Media Advisory - Photo Op - Indigo Books and Music Presents Celebrated Film Makers



    Spike Lee and Deepa Mehta In Conversation at Indigo Manulife Centre

    TORONTO, Aug. 29 /CNW/ -

    
    When:  12:00 noon, Friday, September 5th, 2008
    What:  Photo Opportunity - Best-selling author Sue Monk Kidd signs copies
           of her book, The Secret Life of Bees.

    When:  7:30 pm, Friday, September 5th, 2008
    What:  Photo Opportunity - Author James McBride in-conversation with
           acclaimed director, Spike Lee. Book signing will follow.

    When:  3:00 pm Sunday, September 7th, 2008
    What:  Photo Opportunity - Academy Award Nominated director Deepa Mehta
           in-conversation with Bollywood Superstar Preity Zinta

    Where: Each Event will be hosted at
           Indigo Manulife Centre
           55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street) Toronto
    

    Celebrate the Toronto International Film Festival at Indigo Manulife
Centre as acclaimed and award-winning film makers share inspired conversations
about recent projects and film adaptations including:

    The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd's story of a young girl's search
for the truth about her mother; her courage to tear down racial barriers; and
her joy as she claims her place within a community of women is now a major
motion picture premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival.

    Miracle at St. Anna - James McBride's acclaimed novel follows four
Buffalo Soldiers from the Army's Negro 92nd Division who are lost behind enemy
lines and discover humanity in the small Tuscan village of St. Anna di
Stazzema. Spike Lee's film adaptation will premier at the Toronto
International film Festival.

    Heaven on Earth - written and directed by Deepa Mehta, Heaven on Earth
stars Priety Zinta as a young Indian Punjabi woman who finds herself in an
abusive arranged marriage with an Indo-Canadian man. In theatres this fall,
the film is also showing at the Toronto International Film Festival.





For further information:

For further information: For media pre-registration, please contact:
Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music Inc., (416)
342-8561; Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music Inc.,
(416) 646-8926


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