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“American Woman” with Semi Chellas and Sarah Gadon
January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
The Canadian Film Forum kicks off in the new year as filmmaker Semi Chellas (left) and Cinema Studies alum-actor Sarah Gadon present American Woman, adapted for the screen, by Chellas, from Susan Choi’s Pulitzer-shortlisted novel.
Sarah Hagi (pictured right) will moderate the Q&A that follows. Sarah is a Toronto-based is a writer of essays and criticism, who has been featured in TIME, The New Yorker, GQ, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, and more.
Inspired by the headline-dominating kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst in 1974, this atmospheric drama is a fictionalized re-imagining of her time in hiding, from the perspective of Jenny, a political activist assigned to take care of her.
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