The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

    a black and white photograph of white-coated people in a morgueMarch 15, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Toronto Jewish Film Foundation and Yiddish Vinkl

    Canada, 2018, Cheryl Levitt and Barbara Lent, directors
    Dr. May Cohen and her husband ran a successful and popular medical practice in Toronto until 1977. Dr. May 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. 47 minutes
    Dr. May Cohen will attend for a discussion after the screening.

    Watch the trailer here

    All 2020 films are at 3:00 pm and take place at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema:
    506 Bloor Street West (at Bathurst)
    The cinema is one short block away from Bathurst TTC station.
    Parking: There is a large Green P parking lot at 365 Lippincott Avenue, just south of Bloor Street.

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