UK films at Toronto 2018

All the UK films and co-pros so far announced...

The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival will kick off with the world premiere of David MacKenzie's Outlaw King starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Florence Pugh. Claire Denis' High Life (pictured above) and Steve McQueen's Widows will also enjoy their world premieres as part of the Gala screenings strand. 

In Special Presentations we're looking forward to six world premieres including Sir Trevor Nunn's Red Joan starring veteran actress Dame Judi Dench, Michael Winterbottom's The Wedding Guest with Dev Patel and Amma Asante's Where Hands Touch along with Pawel Pawlikowski's Cannes prize-winning Cold War and Wash Westmoreland's Colette starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West. 

See below for the full list announced so far...


  • Outlaw King  Dir. David Mackenzie - WP - OPENING NIGHT FILM (USA/UK)
  • Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy  Dir. Justin Kelly - WP - CLOSING NIGHT FILM (Canada/USA/UK) 
  • High Life  Dir. Claire Denis - WP (Germany/France/UK/Poland)
  • Widows  Dir. Steve McQueen - WP (UK/USA) 


  • Cold War  Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski - CP  (Poland/UK/France)
  • Colette Dir. Wash Westmoreland - CP
  • Driven Dir. Nick Hamm - NAP (Puerto Rico/UK/USA) 
  • Red Joan Dir. Sir Trevor Nunn - WP
  • Teen Spirit Dir. Max Minghella - WP
  • The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Dir. Xavier Dolan - WP (Canada/UK)
  • Tell it to the Bees Dir. Annabel Jankel - WP
  • The Wedding Guest Dir. Michael Winterbottom - WP
  • Vita & Virginia Dir. Chanya Button - WP (UK/Ireland)
  • Wild Rose Dir. Tom Harper - WP
  • Where Hands Touch Dir. Amma Asante - WP


  • Peterloo Dir. Mike Leigh - CP


  • Out of Blue Dir. Carol Morley - WP


  • In Fabric Dir. Peter Strickland - WP


  • American Dharma (USA/UK) Dir. Errol Morris - NAP
  • Freedom Fields  Dir. Naziha Arebi - WP 
  • Maiden Dir. Alex Holmes - WP
  • Meeting Gorbachev  Dirs. Werner Herzog & André Singer- CP (UK/USA/Germany)
  • The Elephant Queen  Dirs. Victoria Stone & Mark Deeble - WP (UK/Kenya)
  • Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Dir. Mark Cousins - WP


  • RAY & LIZ Dir. Richard Billingham - NAP


  • Farming Dir. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje - WP
  • Gwen Dir. William McGregor - WP
  • The Dig Dirs. Ryan Tohill & Andrew Tohill - NAP

WAVELENGTHS - Short Film Programme

  • Fallen Arches  Dir. Simon Liu - WP (UK/USA/Hong Kong) 
  • I Hope I'm Loud When I'm Dead Dir. Beatrice Gibson (USA/Italy/UK) - WP
  • TREES DOWN HERE Dir. Ben Rivers - IP


  • Circle  Dir. Jayisha Patel - NAP (UK/Canada/India)
  • Dodgy Dave Dir. Charlotte Regan - WP
  • The Field  Dir. Sandhya Suri - CP (France/UK/India) 


WP = World Premiere

NAP = North American Premiere

CP - Canadian Premiere

IP = International Premiere