Curious Minds Further Viewing: Margaret Atwood: Once in August


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Sep 26, 2018 1:00 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sun, Oct 7, 2018 4:00 PM
Film Info
Runtime:57 min
Country Listing:Canada
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Michael Rubbo


Author and activist Margaret Atwood has long been one of Canada’s most celebrated literary and public figures. With the recent adaptation of her bestselling novel The Handmaid’s Tale into a critically acclaimed TV series, now is the perfect time to get to know the award-winning writer on a deeper level and discover what shapes her fiction and motivates her characters. This intimate portrait of Atwood, shot at her summer house in the woods, reveals the artist’s humility, creativity, and refreshing perspectives. Combine our Curious Minds course on the CanLit Boom with this rare look at the life at the CanLit queen herself.

Pair with... The Canlit Boom

Additional Information

Curious Minds Further Viewing: Dive deeper into the fascinating subjects explored at our Curious Minds Speaker Series.

"Showcase(s) her keen, searching intelligence" - The Guardian