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Star Movies Select HD introduces The Selections, home of Independent stories

Mumbai: Star Movies Select HD has always been the connoisseur of great storytelling. No wonder then that, they are introducing an idea that celebrates the very core of new ideas and never-seen-before stories – the fraternity of independent film makers. The most sacred grounds for any independent film maker are international film festivals. Star Movies Select HD is proud to introduce a one-of its-kind festival that will focus on showcasing films that have been adorned at various international film festivals – The Selections®

Starting 7th September, The Selections on Star Movies Select HD will celebrate the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) live by showcasing films that graced the very festival. The Toronto International Film Festival, known as one of the biggest platforms for cinematic work, has seen the likes of Angelina Jolie, George Clooney and Danny Boyle make their presence felt. The festival is well-known for showcasing films that eventually become a huge phenomenon worldwide.

The films will be showcased on Star Movies Select HD and will run parallel to the actual festival, from the 7th to 17th September 2017 every day at 7:00 PM. This carefully curated selection includes an interesting line–up comprising Academy Awards nominee ‘The NightCrawler,’ a thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal with Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed and Bill Paxton. ‘Sideways’ by two-time Academy Award winning director Alexander Payne, which stars Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church. Followed by the critically acclaimed Brad Pitt starrer ‘Seven Years In Tibet,’ a film based on a book of the same name written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer.

Movies at TIFF also go on to become a popular hit as seen with the biological thriller starring popular actor Benedict Cumberbatch, ‘The Fifth Estate’ based on the infamous website ‘wikiLeaks’ and ‘The Drop’ directed by Michaël R. Roskam, starring Tom Hardy – both will be showcased on Star Movies Select HD as part of The Selections.

From thrillers to inspirational movies, The Selections has a range for every cinema lover. The Toronto Film Festival, started in 1976 has become a name to reckon with, giving storytellers a platform to showcase their unique work. Room, The Imitation Game, 12 Years a Slave, The King’s Speech, Slumdog Millionaire, Silver Linings Playbook, and La La Land, all of these films have won the audience choice award at TIFF and went onto become some of the most talked about cinematic experiences film history.

Trust The Selections from Star Movies Select HD to quench your thirst for great stories from every walk of life.