This year’s festival features an eclectic mix of films and events geared for every individual. Tennis star Billie Jean King will present the opening night film Battle of the Sexes at the festival on February 22. The following day, J.J. Abrams, Barbara Kopple, Amma Asante and Bridget Everett will be honored during the festival’s awards ceremony and reception.

That same night, former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark, along with director Gaylene Preston will present the international premiere of My Year with Helen, Preston’s documentary following Clark’s campaign to serve as the first female Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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