Tag: Director

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

In the second half of this roundtable round up, I had the opportunity to sit down with the inspiration for the book and film Queen of Katwe Phiona Mutesi, her mentor Robert Katende, director Mira Nair and a group of other journalists during the 2016 Toronto International Film […]

TIFF Next Wave Spotlight with Sadaf Foroughi

TIFF Next Wave Spotlight with Sadaf Foroughi

Director Sadaf Foroughi is an Iranian born, Montreal-based filmmaker. She began her career in 2003 by creating and producing short films, documentaries, and video art pieces. I had the chance to speak with Foroughi – a first-time TIFF attendee – and talk about what it […]