National Canadian Film Day: To Kill a Tiger

Content Advisory: themes and discussion of sexual violence and child abuse; mature themes; may be very disturbing for some viewers.

Join us for a free screening of Nisha Pahuja’s To Kill A Tiger for National Canadian Film Day on April 19, 2023, at 7 PM at Cineplex Empress Walk. Following the screening will be a Q&A with the director, Pahuja.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Doors open: 6:15 PM
Event: 7 PM – 9 PM

Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk
5095 Yonge St., 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON, M5N 6Z4

The screening is presented entirely in Hindi and Nagpuri, with full English subtitles

Step-free seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis in row A and there are two wheelchair spaces at either end of row A (total 4)

Tickets for this screening will be distributed subject to availability at the venue on a first-come/first-served basis.

Live Post-screening Q&A

Deanna Wong

Originally from Winnipeg, Deanna spent many years volunteering and working in the not-for-profit cultural arts sector in Winnipeg prior to moving to Toronto in 1996. She has sat on the boards of Dreamwalker Dance Company and the Regent Park Film Festival and has participated in various film and arts council juries over the years. Most recently, she was the administrative director at REEL CANADA, and previously served as Reel Asian’s executive director from 2005 to 2008.

Nisha Pahuja

Nisha Pahuja is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker based in Toronto and Bombay. Her credits include Diamond Road (2007 Gemini Award for Best Documentary Series), Bollywood Bound (2001 Gemini nominee) and the award-winning The World Before Her (2012; Best Documentary, Tribeca Film Festival; Best Canadian Documentary, Hot Docs Film Festival; TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten; Sundance Film Forward Program; Best Documentary nominee, CSAs). Pahuja’s short film for Global’s 16/9 about the Delhi Gang rape was the recipient of an Amnesty International media award for Canadian journalism in 2015. In 2014, she was invited to be a Resident Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, and from 2016 to 2020 she was part of their arts selection panel.

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