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Norah Sadava: Amy Nostbakken and Film Adaptation

norah sadava: Since premieringa few years ago, the two-hander, performed by the playwrights, has racked up lots of awards both in Toronto and at Edinburgh Fringe, according to NOW Magazine. The Nightwood Theatre/Quote Unquote Collective show is sure to sell out this return engagement. But Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken's brilliant examination of a woman grieving her mother's death did just that when it played at a private presentation for Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison and their friends at L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre last year. Several performances feature post-show talkbacks, including one with director Patricia Rozema who's making a film adaptation of the show on April 17, and social activist Michele Landsberg, on April 18. Buddies in Bad Times. 20- 35. 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, Bozon Pop-Psych Cinema Rising French filmmaker and DJ comes to town for a retro at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Through April 22. ( As reported in the news.