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Female Filmmakers Celebrated at IndieWire’s TIFF Dinner Presented by Canada Goose

The event celebrated directors such as Marielle Heller, Kasi Lemmons, Julie Delpy, Unjoo Moon, Haifaa Al-Mansou, and Alma Har'el.

Top: Aisling Chin-Yee, Sarah Gavron, ?, ?, Shonali Bose, Marielle Heller, Semi Chellas and Jill Culton. Bottom: Alma Har'el, Julie Delpy, Unjoo Moon, Malgorzata Szumoska, Lisa Barros D'Sa, Kasi Lemmons, Lauren Greenfield and Haifaa Al-Mansour

The honored guests at IndieWire and Canada Goose’s Female Filmmaker Dinner

Michelle Quance for IndieWire

On the night of September 8, IndieWire’s female filmmaker dinner at the Toronto International Film Festival, presented by Canada Goose, celebrated women directors, such as Marielle Heller, Kasi Lemmons, Julie Delpy, Unjoo Moon, Haifaa Al-Mansour, Lauren Greenfield, and Alma Har’el.

From documentaries to animated outings, narrative debuts and even a tear-jerking biopic about the beloved Mr. Rogers, the female filmmakers at this year’s TIFF have bowed some of the buzziest films of the festival. On Sunday night, they bonded over their shared experience and talked about what it’s like to experience this world through their own lens.

The event took place at Toronto’s own The Purman, an event space located in the city’s downtown heart. Check out some of the evening’s many attendees below.

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