MARCH 2006 EVENTS
Wednesday March 1
Thursday March 2
"A Night for Nepal," a fundraiser for orphans in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. An exciting variety night featuring performances by the Only Human Dance Collective and local up-and-coming musicians. All proceeds from this event will be
directed towards providing medical supplies and treatment to the children of
a local orphanage in Kathmandu. Pay what you can (suggested $10), 8pm.
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Friday March 3
CINSSU presents the first double bill in their Directors and Their Cities series: Diner (Levinson, 1982) and Cry Baby (Waters, 1990). 7pm, free admission.
Saturday March 4
Toronto Women's Bookstore and Brownstargirl Productions present: Browngirlworld 5: Pan-Asian Women Celebrate International Women's Day through spoken word, dance, and music. Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm. Tickets $8-20 sliding scale (advance tickets available at Toronto Women's Bookstore). For more information visit www.womensbookstore.com
Sunday March 5
Innis Town Hall presents THE OSCARS telecast on the big screen. Free admission, free popcorn, and prizes! Doors at 7pm.
Monday March 6
CINSSU and Mongrel Media present a sneak preview of Lucid. Director Sean Garrity will be present. 9:30 pm. Passes are available through CINSSU (Innis College, 2 Sussex Avenue, room 107). Pass holders will be admitted first.
Tuesday March 7
CINSSU presents "Reel World", a panel discussion where people involved in the film industry discuss and answer questions about their careers and how they got started. Moderated by Charlie Keil, program director for the Cinema Studies Program. Guests: Alexi Manis, Hubert Davies, Brett Hendrie, Glenn Sumi and Sean Garrity. 7pm-9pm with a reception from 9pm-10pm. For more information visit www.utoronto.ca/fff/events.html
Wednesday March 8
Toronto International Deaf Film and Arts Festival, and Images Festival present
I Love Peace (Osawa Yutaka, 2003), a screening and fundraiser. Auction preview at 6:30pm, screening begins at 7:30pm. Tickets $12 for members of TIDFAF and IF, $15 for non-members. Advance tickets can be purchased at Images Festival (416-971-8405) or TIDFAF (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information:
March 8 - 12
World of Comedy International Film Festival www.worldcomedyfilmfest.com.
Monday March 13
CINSSU presents an advanced sneak preview of V For Vendetta. 9pm, free admission. Pass holders admitted first. Passes available through CINSSU
(room 107, Innis College). Warner Brothers' security people may request to check your bag or purse.
Tuesday March 14
The Walter Gordon Forum at Massey College presents a screening of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003), the award-winning documentary on Venzuelan president Hugo Chavez and the attempted coup in April 2002. 8pm, free admission.
The symposium continues with speakers at the Isabel Bader Theatre on March 15 (call 416-978-6896).
Wednesday March 15
The Writing and Rhetoric Program at Innis College invites you to a celebration of the program. Faculty and graduate students will offer valuable information about the program and pursuing other activities related to program themes. There will also be an opportunity to mingle with other students who are interested in writing.
6:30pm to 7:30pm, with a reception from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Please rsvp (acceptances only) email@example.com by March 9.
Thursday March 16
CINSSU & ZedTV screening
Friday March 17
CINSSU presents another of their Majestic Nights of Film Excellence, featuring shorts by student filmmakers. 6pm, free admission.
Friday March 17
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film double bill, as part of their Directors and their Cities Series: Annie Hall (Allen, 1977) and Everyone Says I Love You (Allen, 1996). 7pm, free admission.
Sunday March 19
Toronto Film Society presents a double bill screening of They All Kissed The Bride (1942, starring Joan Crawford) and Over 21 (1945). 2pm. $90 to register for the full series. For more information on tickets please visit: www.interlog.com/~tfs/film%20list.htm#sundays
Monday March 20
Free screening of In Between There Were Cities (2005, 25 mins.), a video essay-documentary. Filmed on location in the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Canada. Written, directed and filmed by Sameer Farooq and Ursula Engel.
Through carefully framed images and a lingering narrative line, In Between
There Were Cities gives a considered view on our relationship to landscape
and the spiritual tremblings of nature in its broadest sense. 9pm, free admission.
Tuesday March 21
A sneak preview screening of George F. Walker's Niagara Motel, a Factory Theatre mini-fundraiser.
"Motel" ticket: $20 ticket includes admission to the 7:30pm screening
"Honeymoon Suite" ticket: $40, includes admission to the 7:30pm screening and private post-show reception.
For more information about the event visit www.factorytheatre.ca/main.htm
Wednesday March 22
Screening of Le Grand Voyage, a Franco-Moroccan film by Ismael Ferroukhi featured at the 2004 Toronto and Venice Film Festivals. Description: A few weeks before his college entrance exams, Reda, a young man who lives in the south of France, finds himself forced to drive his father to Mecca. From the start, the journey looks to be difficult. As they drive through different countries and meet various people, Reda and his father observe each other warily. How can they create a relationship when communication is impossible? 7pm, free admission.
Thursday March 23
LES NOMADES: 3rd Toronto International Short Film Festival. Two screenings of documentary, fiction, animated, and experimental French (English subtitled) short films from around the world. 7pm and 9pm, $10 general, $8 students. The festival continues at another venue on March 24 and 25.
For more information visit www.lesnomades.org
Friday March 24
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film double bill, as part of their Directors and Their Cities Series: Boyz in the Hood (Singleton, 1991) and Jackie Brown (Tarrantino, 1997). 7pm, free admission.
Saturday March 25
A celebration of Innis' Cinema Studies Program's 30th anniversary. Conference speakers: Shelley Stamp, Michael Zryd, Catherine Russell, Melinda Barlow, Greg Taylor. Speakers 1-5pm, reception 5-6pm. Free admission, but please RSVP by March 17 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday March 28
Finnish Film Studies & Canadian Friends of Finland screening
Wednesday March 29
"An Arab Mother's Struggle for Peace" featuring guest speaker Nonie Darwish, founder of Arabs for Israel. She will discuss the culture of hate of her childhood in Gaza and her desire for a future of peace for her children. Free admission, 7:30pm.
Sponsored by The Speakers Action Group and StandWithUs
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Thursday March 30
Department of Portuguese screening
Thursday March 30
UofT Italian Canadian Association screening of "The Dreamers"
Friday March 31
CINSSU special screening of "Star Wars" & "Empire Strikes Back", 7pm, FREE