Run Towards Awards

Sarah Polley

Run Towards Awards

Sarah Polley

7:00pm

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Harbourfront Centre Theatre

60 mins

TIFA is delighted to welcome author and Oscar-winning director of Women Talking, Sarah Polley, to discuss her creative career and her memoir Run Towards the Danger, winner of the 2022 Toronto Book Award. In this fascinating conversation, Polley will discuss the role books, film and art have played shaping her life and work, how the city of Toronto frames her creative world, and the impact of that Oscar success.

Moderated by Angelyn Francis.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

TIFA is delighted to welcome author and Oscar-winning director of Women Talking, Sarah Polley, to discuss her creative career and her memoir Run Towards the Danger, winner of the 2022 Toronto Book Award. In this fascinating conversation, Polley will discuss the role books, film and art have played shaping her life and work, how the city of Toronto frames her creative world, and the impact of that Oscar success.

Moderated by Angelyn Francis.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Sarah Polley is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, director, actor, and author. After making short films, Polley made her feature-length directorial debut with the drama film Away from Her in 2006. Polley received an Oscar nomination for the screenplay, which she adapted from the Alice Munro story “The Bear Came Over the Mountain.” Her other projects include the documentary film Stories We Tell (2012), which won the New York Film Critics Circle prize and the National Board of Review award for best documentary; the miniseries adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace (2017); and the romantic comedy Take This Waltz (2011). Polley began her acting career as a child, starring in many productions for film and television.

Read more about Sarah Polley

7:00pm

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Harbourfront Centre Theatre

60 mins

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

Run Towards The Danger by ,
TIFA 2023

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