Books on Film

Books on Film

Books on Film

Books on Film

Books on Film

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Eleanor Wachtel of CBC’s Writers & Company returns as host of the fourth season of Books on Film, which welcomes filmmakers, authors and experts to discuss the art of adaptation and the sometimes challenging passage from page to screen.

Films in Books on Film

    • Mohsin Hamid on The Reluctant Fundamentalist
    • Author Mohsin Hamid discusses Mira Nair's adaptation of his novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, which was hailed by The Guardian as one of the books that defined the decade and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

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    • Agnieszka Holland on Washington Square
    • Internationally celebrated filmmaker Agnieszka Holland discusses her 1997 adaptation of Henry James' classic novel about the conflict between a sheltered young woman and her domineering father in the high society of 1850s New York.

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

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    • Yann Martel on Life of Pi
    • Canadian author Yann Martel discusses his Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi and its transformation into Ang Lee's Academy Award-winning film.

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

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    • Yiyun Li on A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
    • Yiyun Li chronicles her collaboration with director Wayne Wang on the film adaptation of her short story "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers."

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

    • Monday May 12
      7:00 PM
    • Andre Dubus III on House of Sand and Fog
    • Award-winning author Andre Dubus III considers the Academy Award-nominated adaptation of his novel House of Sand and Fog.

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

    • Monday June 2
      7:00 PM
    • Paul Fierlinger on My Dog Tulip
    • Paul Fierlinger describes the painstaking process by which he and his wife Sandra Fierlinger transformed J.R. Ackerley's bittersweet memoir into the first animated feature to be entirely hand-drawn and painted with paperless technology.

      This screening is eligible for our Rush policy. Ticket holders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening in order to ensure entry. If this event goes Off Sale, tickets will be made available to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening.

    • Monday June 23
      7:00 PM