The 41st edition of the Toronto International Film Festival is set to take over the city from September 8 until the 18. That means countless cocktail parties, red carpet premieres, and tons of film industry related events. But, let's not forget that the annual festival is also a predictor of Academy Award gold.

Here’s a look back at twelve memorable films that won over the critics at TIFF and went on to make headlines around the globe and grab a little Oscar gold.