New film starts Friday at Bell Lightbox Cinema
Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011) is a feature documentary by Liz Garbus.
“Tracing the famed chess genius’ life and career from his crowning as US champion at fourteen to his fabled showdown with Soviet champion Boris Spassky in 1972, this new documentary is an incisive exploration of the line between genius and madness.”
Showing until June 2: Visit the tiff site to check showtimes and purchase tickets.
Read some of the director’s comments in the National Post.