Women Talking Honoured in Windsor
by Staff Editors
(November 7, 2022 – Windsor, Ontario) The Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) has announced Women Talking as the winner of the 2022 LiUNA People’s Choice Award. WIFF audiences were moved by this impactful story of strength and resilience about a group of women deciding on how to move forward after years of abuse.
To celebrate the audience favourite, WIFF hosted a complimentary community screening of the film yesterday, November 6 at 5:45 PM at the Chrysler Theatre.
Some of the past winners of the award include: Prey directed by Matt Gallagher (2019); The Russian Five directed by Joshua Rhiel (2018); Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (2017); Maudie directed by Aisling Walsh (2016); Trumbo directed by Jay Roach (2015).
“We were so pleased to bring Women Talking to our audience two months ahead of its theatrical release, and are now even more proud that our audience has voted it the winner of the LiUNA People’s Choice Award,” said Vincent Georgie, Executive Director and Chief Programmer for WIFF. “It has been a privilege to work with Universal Pictures to make this happen, and we can’t wait to continue working with them.”
Women Talking is directed by Sarah Polley and is scheduled to open December 25, 2022 in Canada.
Source: The Windsor International Film Festival