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TIFF 2019: Films that drew attention of cinegoers at the festival

India Blooms News Service
Several films have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 which took place in Toronto, Canada. IBNS correspondent Asha Bajaj picks some of the films for short reviews
Moothon is layered in terms of a search for one’s own self: Geetu Mohandas
Moothon (The Elder One), a bilingual crime thriller in Malayalam and Hindi, was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). IBNS Canada correspondent Asha Bajaj speaks to director  Geetu Mohandas about the  film starring Malayalam actor Nivin Pauly and capturing the search for a lost elder brother (played by Nivin) that takes a teenaged Mulla from the idyllic islands of Lakshadweep to the ugly underbelly of Mumbai. The quest of the younger brother is also metaphorical in the film which the director says portrays a "sense of identity and the crises within”. Excerpts:
‘The Father’ is the most personal and intimate story: Bulgarian filmmaker Petar Valcha...
Bulgaria based filmmaker Petar Valchanov and his partner Kristina Grozeva write, produce and direct films ranging from documentaries, and shorts to feature films. IBNS Canada Correspondent Asha Bajaj catches up with Petar Valchanov, director of "The Father",  one of the critically acclaimed films premiered at the  TIFF 2019
TIFF announces final award recipients
Toronto: The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has announced its final award recipients for 2019.
TIFF 2019: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band premieres on Sept 13
Toronto: Directed by Daniel Roher and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer, and Ron Howard, "Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band" had its world premiere on Sept 13, at Scotiabank Theatre, Toronto.
Rocks premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: TIFF 2019 movie "Rocks" directed by Sarah Gavron had its world premiere on Friday in Scotiabank Theatre, Toronto.
And We Go Green premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: 'And We Go Green', which has been directed by Fisher Stevens (Cove) and filmmaker Malcolm Venville had its world premiere on Friday in Scotiabank Theatre, here.
Our Lady of the Nile premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: Film 'Our Lady of the Nile', which has been directed by Atiq Rahimi, had its world premiere on September 13 in Scotiabank Theatre, here.
Honey Boy premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: The Honey Boy, which has been directed by Alma Har'el, was world premiered at Elgin Theatre, Toronto on Wednesday.
Lucy in the Sky premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: Directed by Noah Hawley, Lucy in the Sky was premiered in the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019 at Visa Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre and in Scotiabank Theatre here on Wednesday.
The Burnt Orange Heresy premieres at TIFF 2019
Toronto: Italian-American drama thriller film directed by Giuseppe Capotondi, The Burnt Orange Heresy, was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 at Elgin Theatre here on Thursday.
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