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Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power

Presented by One World Film Festival. All seats $12. Co-directors/producers Peter Raymont and Nancy Lang will attend for a post-film Q&A.

The recent success of the television adaptation of her novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has made Margaret Atwood a household name around the world. Yet few know the private Atwood. Who is the woman behind these stories? How does she seem to know what is to come?

Poster for the documentary profile of Margaret AtwoodWith exclusive access over a twelve-month period, this documentary follows Atwood as she jets to speaking engagements around the world, as well as to the set of “The Handmaid’s Tale”, where she meets lead actor Elisabeth Moss and Ane Crabtree, costume designer of the iconic red robes that are turning up at feminist protests around the world.

The film also delves into Atwood’s youth in the Canadian wilderness; her early days as a poet at Harvard; meeting her partner Graeme Gibson; their political activism; and the writing of The Handmaid’s Tale, as well as its recent sequel, the Booker Prize-winning The Testaments.

– Kew Media Group


Presented by One World Film Festival. All seats $12.

Co-directors/producers Peter Raymont and Nancy Lang will attend and conduct a Q&A after the screening.

 

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