Oscar-nominated Director Philippe Falardeau and
TIFF Director and CEO Piers Handling
Watch the film and then stay for the onstage conversation.
Philippe Falardeau studied political science at the University of Ottawa. His film Congorama was presented at the close of the Directors’ Fortnight program at Cannes in 2006. In 2011, Monsieur Lazhar was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre is his sixth feature-length film.
As the Director and Chief Executive Officer of TIFF, Piers Handling is responsible for leading the organization’s operational and artistic growth. Under his direction, TIFF has grown to become an internationally renowned cultural institution. Handling has curated numerous film retrospectives, presented programmes of Canadian cinema, sat on festival juries all around the world, and has published extensively on Canadian cinema.
Film in French with English subtitles. Conversation in English with a bilingual question period. French simultaneous interpretation available for the post-film conversation, if request made to email@example.com before 15 January 2016.