If you’re going to Toronto this year, expect to see Roman Polanski, Eminem, Ice-T, Chris Rock, plus some Ken Burns and a look at London.
The Toronto International Film Festival today announced its 2012 documentary slate and those are just a few of the subjects and people who will be on screen. Among the documentaries, TIFF will see the World Premiere of Marina Zenovich’s Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out, the sequel to 2008’s Wanted and Desired, detailing the Oscar winning director’s 2010 fight against extradition to the U.S. to face charges for a sexual assault of a minor in the late 1970s.
The festival will also see the World Premiere of Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, looking at the influential Street Lit author through the eyes of the likes of Ice-T, Quincy Jones, Chris Rock and Slim himself.
In an International Premiere, Julien Temple brings his wide-ranging examination of his hometown to Toronto with London- The Modern Babylon.
Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns’ The Central Park Five examines the wrongful conviction and rush to judgment of a group of African-American and Latino teens for the brutal rape of a jogger in 1989.
Matthew Cooke’s How To Make Money Selling Drugs weaves in interviews with Eminem, Woody Harrelson.
The Wire producer David Simon and Susan Sarandon in this look at the War on Drugs.
Other docs to be shown at TIFF include Peter Mettler’s The End of Time, ...... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood