CBC will have exclusive premiere of Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy on December 4

TORONTO — CBC and Telefilm Canada today announced acclaimed director and screenwriter Deepa Mehta’s new film Funny Boy will have its exclusive world broadcast premiere on CBC and CBC Gem on December 4. Based on the coming-of-age novel by Shyam Selvadurai about growing up gay in Sri Lanka during the deadly Tamil-Sinhalese conflict, the film is co-written by Mehta (Water, Heaven on Earth, Midnight’s Children) and Selvadurai. Funded by Telefilm Canada and CBC Films, the movie is produced by David Hamilton and Hussain Amarshi. The film stars Brandon Ingram in his feature film debut, Nimmi Harasgama, Ali Kazmi, Agam Darshi,...

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