Canadian talent in film, fashion, media celebrate nine films at Mongrel House on night two

Day Two of Mongrel House at TIFF brought Canada’s top talent for an epic celebration honoring nine Mongrel Media films at the Toronto International Film Festival

Canadian independent film distributor, Mongrel Media celebrates night two at the 5th Annual Mongrel House at TIFF.

Hosted by Mongrel Media, night two celebrated the following Mongrel Media films: The Climb, Cunningham, Easy Land, Frankie, Knives Out, Pain and Glory, Pompei, The Traitor and The Whistlers.

Onsite activations included a meditation session hosted by Hoame, a Cineplex photo studio, a butter chicken and samosa booth from Butter Chicken Roti, refreshments from FIJI Water, cocktails from CIROC, Tanqueray Gin and Bulleit Bourbon, a Johnnie Walker bar, coffee from Barocco and sweets from Dunk Restaurants.

Notable guests included design duo Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, Actor Huse Madhavji, Citynews reporter Adrian Ghobrial, CP24 Meterologist Bill Coulter, CP24 Breakfast's Gurdeep Ahluwalia, Senior Producer Chris Flak, Juno award-winner Sean Jones and pop-singer Victoria Azevedo.

Other top event partners included Volvo, The Globe and Mail, Anica, Willendorf, World Class Canada and Incredible Printing and Hoame.

Founded in 1994, Mongrel Media has established itself as a trusted purveyor of high-quality storytelling.

For over two decades, the company has integrated creative and innovative distribution strategies to promote and distribute Canadian and world cinema, bringing the attention of audiences to some of the best in world film.

Mongrel House at TIFF will honour this success story throughout the four days, ending with a special 25th anniversary party on its closing night on September 8.

Several celebrities and notable names are expected to pass through Mongrel House over the next few days.

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Mongrel Media is a leading independent film distributor focused on bringing the best of local and world cinema to Canadian audiences.

Founded in 1994 by Hussain Amarshi, the company has built a reputation as an innovative and distinct brand, with a discerning taste. The independent distributor has developed long-lasting relationships with filmmakers, industry professionals, exhibitors, retailers, e-tailers, and broadcasters. Mongrel Media prides itself on building bold and uniquely customized distribution strategies for each film, with Quebec distribution handled by Métropole Films. Since 2001, Mongrel Media has been the exclusive distributor of Sony Pictures Classics films in Canada.

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