Women in Film and Television Toronto (or WIFT-T) returns to the city’s legendary Royal Theatre on Wednesday, March 23 to honour various talents within the WIFT-T family through a selection of short films ranging from traditional narratives to documentaries.
By: Addison Wylie Fashion icon Iris Apfel has such wonderment, such humbling intellect, and such bewildered enthusiasm. She’s firm, but looks at her fame as dazed and unfazed. Her presence is infectious, and in Albert Maysles’ documentary Iris, she helps raise the film to another level. Without her, the audience would be stuck with Maysles’ cut-and-dry traditional filmmaking. Movie goers are taken through Apfel’s influential history, and observe her optimism when others appreciate her opinion….