Deepa Mehta is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker. Her films include the Elemental Trilogy: Earth, Fire, Water (which received an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film), Bollywood/Hollywood, Heaven on Earth, Midnight’s Children based on Salman Rushdie’s three-time Booker Prize winning novel and Anatomy of Violence. Deepa directed the pilot and second episode for the Netflix Original series, Leila, and the pilot episode, The Manager, for Apple TV’s Little America. Her latest feature film Funny Boy, based on the award winning novel by Shyam Selvadurai, received awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Director at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards and for Best Motion Picture and Best Supporting Performance Female at the 2021 Leo Awards.
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September 27, 2022
Freedom to Write and to Read: Standing with Salman Rushdie
Matt Galloway, Margaret Atwood, The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Ian McEwan, Deepa Mehta, Rohinton Mistry, Maria Ressa, John Ralston Saul, and Shyam Selvadurai
September 27, 2022 at 4:30pm
October 30, 2021
Acrobat: The Poetry of Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Nandana Dev Sen and Deepa Mehta
October 30, 2021 at 6:30pm