Topps in Toronto
Much-loved New Zealand entertainers Lynda and Jools Topp (aka The Topp Twins) will join the likes of Canadian rocker Neil Young, Joan Baez and horror film king George A. Romero for free public performances as part of the Toronto International Film Festival which runs September 10-19. “New Zealand’s top yodeling comedy duo” are in Toronto to accompany their documentary The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls which has been selected to screen at TIFF and will play a concert on September 13 hosted by Elvira Kurt. Untouchable Girls has received a mountain of praise since its release in May, winning the Audience Award for Documentary at the recent Melbourne International Film Festival last month and becoming the No. 1 Box Office Documentary ever released in New Zealand. The film has also been selected to screen at the largest documentary festival in the world, IDFA in Amsterdam in November.