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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sean Kelly

TADFF17: Wrap-Up

The twelfth annual edition of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival marked both my ninth year attending the festival, as well as my sixth covering the festival. This year's festival had some strong selections, but also made a fair number of risks, such as the inclusion of a high number of Canadian films. With me only doing partial coverage of Fantasia this year, there wasn't as much crossover with that festival for me this year. As such, instead of doing two top five lists as I have been doing, I decided to just do a combined list, even if it includes rewatches.

Without further ado, here are my top films of Toronto After Dark 2017.
Top Five Feature Films
  1. Tragedy Girls
  2. The Villainess
  3. Mayhem
  4. The Endless
  5. Lowlife
Top Five Canada After Dark Shorts
  1. One Hell of a Party
  2. Bonefire
  3. FWD
  4. Freeze
  5. Latched
Top Five Shorts After Dark Shorts
  1. Withheld
  2. Your Date Is Here
  3. Creswick
  4. Taste
  5. Buzzcut

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).