The Gender Lady – Virtual Screening and Live Q&A

Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020

Toronto Jewish Film Society presents The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

About this Event

Virtual screening with live Q and A

Canada, 2018, Cheryl Levitt and Barbara Lent, directors, 47 minutes 18+

Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Toronto Jewish Film Foundation and Yiddish Vinkl.


Dr. May Cohen and her husband ran a successful and popular medical practice in Toronto until 1977. Dr. Cohen became a powerful advocate for women’s health and the advancement of women physicians. This documentary, selected as an audience favourite at 2019 TJFF, celebrates her life and radical achievements.

Join us at 4:00 pm on Sunday June 21 for a special live Zoom Q & A with Drs. May Cohen, Barbara Lent and Cheryl Levitt.

Ticket sales close on Saturday June 20, 7:00 pm.  

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On Saturday June 20 at 9:00 pm, ticket holders will be emailed a web link and password to access the film at The link expires on Sunday June 21 at 9:00 pm.

On Sunday June 21 at 3:00 pm, ticket holders will be emailed a Zoom Link to watch the live Q & A with Dr. May Cohen, and directors Cheryl Levitt and Barbara Lent. The Q & A begins at 4:00 pm. To watch, you must have Zoom downloaded.

Advance questions for Dr. May Cohen or the directors of the film can be emailed to Ian McNulty: [email protected] up until 3:00 pm Sunday June 21.