Brendan Fraser and Harry Styles among the stars who will toast at the TIFF Tribute Awards

TORONTO — Canadian-American actor Brendan Fraser, action star Michelle Yeoh and pop sensation Harry Styles are among the celebrities to be feted at the Toronto International Film Festival awards gala.

Organizers will roll out the red carpet for the TIFF Tribute Awards fundraiser tonight.

Fraser will receive the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance for her leading role in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale.”

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Another acting award will go to the cast of “My Policeman,” consisting of Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson and Rupert Everett.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” star Yeoh will receive the inaugural TIFF Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award, which recognizes a leader in the film industry who has championed women throughout her career.

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Legendary Cree artist and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, star of the documentary “Carry It On,” will be recognized with the Jeff Skoll Award at Impact Media. The honor recognizes leadership in bringing social impact and film together.

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The TIFF Ebert Director Award will go to Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes, whose love letter to cinema “Empire of Light” is featured at the festival.

The face-to-face gala at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto will feature a performance by Toronto musician Mustafa.

Canadian directors Sarah Polley and Jason Reitman and English actress Olivia Colman are among the presenters expected to toast the winners of this year’s awards.

Launched in 2019, the Tribute Awards celebrate “outstanding contributors” to the film industry and raise funds for TIFF programs throughout the year.

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