Film Launch: Anti-Black racism in Canadian city planning

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the premiere of "Nothing with Us, Without Us," which explores anti-Black racism in Canadian Cities (Little Jamaica in Toronto, Hogan's Alley in Vancouver, and Africville in Nova Scotia). This powerful mini-documentary sheds light on the persistent issue of anti-Black racism and its impact on urban planning. Through interviews, personal stories, and expert analysis,… Continue Reading Film Launch: Anti-Black racism in Canadian city planning

Salamander Days screening

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Come for the Canadian premiere of an invigorating American indie, Salamander Days, from directors Rebekah Sherman-Myntti and KJ Rothweiler.

Brother Screening and Q&A

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Film Forum presents a special screening of the award-winning drama, Brother, in celebration of Black History Month. Written and directed by Clement Virgo and produced by Cinema Studies alum Sonya Di Rienzo, Brother tells the story of two sons maturing into young men amidst Toronto's pulsing 90s hip-hop scene.A Q&A will follow the screening… Continue Reading Brother Screening and Q&A

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Brother Screening and Q&A

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Film Forum presents a special screening of the award-winning drama, Brother, in celebration of Black History Month. Written and directed by Clement Virgo and produced by Cinema Studies alum Sonya Di Rienzo, Brother tells the story of two sons of maturing into young men amidst Toronto’s pulsing 90s hip-hop scene. A Q&A will follow the screening with members of the… Continue Reading Brother Screening and Q&A

Robert Rotenberg’s What We Buried

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join us on February 27 for the launch of What We Buried with best-selling author, lawyer, and alumnus Robert Rotenberg (BA '75 Innis).A pre-reception with light refreshments will take place from 6–7pm in the college lobby to celebrate the launch of Robert's new novel.At 7pm, Canadian journalist and author Ellin Bessner will interview Robert in the… Continue Reading Robert Rotenberg’s What We Buried

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Robert Rotenberg’s What We Buried

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join us on February 27 for the launch of What We Buried with author, lawyer, and alumnus Robert Rotenberg (BA ’75 Innis). Inspired by the true story of the Forty Martyrs in Gubbio, Italy, during World War II, What We Buried is a crime novel about troubled legacies, revenge, and the unbreakable bonds of family. A pre-reception with light refreshments will… Continue Reading Robert Rotenberg’s What We Buried

Valerie Jerome on RACES

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) on Wednesday, February 28th for a Black History Month event featuring Valerie Jerome and her new book, Races: The Trials & Triumphs of Canada's Fastest Family. The Jerome family's impressive list of athletic accomplishments should be a source of national pride. Valerie's grandfather, John "Army" Howard, became Canada's first… Continue Reading Valerie Jerome on RACES

Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute remember late Toronto filmmaker Charles Officer (1975-2023) with a special screening of his first feature, Nurse.Fighter.Boy, which was inspired by his sister’s struggle with sickle cell anemia and nominated for 10 Genie Awards.Co-writer and producer Ingrid Veninger and friends will join to reflect on Charles' impactful life and… Continue Reading Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

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Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute remember late Toronto filmmaker Charles Officer (1975-2023) with a special screening of his first feature, Nurse.Fighter.Boy, which was inspired by his sister’s struggle with sickle cell anemia and nominated for 10 Genie Awards. Co-writer and producer Ingrid Veninger and friends will join to reflect on Charles’ impactful life and career. Sunday, March 3… Continue Reading Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

By the Time It Gets Dark screening

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Description A screening of BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK (ดาวคะนอง) by Thai director, Anocha Suwichakornpong. More information to come.

The 2024 Avie Bennett Literature Matters Lecture: Eden Robinson & Joshua Whitehead

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Description The 2024 Avie Bennett Literature Matters Lecture: Eden Robinson & Joshua Whitehead EDEN ROBINSON (Haisla / Heiltsuk): Fictional Homes:  Being in Community and Community Representation JOSHUA WHITEHEAD  (Oji-Cree): On Indigenous Joy and Futurisms: The Affects of our Literatures Followed by a dialogue with each other hosted by: Smaro Kamboureli Avie Bennett Chair in Canadian… Continue Reading The 2024 Avie Bennett Literature Matters Lecture: Eden Robinson & Joshua Whitehead

Queer & Trans Reflections: 8th Annual Queer Directions Symposium

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Queer Directions is an annual symposium at The Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies addressing pressing issues in queer, trans, and sexuality studies, politics, and culture. This year’s theme is Queer & Trans Reflections with speakers Jasbir Puar, Roderick Ferguson, Billy-Ray Belcourt, and Dora Silva Santana. Sexual Diversity Studies is experiencing its 25th anniversary, and… Continue Reading Queer & Trans Reflections: 8th Annual Queer Directions Symposium

Open Spaces & Social Good: Removing Obstacles to Sport & Physical Activity

Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave (Room IN112), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

he Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE) cordially invites you to the inaugural Peter Donnelly Lecture in Sport Policy Studies, Open Spaces and Social Good: Removing Obstacles to Sport and Physical Activity. Keynote Speaker We are delighted to welcome keynote speaker Dr. Parissa Safai, Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science in the Faculty of… Continue Reading Open Spaces & Social Good: Removing Obstacles to Sport & Physical Activity