Toronto International Film Festival opens its new theater complex September 12
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA — Film lovers here will be celebrating the opening of the Bell Lightbox, the sparkling new headquarters of the the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The complex includes five cinemas that have capacities ranging from 80 to 550 seats; one screening room will have 70mm capability. In addition, the film center will have areas for seminars, galleries, a reference library, and administrative offices, and, later, a rooftop space. The opening on September 12 is highlighted by an open house and a “Wizard of Oz”-themed street festival.