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Film

Events listing

Film: Hands of History (1994)

May 4, 2017

This program begins with a short film about Maria Hupfield, setting the context for her choice of Loretta Todd's film Hands of History (1994) as an homage to previous generations of First Nations women artists.

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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: 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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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: 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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