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Film

Events listing

Free Flicks: The Sun at Midnight

June 28, 2017

Set at the Arctic Circle, The Sun At Midnight tells the story of an unexpected friendship between a hunter obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd and a teenage rebel who gets lost while on the run. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: The Three Sisters Community Garden.

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Free Flicks: Air Bud

July 5, 2017

There’s no rule that says a dog can’t play basketball. And there’s no rule that says you can’t enjoy the movie that launched a remarkably long-lived franchise while appreciating some nice British Columbia locations. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Let it Go.

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My Prairie Home: Documentary Screening & Talk-Back

July 7, 2017

Indie singer Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey about their queer and musical coming of age in this feature documentary-musical by Chelsea McMullan.

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Free Flicks: Wayne's World

July 12, 2017

Mike Myers snuck plenty of hometown references into Wayne’s World, which may be set in Illinois but is totally Toronto at heart. “Stan Mikita’s Donuts”? Shyeah, right. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: First Breath After Coma.

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Free Flicks: Meatballs

July 19, 2017

Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for Bill Murray and Ivan Reitman’s first collaboration, shot at a summer camp in Haliburton, Ontario? Join us to see what their raw talent looks like before it went all Hollywood. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Switch.

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Free Flicks: Window Horses

July 26, 2017

A young Canadian poet with Chinese and Persian parents travels to Iran to perform at a poetry festival, goes on an unwitting journey of forgiveness, reconciliation, and perhaps above all, understanding. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: My Invisible Mother.

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Free Flicks: My Internship in Canada (Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre)

August 2, 2017

When parliamentary deadlock leaves an independent MP holding the swing vote on whether Canada will commit to a war overseas, he finds himself courted by both hawks and doves – both politically and in his own family – in this jaunty political satire. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Heartbreak.

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Free Flicks: Belle

August 9, 2017

Dido Elizabeth Belle was the daughter of a British naval captain and an African slave who grew up to become a prominent abolitionist in late 18th century London – breaking barriers of race, class and gender. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Better Than Garbage.

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Two Ways to Heaven

August 12, 2017

A case of two missing youth joins the fates of a group of Ethiopian immigrants, a low-level drug dealer, a corrupt cop and a business tycoon during the most scandalous time of the city and its mayor. Two Ways to Heaven is an Ethiopian-Canadian film production based on true events.

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Free Flicks: How She Move

August 16, 2017

No, there aren’t too many dance-competition dramas made in Toronto – but this one, starring Rutina Wesley as a teen dancer determined to win a $50,000 cash prize to pay for her education – suggests Toronto holds its own on the dance floor. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Our Canada My Story: Thomas Poulsen.

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Free Flicks: Pacific Rim

August 23, 2017

Look, sometimes you just want to watch robots punch monsters for a couple of hours. And sometimes you want to watch giant robots punch giant monsters. Guillermo Del Toro’s Toronto-made slugfest is here for you. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: HIM.

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Free Flicks: Cooking with Stella

August 30, 2017

The chef (Seema Biswas) to the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi teaches a diplomat’s husband (Don McKellar) the subtleties of Indian cuisine in this tricky cross-cultural tale. Also starring Lisa Ray and Maury Chaykin. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Cup of Tea.

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