English Title

Director

Guests
Embargo time
09:00Fokus 6
The Fabelmans
Steven Spielberg
Saturday 21st. Jan, at 20:00
11:45
Fokus 6
No Bears
Jafar Panahi
Fridag 20th. Jan, at 15:00
13:45Fokus 6Boy from heavenTarik SalehMandag 16th, jan, at 17:30