The Fifth Estate (Thursday 9/5)
Where: Visa Screening Room (Elgin) - 6:30 p.m./Roy Thomson Hall - 8:00 p.m.
What It's About: The festival's opening-night gala presentation is an extremely timely drama based on the rise and fall of Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange, played by Star Trek Into Darkness villain Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn).
Other Big Films Premiering Thursday
All Cheerleaders Die (Midnight Madness kick-off)
Blue is the Warmest Color (sexually explicit romance)
Only Lovers Left Alive (Tom Hiddleston, vampire drama)
Tim's Vermeer (Penn & Teller, documentary)