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This woman watched 77 WIFF films this year

LaSalle resident Genevieve Cano (*77*) nearly as many films as humanly attainable on the Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) this year, which simply wrapped up on Sunday. 

Cano took in 77 flicks over 11 days, 

“I feel this was good for this year,” she instructed CBC News. 

“I’ll undoubtedly be coming again, however I do not assume that I’ll do what I did this year. It’s nearly insane to assume that I used to be capable of accomplish what I did.”

WATCH | Why watch so many films? Cano tells CBC her highlights: 

This woman (*77*) 77 films at WIFF this year

The Windsor International Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday, and the CBC’s Mike Evans caught up with Genevieve Cano, who (*77*) nearly as many WIFF films as humanly attainable.

Cano stated she believes she might have been capable of watch 81 films in whole, if she had included midnight screenings. 

“The solely purpose why I used to be capable of view so many films this year is as a result of I retired throughout COVID, and so due to this fact, consequently, I’ve extra time on my fingers, and consequently, I’m capable of stand up early within the morning, have my espresso, make my means downtown,” she stated.

“Let’s face it, there are 77 films that I noticed. Doesn’t imply that I loved all 77 of them, however I’ll inform you that fairly a number of of them have been both a 4 or 5 for me, so I used to be fairly impressed.”

WIFF again, higher than ever

WIFF noticed a hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, however was again to its common format for the 2022 season. 

The competition featured 177 characteristic and greater than 300 screenings.

Executive director Vincent Georgie tells CBC News they offered 45,000 tickets, up from 43,000 in 2019. 

Graffiti sprayed onto the side of a building shows Star Wars character Princess Leia, and a portrait of Marilyn Monroe with writing overtop that says "The End ... of the film is the beginning of the conversation."
WIFF graffiti in downtown Windsor, for the 2022 competition. (Mike Evans/CBC )

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