The cast and crew of 1982 had a lot to celebrate this week at TIFF 2013. Not only did the festival presentation mark the world premiere of the drama, which was selected for the “Discovery” section of TIFF, it’s notably also the feature film debut from director Tommy Oliver. Telling the tale of a father who is raising his daughter while also trying to get his crack-cocaine addicted wife clean, 1982 is set in Philadelphia during the crack epidemic of the early ’80s and is also Oliver’s semi-autobiographical story. Starring Hill Harper, Sharon Leal, Bokeem Woodbine, Lala Anthony, Quinton Aaron, with Wayne Brady and Ruby Dee, this is definitely a departure for Hollywood star Brady who is known best for his comedy. Check out the party photos, courtesy of Lu Chau, Photoganist.

001 Troi Zee-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Caitlin Wickham of Photagonist.ca

Actress Troi Zee poses on the red carpet.

002 Sharon Leal, Hill Harper-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Caitlin Wickham of Photagonist.ca

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Sharon Leal looks glam on the red carpet.

003 Tommy Oliver-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Caitlin Wickham of Photagonist.ca

Tommy Oliver on the red carpet of the after-party.

004 David Bianchi-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Caitlin Wickham of Photagonist.ca

David Bianchi at the 1982 premiere reception at AMC Storys at TIFF 2013.

005 Qasim Basir-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Caitlin Wickham of Photagonist.ca

Qasir Basir poses for photos at the 1982 after-party.

006 Troi Zee-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Lu Chau of Photagonist.ca

Troi Lee at the 1982 premiere reception at AMC Storys at TIFF 2013.

007 Clement Virgo, Hill Harper-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Lu Chau of Photagonist.ca

Clement Virgo and Hill Harper inside the fete.

008 Tommy Oliver-2013 Toronto International Film Festival - 1982 - AMC STORYS-Toronto, Canada - 08.09.13 Lu Chau of Photagonist.ca

Tommy Oliver at the 1982 premiere reception at AMC Storys at TIFF 2013.