Jean-Luc Godard once said that the cinema is Nicholas Ray, and if that doesn’t convince you to check out this TIFF retrospective, then you crazy. The iconic director behind Rebel Without a Cause (starring James Dean), Party Girl, and other cinematic classics, Ray’s work is being celebrated at the TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King St. W.) from Oct. 2nd to Dec. 13th. With rare prints and Canadian premieres, cinema junkies will be salivating over this comprehensive look at Ray’s body of work.

Most of the films are only screening twice, so be sure to get your tickets early.