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Doc Talks: Sarah Polley, 'Stories We Tell'

Dec 3, 2013, 2:30pm-5pm

The Doc Talks series features a screening of award-winning Canadian actor and director Sarah Polley's groundbreaking feature documentary Stories We Tell, followed by a Q&A with Polley.

2:30 | SCREENING: STORIES WE TELL, dir. Sarah Polley (2012, 108 min)

Winner of Best Documentary from the Canadian Film Critics Association and the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary from the Canadian Screen Awards, Stories We Tell is an inspired, genre-twisting film. Polley's playful investigation into the elusive truth buried within the contradictions of a family of storytellers paints a profound portrait of a complicated and deeply loving family.

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4pm | Q&A with Sara Polley

Polley made her feature film directorial debut with Away from Her, for which she won a Genie Award for Best Achievement in Direction and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Polley's second film, Take This Waltz, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2011. Her latest film, Stories We Tell, is her first feature-length documentary. It had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2012.
 

Admission is free. All arewelcome. |  Map & Directions

The Norman Jewison Series in York University's Department of Film is sponsored by the Norman and Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation. The series features a wide variety of guests, including noted Canadian and international filmmakers, writers, film historians and theorists.


Location:Nat Taylor Cinema, N104 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street
Sponsor:Norman Jewison Series, Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts
Web Sitehttp://film.finearts.yorku.ca/events
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