Noah Cowan, Former TIFF Festival Director, Curator, Critic and Distributor, Dies at 55
Noah Cowan — a curator, critic, festival director and distributor — died yesterday in Los Angeles.
He was 55, and the cause was Glioblastoma multiforme.
Over his more than 30-year career, Cowan brought his passion and erudition to a number of organizations and endeavors, beginning with the Toronto International Film Festival, where he began as an intern in 1981.
After graduating with a philosophy degree at University of Toronto, Cowan in 1989 became a programmer at TIFF, curating films for the Midnight Madness and, later, the Vanguard sections.
He would go on to program major national cinema retrospectives on India […]The post Noah Cowan, Former TIFF Festival Director, Curator, Critic and Distributor, Dies at 55 first appeared on Filmmaker Magazine.
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