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Cinéfest Sudbury reveals list of 2023 festival guests

A number of directors and actors will take part in this year’s festival, including question and answer sessions

Cinéfest Sudbury has announced the list of guests who will take part in this year’s festival, which runs Sept. 16-24.

These guests will introduce and conduct question and answer sessions for the films they are supporting, including three highly anticipated Gala Film Presentations.

Saturday, September 16:

Kaoi Kathriner — Director, The Last Stop: Canada’s Lost Locomotive at 1:30 p.m.

Jordan Morris — Producer, Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe at 3 p.m.

Chelsea McMullin  — Director, Swan Song at 7 p.m. (Gala)

Shaelynn Estrada — Dancer/Subject, Swan Song at 7 p.m. (Gala)

Sunday, September 17:

Jeremy Larter — Director, Who's Yer Father? at 3 p.m.

Monday, September 18:

Shane Belcourt — Director, Warrior Strong at 4:30 p.m.

Anik Jean — Director, Les hommes de ma mère (My Mother's Men) at 7 p.m. (Gala)

Molly McGlynn — Director, Fitting In (FKA Bloody Hell) at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, September 19:

Sarah Hinding — Actor, Better Days at 1:30 p.m.

Luke Francis — Actor, Better Days at 1:30 p.m.

Kerrin Cochrane — Actor, Better Days at 1:30 p.m.

Meredith Hama-Brown — Director, Seagrass at 3:30 p.m.

Loveleen Kaur — Director, Leilani’s Fortune at 6 p.m. (Cinema 9 Prime Time)

Wednesday, September 20:

Jake Thomas — Director, Adaptation at 6 p.m. (Cinema 9 Prime Time)

Thursday, September 21:

James Weyman — Producer, I Used to Be Funny at 3:30 p.m.

Brett M. Butler & Jason G. Butler — Directors, Purgatory Jack at 9:30 p.m.

Friday, September 22:

Shelley Niro — Director, Café Daughter at 2 p.m.

Rebecca Snow — Director, The Boy in The Woods at 7 p.m. (Gala)

Saturday, September 23:

Lonzo Nzekwe — Director, Orah at 4 p.m.

Pier-Phillipe Chevigny — Director, Richelieu at 8 p.m.

Jacqueline Castel — Director, My Animal at 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 24:

Jeremy LaLonde — Director, Daniel’s Gotta Die at 2:15 p.m.


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