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Entertainment Hillary Rodham Clinton coming to TIFF industry conference to present docuseries

20:01  29 july  2022
20:01  29 july  2022 Source:   msn.com

Stories about youth, queer culture, romance dominate Canadian TIFF lineup

  Stories about youth, queer culture, romance dominate Canadian TIFF lineup TORONTO — Stories of youth and queer culture are being elevated in the Canadian lineup at this year's Toronto International Film Festival and some filmmakers say the uplifting themes come at a much-needed time. Gail Maurice, director of "Rosie," the story of an Indigenous orphan raised by her Francophone aunt and two friends who refuse to be restricted by gender, said she believes a vibrant generation is emerging from a "dark and uncertain"Gail Maurice, director of "Rosie," the story of an Indigenous orphan raised by her Francophone aunt and two friends who refuse to be restricted by gender, said she believes a vibrant generation is emerging from a "dark and uncertain" period.

TORONTO — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are headed to the Toronto International Film Festival to present their streaming documentary series, "Gutsy."

  Hillary Rodham Clinton coming to TIFF industry conference to present docuseries © Provided by The Canadian Press

The former candidate for U.S. president and her daughter will participate in a TIFF industry conference, one of several in-conversation events held around the festival's film programming.

"Gutsy," based on the Clintons' book "The Book of Gutsy Women," sees the pair speak with some of their heroes, including Gloria Steinem, Wanda Sykes and Jane Goodall.

The show premieres on Apple TV Plus on Sept. 9, while the industry conference takes place between Sept. 9 and 13.

TIFF itself runs from Sept. 8 to 18.

The festival's chief executive officer Cameron Bailey says he is inspired by the women's insight into social issues and gender politics.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 29, 2022.

David Friend, The Canadian Press

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