Netflix to Unveil Four New Documentaries at 2016 Toronto Film Festivalby HaydnSpurrell
Netflix continues to bolster its documentary slate, which have proven both innovative and award-winning additions to the streamer's library. Four new non-fiction titles will be unveiled at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, which takes place September 8-18.
Amanda Knox makes it world premiere, which examines the relationship between true crime tragedy, justice, and entertainment. Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer premiere Into the Inferno, a global cinematic journey on the deeply rooted relationship between humans and volcanoes.
The Ivory Game comes from directors Richard Ladkani and Kief Davidson, a thriller on the frontlines of ending African elephant extinction with Leonardo DiCaprio as executive producer. The White Helmets is a short documentary from the team behind Virunga.
“The breadth of our slate at the Toronto International Film Festival speaks to Netflix’s continued celebration of diverse voices and styles in the world of nonfiction. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of the documentary form, and our films screening at Toronto represent both emerging talent and iconic filmmakers during a thrilling time for documentaries," said Lisa Nishimura, Netflix VP of Original Documentary Programming.