Photo of Magali: Where brevity meets bravery

Magali Simard
Q&A  Bio 


Hometown:
Gatineau, Quebec

Programming for the Festival since:
2010, but I was born ready.

Desert-island films:
Alien
Johnny Guitar
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
Showgirls
Fitzcarraldo
a Cher concert DVD

Your favourite Festival programmer who is not you:
I like them all equally, as if they were my children. I am planning on adopting all of them.

The strangest place you’ve ever watched a film:
A bathroom stall.

What do you do for the rest of the year when you aren’t programming for the Festival?
I rock on in programming at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Twitter?
@Magali_TIFF