Documentaries about Canadian children’s entertainer Mr. Dressup, anti-Black racism in the United States and the women who accused Louis C.K. of sexual harassment will screen at the Toronto International Film Festival.
According to TIFF, this year’s documentary program will open with Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine’s look at ‘Copa 71’, the 1971 Women’s World Cup.
Canadian documentaries include the LGBTQ film Summer Qamp by Jen Markowitz and Boil Alert by James Burns and Stevie Salas, about Mohawk activist Layla Staats.
Errol Morris’ documentary The Pigeon Tunnel examines the life and career of former British spy David Cornwell – better known as novelist John le Carré – while Caroline Suh delves into the fallout from the Louis C. K. in Sorry/Not Sorry.
TIFF says the documentary series includes 22 titles from 12 countries. The festival runs from September 7 to 17.