Admission: FREE – open to the public
3:00PM – 5:00PM
Documentary filmmaker, Elisa Paloschi, speaks candidly about her ten-year journey to capture the remarkable story of Selvi, who overcame all odds to become South India’s first female taxi driver.
Moderator: Liz Marshall, Filmmaker
Elisa Paloschi is a documentary filmmaker, producer and cinematographer. She is the President of Eyesfull, a Toronto-based, independent production company, dedicated to making non-fiction films with social relevance that reflect the diversity of the human voice. With more than 25 years experience, Elisa’s work has taken her around the globe, from Palermo Roma camps to deep under the Coral Sea of Australia. Her feature documentary Embracing Voices (2012) explores depression and the creative process as seen through the eyes of Canadian Jazz luminary Jane Bunnett. Elisa is working on an ambitious audience engagement and impact campaign in India for the film and developing an interactive documentary story site as a companion piece to Driving with Selvi.
Liz Marshall is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker (writer, director, producer) based in Toronto. Since the 1990s she has created a body of work including broadcast, theatrical, campaign, and cross-platform documentaries shot around the world, largely exploring social justice and environmental themes. Liz is best known for her feature length films Water On The Table (2010) and The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013), for which she also produced a global audience engagement and impact campaign. www.lizmars.com