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Canada's Top Ten
Canada's Top Ten is a unique annual event, established in 2001 by the Toronto International Film Festival Group to recognize and honour excellence in Canadian cinema.

The List celebrates and promotes contemporary Canadian cinema and is intended to raise public awareness of Canadian achievements. An independent 10-member national Panel comprised of filmmakers, programmers, journalists, and industry professionals vote on the best Canadian films of the year, which can include features, shorts, documentaries, animation, and experimental films.

Each film selected as part of Canada's Top Ten must have either premiered at a Canadian film festival (not necessarily the Toronto International Film Festivalģ) or had a commercial theatrical release in Canada within the calendar year. The List is published alphabetically and without any preferential order.¬†

Canada's Top Ten 2006

The List was announced at an industry event on December 13, 2005.  To view the 2005 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca.

Away from Her, Sarah Polley
Congorama, Philippe Falardeau
Un Dimanche ŗ Kigali/A Sunday in Kigali, Robert Favreau
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen, Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn
Manufactured Landscapes, Jennifer Baichwal
Monkey Warfare, Reginald Harkema
Radiant City, Gary Burns and Jim Brown
Sharkwater, Rob Stewart
Sur la trace díIgor Rizzi/On the Trail of Igor Rizzi, NoŽl Mitrani¬†
Trailer Park Boys The Movie, Mike Clattenburg


Canada's Top Ten 2005

The List was announced at an industry event on December 13, 2005.  To view the 2005 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca.

C.R.A.Z.Y., Jean-Marc Vallťe
Familia, Louise Archambault
A History of Violence, David Cronenberg
Horloge biologique, Ricardo Trogi
The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico, Michael Mabbott
Memory for Max, Claire, Ida and Company, Allan King
La Neuvaine, Bernard …mond
A Simple Curve, Aubrey Nealon
Water, Deepa Mehta
Where the Truth Lies, Atom Egoyan

Canada's Top Ten 2004

The List was announced at an industry event on December 14, 2004.  To view the 2004 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca.

Childstar, Don McKellar 
Elles …taient Cinq/The Five of Us, Ghyslaine CŰtť
I, Claudia, Chris Abraham
It's All Gone Pete Tong, Michael Dowse
La Peau Blanche/White Skin, Daniel Roby
Ryan, Chris Landreth 
Saint Ralph, Michael McGowan 
ScaredSacred, Velcrow Ripper
Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romťo Dallaire, Peter Raymont¬†
What Remains of Us, Hugo Latulippe and FranÁois Prťvost¬†¬†¬†

Canada's Top Ten 2003

The List was announced at an industry event on December 16, 2003.  To view the 2003 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca.

20h17, rue darling, Bernard …mond¬†
The Corporation, Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott 
Dying at Grace, Allan King 
La Face cachťe de¬†la lune,¬†Robert Lepage
Falling Angels, Scott Smith 
Les Invasions barbares, Denys Arcand 
Love, Sex and Eating the Bones, Sudz Sutherland 
My Life Without Me, Isabel Coixet 
On the Corner, Nathaniel Geary 
The Saddest Music in the World, Guy Maddin

Canada's Top Ten 2002

The official announcement regarding Canada's Top Ten 2002 was made January 21, 2003. To view the 2002 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca.

Flower and Garnet, Keith Behrman
Gambling, Gods and LSD, Peter Mettler
Marion Bridge, Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Le Nťg', Robert Morin
Ocťan, Catherine Martin
Spider, David Cronenberg
Tom, Mike Hoolboom
La Turbulence des Fluides/Chaos and Desire, Manon Briand 


Canada's Top Ten 2001 

Note: The links are to film title and filmmaker entries in the Canadian Film Encyclopedia. Films titles are listed in alphabetical order.  To view the 2001 selections, visit the Official Web site at www.topten.ca. 

Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner), Zacharias Kunuk
Une crabe dans la tÍte/A Crab in the Head, Andrť Turpin
La femme qui boit/The Woman Who Drinks, Bernard Emond 
Ginger Snaps, John Fawcett
The Heart of the World, Guy Maddin
Khaled
, Asghar Massombagi 
Last Wedding, Bruce Sweeney
Mariages/Marriages, Catherine Martin
Parsley Days, Andrea Dorfman
The Uncles, Jim Allodi

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