To round out the first weekend of TIFF 2016, new Chair of Board of Directors, TIFF, Jennifer Tory, and TIFF Executive Director and COO, Michèle Maheux, hosted a special reception celebrating women in film. 52% of the filmgoing audience is female, yet women are sorely under-represented in front of and behind the camera. TIFF believes in shattering this longstanding, celluloid glass ceiling.
The event was held at Momfuku Daisho on Sunday, September 11 and brought together some of TIFF’s most active female advocates and supporters. Brunch concluded with a speech by special guest, filmmaker Lone Scherfig, and the gala premiere of her new film, Their Finest.