Jesse Wente

Jesse Wente is the director of TIFF Cinematheque and a columnist for Metro Morning and Unreserved on CBC Radio.
Jesse Wente (Nadya Kwandibens, Red Works Photography)

Jesse Wente is the Director of Film Programmes at TIFF Bell Lightbox, overseeing new releases, series and TIFF Cinematheque programming and scheduling. He has also programmed for the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Festival. He is well known as a film critic and broadcaster in Toronto and across Canada. He is also currently CBC's Metro Morning's pop culture critic.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.