Awards & Events

Telefilm Canada & Maison Birks Celebrate Canadian Women In Film

Yesterday Telefilm Canada and Maison Birks celebrated Canadian women in film with a star studded ceremony at Maison Birks’ Toronto store. The Toronto Film Festival event brought out some of Canada brightest rising stars.

For the inaugural event Telefilm and Maison Birk honoured directors Louise Archambault, Deepa Mehta, Alanis Obomsawin, Sarah Polley and Chloe Robichaud. They also honored actresses Evelyne Brochu, Genevieve Bujold, Sarah Gadon, Jessica Pare and Alison Pill.

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Unfortunately some of the bigger name stars like Pare and Polley were in attendance, but the store was still packed with Canadians including Ben Mulroney, director Paul Haggis and actress Kelly Rowan.

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