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Sep 9, 2015

TIFF by the numbers

By: Michael-Oliver Harding

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Culture
Sep 9, 2015

TIFF by the numbers

By: Michael-Oliver Harding

As the red carpet (actually this year it's a "striped" carpet thanks to official sponsor Hudson's Bay) is rolled out for TIFF 2015, here are some impressive facts about the fest—guaranteed to give you instant cinephile cred.

35,000
Number of people in attendance at the 1976 festival

400,000
Number of people in attendance at the 2014 festival

$2
Cost of a single admission ticket in 1976

$25
Cost of a regular adult ticket in 2015

$2,100
Price of the shopping spree Colin Farrell treated a local homeless man to during the 2007 festival

460

Highest number of films ever presented at the festival (in 1984)

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