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Speed Sisters at Christie Pits Film Festival!
The SPEED SISTERS are an all-female Palestinian auto racing team that competes professionally in the male-dominated West Bank circuit. Canadian-Palestinian filmmaker Amber Fares thrilling documentary traces the triumphs and challenges of these indomitable women. Preceding this evenings screening are two short films that also foreground competitive drive by women in highly physical sports: UNDERDOG and BOXING.
Films @ Sundown 9:15pm
Eats & Treats @ 6pm by Caplansky's Deli, Little Havana Caf, Chill Pops & popcorn at the festival canteen
Free / PWYC donations gratefully accepted, not a ticketed event
Films are screened with captioning whenever possible
Speed Sisters - The Film, directed by Amber Fares, 2015
With short films
Underdog, directed by Vivian Belik & Naomi Mark, 2016
Boxing, directed by Aidan Shipley & Grayson Moore, 2015
Co-presented by REEL CANADA, clo, The Toronto Palestine Film Festival & Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival