TIFF 2017: TIFF Docsby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 2 months ago
78 min | Documentary
Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.
Director: Sara Driver
6. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)
115 min | Documentary
Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover, daughter, mother, sister and even grandmother, as she submits ... See full summary »
7. Jane (II) (2017)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Using a trove of unseen footage, the film tells the story of Jane Goodall's early explorations, focusing on her groundbreaking field work, her relationship with cameraman and husband Hugo van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that she studied.
8. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017)
94 min | Documentary
10. Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo (2017)
90 min | Documentary
Spanish actor Gustavo Salmerón steps behind the camera to capture the winsome eccentricities of his extraordinary mother Julita, who had three dreams: having lots of kids, owning a monkey, and living in a castle.
14. One of Us (IV) (2017)
95 min | Documentary
Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.
15. I've Gotta Be Me: The Many Lives of Sammy Davis JR. (TV Movie)
Biography | Announced
The definitive documentary about crossover performer of music, stage, film, and TV -- the incomparable Sammy Davis Jr.
16. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2017)
98 min | Documentary
A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.
18. The Carter Effect (2017)
60 min | Documentary
In his latest documentary, Sean Menard gives viewers an unprecedented look at Vince Carter: the six-foot-six, eight-time NBA All-Star from Daytona Beach who made waves in the Canadian basketball scene when he joined the Raptors in 1998.
20. The Final Year (2017)
89 min | Documentary
THE FINAL YEAR is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and ... See full summary »
23. The Legend of the Ugly King (2017)
122 min | Documentary
A young filmmaker sets out to explore the eventful life of the famous Kurdish director, actor, and revolutionary Yilmaz Güney, who achieved international attention by films like Yol (Palm d'Or, 1982) or Sürü (Golden Leopard, 1978).