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What’s On Calendar
July 2018

Films of our Land – shorts for kids!

Sunday, July 1, 2018
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The National Film Board of Canada co-presents selections from their invaluable collection of powerful Canadian stories.

Films of our Land – stories of identity, community and artists

Sunday, July 1, 2018
3:45pm – 4:45pm

These short films provide a unique window into the meaning of identity and how we see and define ourselves - in terms of gender, as communities and as artists. The National Film Board of Canada co-presents selections from their invaluable collection of powerful stories.

Red Sky Performance: Great Lakes

Sunday, July 1, 2018
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy live dance and music produced especially for this performance in our Natrel Pond.

Carnival de Cuba

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Cuban music ensemble Changui Havana moves effortlessly from salsa and merengue to cumbia, bachata and gritty street-style timba, while Ritmo Caliente and C.U. Dance Productions share their passion for movement. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

An Evening with John Waters

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:30pm

The most vile film-maker of all time, John Waters can teach conventional wisdom a few things. He’s odd, urbane... and brave.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cecil B. DeMented

Friday, July 13, 2018
6:30pm

An insane filmmaker of guerilla-production proportions kidnaps a Hollywood star and turns her into a cult movie heroine.

He Hated Pigeons with Jane Siberry

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:00pm

Hosted by Jane Siberry and accompanied by musicians from the CFC Slaight Music Residency, He Hated Pigeons is a simple love letter to Chile that follows a young Santiago man as he embarks on a solo trip after the death of his boyfriend.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Desperate Living

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm

A neurotic society woman murders her husband with the help of her maid and, on the lam, they escape to Mortville, a homeless community ruled over by a fascist queen.

Double Bill: The Room and The Disaster Artist

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm –12:15am

This is your chance to be able to say you've seen the absolute worst movie in cinematic history. Bring your own spoon! Licensed event 19+.

John Waters Movie Marathon: A Dirty Shame

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:30pm

This trip through the salacious subconscious of our society demonstrates that everyone is a potential pervert.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:30pm

This children’s classic was such a failure on its cinematic release, Paramount actually let the film rights expire.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Pecker

Saturday, July 14, 2018
2:00pm

A young Baltimore photographer (Edward Furlong) finds fame and snobbery, after being dragged into the New York art scene.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:30pm

Although this film has made millions of dollars, it started off as a giant box-office flop.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cry-Baby

Saturday, July 14, 2018
5:30pm

In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold (Johnny Depp) wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

John Waters Triple-D: Female Trouble / Polyester / Pink Flamingos

Saturday, July 14, 2018
6:30pm –12:10am

The quintessential Waters experience sees the infamous Divine in three back-to-back-to-back trash classics.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Hairspray

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:00pm

Ricki Lake delivers a star-making turn as Tracy Turnblad, whose determination to win a regular slot on a twee Baltimore dance TV show sees her become an unwitting figurehead for the local civil rights movement.

Heathers

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:30pm

An intelligent teen teams up with a sociopath to kill the cruel, cool kids in this classic 80s black comedy.

Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00pm

New Zealand live loop artist Māmā Mihi reclaims her roots, celebrating female power through culture, music and dance.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Serial Mom

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

Settle in for a near-perfect, pitch-black send-up of celebrity culture and social conservatism from John Waters.

Interactive Haka and Mau Rakau Workshop with Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

New Zealalnd’s Māmā Mihirangi & the Māreikura share the fundamentals of traditional Maori dancing.

Brazil

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:45pm

The cult classic that almost never was. The film did not break even at the box office but Gilliam was finally able to release his director’s cut on home video and the Criterion Collection has released it five times on multiple formats since 1996.

The Breadwinner featuring Live Music by Qais Essar

Sunday, July 15, 2018
3:00pm

An intricately woven sonic tapestry of Afghan music performed by Qais Essar introduces a screening of The Breadwinner.

Dazed and Confused

Sunday, July 15, 2018
4:20pm

“All right, all right, all right.” Discover Richard Linklater’s characters and their last day of high school shenanigans – all set to a killer soundtrack.

Donnie Darko

Sunday, July 15, 2018
6:00pm

The film that helped launch Jake Gyllenhaal’s career was a huge flop when it came out in theatres, but has become a sleeper cult hit.

Sock Hop 50s & 60s Flashback

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the Sock Hop, while Julie Epplett of West Coast Swing teaches accompanying steps and moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Film Screening: Wan Pipel

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Power Plant's summer exhibiting artist Ellen Gallagher suggested the film Wan Pipel as it explores themes similar to those she explores in her exhibition Nu-Nile. The film will be introduced by Vincent van Velsen, who will also give remarks afterwards about the themes of the film and how they overlap with Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

Bif Naked: How I Came to Love Myself Today

Friday, July 20, 2018
7:30pm

She’s survived sexual abuse, drug overdose and cancer. No wonder she blazes with life.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 21, 2018
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Wāhine Toa - Warrior Women

Sunday, July 22, 2018
6:00pm

An exploration of contemporary Indigenous music and dance that invokes and expresses the strength and spiritual earthy power of the women of Aotearoa – the Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Maniapoto peoples.

Havana Nights

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Toronto-favourite ensemble Changui Havana set the stage with live music by the waterfront, while members of Baila Boogaloo Dance Company guide you through classical Latin dance moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Bassem Youssef: The Joke Is Mightier than the Sword

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:30pm

Forced to flee his home country, Bassem Youssef proves the only way to be a satirist in Egypt is to be a satirist outside Egypt. Even Jon Stewart raves.

Human Flow

Friday, July 27, 2018
6:00pm

Human Flow is an epic film journey, a powerful visual expression of the recent refugee crisis.

Migrant Dreams

Saturday, July 28, 2018
2:30pm

This powerful documentary tells the under-told story of migrant agricultural workers battling Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 28, 2018
3:00pm – 9:30pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Exiled at Night

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10:30pm – 3:00am

Experience a multi-sensory late-night party extravaganza taking over the entire Artport building for one night only.

They Will Have to Kill Us First

Sunday, July 29, 2018
2:00pm

This award-winning documentary follows Mali musicians in the wake of a jihadist takeover and the subsequent banning of music.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 29, 2018
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Tickling Giants

Sunday, July 29, 2018
4:00pm

Witness the behind-the-scenes essence of surgeon-turned-comedian Bassem Youssef, the “Jon Stewart of Egypt.”

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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