The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) officially kicks off tomorrow, and it is set to be one of the biggest in years. Like Steven Spielberg big. With high anticipation for films like My Policeman and Taylor Swift’s added short film, All Too Well, it is no secret that this year’s lineup of movies is going to be the best yet. Especially within our own pool of talent.

Canadian films are the heart of TIFF 2022. They not only showcase our level of cinematic expertise, but they also share countless stories of triumph, inspiration, and ones that can change perspective. So, here are some of our top picks in Canadian films you’ve got to check out at the festival. Along with special mentions, each story is told with the utmost care and creativity, with storylines you may just find yourself hooked to.