Hope For The Best, Plan For The Rest event.

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

April 16 is Advance Care Planning Day in Canada and the GTA Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada is planning a stimulating event to mark the occasion. Dr. Jeff Myers will interview Dr. Sammy Winemaker and Dr. Hsien Seow about their essential guide for patients and family, Hope for the Best Plan for the Rest.… Continue Reading Hope For The Best, Plan For The Rest event.

Images Festival presents: CLOSING FEATURE: Voyage of Jeanette

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

Sense of independence–what is it for you and me? Creating a nation outside of a state–is that possible? Did we fail? What am I inhabiting? What inhabits me?  Taking place in the Yakutian Arctic, or the Republic of Sakha Yakutia, filmmaker Svetlana Romanova graciously invites the audience into her line of inquiry that vitally challenges… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: CLOSING FEATURE: Voyage of Jeanette

Images Festival presents: The image is not going to speak for itself

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

The image is not going to speak for itself explores the possibilities of processing archival footage in the hands of two filmmakers as they read, navigate, and probe our understanding of historic events. Both films in this program use archival footage by radical Palestinian and international filmmakers who formed the Palestine Film Unit; a collective cinematic… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: The image is not going to speak for itself

Images Festival presents: AFK | Screenings Viento del este (East Wind)

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

In Viento del este (East Wind), Maia Gattás Vargas brushes against the multitude of collisions between the materiality of land and the territory of memory. Seeking her lost ancestral roots in Palestine, Maia investigates the mystery of her father’s disappearance in the Jordan River, a river that traverses Palestine and Israeli-occupied territories. The water, snow, rivers,… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: AFK | Screenings Viento del este (East Wind)

Images Festival presents: To look and to loiter: Shafāfiyyāh and A Thousand-Year Stage

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

This shorts program couples Batoul Faour’s Shafāfiyyāh and Daphne Xu’s A Thousand-Year Stage to consider how urban infrastructures in cities as disparate as Beirut and Xiongan New Area, can function as sites where memory, power, and refusal consistently collide in the geographies of everyday life. In the immediate aftermath of the devastating explosion in August 2020, the city of… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: To look and to loiter: Shafāfiyyāh and A Thousand-Year Stage

Images Festival presents: Physical Rehearsal – Our bodies’ identities through narratives

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

Turning the 2024 theme Rehearsing Refusal on its head, this official selection of student shorts curated by the festival’s Emerging Curator, Cole Forrest, is a dynamic reflection of “refusing rehearsal.” These six unique, experiential works explore movement within and outside bodies that are remembering, suffering, moving through identity, taking up space, and experiencing change. Arina Chernova Arina… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: Physical Rehearsal – Our bodies’ identities through narratives

Images Festival presents: CodeNames II

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

In CodeNames II, maryam tafakory revisits films made in Iran after 1979 through digital projection, live performance, and an archival search for the unspoken that is speaking. It is a search for forgotten names, for forbidden bodies, for women’s disappearances both on and off the screen. Working between cinema and live performance, maryam makes textual and filmic collages… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: CodeNames II

Images Festival presents: dreamworlds

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

Filmmakers make the light. There is always poetry in images and images in poetry: imagination, desire, steadfastness, and liberation are entangled into material manifestations of scenes, vignettes, soundscapes, lightscapes, stillness, and rhythm. The films and videos in dreamworlds are thought of as material possibilities in which worlds appear that are made up of dreams; worlds dreamt in… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: dreamworlds

Images Festival presents: The Dream

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

The poet is the one who makes the light. Jackie Wang In Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism there is a part called “The Prison Abolitionist Imagination” where Jackie presents a poem by Mahmoud Darwish, the iconic Palestinian poet. In the poem, “In the Presence of Absence,” Darwish writes from the perspective of the “poet-prisoner” who is addressing the… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: The Dream

Images Festival presents: A Little More Connected

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

There is an app on my phone called Pixel Thoughts. When you open it, a piano tune begins to play while a bright translucent circle appears on the screen with a prompt above it: Put a stressful thought in the star. Beneath the star, a blue cursor blinks and the box asks: What’s bothering you?… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: A Little More Connected

Images Festival presents: a city in pursuit

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

How might a city fail? Who determines which factors contribute to its success? Its livability? Which principles determine what is monitored and measured? Whose wants, needs, sorrows, dreams, and desires are considered? What is a city in pursuit of? And who decides? Artist Tamara Jones’ moving image practice engages research and site-specific performance. In This is… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: a city in pursuit

Images Festival presents: A Tyrant’s Fear of Songs

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

In this time of heightened war and unfolding genocide, the role of the witness remains at the forefront of our collective attention. Daily incursions on Palestinian civilians are live streamed direct to screens, held in our hands. As Ariella Azoulay writes in the Civil Contract of Photography, viewing images of such catastrophic circumstances becomes a civil… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: A Tyrant’s Fear of Songs

Images Festival presents: Measured by Some in Seasons

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

This film program considers the more-than-human rhythms that sustain all life on this planet, including our own. At times ominous, and others humorous, spiritual, and tender, the videos in Measured by Some in Seasons invite the audience to become tangled in nature’s timeline, placing oneself and their community within a greater shared web of ecosystems that are… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: Measured by Some in Seasons

Images Festival presents: OPENING NIGHT! La noche eterna (The Eternal Night)

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

A Cuban poet has been arrested and sent to prison. There he meets a young Evangelical man from the countryside and an older actor who has been accused of trying to assassinate Fidel Castro. The actor ushers the two men into the prisoners’ social world, showing them how to resist the authorities’ attempt to re-educate… Continue Reading Images Festival presents: OPENING NIGHT! La noche eterna (The Eternal Night)

A Memorial in Honour of Peter Russell

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

Innis College invites all friends, family, and colleagues of the late Peter H. Russell (1932-2024) to remember and celebrate his influential career and remarkable life. Wednesday, April 10 from 6 to 8pm Town Hall, Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave Please register below. Peter was many things: a prolific writer, government advisor, producer of stage dramas, activist, administrator,… Continue Reading A Memorial in Honour of Peter Russell

A Memorial in Honour of Peter Russell

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

Innis College invites all friends, family, and colleagues of the late Peter H. Russell (1932-2024) to remember and celebrate his influential career and remarkable life.  Wednesday, April 10 from 6 to 8pmTown Hall, Innis College, 2 Sussex AvePlease register below.Peter was many things: a prolific writer, government advisor, producer of stage dramas, activist, administrator, and professor… Continue Reading A Memorial in Honour of Peter Russell

Reset screening

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

'Reset' movie screening and a talk with director Min Bae.

CINSSU presents: Free Friday Film – Cecil B. Demented

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

Our last FFF of the year is “Cecil B. Demented” (2000) dir. John Waters! We will also be hosting a social prior to the screening to celebrate our zine, ZINZZU 6-7pm (free refreshments and snacks will be provided). Free and open to all!!

Arracht screening

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

Directed and written by Tomás Ó Súilleabháin and released in 2019.

For The Land – Glen Coulthard

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

Glen Coulthard is Associate Professor @UBC_FNIS @UBCPoliSci who researches contemporary political theory, Indigenous thought and politics, and radical social and political thought. He is a co-founder of @Dechinta_ and is Yellowknives Dene.

CINSSU presents: Film Criticism Panel

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

This panel will be a great opportunity to learn more about film criticism with UOFT ALUMNI Adam Nayman, Saffron Maeve, Alicia Fletcher, and Erika Balsom.

Franklin Lecture with McKenzie Wark

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

On March 25, acclaimed writer and scholar McKenzie Wark will deliver the 2024 Ursula Franklin Lecture, "From Automatic Writing to Automated Writing." In her lecture, Wark will discuss current AI text generation within the longer history of automated writing techniques.The Franklin Lecture is a collaborative venture cosponsored by Innis College's Writing & Rhetoric Program, the… Continue Reading Franklin Lecture with McKenzie Wark

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2024 Ursula Franklin Lecture: McKenzie Wark

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

Acclaimed writer and scholar McKenzie Wark discusses current AI text generation within the longer history of automated writing technics.

‘Climate Coins & Consciousness: A Collective Cellphilm’ Screening Event

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

We are thrilled to present 'Climate Coins & Consciousness: A Collective Cellphilm', a remarkable film crafted over a 5-week cellphilm workshop series. Through the innovative use of cellphones, this film emerges as a true masterpiece, drawing upon arts-based and participatory research methods. This groundbreaking project showcases the voices and stories of 10 passionate racialized climate… Continue Reading ‘Climate Coins & Consciousness: A Collective Cellphilm’ Screening Event

Toronto Sports Industry Conference

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

UTSB presents the 13th annual Toronto Sports Industry Conference (TSIC) at Innis Town Hall at UofT on Saturday, March 23 from 10am-5pm.

CINSSU presents: Black Excellence Movie Night

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

Join us in celebrating Black Excellence at our Movie Night! Immerse yourself in the timeless classic "Friday" (1995) this Friday at 7pm. Let's come together to honor and appreciate the cultural significance of this film while fostering community and dialogue!

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

Innis Alumni Lecture with Carmen Logie

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

On March 20, Carmen Logie (BA ’97 Innis, PhD ’10) delivers the 2024 Innis Alumni Lecture, titled “More than clouds and condoms: Connecting climate change and sexual health.” Carmen is the Canada Research Chair in Global Health Equity and Social Justice with Marginalized Populations and a professor in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Amaya Perez-Brumer,… Continue Reading Innis Alumni Lecture with Carmen Logie

Innis Alumni Lecture with Carmen Logie

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

On March 20, Carmen Logie (BA '97 Innis, PhD '10) delivers the 2024 Innis Alumni Lecture, titled "More than clouds and condoms: Connecting climate change and sexual health." In her lecture, Carmen will discuss drought, flooding, extreme heat, and hunger and their unlikely connections to sexual health. Amaya Perez-Brumer, assistant professor in the Division of… Continue Reading Innis Alumni Lecture with Carmen Logie

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Estonian Film Festival

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

KESKUS International Estonian Centre in downtown Toronto will be a dynamic hub showcasing our rich heritage and promoting Estonian innovation. It will be a vibrant gathering place for Estonians of all generations and backgrounds to connect, celebrate, and share our culture and achievements with each other and the world. (Opening spring 2025) Toronto kesklinna rajatav… Continue Reading Estonian Film Festival

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

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

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.

Oscars Night

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

We are having an Oscar party with CINSSU on March 10th.

One Night in Al-Aqsa Screening

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

Join us for a viewing of "One Night in Al-Aqsa" that uncovers the mysteries of the Holy Mosque!

Disappearing Acts: Reassessing Hong Kong’s Cinema of Nostalgia Talk by Jean Ma

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

In her most recent film Elegies (2023), Ann Hui documents Hong Kong’s poetry through several of its leading lights. Although the film focuses on living poets, its English-language title points to a poetic form defined by loss and retrospection. In exploring Hui’s mobilization of elegy as that which connects poetry and cinema, this talk develops a critical… Continue Reading Disappearing Acts: Reassessing Hong Kong’s Cinema of Nostalgia Talk by Jean Ma

Ukraine In Films

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

An exploration of diverse Ukrainian culture through the showcasing of films!

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. Following the screening, a distinguished panel of Charles’s collaborators and friends will reflect on his impactful life and… Continue Reading Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

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.Following the screening, a distinguished panel of Charles's collaborators and friends will reflect on his impactful… Continue Reading Remembering Charles Officer: Nurse.Fighter.Boy Screening

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CINSSU presents: Free Friday Film – The New World

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

This week’s FFF is “The New World” (2005) dir. Terrence Malick (the extended cut)!! This screening is open to all, bring your friends!!!

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

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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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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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.

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

Free Friday Film: JFK

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

CINSSU presents Oliver Stone's JFK as this week's Free Friday Film. Film starts at 7pm, free and open to all!

Code Noir book launch

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

Please join Knopf Canada and Another Story Bookshop as we celebrate the launch of Canisia Lubrin’s debut fiction, Code Noir.

2001: A Space Odyssey screening

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

Description A screening of the 1968 Stanley Kubrick classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey with an introduction by CIN211H1S - Science Fiction Film instructor, Roshaya Rodness. All are welcome to this free screening.

2nd Annual Human Rights & Equity Panel Symposium

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

Hosted by: LHAE DSA Theme: Praxis of Human Rights - Navigating Identity and Belonging through Education Sub-themes: Panel A: The Human Rights Scholar and Knowledge Stewardship Panel B: Accountability Frameworks in Education Panel C: Indigenous Governance / Sovereignty Panel D: Curriculum Transformation and Social Justice Two dynamic components: Student Presenters and Panel Discussion featuring industry experts.

Fragmentation: 2024 Annual Cinema Studies Graduate Student Conference

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

The CSGSU, in partnership with the Cinema Studies Institute, Archive/Counterarchive, The Department of Italian Studies, the Jackman Humanities Institute, the Centre for the Study of the United States, and the Asian Institute at the Munk School is happy to announce the details of our upcoming annual graduate student conference, themed Fragmentation. Please join us at… Continue Reading Fragmentation: 2024 Annual Cinema Studies Graduate Student Conference

Someone Lives Here Screening and Panel Discussion

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

On January 31, please join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary Someone Lives Here — the story of one man's inspiring response to Toronto's housing crisis. This special Canadian Film Forum event is presented by Innis College, the Cinema Studies Institute, and the Urban Studies Program.A panel discussion will follow the screening with… Continue Reading Someone Lives Here Screening and Panel Discussion

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Someone Lives Here Screening and Panel Discussion

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

n January 31, please join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary Someone Lives Here — the story of one man’s inspiring response to Toronto’s housing crisis. This special Canadian Film Forum event is presented by Innis College, the Cinema Studies Institute, and the Urban Studies Program. A panel discussion will follow the screening with documentary… Continue Reading Someone Lives Here Screening and Panel Discussion

KOTATSU: Japanese Cinema

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

We are back with our annual January film showcase! This year we are bringing contemporary Japanese cinema to Innis Town Hall to warm your hearts and keep out of the cold with our soul-stirring lineup of films. The kotatsu (炬燵 or こたつ) is a signature piece of furniture and the centre of Japanese homes during cold seasons. The modern… Continue Reading KOTATSU: Japanese Cinema

Pride Asian Film Festival presents: After School

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

n 1994, in the successful tutorial class of higher education and banning love, the youthful Zhang Zhengheng, Cheng Xiang and monk were the headaches of the class. Their friendship, thanks to the addition of the class flower Chen Si, begins to produce subtle changes. Zheng Heng secretly loves Chen Si, but Chen Si thinks Zheng… Continue Reading Pride Asian Film Festival presents: After School

Family Man Returns

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

Praveen Kumar is debuting in Canada with his "Family Man Returns" after the stupendous success of his US Tour! About this Event Praveen Kumar (PK), known for his highly successful tamil stand up comedy shows such as "36 Vayathiniley", "Kancheepuram Mapla," and "Family Man," is set to captivate the audience in Toronto with his "Family… Continue Reading Family Man Returns

Jaivet Ealom’s “Escape From Manus Prison” Book Launc

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

Book launch of Jaivet Ealom's Escape from Manus Prison: One Man's Daring Quest for Freedom (Penguin Random House Canada, 2022). Moderated by Elizabeth Wijaya, the roundtable features Jaivet Ealom, Thy Phu, Maral Aguilar-Moradipour, Matthew Walton, and Palita Chunsaengchan.

Moviefest

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

Get Red On Blue Monday.

Isthmus – Screening

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

Isthmus Join us for the premiere of "Isthmus," the first English film by the talented Abdolreza Kahani, a well-known Iranian director. It dives into the tough topic of spousal sexual assault, shedding light on the untold stories of women caught in challenging relationships. Be part of this impactful screening!

Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

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

* Jahangir Kosari will attend the screening Synopsis: "Forough Farrokhzad, one of Iran’s greatest modern poets, provoked uproar by daring to write of female sensuality in the face of society’s traditional values. Her awakening found expression in poetry, theatre and cinema, enabling art, as she saw it, to be a ‘window through which we see… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

Cyrus International Film Festival: Terrestrial Verses

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

Synopsis: "Terrestrial Verses follows everyday people from all walks of life as they navigate the cultural, religious, and institutional constraints imposed on them by various social authorities, from school teachers to bureaucrats. These stirring vignettes, humorous and affecting, capture the spirit and determination of people amidst adversity, offering a nuanced portrait of a complex society."… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Terrestrial Verses

Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

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

* Jahangir Kosari will attend the screening Synopsis: “Forough Farrokhzad, one of Iran’s greatest modern poets, provoked uproar by daring to write of female sensuality in the face of society’s traditional values. Her awakening found expression in poetry, theatre and cinema, enabling art, as she saw it, to be a ‘window through which we see… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

Cyrus International Film Festival: Beyond The Wall

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

Synopsis: "Ali, a blind man, is attempting to commit suicide when he is interrupted by the concierge of his building. He is informed that the police is in search of a woman who has escaped and hidden somewhere in the building. Little by little, Ali finds out that the fugitive woman, Leila, is inside his… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Beyond The Wall

Cyrus International Film Festival: Bright House/Roshan

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

Synopsis: Forty-year-old Roshan is totally broke! He has paid all he had for a flat in a complex whose construction does not seem to end! His wife Maryam thinks he is passive about life and his family, even about Maryam’s affair with a close friend! When Maryam asks for a divorce and the court awards… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Bright House/Roshan

Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

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

* Jahangir Kosari will attend the screening Synopsis: "Forough Farrokhzad, one of Iran’s greatest modern poets, provoked uproar by daring to write of female sensuality in the face of society’s traditional values. Her awakening found expression in poetry, theatre and cinema, enabling art, as she saw it, to be a ‘window through which we see… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: I Am Forough

Cyrus International Film Festival: Achille

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

Synopsis: "Nicknamed Achilles, Farid (Mirsaeed Molavian), a former filmmaker, now works nights as an orthotist in Iran’s capital. Broken by the only political system his generation has ever known, he is consumed by anger and sorrow. One night, after a colleague’s devastating revelation of losing her son and additionally suffering 26 days before authorities permitted… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Achille

Cyrus International Film Festival: Shahre Ghese

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

* The screening of Shahre Ghese will be preceded by Split Ends by Alireza Kazempour Synopsis: "Davood is a cinema projectionist and loses his job at the onset of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The revolutionaries burn down the theaters and Davood who loves action movies is forced to set up a home theater in… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Shahre Ghese

Cyrus International Film Festival: Major

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

* Hamid Farokhnejad will attend the screening Synopsis: "Barkhos" are people who sit in front of the customs house in the coffee shop, and when a smuggler's cargo is caught, they go and confess it instead, going to jail or getting whipped, in exchange for money. The entry of a bloodhound type dog from Germany… Continue Reading Cyrus International Film Festival: Major

Rotman Documentary Insights presents: “After Work”

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

Join us for a Rotman Documentary Insights Series presentation of "After Work" followed by a Q&A with film director Erik Gandini.

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

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

About Celebrating 11 years the Toronto Shorts International Film Festival is the largest short film festival in Canada.  ​ Toronto Shorts has screened more short films than any other film festival in Canada. ​ Toronto Shorts is a non-profit organization that provides a showcase for the best short films and their creators from around the… Continue Reading Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

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

About Celebrating 11 years the Toronto Shorts International Film Festival is the largest short film festival in Canada.  ​ Toronto Shorts has screened more short films than any other film festival in Canada. ​ Toronto Shorts is a non-profit organization that provides a showcase for the best short films and their creators from around the… Continue Reading Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

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

About Celebrating 11 years the Toronto Shorts International Film Festival is the largest short film festival in Canada.  ​ Toronto Shorts has screened more short films than any other film festival in Canada. ​ Toronto Shorts is a non-profit organization that provides a showcase for the best short films and their creators from around the… Continue Reading Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

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

On December 8, please join us for the seventh annual Innis College Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert, featuring dance and musical performances by students, staff, and alumni of Innis College. All proceeds from this event directly support resettled refugees in their upper years of study at Innis College. A donation to the Innis College Refugee… Continue Reading Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

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

On December 8, please join us for the seventh annual Innis College Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert, featuring dance and musical performances by students, staff, and alumni of Innis College.All proceeds from this event directly support resettled refugees in their upper years of study at Innis College. A donation to the Innis College Refugee Student… Continue Reading Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

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Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

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

About Celebrating 11 years the Toronto Shorts International Film Festival is the largest short film festival in Canada.  ​ Toronto Shorts has screened more short films than any other film festival in Canada. ​ Toronto Shorts is a non-profit organization that provides a showcase for the best short films and their creators from around the… Continue Reading Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

AD HOC presents: Phantom Ride

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

Description More information to come. AD HOC aims to rethink what an experience of cinema can be. We seek to reposition historical landmarks and buried treasures within the on-going tradition of experimental and other non- commercial modes of filmmaking, drawing on work from Toronto, throughout Canada, and internationally. Within these parameters, we aspire to diversity… Continue Reading AD HOC presents: Phantom Ride

Mountains On Stage: Winter Edition

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

Mountains on Stage is back in Toronto! Experience a great time full of adventure and inspiration with the best mountain movies of the year! Mountains on Stage is a film festival that aims to bring the mountains into cities with a selection of the world's best films related to mountain sports such as skiing, mountaineering,… Continue Reading Mountains On Stage: Winter Edition

Elegies screening

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

From Boat People to Our Time Will Come, from family struggles to anti-Japanese history, Venice Career Golden Lion-winning auteur Ann Hui finally films a topic she holds most dear – poetry.   Through her personal encounters with some of Hong Kong’s most notable poets, including Yam Gong, Wai Yuen, Deng Ah Lam, York Ma, Xi… Continue Reading Elegies screening

Caller ID: Unknown screening

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

Q&A and discussion to follow screening with Director Karl Talla after the screening.

Behind the lines – A film screening and exhibition

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

A documentary film screening and an exhibition featuring the work of Amani Al-Ali, one of Syria's few female cartoonists.

CINSSU presents: Tampopo

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

This week’s President’s Choice Free Friday Film is TAMPOPO (1985)! Alongside this FFF we are having a holiday food drive! All donations of non-perishable foods are going to the Parkdale Community Food Bank

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Encanto

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

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence are recognized globally from November 25th to December 10th. November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. In honour of these 16 Days, the Community Safety Office (CSO), in partnership with our equity offices… Continue Reading 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Encanto

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Our Dance Of Revolution

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

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence are recognized globally from November 25th to December 10th. November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. In honour of these 16 Days, the Community Safety Office (CSO), in partnership with our equity offices… Continue Reading 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Our Dance Of Revolution

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Women Talking

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

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence are recognized globally from November 25th to December 10th. November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. In honour of these 16 Days, the Community Safety Office (CSO), in partnership with our equity offices… Continue Reading 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Women Talking

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Moana

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

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence are recognized globally from November 25th to December 10th. November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. In honour of these 16 Days, the Community Safety Office (CSO), in partnership with our equity offices… Continue Reading 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Moana

The Way screening

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

A Musical Film by Lynn Lynn.