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Film

Events listing

Film: Barrow: Freedom Fighter and Q&A

May 28, 2017

A man relentlessly preaches a gospel of economic self-reliance and self-respect to the people of his native Barbados and beyond.

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Free Flicks: Hairspray (2007)

June 21, 2017

Dance-crazed Tracy Turnblad is determined to appear on her favourite rock-and-roll show – despite any number of obstacles including her hesitant mother, crusading moralists and the entrenched racism of 1962 Baltimore.

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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.

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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.

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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

Fun fact: Mike Myers first played Wayne Campbell on stage at Toronto’s Second City, and developed him further on CBC’s It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll. And he snuck plenty of hometown references into the movie, which may be set in Illinois but is totally Toronto at heart. “Stan Mikita’s Donuts”? Shyeah, right.

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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.

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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 from the director of The Good Lie and the Oscar-nominated Monsieur Lazhar.

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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.

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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.

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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 all-in effects fest, made right here in Toronto with an international cast that includes Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi and Charlie Day is here for you.

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