Here are 12 films from across the diaspora to check out before the Toronto International Film Festival ends.
The Toronto International Film Festival, one the largest international film festivals in the world, is currently underway in Canada's largest metropolis.
As with previous years. the festival sees some of the biggest names in the industry gather for premieres of the most noteworthy films released this year, as well as screenings of older titles. Amongst these standout titles are several from filmmakers from African and the diaspora.
The folks at TIFF have compiled a list of films that they consider to be "hidden gems" on this year's program and we've chosen twelve of them to highlight below. These exciting features and short films come from filmmakers from a number of countries, including Tunisia, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria and more.
Read more about each selection below, with descriptions and images from TIFF.