Meet 19 female filmmakers making waves at TIFF 2019

Lauren Greenfield
Director Lauren Greenfield, from the film “The Kingmaker,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Director Katrin Gebbe
Director Katrin Gebbe, from the film “Pelican Blood,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Director Haifaa Al-Mansour
Director Haifaa Al-Mansour, from the film “Perfect Candidate,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Manele Labidi
Director Manele Labidi, from the film “Arab Blues,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Director Hikari
Director Hikari, from the film “37 Seconds,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Ina Weisse
Director Ina Weisse, from the film “The Audition,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Lorene Scafaria
Director Lorene Scafaria, from the film “Hustlers,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Director Unjoo Moon, from "I Am Woman"
Director Unjoo Moon, from the film “I Am Woman,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 6, 2019.
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Malgorzata Szumowska
Director Malgorzata Szumowska, from the film “The Other Lamb,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite, from the film “The Friend,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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 Director Kasi Lemmons and actor Cynthia Erivo
Director Kasi Lemmons and actor Cynthia Erivo, from the film “Harriet,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Bryce Dallas Howard
Director Bryce Dallas Howard, from the film “Dads,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Alma Har'el
Director Alma Har’el, from the film “Honey Boy,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Halina Reijn
Director Halina Reijn, from the film “Instinct,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Alice Winocour
Director Alice Winocour, from the film “Proxima,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Director Maria Sødahl, center, with cast of "Hope"
Actor Stellan Skarsgård, director Maria Sødahl and actor Andrea Bræin Hovig, from the film “Hope,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Shonali Bose
Director Shonali Bose, from the film “The Sky Is Pink,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Coky Giedroyc
Director Coky Giedroyc, from the film “How to Build a Girl,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Rose Glass
Director Rose Glass, from the film “Saint Maud,” photographed in the L.A. Times Photo Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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