Film

Events listing

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Shary Boyle - Silent Dedication

October 1, 2016

Shary Boyle’s silent black and white film Silent Dedication features a deaf woman as deity, translating into her native sign language a dedication written by the artist.

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Shadow World - Opening Night Screening & Party

October 12, 2016

Shadow World takes an inside look at how the billion dollar international arms trade is manipulating global interests, determining foreign policy, corrupting democracy and taking lives.

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Shadow World - Opening Night Screening & Party

October 12, 2016

Shadow World takes an inside look at how the billion dollar international arms trade is manipulating global interests, determining foreign policy, corrupting democracy and taking lives.

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Conversation Room

October 13-16, 2016

The Conversation Room is the place where inspiration becomes action. Visit after each screening and meet activists, nonprofits and leaders who are on the ground making a difference.

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Virtual Reality

October 13-16, 2016

Explore how VR films from across the globe are using this new technology to bring us closer to the world’s most pressing issues.

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Shadow World

October 13, 2016

Shadow World takes an inside look at how the billion dollar international arms trade is manipulating global interests, determining foreign policy, corrupting democracy and taking lives.

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Care

October 13-16, 2016

With over 20 per cent of Canadians reaching retirement age in a decade, Care is a film that hits home hard. Following paid caregivers and their clients throughout the United States, this film asks “How do we take care of our aging loved ones and the people who take care of them?”

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Toronto Poetry Slam Showcase

October 13, 2016

Toronto Poetry Slam presents a night of poetry with purpose. Join us as the city’s top spoken word artists share poems inspired by three of our short films.

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Almost Sunrise

October 13-14, 2016

American Iraq War veterans Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson return home to find themselves debilitated by depression and haunted by memories of war. Almost Sunrise sheds critical light on the moral complexity of modern war and the emotional toll it takes.

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Nise - The Heart of Madness

October 13, 2016

History is full of heroes we never see – and Brazil’s Nise da Silveira is one worth putting in the spotlight. Based on the story of da Silveira’s life, (Nise) follows this young crusading doctor through her attempts to reform psychiatric treatment in 1940s Brazil.

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Consumed

October 14-15, 2016

What happens to our food before it arrives on our plates? When a single mother discovers a strange rash on her son that no doctor can explain, she ventures out into the murky landscape of genetically modified foods looking for answers.

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Exodus: Our Journey to Europe

October 14-15, 2016

The first episode in a 3-part series, Exodus follows a group of Syrian refugees as they make the journey to Europe. A suspenseful combination of video diaries, interviews, and iPhone footage, this film takes us deep inside the migration crisis to reveal its human core.

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