Mother of All Shows (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A)

Mother of All Shows (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A)

3:00pm - Saturday, Jul 13, 2024

Starring Wendie Malick (Shrinking, Hot in Cleveland, Just Shoot Me), MOTHER OF ALL SHOWS is a mother/daughter musical traumedy where a daughter’s coping mechanism for unresolved familial issues takes centre stage as she retreats into a 70s variety show in her imagination, hosted by her domineering mother, played by Malick.

The film’s world premiere was the sold-out opening night gala at the Art the Brooklyn Film Festival where it went on to win Outstanding Narrative Feature and Outstanding Director of a Narrative Feature for director Melissa D'Agostino. It is nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards (Achievement in Score, Original Song and Achievement in Hair).

Please join us after the screening for a live Q&A with director, Melissa D’Agostino and star, Wendie Malick.

Saturday, July 13
Doors 2:15 pm | Movie 3:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.

MOTHER OF ALL SHOWS (Melissa D'Agostino, 2023 110 mins / 14A) In order for Liza to cope with the impending death of her estranged mother, she retreats to a 70's variety show in her mind where the all-powerful host is her own mother, Rosa, who leads a cast of people from Liza's past and present.

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