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University of Toronto

August 2005 Events

August 10

Filmi - South Asian Film Festival - For more information:


August 11

JHR Film Night-War Photographer

Following our successful co-presentation of 'Calling the Shots' at the Toronto HotDocs Festival, JHR is proud to bring you one of the most famous media related documentaries ever made: War Photographer. Please join us for the film on Thursday August 11th; there will be a Q & A after the film and a reception afterwards. All proceeds will go towards "Rights, Camera, Action!" a national summit for JHR's School Chapter members.

The Film: War Photographer is a captivating and intensely poignant film about James Nachtwey, one of the world's most important photojournalists. Swiss author, director and producer Christian Frei followed James Nachtwey for two years into conflict zones such as Indonesia, Kosovo and Palestine capturing both the photographer's motivations and fears.

When: August 11th 2005. The doors open at 7:00pm, the film starts at 7:30 and is 120 minutes long.

Cost: A minimum donation of $10 is appreciated.


August 18

Writer/Director, Elizabeth Lazebnik. A portrait of 19th century pioneer
Canadian photographer Hannah Maynard. Considered overly bold and
unconventional, Maynard experimented with such techniques as photosculpture,
multiple exposures and collages.  The film features Sheila McCarthy in the
role of Hannah Maynard.
(2004, Experimental Documentary, Toronto, ON, 12:50 min.)

Writer/Director, Sonya Dykstra.  Set in the heart of Istanbul, the film
offers a candid glimpse into the world of Turkish carpet sellers and
reveals three young, modern carpet salesmen who share their hopes, thoughts
and ambitions while keeping to their traditional culture.
(2005, Documentary, Toronto, ON 14 min.)

Screening at 6:30pm, Q&A and reception to follow.

August 19

Consulate General of Columbia screening


August 20th

A Bunch of Ice Production, "Hamlet: a Comedy in Three Acts" screening


August 25th

Canadian Film Centre/Worldwide Short Film Festival present Venus Video, screening and reception. Details TBA


August 28th

Supergun Cinema presents Macbeth 3000.

Doors at 7:30pm, Screening at 8:00pm

Tickets $10 at the door for more details


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