Innis Town Hall

University of Toronto

Past Events

Upcoming Events

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT

In the Innis Cafe: "1001 Nights of Storytelling." Every Friday night since 1978, storytellers and listeners have been gathering in downtown Toronto for an open evening of oral stories. Each Friday night is unique, and everyone is welcome to come and listen, come and tell. Suggested donation: $5. 8pm - 10:30pm. For more information visit www.1001fridays.org

 

 

January 13

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of FISH TANK begining at 7 pm. For more information please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

January 15

The Toronto Film Society presents a double bill starting at 2 p.m. featuring: THANK YOU, JEEVES (1935, 57 minutes Director: Arthur Collins; Starring: Arthur Treacher, David Niven, Virginia Field P.G.) Wodehouse's impeccable butler, brilliantly portrayed here by Treacher, and his master become involved in a neat bit of intrigue in this very entertaining comedy-mystery. Followed by: THE HUCKSTERS (1947, 115 minutes Director: Jack Conway; Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet, Ava Gardner) A neat dig at advertising with idealist Gable battling despotic company head Greenstreet. Highly entertaining, with an exceptional cast which includes Kerr in her American film debut. Please visit here for more details.

 

January 20

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Marcel Camus' BLACK ORPHEUS at 7 pm. For more details please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

January 21

Pleasure Dome presents the Toronto premiere of Steve Sanguedolce's BLINDING Saturday, January 21 at 7:00 pm. Tickets cost $8 or $5 for members or students. Please visit here for more details.

 

January 26

The Canadian Friends of Finland in association with the Finnish Studies Department of the University of Toronto present a special screening of PRINCESS, HAPPIER THAN THE REST OF US? at 7pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For tickets and further details please visit here.

 

January 27

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Ingmar Bergman's FANNY & ALEXANDER at 7 pm. Visit here for more information or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

February 3

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Julian Schnabel's THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY at 7 pm. Visit here for more information or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

February 10

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Hong Kong double bill of John Woo's RUN TIGER RUN and Chia Yung Liu's TILL DEATH DO WE SCARE beginning at 7 pm. Visit here for more details or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook

 

February 12

The Toronto Film Society presents a Sunday double bill screening at 2 pm featuring: CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK (1944, 71 minutes Director: Charles Lamont Cast: Donald O'Connor Peggy Ryan Ann Blyth Helen Vinson Arthur Treacher) The son of a strict Navy officer falls for the daughter of a musical-comedy star. Followed by: THE PAJAMA GAME (1957, 101 minutes Director: George Abbott; Starring: Dorris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney) A critic said this adaptation of the Broadway musical hit virtually defines the word "exuberance". A lively, infectious story about a strike at a pajama factory with most of the Broadway cast intact (Day replaces Janis Paige) Many hit songs ("Hey There", "Hernado's Hideaway") and choreographed by Bob Fosse. Please visit here for more information.

 

February 17

CINSSU presents a Free Friday FIlm screening of Pedro Almodovar's ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER at 7 pm. Please visit here for more details or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

February 24

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Cult Night Triple Bill featuring TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, ROBOT JOX and LADY TERMINATOR. The screening begins at 7 pm. Please visit here for more information or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

February 25

The Toronto Korean Film Festival and CINSSU present a screening of Lee Myung-Se's NOWHERE TO HIDE on Saturday February 25th at 4:30pm. Admission is free!

 

February 26

Innis Town Hall presents an Oscar Night! Come and watch the red carpet festivities along with the entire awards show and fill out an Oscar ballot for the chance to win some amazing prizes. Doors will open at 5pm and admission (as well as the popcorn) is FREE.

 

February 27

The Centre for Comparative Literature and The Cinema Studies Institute presents a talk with Rohan Fernando director of the new film SNOW on Monday February 27th at 4 pm.

 

March 1

The Toronto Youth Shorts film festival presents the T24 Project. Screening takes place on Thursday, March 1 at 7pm. Tickets are $10 advanced/$12 at the door and can be purchased at www.torontoyouthshorts.ca

 

 

March 2

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Margret Brown's BE HERE TO LOVE ME: A FILM ABOUT TOWNES VAN ZANDT at 7 pm. For more information please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

March 8

Adele Perry Canada Research Chair in Western Canadian Social History, University of Manitoba gives this year's Creighton Lecture. Mobile Subjects: Nations, Empires, and Biographies in the Nineteenth-Century Imperial World. Thursday, 8 March 2012, Seating at 4:30 pm for a prompt 5:00 pm start. Please RSVP to the Department of History at history.events@utoronto.ca.

 

March 9

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda's LES DEMOISELLES DE ROCHEFORT at 7 pm. For more information please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

March 10

The Toronto Psychoanalyitic Society & Institute presents a special screening of SHOOTING STAR. For registration and more details please visit here.

 

March 13

The Japan Foundation presents LIGHT UP JAPAN: A free film series organized in gratitude for the support of the international community after the March 11, 2011 earthquake in Northeast Japan. The Screening takes place Tuesday March 13th at 7 pm and features FUKUSHIMA HULA GIRLS followed by SETTING SAIL FROM THE RUINS. Please visit here for more screening details.

 

March 15

PAYBACK A Free Screening Followed by Q&A with Acclaimed Director Jennifer Baichwal. Doors open at 6pm. Please RSVP to rsvp.innis@utoronto.ca before March 9. Visit here for further details.

 

March 16

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Hiroshi Teshigahara's THE WOMAN IN THE DUNES at 7 pm. For more information please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

March 17

The Toronto Nepali Film Festival returns to Innis Town Hall Saturday March 17th. Doors open at 12:30pm. For ticket information and screening details please visit here.

 

March 18

The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies (Canada Centre) at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is convening its second annual Cyber Dialogue forum. The Opening Plenary is Sunday March 18th at 2:30pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

March 18

The Japan Foundation presents LIGHT UP JAPAN: A free film series organized in gratitude for the support of the international community after the March 11, 2011 earthquake in Northeast Japan. The screening of ROCK: A DOG'S ISLAND takes place Sunday March 18th at 7pm. Please visit here for more screening details.

 

March 20

The Japan Foundation presents LIGHT UP JAPAN: A free film series organized in gratitude for the support of the international community after the March 11, 2011 earthquake in Northeast Japan. The screening of ECLAIR takes place Tuesday March 20th at 7pm. Please visit here for more screening details.

 

March 22

SAVAC presents Monitor 8: New South Asian Short Film and Video. Thursday March 22 at 7pm. Admission is free for members and 10$ for non members. For more information please visit here.

 

March 23

CINSSU Presents a Free Friday Film screening of George Roy Hills' BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID at 7 pm. For more information please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

March 24

Raindance Toronto presents Saturday Film School Introduction to Filmmaking: Break into the Film Industry with Elliot Grove. Saturday March 24th at 10 am. For event registration and further details please visit the Raindance Canada website.

 

March 24

The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto presents a special screening of Mikhail Kalik's GOODBYE, BOYS! A discussion with Olga Gershenson will follow the screening on Saturday March 24th at 7pm. Admission is free. Please visit here for further details.

 

March 25

The Toronto Film Society presents a double bill starting at 2 pm featuring: PITFALL (1948, 84 minutes Director: Andre de Toth Cast: Dick Powell Lizabeth Scott Raymond Burr John Wyatt) An intriguing film noir look at the American dream gone sour. A momentary philandering with a glamorous charmer brings grief to a supposedly happily married man who has it all. Followed By: DARK CITY (1950, 98 minutes Director: William Dieterle Cast: Charleton Heston Lizabeth Scott Jack Webb) Heston makes a great film debut as a cynicalalienated man who becomes a target for murderand Scott sings several "oldies but goodies" in this neatly done bit of noir long unavailable. Please visit here for more information.

 

March 25

The Japan Foundation presents LIGHT UP JAPAN: A free film series organized in gratitude for the support of the international community after the March 11, 2011 earthquake in Northeast Japan. The Screening takes place Tuesday March 13th at 7 pm and features CAN YOU SEE OUR LIGHTS? followed by LIGHT UP NIPPON. Please visit here for more screening details.

 

March 27

The Canadian Friends of Finland and The Finnish Studies Department of the University of Toronto present a screening of PAATALO Tuesday March 27th at 7pm. Admission is 10$ for members and 12$ for non members. Please visit here for further information about tickets.

 

March 28

The Media Huddle presents: Producing Television "Studio Edition" on Wednesday March 28th at 6:30pm. For registration and further details please visit The Media Huddle here.

 

March 29

The Toronto SIlent Film Festival presents a screening of OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS. Thursday March 29, 8pm doors open at 7:30pm tickets are $15. Please visit here for more details.

 

March 30

CINSSU presents ANOTHER EARTH as their final Free Friday Film screening of the season. The film begins at 7pm. Please visit here for more details or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

March 31

Storytelling Toronto presents: The Toronto Storytelling Festival. An evening of storytelling with Jim Blake, Ivan Coyote, Robert Seven Crows, Andy Jones, Dwayne Morgan, Itah Sadu and musical guests The Great Wooden Trio on Saturday March 31st at 7:30 pm. Hosted by Brad Woods. For further details and information about seat reservation please visit here.

 

April 3

The Toronto Silent Film Festival presents a screening of VARIETE / VARIETY. Tuesday April 3 at 8pm. Doors open at 7:30 and tickets are $15. Please visit here for more details.

 

April 7

The Carribbean Studies program at the University of Toronto presents a screening of Storm Saulter's BETTER MUS' COME on Saturday April 7th at 7pm. A panel discussion with the director will follow the film. Admission is free. Please visit here for further details.

 

April 8

The Federation of Canadian Turkish Associations presents a screening of TURKISH PASSPORT on Sunday April 8th at 2pm. To RSVP and for further details please visit here.

 

April 11

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for further details.

 

April 13

Best Canadian Comic nominee Darrin Rose, star of CBC's Mr. D and MuchMusic's Video On Trial, performs his one person show about struggling with manhood after growing up in an all-male household. Thursday April 13 at 8pm. Tickets are 27$ plus tax and are available through UofTtix.

 

April 14

A special cast and crew screening of Brian Clement's film PROJECT: BREAKWATER is taking place Saturday April 14th at 7:30pm. Please visit here for further details.

 

April 15

The Toronto Film Society presents a double bill screening at 2 pm featuring: THE MAD MISS MANTON (1938, 80 minutes Director: Leigh Jason Cast: Henry Fonda Barbara Stanwyck Hattie McDaniel) Stanwyck's a society girl turned sleuthand along with her pals investigates a murder. Followed by: THE MALE ANIMAL (1942, 101 minutes Director: Elliott Nugent Cast: Henry Fonda Olivia de Havilland John Leslie) It's "Homecoming" weekend at politically correct Midwester University. Tommy Turner (Fonda) feels a full professorship is in his grasp; until the campus paper praises his politically incorrect ideals and his wife's old boyfriendex-football hero (Jack Carson) returns for the big game. For more details please visit here.

 

April 17

The Cities Centre at the University of Toronto presents Toronto in Question: Exploring the Answers. With speakers Alan Broadbent, Tanzeel Merchant and Armine Yalnizyan. Moderated by Shauna Brail, Director of the Experiential Learning Program and Senior Lecturer, Urban Studies Program, Innis College, University of Toronto. Event begins at 6:30 pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

April 18

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for futher details.

 

April 19

The Toronto North Korean Human Rights Watch Film Festival presents a screening of THE PEOPLE'S CRISIS. Event begins at 7pm. Cosponsored by CINSSU. Please visit here for further details.

 

April 20

A free screening of the documentary THE BUFFER at Innis Town Hall at 7:30 pm Friday April 20th.

 

April 25

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for futher details.

 

April 26-May 6

The 2012 Hot Docs Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall April 26th to May 6th. Visit hotdocs.ca for screening details and ticket information.

 

May 2

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for futher details.

 

May 3-13

The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall May 3-13. For ticket information and screening details please visit tjff.com

 

May 9

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for futher details.

 

May 10

The Innis College Alumni Network presents a special screening of Edwin Boyd. The screening will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Filmmaker Patricia Rozema with Director & Screenwriter Nathan Morlando (BA 1992), Producer Allison Black (HBA 1998 –Cinema Studies), and Supporting Actor Kevin Durand. Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:30 pm (doors open @ 6:00 pm). Please RSVP to rsvp.innis@utoronto.ca by May 4th. Please visit here for further details.

 

May 11

Arirang Korea Smartphone Film Festival takes place Friday May 11th at 6:30pm. For further details visit here or search "Arirang Korea Smartphone Film Festival" on Facebook.

 

May 16

The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents their Spring Talks speaker series Wednesdays, April 11 to May 16, 2012 Coffee at 9:45 a.m. Speaker at 10:20 a.m. Academy Members Free Non-Members $10 (All are welcome. No reservations required. Please visit here for futher details.

 

May 19

ReelWorld, Telefilm  and the Asian Heritage Month Festival present A screening of Chinese Restaurants: Song of the Exile which commences at 3:30pm on Saturday May 19th with a Q & A with director Cheuk Kwan afterward. A panel titled “Social responsibility: How can film make the world a better place?” will take place at 6pm followed by a Guidestones Panel at 7pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

May 25

CINSSU presents an Innis Town Hall Fundraising Event screening of Pietro Germi's SEDUCED AND ABANDONED Friday May 26th at 7pm. Admission is free, donations are encouraged.

 

May 29

The Canadian Sport Film Festival presents a pre festival screening of MARATHON BOY Tuesday May 29th at 7pm. Space is limited for this free screening: to reserve tickets, email rsvp.csff@gmail.com For more information please visit here.

 

May 30

A Book Launch, Interview and Q&A with JEFF RUBIN (BA 1977 INNIS) on Wednesday May 30th. Moderated by Derek DeCloet, Managing Editor, Report on Business, Globe and Mail. There will be a pre-event reception from 6-7 and doors open at 6:30pm. Please RSVP by emailing rsvp.innis@utoronto.ca by May 22nd. Visit here for further details.

 

 

June 2 - 3

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall June 2 & 3. Screenings begin at 4pm Saturday June 2 and at 7pm Sunday June 3. For ticket info and further details please visit torontoyouthshorts.ca

 

June 7-12

The Toronto Russian Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall June 7th to 12th. For screening details and ticket info please visit here.

 

June 12

CINSSU presents an advance screening of Safety Not Guaranteed on Tuesday June 12th at 7pm. For information on passes and screening details please search for "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook. A rush line will be available to those without passes but admission is not guaranteed.

 

June 13

The Cities Centre at the University of Toronto and The Sustainability Office at the University of Toronto present the U of T Sustainability Symposium on June 13th at 6pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

June 22- July 1

The Toronto Korean Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall June 22 - July 1. For screening details and ticket information please visit tkff.ca

 

July 4

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives presents a Public Forum: The Growing Gap & What to Do About It July 4, 6pm at Innis Town Hall. Panelists include: David Ley, UBC, Vancouver; Damaris Rose, INRS-­‐Urbanization, Montreal; Janet L. Smith, University of Illinois, Chicago; Maarten van Ham, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands DISSCUSSANTS Ken Greenberg, consultant; Armine Yalnizyan. Please visit www.neighbourhoodchange.ca for further details.

 

July 6 - 8

The North Korean Human Rights Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall from Friday July 6th until Sunday July 8th. For tickets and further details please visit nkhrff.com

 

July 9

The Centre for the Study of the United States presents a book launch of Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco's Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. A blend of investigative reportage and graphic narrative, "DAYS OF DESTRUCTION, DAYS OF REVOLT" focuses on five disenfranchised segments of the American story. The event begings at 5:30 pm and is free and open to the public but registration is a must. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

July 10

CINSSU and Fox Searchlight present an advanced screening of RUBY SPARKS Tuesday July 10th at 7pm. Passes are available via CINSSU. There will be a rush line for those without passes but admission is not guaranteed. For more info please search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

July 21

Raindance Canada presents Saturday Film School with Elliot Grove, Saturday July 21 begining at 10am. For registration cost and further details please visit here.

 

July 27 & 28

VanArts presents a Masterclass in Character Animation & Story Development, taught by instructors from Pixar Animation Studios. This exceptional 2-day training event is a great professional development opportunity for animators, story writers, game developers, film/video producers and other creative types. It takes place at Innis Town Hall on July 27/28th. INFO & REGISTRATION: http://www.vanarts.com/mc-toronto

 

July 28

The Beguiling presents The Underwater Welder: Book Launch & Discussion Featuring author Jeff Lemire Saturday, July 28th, at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm with a $5 admission or free with book purchase Tickets and books on sale Monday, June 25th at The Beguiling. Please visit here for further details.

 

Saturday September 8

The Centre for Jewish Studies and the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair in Holocaust Studies presents a screening of David Perlov’s Memories of the Eichmann Trial (Israel, 1979, re-released 2011) Saturday September 8th at 8:45pm. The screening is open to the public and admission is free. For further event details please visit here.

 

Friday September 14

CINSSU Kicks off it's 2012-2013 Free Friday Film season with a screening of Roman Polanski's Carnage. The screening begins at 7pm with doors open at 6:30pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for further details and future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Thursday Sept 19

ARMS (Association of Ryerson Midwifery Students) is proud to host a premiere screening of Freedom for Birth - The Mother's Revolution on Thursday, September 20th. Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7pm with a panel discussion to follow. Admission: PWYC (all donations going to support the not-for-profit activities of ARMS) Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday September 20

CINSSU Presents a Free Friday Film double bill featuring Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and Psycho. Screening begins at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for further details on upcoming screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday September 28

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Hook Friday September 28th at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook for further details.

 

Tuesday October 2

OPIRG Toronto presents a film screening of Pink Ribbons Inc. followed by a talk and Q & A with Samantha King, author of "Pink Ribbons Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy". Event takes place Tuesday October 2nd at 7pm. Admission is by suggested donation of 5-10$ or pay what you can. All proceeds raised from this event will go to the Access fund at the Choice in Health Clinic. For further information about the Choice in Health Clinic or for event details please visit here.

 

Friday October 5

CINSSU present's a Free Friday Film screening of Francois Truffaut's 400 Blows, Friday October 5th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday October 6

Foro Nuestra America presents an evening of dance, theatre, poetry and music Saturday October 6th at 7pm. Admission is a suggested donation of 10$.

 

Tuesday October 9

Join Cuso International's Volunteers 4 the World Toronto Committee for a screening of the award-winning film The Voice of 650 Million Times One Tuesday October 9th at 7pm. The film will be followed with a presentation and discussion with Yin Brown, Program Officer for Advocacy and Alliances at CBM Canada an international development organization focusing on people with disabilities.For registration and further details please visit here. Admission is free.

 

Thursday October 11

Yonge Talks will present Rahul Bhardwaj, president and CEO of the Toronto Community Foundation, in conversation with special guest Mary Rowe, vice president and managing director of The Municipal Art Society (MAS) of New York. Moderated by Yonge Talks stalwart Peter MacLeod of MASS LBP, they'll explore this year's Vital Signs findings, as well as the opportunities and challenges that emerge from it. Doors open at 6pm. Admission is free. Please visit here for registration and further details.

 

Friday October 12

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Being John Malkovich Friday October 12th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday October 13

The Loaves and Fish Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall Saturday October 13. For screenings and further details please visit here.

 

Sunday October 14

The Estonian Documentary Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Sunday October 14th. For tickets and further screening information please visit here.

 

Thursday October 18

French Films on Campus are presented by The Consulate General of France in Toronto, U of T and Ryerson, hosted by Professor James Cahill. The series begins Thursday October 18th with a screening of Tomboy starting at 7 and is followed by Polisse at 9pm. All screenings in the series are FREE and open to the public. Visit cinssu.ca for further details.

 

Friday October 19

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of The Fifth Element Friday October 19th starting at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday October 20

French Films on Campus are presented by The Consulate General of France in Toronto, U of T and Ryerson, hosted by Professor James Cahill. The series continues Saturday October 20th with a screening of Le Tableau starting at 7 and is followed by Rubber at 9pm. All screenings in the series are FREE and open to the public. Visit cinssu.ca for further details.

 

 

Tuesday October 23

Urban Studies Program at the University of Toronto has sponsored an intimate screening of the documentary, Battle for Brooklyn. Following the screening, there will be a discussion led by Edward Keenan, senior editor at The Grid magazine, contributing editor at Spacing magazine and author of the book, Some Great Idea: Good Neighbourhoods, Crazy Politics and the Invention of Toronto. Doors open at 6:45pm. The screening is FREE and open to the public.

 

Wednesday October 24

The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, along with the School of Public Policy and Governance, the Department of Geography and Planning, Urban Strategies, and Global City Indicators Facility are pleased to present the first lecture in the series, “Big City, Big Ideas,” entitled Hudson Yards, NYC: The History, Challenges and Opportunities of North America’s Largest City-Building Development. Speakers are: Jay Cross, President, Related Hudson Yards, and Blake Hutcheson, President and CEO of Toronto-based Oxford Properties. Moderated by Renee Gomes, Director of Development, Waterfront Toronto. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

 

Thursday October 25

The Ekran Polish Film Festival will be holding it's opening reception here at Innis Town Hall on Thursday October 25th starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the door or are included with the purchase of a Festival Pass. For further details please visit ekran.ca

 

Friday October 26

Just in time for Halloween CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Three Extremes Friday October 26th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday October 27 - Sunday October 28

The Toronto Cornerstone International Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall Saturday October 27th and Sunday October 28th. For screening details and ticket information please visit tciff.com

 

Tuesday October 30

CINSSU presents a special sing-along screening of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge Tuesday October 30th at 7pm. For more details on the event please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Wednesday October 31

CINSSU and Gamer Camp present a special screening of Takashi Miike's Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Wednesday October 31st at 7pm. Tickets are 11$. Please visit here to purchase tickets and for further screening details.

 

Thursday November 1

The International Diaspora Film Festival is holding it's opening gala here at Innis Town Hall on Thursday November 1st at 7pm. Please visit diasporafilmfest.com to purchase tickets and for information regarding screenings.

 

Friday November 2

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon. The screening begins at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday November 2

The International Diaspora Film Festival continues with a screening of Indignados. The screening begins at 9pm. Please visit diasporafilmfest.com to purchase tickets and for information regarding screenings.

 

Saturday November 3

The International Diaspora Film Festival continues with an entire day of film screenings for your enjoyment. The first screening of the day begins on Saturday November 3rd at 1pm. For further screening details and to purchase tickets please visit diasporafilmfest.com

 

Sunday November 4

The International Diaspora Film Festival continues with an entire day of film screenings for your enjoyment. The first screening of the day begins on Sunday November 4th at 2 pm. For further screening details and to purchase tickets please visit diasporafilmfest.com

 

Monday November 5

The International Diaspora Film Festival continues with a screening of Calendar with a special dialogue with Atom Egoyan and Arsinée Khanjian. The screening begins at 7pm. For further details please visit diasporafilmfest.com This is a FREE event.

 

Tuesday November 6

The International Diaspora Film Festival closes out the 2012 festival with a screening of Khaz-push with a special talk featuring Sergei Kapterev. This is a FREE event and will begin at 7pm Tuesday November 6th. For further details please visit diasporafilmfest.com

 

Wednesday November 7

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is here at Innis Town Hall on Thursday November 7th. For screening information, tickets and further details please visit reelasian.com

 

Thursday November 8

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is here at Innis Town Hall on Thursday November 8th. For screening information, tickets and further details please visit reelasian.com

 

Friday November 9

The Asian Institute, in co-sponsorship with Reel Asian, CINSSU, CSI, Toronto Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, presents a free screening of John Woo's A Better Tomorrow on Friday November 9th at 4:30pm. The film's editor, David Wu will be in attendace and a Q & A session will take place after the screening.

 

Friday November 9

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Marcel Carne's Children of Paradise at 7pm Friday November 9th. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 10

Raindance Toronto presents: Saturday Film School with Elliot Grove. This full day course begins at 10am. For admission cost, registration and further event details please visit here.

 

Saturday November 10

Hope 21 and The Toronto Korean Film Festival present The Hope and Justice Cultural Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Saturday November 10th. The first screening of the evening is My Heart Is Not Yet Broken which begins at 6:30pm and will be followed by a screening of Two Doors at 8:45pm. For further details please visit here or search "2012 Hope and Justice Cultural Festival" on Facebook.

 

Wednesday November 14

The Wiegand Memorial Foundation Lecture series presents: Self-Organization and God, a lecture by Evelyn Fox Keller. Admission is free and the lecture begins at 7pm. For further information and accessibility details please call 416-946-5937 or email events@artsci.utoronto.ca

 

Thursday November 15

Come and see the film premiere of Chrissy, Thursday November 15th. There will be a reception with refreshments at 7pm with the film commencing at 8pm. Tickets are 20$ and can be reserved by phone at 416-519-8654. A Q & A with the directors will follow the screening.

 

Friday November 16

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Screening begins at 7pm on Friday November 16th. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 17

Join DOC Toronto on November 17 beginning at 8:30am for the Editor's Conference with some of the best documentary editors in the country! This day-long event will examine the craft and technology of documentary editing through case study talks, interactive discussions, and panels. There will also be a signature DOC Toronto Masters’ Series Class with Michèle Hozer to cap off the event! For registration and further details please visit doctoronto.ca

 

Sunday November 18

The Consulate of Barbados presents a screening of Chrissy here at Innis Town Hall on Sunday November 18th at 4:30pm. Tickets for the screening are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 years and under.

 

Monday November 19

CINSSU and Fox Searchlight present a sneak preview of Hitchcock. This event is a special double bill and Psycho will be shown before the sneak preview. You will be asked to leave the theatre between the two screenings. Passes are available for pick up at the CINSSU office. Please visit cinssu.ca for further details or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Thursday November 22

To mark the International Day to End Impunity, CJFE is hosting a screening of the film "A Bitter Taste of Freedom": a documentary about the life of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya on Thursday November 22nd at 6:30pm. We are pleased to announce that the film's director, Marina Goldovskaya, will be joining us for the evening. Marina will hold a Q&A after the screening, interviewed by Madeline Ziniak, National Vice-President, Rogers OMNI Television. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 dollars at the door. Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday November 23

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Kevin Smith's Dogma. The screening takes place Friday November 23rd at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 24

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. Screenings begin at 2:30pm on Saturday November 24th. Please visit labourfilms.ca for further details.

 

Sunday November 25

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. Screenings begin at 2:30pm on Saturday November 24th. Please visit labourfilms.ca for further details.

 

Tuesday November 27

The Defence for Children International Canada presents the 13th annual Grant Lowery Lecture on Child Rights: Solutions to Youth Violence ... Ask the Experts. The lecture takes place Tuesday November 27th at 7pm with doors opening at 6:30pm. Admission is free and donations are welcome. The lecture features an introduction by the Honourable R. Roy McMurty, former Attorney General of Ontario and discussion will be moderated by Michael Enright. Please visit here for further details.

 

Wednesday November 28

The Canadian Friends of Finland present a screening of Stars Above on Wednesday November 28th at 7pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance and are $10 for members and $12 for non members. To purchase tickets and for further details please visit here.

 

Thursday November 29

PLAN Toronto presents the official DVD launch of Dance in the Shadow: The Unfolding Story of Rebecca Beayni on Thursday November 29th at 7pm. Admission is free and there will be a reception following the screening. For more information please email Becky Slater at bslater@plantoronto.ca

Friday November 30

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Orson Welles' F is for Fake. The screening takes place Friday November 30th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday December 1

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. Screenings begin at 2:30pm on Saturday November 24th. Please visit labourfilms.ca for further details.

 

Sunday December 2

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. Screenings begin at 2:30pm on Saturday November 24th. Please visit labourfilms.ca for further details.

 

Friday December 7

The War Resisters Support Campaign of Toronto presents: Telling Our Story. A fundraiser for U.S. War Resisters and their ongoing struggle. The event begins at 7pm sharp on Friday December 7th. Admission is a 10 - 20$ sliding scale. For more information please call 416-598-1222 or email wrsctoronto@gmail.com

 

Friday January 11

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Knife in the Water. Screening begins at 7pm on Friday January 11th. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday January 12

The Asian Institute and the Munk School for Global Affairs Present Seminar in Cantonese: Hong Kong’s Cantonese Opera – Innovation and Virtuosity Saturday January 12th, 2-4 pm. To register for your spot please visit here.

 

Sunday January 13

The Talisker Players present Mad Dogs and Englishmen Sunday January 13th at 3pm. Tickets are $35, $25 for seniors and $15 for students. For further information and to purchase tickets please visit here.

 

Tuesday January 15 - POSTPONED (Date TBA)

The Asian Institute in conjunction with The Centre for the Study of Korea , CINSSU , Dr. David Chu Distinguished Leaders in Asia Pacific Studies and North Korea Research Grouppresent a screening of Camp 14 Total Control Zone. Date to be announced. There will be a Q & A session following the screening with Blaine Harden. To register for your space please visit here.

 

Friday January 18

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of My Dinner With Andre. Screening begins at 7pm on Friday January 18th. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Wednesday January 23

The Canadian Friends of Finland present a screening of Woman of Power on Wednesday January 23rd at 7pm. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non members. Please visit here for ticket sales and further details.

 

Friday January 25

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Taste of Cherry. Screening begins at 7pm on Friday January 25th. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Monday January 28

The Medical Students For Choice U of T, Arts for Choice and The Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics present: 25 Years since the Morgentaler Decision. A special screening of The Life and Times of Henry Morgentaler will take place at 7pm. Admission is a donation of $5. For further details please visit here.

 

Tuesday January 29

The Cinema Studies Institute and the departments of English, History and Social Science present Backpacks to Briefcases. The event will take place on Tuesday January 29th at 6:30pm. A panel of Cinema Studies, English, History and Social Studies Alumni will discuss their U of T education and their careers post graduation. Refreshments will be provided. Please visit here to register.

 

Friday February 1

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of American Psycho on Friday February 1st at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Monday February 4

The Urban Studies Centre presents Rethinking Ontario Place on Monday February 4th at 6:30pm. A summary of the findings of the design charrette will be published and presented. For more information regarding the event please visit here.

 

Wednesday February 6

The Queer Spirits film festival presents a free screening of the award winning documentary, Call Me Kuchu on Wednesday February 6th at 7pm. There will be a Q & A following the screening. For more information about the festival and other screenings please visit here.

 

Thursday February 7

Doc Out in partnership with CINSSU presents a screening of Call Me Kuchu on Thursday February 7th at 7pm. A panel of special guests moderated by Andrea Houston, news reporter for Extra will follow the screening. This is a pay what you can event with proceeds going to Amnesty International Canada. Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday February 8

CINSSU presents a Free Friday FIlm screening of David Lynch's Fire Walk With Me on Friday February 8th at 7pm. The screening is part of Cinema and Television the 2013 Cinema Studies Institute Graduate Colloquium. For more information about the colloquium please visit here. For further details on future CINSSU screenings please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Saturday February 9

Cinéfranco and Le Centre Francophone present a screening of Zarafa A Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie animation film Saturday, February 9 at 2:00pm. Admission is $5 per child with free admission for adults accompanying the children. Please visit here for further details.

 

Monday February 11

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education presents a screening of Africa United in celebration of Black History Month. The screening is free of charge and begins at 7pm on Monday February 11. For further event details please visit here.

 

Wednesday February 13

The Queer Spirits film festival presents a free screening of Seventh-Gay Adventists on Wednesday February 13th at 7pm. There will be a Q & A following the screening. For more information about the festival and other screenings please visit here.

 

Thursday February 14

CERES presents a screening of Firecrosser on Thursday February 14th at 6pm. A discussion will take place after the screening. This event is co-sponsored by the Petro Jacyk Program, the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies, Kontakt Ukrainian Television Network, and the Ukrainian Film Club, Columbia University. Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday February 15

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film double bill screening of Funny Games on Friday February 15th at 7pm followed by Fire Walk With Me at 9:30pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Thursday February 21

The Mosaic Institute presents a film screening of Summer Pasture on Thursday February 21 at 6:30pm. This is presented as a part of the New Beginnings: Young Canadians Peace Dialogue on China and Tibet series. This is a pay what you can event. For further event details please visit here.

 

Friday February 22

CINSSU presents their annual Cult Night Triple Bill featuring: Rabid, Death Weekend and Satan's Cheerleaders on Friday February 22nd at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

Sunday February 24

Innis Town Hall brings you all the Oscar action on Sunday February 24th starting at 5pm. Free Admission! Free Popcorn!

 

Wednesday February 27

The Queer Spirits film festival presents a free screening of Deepa Mehta's Fire on Wednesday February 27th at 7pm. There will be a Q & A following the screening. For more information about the festival and other screenings please visit here.

 

Thursday February 28

Salt and Light TV with support of Development & Peace and The Canadian Foodgrains Bank present a special free screening of A New Leaf on Thursday February 28th at 7:30pm. A panel discussion will follow the screening. Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday March 1

The Munk School of Global Affairs, the Asian Institute, and the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, CINSSU, the Dr. David Chu program in Asia Pacific Studies and the East Asia Seminar Series present a panel discussion and screening of The Warriors of the Rainbow. Panelists include Colin Geddes (TIFF Midnight Madness Programmer) Scott Simon (Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Ottawa) Bart Testa (Professor of Cinema Studies, University of Toronto). The Panel begins at 4:30pm and the screening will follow at 7pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Tuesday March 5

CINSSU presents a special free screening of the award winning documentary Chasing Ice on Tuesday March 5th at 7pm. A panel discussion will follow the screening. For further details please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday March 8

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film double bill of The Wiz followed by Standing in the Shadows of Motown on Friday March 8th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday March 9

The Toronto Nepali Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Saturday March 9th starting at 12:30pm. For ticket information, screening details and all other info please visit tnff.ca

 

Tuesday March 12

Travel Cuts presents Spencer West: The Power of We on Tuesday March 12th at 7:30pm. Admission to this event is free. For more information please visit here.

 

Wednesday March 13

The Centre for Sustainable Energy presents a free screening of Switch on Wednesday March 13th at 6:30pm. For further information please visit here.

 

Thursday March 14

SAVAC presents: Monitor 9, New South Asian Short Film + Video on Thursday March 14th at 7:30pm. Admission is FREE for SAVAC Members, Students: $5 / Non-members: $10. For more information about this event please visit here.

 

Friday March 15

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of John Waters' Cry Baby on Friday March 15th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday March 16

The Nigerian Student Union of The University of Toronto and Ryerson University present: Terra Cotta on Saturday March 16th. The Red Carpet starts at 5:30pm with the show to follow promptly at 7pm. A formal dress code is in effect. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. For further information please visit here.

 

Monday March 18

CINSSU presents a sneak preview of Evil Dead on Monday March 18th at 7pm. Passes are availble in the CINSSU office located in Rm 107. Please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Tuesday March 19

The Canadian Friends of Finland presenta screening of Under The North Star II on Tuesday March 19th at 7pm. Tickets are $10 for CFF members and $12 for non members and must be reserved in advance. For further details and to purchase tickets please visit here.

 

Thursday March 21

The School of Public Policy and Governance presents: The Changing Social Fabric, a special presentation with Frank Graves on Thursday March 21st at 4:30pm. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Thursday March 21

CINSSU presents an Indie Horror night at Innis Town Hall featuring: Bio-Cop and Resolution on Thursday March 21st at 8:30pm. Admission is $5. Please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday March 22

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Thoroughly Modern Millie on Friday March 22nd at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday March 23

Oddball Pictures presents a screening of Incision a new TV pilot on Saturday March 23rd at 6pm. To view the trailer visit here. Tickets are $8.50 and can be purchased here.

 

Sunday March 24

Amnesty International Toronto presents a special screening of the Oscar Nominated film Rebelle (War Witch) on Sunday March 24th at 4pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session focused on endemic issues related to violence against women both in Canada and abroad. This is a pay what you can event with a minimum suggested donation of $7.

 

Monday March 25

The Japan Foundation presents 4 films by Kazuhiro Soda: An Observational Film Festival starting with THEATRE 1 (2012, 172 min) on Monday March 25th at 7pm. The director will be present for a Q&A session following the screening. Admission is free. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Tuesday March 26

The Japan Foundation presents 4 films by Kazuhiro Soda: An Observational Film Festival with CAMPAIGN (2007, 120 min) on Tuesday March 26th at 7pm. The director will be present for a Q&A session following the screening. Admission is free. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Wednesday March 27

The Japan Foundation presents 4 films by Kazuhiro Soda: An Observational Film Festival with PEACE (2010, 75 min) on Wednesday March 27th at 7pm. The director will be present for a Q&A session following the screening. Admission is free. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Thursday March 28

The Japan Foundation presents 4 films by Kazuhiro Soda: An Observational Film Festival starting with THEATRE 2 (2012, 170 min) on Thursday March 28th at 7pm. The director will be present for a Q&A session following the screening. Admission is free. For registration and further details please visit here.

 

Friday March 29

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Holy Motors on Friday March 29th at 7pm. Please visit cinssu.ca for details on future screenings or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Wednesday April 3

The Mosaic Institute presents New Beginnings: Young Canadians' Peace Dialogue on China & Tibet on Wednesday April 3rd at 7pm. Registration is required for entry to the event. For further details please visit here.

 

Thursday April 4

The Toronto Silent Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on April 4th and 6th. Screening on April 4th at 8pm is The Passion of Joan of Ark. This screening of The Passion of Joan of Arc will feature the world premiere of Tom Peter’s newly composed score, to be performed live by Peters and Joelle Morton, Artistic Director of Scaramella. For screening details and ticket information please visit here.

 

Saturday April 6

The Toronto Silent Film Festival continues at Innis Town Hall with a screening of The Crowd on Saturday April 6th at 4pm. For ticket detaild and further festival information please visit here.

 

Wednesday April 10

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Bruce Lampard lectures on the topic of Be It Un-Resolved: Can Humanitarian Action Survive in the 21st Century? Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday April 10th. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Thursday April 11

Cheryl Nembhard & Exousia Media Group present a screening of The Son on Thursday April 11th at 7:30pm. There will be a Q & A following the screening with the director and cast. Tickets are $10 for the event and further information about the screening and film is available here.

 

Friday April 12

The Toronto premiere of Crazy Wisdom is happening at Innis Town Hall on Friday April 12th. Doors open at 7pm. The film’s director, Johanna Demetrakas will be present to share her experiences of making the film after the screening. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

 

April 12-21

The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall from April 12th to the 21st. For ticket information and festival details please visit tjff.com

 

Wednesday April 17

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Guy Proulx lectures on the topic of The Aging Brain: Opportunities and Challenges. Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday April 17th. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Monday April 22

The Big Cities: Big Ideas lecture series continues with The Millennials in Cities: The Coming Change in Urban Demographics and Civic Values on Monday April 22nd at 5pm. This series is sponsored by School of Public Policy and Governance, Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Urban Strategies, Global City Indicators, and Department of Geography and Planning. Registration is required for this event. Please visit here for registration and for further details.

 

Wednesday April 24

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Sasha Suda lectures on the topic of Revealing the Renaissance: Why and How We Mount Major Loan Exhibitions in the 21st Century. Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday April 24th. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Friday April 26

The Toronto Student Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall Friday April 26th starting at 7pm. For further details or to purchase tickets please visit tsff.ca

 

April 26 - May 4

Hot Docs Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall starting April 26th and running until May 4th. For screening details and ticket information please visit hotdocs.ca

 

Wednesday May 1

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Mohammed Fadel lectures on the topic of The Arab Spring began by overthrowing authoritarian rulers. What will it take to build successful democracies? Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday May 1st. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Tuesday May 7

On Tuesday May 7th at 7:30pm the Paradigm Shift Project presents the international premiere screening of As Forças Das Favelas: Grassroots Solutions from Rio De Janeiro as well as the Canadian premiere screening of Greening the Island of the Gods, on community solutions to Bali’s garbage crisis. Admission is $10. Please visit here for tickets and futher info.

 

Wednesday May 8

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Lyndsay Green lectures on the topic of The Perfect Home for a Long Life: Choosing the Right Retirement Lifestyle for You. Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday May 8th. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Thursday May 9

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival presents a screening of Tekkon Kinkreet on Thursday May 9th at 7pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Michael Arias, and creator Taiyo Matsumoto himself! The Q&A will be followed by a brief signing. For more details about the screening and TCAF please visit here.

 

May 10 & May 11

The Breakthroughs Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th. For festival details and screening information please visit here.

 

May 14 & 16

Vita is hosting a complimentary screening of the documentary Doctored on May 14th and May 16th at 7pm. Proceeds will go to the Grocery Foundation - providing kids all across Toronto with hot meals. Email your reservation to info[at]vitahealthclinic[dot]com or visit here for further details.

 

Wednesday May 15

The Academy for Lifelong Learning presents: Spring Talks. Alanna Mitchell lectures on the topic of Why Oil and Water Don't Mix: How We're Harming the Ocean. Coffee is served at 9:45am with the lecture beginning at 10:15 am on Wednesday May 15th. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information about upcoming lectures please visit allto.ca

 

Saturday May 25

Sustain Ontario presents Food, Farms, Fish and Finance: A Keynote by Michael Shuman on Saturday May 25th at 7pm. Admission is $20 and registration is required. For event registration and further details please visit here.

 

Sunday May 26

Asian Heritage Month Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Sunday May 26th starting at 2:30pm. Please register for the event by emailing asianheritagecanadian[at]yahoo[dot]ca or visit here for further Asian Heritage Month details.

 

Thursday May 30

CINSSU and eOne present a sneak preview of The Kings of Summer on Thursday May 30th at 6pm. Admission for passholders only. A rush line may be available. Please see CINSSU for passes and further information or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Friday May 31

Innis College and The Cinema Studies Institute present a special screening of Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children on Friday May 31st at 6:30pm. Admission by reservation. Please email rsvp[dot]innis[at]utoronto[dot]ca to reserve your place. For more information please visit here.

 

Saturday June 1

The Canadian Sport Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Saturday June 1st. For further festival details and screening information please visit here.

 

Saturday June 1

The Toronto Korean Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Saturday June 1st at 2pm. For festival information and screening details please visit tkff.ca

 

Thursday June 6

The Toronto Korean Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Thursday June 6th at 7pm. For festival information and screening details please visit tkff.ca

 

Friday June 7

The Toronto Korean Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Friday June 7th at 6:30pm. For festival information and screening details please visit tkff.ca

 

Saturday June 8

The Toronto Korean Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Saturday June 8th at 4pm. For festival information and screening details please visit tkff.ca

 

Friday June 14

Sabrina Jalees brings The Brown Listed Tour to Innis Town Hall on Friday June 14th. Tickets are $20 and are available here. Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8pm. For more info about Sabrina please visit here.

 

Saturday June 15

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall Saturday June 15th. For festival details please visit here.

 

Thursday June 20

Amnesty International Toronto presents a screening of ISN 310: Djamel Ameziane’s Decade in Guantánamo as part of the Films for Change series on Thursday June 20th at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30 with a pay what you can admission (suggested donation of $5). For more information about the series or this event please visit here.

 

Saturday June 22

Your Canada, Your Constitution presents a screening of Whipped on Saturday June 22nd at 7pm. There will be a panel discussion following the screening. For more info please call 647-824-5959 or visit the website.

 

Monday June 24

Transport Futures presents: The Great Media Debate at 12:30pm on Monday June 24th. Registration for this event is required as space is limited. Please visit here for registration and futher details.

 

Thursday July 4

The North Korean Human Rights Film Festival presents a screening of The Defector on Thursday July 4th at 7pm. The Director will be in attendance for a Q & A session after the screening. Admission to this event is FREE. Please visit here for more information.

 

Tuesday July 9

The Japan Foundation presents: Anime Favourites from the Japan Foundation Library. This series kicks off with a screening of Arcadia of My Youth on Tuesday July 9th at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm and admission to this event is FREE. For more info about the series and upcoming screenings please visit here.

 

Thursday July 11

TCpres presents: The TC Presentation Festival in Toronto on Thursday July 11th starting at 5:30pm. Admission to the festival is free. Please RSVP here to secure your spot.

 

Tuesday July 16

The Japan Foundation presents: Anime Favourites from the Japan Foundation Library. This series continues with a screening of Chibi Maruko-chan on Tuesday July 16th at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm and admission to this event is FREE. For more info about the series and upcoming screenings please visit here.

 

 

Monday July 22

CINSSU and eOne present a sneak preview of The To Do List on Monday July 22nd at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm, admission for passholders only. A rush line may be in effect. Please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook for more info.

 

Tuesday July 23

The Japan Foundation presents: Anime Favourites from the Japan Foundation Library. This series continues with a screening of seven short films by Koji Yamamura including: Perspektivenbox (1990, 4 min.), A House (1993/5 min.), Imagination (1993, 5 min), The Sandwiches (1993, 5 min.), Kid's Castle (1995, 5 min.), Your Choice! (1999, 10 min.) and Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor (2007, 21 min) on Tuesday July 23rd starting at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm and admission to this event is FREE. For more info about the series and upcoming screenings please visit here.

 

Tuesday July 23

The Japan Foundation presents: Anime Favourites from the Japan Foundation Library. This series continues with a screening of The Girl Who Leapt through Time on Tuesday July 23rd at 8pm. Doors open at 7:45pm and admission to this event is FREE. For more info about the series and upcoming screenings please visit here.

 

Wednesday July 24

The Toronto Summer Music Festival is at Innis Town Hall with a Festival Insider's screening of Un Coeur En Hiver on Wednesday July 24th at 2:30pm, hosted by Rick Phillips. Tickets available at the door: $20 per day (65+ are $15 and Under 35 $10) Or in advance – A Festival Insiders Pass is $75 (65+ $55, Under 35 $35) at www.torontosummermusic.com

 

Friday July 26

Sonchy's Silkroad Adventure is at Innis Town Hall on July 26th at 6pm with a screening of Buzkashi followed by a Q &A and raffle. Tickets are $10 per screening or $20 per day. For further information or to purchase tickets please visit here.

 

Saturday July 27

Travel Culture presents: Sonchy's Silkroad Adventure at Innis Town Hall on July 27th at 11am until 9pm. Tickets are $10 per screening or $20 per day. For further information or to purchase tickets please visit here.

 

Wednesday July 31

The Toronto Summer Music Festival is at Innis Town Hall with a Festival Insider's screening of Tous les Matins du Monde on Wednesday July 31st at 2:30pm, hosted by Rick Phillips. Tickets available at the door: $20 per day (65+ are $15 and Under 35 $10) Or in advance – A Festival Insiders Pass is $75 (65+ $55, Under 35 $35) at www.torontosummermusic.com

 

Thursday August 1

Tulku Lobsang will be at Innis Town Hall with his lecture: "The Power of Change" on Thursday August 1st at 7pm. Tickets are $15. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit here.

 

Friday August 16

A screening of A Dress Rehersal for an Execution is taking place here at Innis Town Hall on Friday August 16th at 7pm. Tickets are available via phone at 416-223-0850.

 

Friday August 23

In honor of the UN International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, award-winning documentary "Akwantu: the Journey" returns to the Innis Town Hall for a special event on Friday August 23rd at 7pm. Please visit here for further details.

 

Tuesday October 8

The Canadian Friends of Finland present a screening of Heartbeats on Tuesday October 8th at 7pm. Tickets: CFF members $10, non-members $12  You can now purchase your tickets in advance at www.cff.ca

 

Wednesday October 9

In collaboration with 6 Degrees Real Estate Mixer, TREC and Real Estate Investments Club the Wealth & Real Estate conference & panel on Wednesday October 8th is a collaboration to bring you an evening discussion with local experts on creating wealth through real estate. For tickets and more information please visit here.

 

Thursday October 10

University of Toronto Korean Students Association (UTKSA) presents UTKSA SPEAKER SERIES #2: KIM, JANG HOON on Thursday October 10th at 7:30pm. Admission is $5 and tickets can be purchased online here.

 

Friday October 11

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Bug on Friday October 11th at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Tuesday October 15

The Canadian Friends of Finland present the 4th annual Varpu Lindström Memorial Lecture. Film producer, director and editor Kelly Saxberg presents: History and Human Rights in Frame. For more information about this event please visit here.

 

Thursday October 17

The Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership presents: Socio-spatial inequality in Toronto: What's racism got to do with it? on Thursday October 17th at 6:30pm. Panelists include David Hulchanski, Avvy Go, Sheila Block, S. "Gopi" Gopikrishna, Sharon Douglas and Tuna Tasan-Koc. This event is co-sponsored by Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change Network and Social Planning Toronto. For more information please visit here.

 

Thursday October 17

CINSSU and the African Studies Department in conjunction with Fox Searchlight present a Sneak Peak of 12 Years a Slave on Thursday October 17th at 9pm. A guest speaker from the African Studies department will lecture prior to the screening. Admission for ticketholders only, entry is not guaranteed. For ticket pick up information and further details please visit here or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday October 18

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Eve's Bayou on Friday October 18th at 9pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Friday October 25

The Asian Institute at the Monk School for Global Affairs at The University of Toronto present: ReOrientations: A Retrospective on the Works of Richard Fung. Friday's program at Innis Town Hall begins at 4pm and includes a discussion with Richard Fung as well as a screening of Orientations and School Fag. The second portion of the event takes place at 7:30pm with screenings of My Mother's Place, Sea in the Blood, Islands. Please register for each program. For the full schedule and to register for your spot,visit here.

 

Friday October 25

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film Screening of Undead on Friday October 25th at 9pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday October 26

The Asian Institute at the Monk School for Global Affairs at The University of Toronto present: ReOrientations: A Retrospective on the Works of Richard Fung. On Saturday October 26th a screening of Dirty Laundry and Rex vs. Singh will be followed by a roundtable discussion. Please register for each program. To view the full schedule and to register for your spot please visit here.

 

Friday November 1

The International Diaspora Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. For screening information and to purchase tickets please visit here. The festival runs from November 1st to November 5th.

 

Friday November 1

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Fast Times at Ridgemont High on Friday November 1st at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 2

The International Diaspora Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. For screening information and to purchase tickets please visit here. The festival runs from November 1st to November 5th.

 

Sunday November 3

The International Diaspora Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. For screening information and to purchase tickets please visit here. The festival runs from November 1st to November 5th.

 

Monday November 4

The International Diaspora Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. For screening information and to purchase tickets please visit here. The festival runs from November 1st to November 5th.

 

Tuesday November 5

The International Diaspora Film Festival is back at Innis Town Hall. For screening information and to purchase tickets please visit here. The festival runs from November 1st to November 5th.

Thursday November 7

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute present Spectral Loss: Mourning Missing Movies a talk with film clips by Guy Maddin on the theme of loss and longing at the movies on Thursday November 7th at 7pm. Registration is required for this event. Please RSVP here or email alumni [dot] innis [at] utoronto [dot] ca.

 

Friday November 8

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Mud on Friday November 8th at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 9

Moving Images Distrobution and Acme Motion Pictures present Backbone: Vancouver Experimental Cinema Early Works 1967-1981 on Saturday November 9th at 8pm. A discussion with director Richard Martin and media artist / curator Alex MacKenzie will follow the screening. Admission to this event is FREE. Please visit here for further details.

 

Monday November 11

U of T Hoopdance and Flow Arts presents a special screening of The Hooping Life on Monday November 11th at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10 for HaFA members and $15 for non members. For more information please email hoopdance [dot] flow [dot] arts [at] gmail [dot] com or search for " U of T Hoopdance and Flow Arts" on Facebook.

 

Wednesday November 13

The Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Wednesday November 13th. Please visit here to purchase tickets and to view screening and event schedules.

 

Friday November 15

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz on Friday November 15th at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 16

The Hawkins Institute and the Canadian National Autism Foundation present a special private screening of Learning to be Social on Saturday November 16th at 6:45pm. Please RSVP to hawkins [at] hawkinsinstitute [dot] com. For more information about the screening please visit here.

 

Thursday November 21

On Thursday November 21st Innis College and The Cinema Studies Institute invite you to A Public Seance Conducted by Guy Maddin at 7pm. Admission to this incredible event is FREE. Performance art meets movie making as Guy Maddin directs a 90 minute movie on the stage of Innis Town Hall. Please contact alumni [dot] innis [at] utoronto [dot] ca for further details.

 

Friday November 22

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Wake in Fright on Friday November 22nd at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Tuesday November 26

On Tuesday November 26th Innis College and The Cinema Studies Institute present The Seance Project: Channeling Lost Cinema with Guy Maddin at 7pm here at Innis Town Hall. Admission to this event is via RSVP only. Please reserve your space via email: alumni [dot] innis [at] utoronto [dot] ca.

 

Wednesday November 27

The Jackman Humanitites Institute, Cinema Studies Institute and The Munk Centre for Global Affairs present: Cinematic Translations: The Work of John Akomfrah. Doors open on Wednesday November 27th at 6pm for a screening of The Last Angel of History to be followed by a discussion with John Akomfrah and keynote speaker Manthia Diawara. Please visit here for further details.

 

Thursday November 28

CINSSU presents a Pay What You Can screening of More Than Honey on Thursday November 28th at 7:15pm. At 6pm there will be a reception, raffle, speakers and vendors. Admission is by donation. Please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook for further event details.

 

Friday November 29

The Jackman Humanitites Institute, Cinema Studies Institute and The Munk Centre for Global Affairs present: Cinematic Translations: The Work of John Akomfrah. Doors open on Fridayday November 29th at pm for a keynote conversation with John Akomfrah and Kobena Mercer (Yale University) on The Stuart Hall Project 4:00-6:30pm. Please visit here for further details.

 

Friday November 29

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Where the Wild Things Are on Friday November 29th at 7pm. Admission is FREE as always. For more info about upcoming screenings and events please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Saturday November 30

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Satuday November 30th from 1:30pm until 8:15pm. Please visit here for screening schedules and further festival information.

 

Sunday December 1

The Canadian Labour International Film Festival is at Innis Town Hall on Sunday December 1st from 1:30pm until 8:15pm. Please visit here for screening schedules and further festival information.

 

Thursday December 5

CINSSU and Warner Brothers present a FREE advance screening of Her on Thursday December 5th at 7pm. For passes and further information please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

Thursday December 12

CINSSU and Mongrel Media present a FREE advance screening of Inside Llewyn Davis on Thursday December 12th at 6pm. For passes and further information please visit cinssu.ca or search "Cinema Studies Student Union" on Facebook.

 

 

 

PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE: the following are public events taking place at Innis Town Hall. This list does not include private functions so it does not give a complete picture of the theatre's availability. For full information about available dates please email town.hall@utoronto.ca. Thank you!


 

 

 

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