Monday, Sept. 13, 2021: Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Bretten Hannam and more

Today on Q with host Tom Power: documentary filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen, TIFF screen panel with Teri Hart and Radheyan Simonpillai, filmmaker Bretten Hannam.

Today on Q: Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Teri Hart and Radheyan Simonpillai, Bretten Hannam

Documentary filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen, a digital sign advertising the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, filmmaker Bretten Hannam. (Morten Larsen, Chris Pizzello/Invision/The Associated Press, Riley Smith Photo)

Today on Q with host Tom Power:

  • Documentary filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen talks about his award-winning new film Flee, which uses animation and archival footage to tell the true story of Amin Nawabi (a pseudonym), who fled Afghanistan as a boy.

  • On this special edition of the Q screen panel, Teri Hart and Radheyan Simonpillai discuss all things TIFF, including the films making headlines and how the festival is adapting to the pandemic this year.

  • Mi'kmaw filmmaker Bretten Hannam talks about their new film Wildhood, the 10-year journey to getting it made and the significance of depicting authentic two-spirit identity on the big screen.

WATCH | Official trailer for Flee:

WATCH | Official teaser for Wildhood: