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TIFF Long Take - Ep. 97: Year in Review (Part 2)

More lessons from 2018

Dec 25, 2018

This week on TIFF Long Take, in the second of two parts, Rob and Geoff look back on stories and themes that shaped the year in film and television by revisiting some of their favourite conversations from 2018.

Excerpts include:

  • FiveThirtyEight’s Walt Hickey, Ella Koeze, and Rachel Dottle on whether it’s time for a new Bechdel test
  • #OscarsSoWhite’s founder April Reign on her plan to make to make the industry more diverse
  • Actor Steven Yeun on representing Asian Americans onscreen
  • Activist Isabel Amor on how the film A Fantastic Woman has advanced transgender rights in Chile
  • Actor Ben Foster on how he builds his characters
  • Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley on how he gets great performances
  • Annihilation director Alex Garland on his approach to adaptation
  • Mudbound director Dee Rees on how she puts together her film crews
  • Chef’s Table creator David Gelb on revolutionizing the food documentary


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