MOVING PICTURES: RISA SHUMAN TALKS ABOUT SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
Risa Shuman is the Senior Producer of Saturday Night at the Movies. The TVOntario program was launched on March 30, 1974 with the screening of Ingmar Bergman’s Through a Glass Darkly. The program was hosted by Elwy Yost from 1974 to his retirement in 1999.
Shuman graduated in 1973 from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in film. She has worked at Saturday Night at the Movies for almost 28 years. The last Sunday of every month, Shuman holds an online chat with viewers of the program. This year Saturday Night at the Movies is also being offered as an online course at York University through the Film and Television department