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TIFF Targets Gender Parity with ‘Share Her Journey’ Campaign

We’re thrilled to cheer on a cultural institution leading critical discussions of gender in the film industry and raising funds to support women filmmakers.
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Alice Wu Has No Patience with the ‘Perpetual Foreigner Syndrome’

As the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival kicks off this week, we remember the TIFF premiere of Alice Wu’s Saving Face on this day, 17 years ago! The romantic comedy follows Wil (Michelle Krusiec), a lesbian in a budding relationship with an openly gay dancer, Vivian (Lynn Chen). Simultaneously, her widowed mother, Hwei-lan (Joan Chen), finds herself pregnant out of wedlock.read more.

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Toronto 2019: Recapping the Best of Women in Film

Hermione Corfield in Sea Fever

The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival may have come to an end but women in film had many achievements to celebrate.

The Gala and Special Presentation programs were certainly the big headliners with the likes of Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood. If you’re anything like me, you’re going to get emotional as soon as the film starts.… read more.

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Filmmaker Q&A: Corsini

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

Writer-director Catherine Corsini has gradually emerged not only as one of France’s top female directors, but one of their most respected auteurs of her generation. Although she originally pursued a career as an actress, writing and directing proved to be her true calling.read more.

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