To mark and celebrate International Women’s Day, TIFF has unveiled a month full of terrific and thought-provoking programming, including 8 screenings by some of Canada’s top filmmakers, who have been honoured as Share Her Journey Ambassadors.
The collection of IWD films launch on March 5, and you can watch them all through the digital TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Jean of the Joneses, dir. Stella Meghie (levelFilm)
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, dir. Mira Nair (Mongrel Media)
Watermark, dirs. Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky (Mongrel Media)
Werewolf, dir. Ashley McKenzie (La distribuce de Films)
Wexford Plaza, dir. Joyce Wong (levelFilm)
Window Horses, dir. Ann Marie Fleming (Mongrel Media)
Mary Goes Round, dir. Molly McGlynn (Wilding Pictures)
Water, dir. Deepa Mehta (Mongrel Media)
On March 17th, join the In Conversation…Euzhan Palcy, the newest #ShareHerJourney ambassador. Heralded as a “goddess” by Ava DuVernay, Palcy will discuss her creative process, the importance of mentorship, and the challenges she has faced as a Black woman working in the film industry. This event will be available for free on TIFF’s Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels.