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Updated: Aug 12, 2019

Premieres at TIFF 2019: TAMMY'S ALWAYS DYING, COPPERS and SOFIA BANZHAF's: BLACK CONFLUX & I AM IN THE WORLD AS FREE AND SLENDER AS A DEER


TAMMY'S ALWAYS DYING


Director: Amy Jo Johnson Writer: Joanne Sarazen Starring: Anastasia Phillips, Felicity Huffman, Clark Johnson & Lauren Holly


Directed by: Alan Zweig 

Synopsis: The thirteen retired police officer in COPPERS tell stories of fights, shootings, accident scenes and sudden death.  There are sweet stories and funny ones but the gruesome stories dominate because this is what cops see everyday.  At its heart that’s what this collective story is about - the trauma we expect the police to clean up and what that experience does to them


Sofia Banzhaf is a German-Canadian writer, actress and filmmaker whose work in front of the camera has garnered praise at TIFF and abroad. Sofia has two films at TIFF 2019 this year; Black Conflux directed by Nicole Dorsey, and her short film  I Am in the World as Free and Slender as a Deer.


COPPERS

Directed by: Alan Zweig


Synopsis: The thirteen retired police officer in COPPERS tell stories of fights, shootings, accident scenes and sudden death. There are sweet stories and funny ones but the gruesome stories dominate because this is what cops see everyday. At its heart that’s what this collective story is about - the trauma we expect the police to clean up and what that experience does to them.


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TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds.

As Canada's premiere home of cinema, TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops, events, professional development and opportunities to meet, hear and learn from filmmakers from Canada and around the world.


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