Monday's party picks
Mongrel Media Party – The Canadian film distributor holds their annual bash in the Distillery District’s Boiler House restaurant, and will feature a performance from The Sheepdogs. The company has many films in the fest including Take This Waltz (Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman) and The Women in the Fifth (Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas), and cast members still in town may attend.
Diet Coke TIFF party – Estelle, best known for her Kanye collaboration "American Boy", is performing at this soda-sponsored event at The Hoxton.
Festival Music House – In its sophomore year, this Canadian music showcases moves up to the Mod Club, and runs for the next three nights. Artists performing on the first night include K’Naan, The Midway State, Hannah Georgas, Dinosaur Bones and Hooded Fang.
The Lady Event – At the Roosevelt Room, this film about Burmese activist and political prisoner Aung San Suu Ky will have director Luc Besson and star, Michelle Yeoh.