THE ARTS+: A Conversation on Book-to-Film Adaptations

October 16, 2:00 pm

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Author Camilla Gibb and filmmaker Zeresenay Berhane Mehari are joining together for a conversation on literary adaptation and the cross-cultural and international collaboration that brought this best-selling Canadian novel to the screen. Led by Cameron Bailey, TIFF’s Artistic Director and Co-head, these two creators will discuss and share perspectives on storytelling through their respective mediums, the process of adapting a book to film, and cross-media collaboration in creative industries.

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Presented by the Toronto International Film Festival with the support of Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada.

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Cameron Bailey, Camilla Gibb, Dakota Fanning, Kunal Nayar, Wunmi Mosaku, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Zeresenay Berhane Mehari