TIFF Announces 2019 Winners
Top prizes went to Taika Waititi's 'Jojo Rabbit' and Sophie Deraspe's 'Antigone'
Published Sep 15, 2019Today is the final day of the 44th annual Toronto International Film Festival, and the organizers have now announced the winning films from this year's edition.
Taika Waititi's Hitler spoof Jojo Rabbit won big, as audiences voted it the winner of the Grolsch People Choice Award. The prize is worth $15,000. Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story and Bong Joon-ho's Parasite placed second and third, respectively.
Canadian awards went to Sophie Deraspe's Antigone (which took home $30,000), Matthew Rankin's The Twentieth Century (which won $15,000) and Chloé Robichaud's Delphine (which won $10,000). See the full list of winners below.
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Toronto International Film Festival 2019 Winners:
Grolsch People's Choice Award:
Taika Waititi - Jojo Rabbit (winner)
Noah Baumbach - Marriage Story (first runner-up)
Bong Joon-ho - Parasite (second runner-up)
Canada Goose Award for Best Canadian Feature Film:
Sophie Deraspe - Antigone (winner)
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn - The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (honourable mention)
City of Toronto Award for Best Canadian First Feature Film:
Matthew Rankin - The Twentieth Century
IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film:
Lasse Linder - All Cats Are Grey in the Dark (winner)
Federico Luis Tachella - The Nap (honourable mention)
IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film:
Chloé Robichaud - Delphine (winner)
Theodore Ushev - The Physics of Sorrow (honourable mention)
Grolsch People's Choice Midnight Madness Award:
Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia - The Platform (winner)
Andrew Patterson - The Vast of Night (first runner-up)
Jeff Barnaby - Blood Quantum (second runner-up)
Grolsch People's Choice Documentary Award:
Feras Fayyad - The Cave (winner)
Garin Hovannisian - I Am Not Alone (first runner-up)
Bryce Dallas Howard - Dads (second runner-up)
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