Illuminations Fundraising Luncheon
Deepa Mehta is an Oscar-nominated (Water), transnational filmmaker whose work is celebrated on an international scale. Her award-winning films have played in every major film festival, and many remain audience favourites. Her films include The Elemental Trilogy: Earth, Fire, Water as well as Bollywood/Hollywood, Heaven on Earth, and her newest work, Beeba Boys, a tough, stylish gangster film. Deepa's work challenges traditions and stereotypes and is always daring, fearless and provocative.
In 2013, Deepa was appointed as an officer to the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honour, for her work as a ground-breaking screenwriter, director and producer. Deepa is a also a recipient of the Governor General's Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award for Film and the province of Ontario's highest honour, the Order of Ontario.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver
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