Maya Gallus
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Maya Gallus is an award winning filmmaker based in Toronto. Her most recent documentary, The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution launched the Berlinale Culinary Cinema Programme (2019) as well as the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (2018). In 2017, she was honoured with a 'Focus On' mid-career retrospective, featuring six of her films, at the Hot Docs Film Festival. Her work has screened internationally, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Berlinale, San Sebastian Film Festival, Sheffield Doc Fest, Seoul International Women’s Film Festival, Singapore International Film Festival, This Human World and Lady Fest (UK), among others. Her films have also screened theatrically in Canada, the U.S. and Japan. She formed Red Queen Productions, in 2003, with her partner, Justine Pimlott, to produce provocative, art house documentaries about women, popular culture, queer issues and the arts. Their work has been featured in The Guardian (UK), and the magazines: Ms., Curve, Bust, Salon, Now Magazine, POV, Xtra and The Walrus. Notable films include the award winning docu-fictions, The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche and Elizabeth Smart: On The Side of the Angels, as well as the feature length documentaries The Heat: A Kitchen Revolution, Dish-Women, Waitressing & the Art of Service, Girl Inside, and Erotica: A Journey Into Female Sexuality.

  • Maya Gallus Director Reel - Documentary & Docu-Fiction

    Documentary Excerpts: The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche (docufiction); Derby Crazy Love; Dish-Women, Waitressing & the Art of Service; Girl Inside; Erotica - A Journey Into Female Sexuality