A Conversation with Sarah Polley

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Session Note

At last year's Festival, Sarah Polley unveiled her deeply personal documentary debut Stories We Tell that went on become one of the year's most talked about films. In this conversation, she reflected on the experiences of making the film and releasing its secrets into the world.

Co-presented with the Documentary Organization of Canada, Toronto Chapter.

Guest Biography

    • Sarah Polley
    • Sarah Polley was born in Toronto. She has appeared in films by such directors as Isabel Coixet, David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Terry Gilliam, Hal Hartley, Wim Wenders and Michael Winterbottom. Her feature films as director are Away From Her which received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, andTake This Walt.Stories We Tell is her first documentary.