Category: Woman Screening and Panel Discussion

When and Where

Wednesday, March 08, 2023 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Innis Town Hall
Innis College
2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5


Phyllis Ellis
Caroline Fusco
Ali Greey
Mary Ormsby


Celebrate International Women’s Day with a special screening of the documentary, Category: Woman, co-presented by Innis College, the Cinema Studies Institute, and the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education.

The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with filmmaker Phyllis Ellis, Associate Professor Caroline Fusco, and doctoral student Ali Greey, moderated by sports journalist Mary Ormsby.

Category: Woman tells the stories of four athletes from the Global South, who were forced out of competition by medical regulations, the devastation to their bodies and lives, and their passion for sport emboldened by a conviction to stand up for their human rights. Award-winning filmmaker Phyllis Ellis exposes an industry controlled by men putting women’s lives at risk, while the policing of women’s bodies in sport remains, in a more nefarious way, under the guise of fair play.

Contact Information

Innis Alumni Office


Innis College, Cinema Studies Institute, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education