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What’s On Calendar
August 1–6, 2017

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

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

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
9:00pm –11:00pm

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.

CaribbeanTales Outdoor Screenings

Friday, August 4, 2017
9:00pm –11:00pm

Enjoy several short films outdoors curated by CaribbeanTales.

Reelworld VR: A History of Cuban Dance

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

This live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Television Cubana.

Groove with Sanaaj! West African Dance

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Groove with Sanaaj, dancer and founder of Afiwi Groove school, as she takes us through West African dance steps in the Lakeside Terrace.

CaribbeanTales: Films by Nicole Brooks

Saturday, August 5, 2017
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Join director Nicole Brooks for a talk back after the screening of her films, The Orisha Suite and The Sistah Concert.

Canadian Caribbean Artist Talkshow: Michael Williams with Eric Mercury and Jay Douglas

Saturday, August 5, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Canadian broadcaster Micheal Williams talks with West Indian musicians Eric Mercury and Jay Douglas about music making in the US and Canada past present and future.

Reelworld VR: A History of Cuban Dance

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

This live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Television Cubana.

Sunday Scene: Rui Amaral

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Rui Mateus Amaral is Director and Curator at Scrap Metal in Toronto, Canada. In this role, Amaral has produced We are safe and all is well in our world in 2017, The Sophie La Rosiere Project in 2016 and Autocontusion, also in 2016. He holds an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Studies at OCAD University. Mateus Amaral will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

Drumming Workshop with Hudson Forde

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Hudson Forde, of Kommotion, takes the public through the percussion and rhythms of Trinidad and Tobago.

CaribbeanTales: A Winter Tale & Talk-Back with Frances-Anne Solomon

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Caribbean Tales Film Festival screens Frances-Anne Solomon’s elegiac A Winter Tale with a talk-back with director post-film.

Canadian Caribbean Artist Talkshow: Danae Peart with Jayson Perez and Roger Gibbs

Sunday, August 6, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Danae Peart talks with Toronto calypsonians John Jayson Perez and Roger Gibbs about the past, present and future of music making in Caribbean genres.

CaribbeanTales Outdoor Screenings

Sunday, August 6, 2017
9:00pm –11:00pm

Enjoy several short films outdoors curated by CaribbeanTales.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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