Lisa Gallagher highlights the 2019 Toronto True Crime Film Festival

When the second annual edition of the Toronto True Crime Film Festival kicks off in Ontario’s capital this summer, the bustling city will once again burst to life with myriad premieres and speaking events.

Running June 14 to 15 at The Revue Cinema in Toronto, the festival serves as the first and only festival completely devoted to the true crime genre of film, and returns this week following a highly successful inaugural year that saw 700-plus attendees join the revelries of the two-day event.

The 2019 lineup will see films covering everything from unjust incarcerations to Internet scams to murder and more, with the live events schedule including a forensics lecture, a live podcast about cults and a sneak peek at the first Ted Bundy project directed by a female filmmaker. Fifteen percent of all pass and ticket sales will be donated to a variety of charities, including the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural

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