Innis Town Hall

University of Toronto

May 2005 events

April 29 to May 1 (and May 5 to May 7)

Alucine Toronto Latino Film & Video Festival. For more information see http://alucinefestival.com/

 

Tuesday May 3

University of Toronto Bookstore presents "This Land: David Pitt-Brooke." Veterinarian and researcher DAVID PITT-BROOKE who writes for periodicals such as Canadian Geographic and is the recipient of a Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Outstanding Contribution to Science Journalism in Canadian Media, brings us his extraordinary book CHASING CLAYOQUOT: A WILDERNESS ALMANAC - an exploration of one of the Earth's last untouched places - Clayoquot Sound.
Free Admission, 7pm.

 

Wednesday May 4

Fair Trade Toronto (in association with Oxfam Canada) presents a screening and panel discussion. "Catch the documentary Stolen Childhoods before its NYC premiere! This film will be accompanied by a Fair Trade panel discussion." Admission $5. For more information go to www.fairtradetoronto.com.

 

May 5 to May 7 (and April 29 to May 1)

Alucine Toronto Latino Film & Video Festival. For more information see http://alucinefestival.com/

 

Tuesday May 10

U of T's "Voicing Toronto: The City and the Arts" conference presents a screening: instandstillness (John Oswald, 2003), 7pm. For more information:
http://www.utoronto.ca/humanities-centre/voicingtoronto/film.html

 

Wednesday May 11

U of T's "Voicing Toronto: The City and the Arts" conference presents two screenings: Winter Kept Us Warm (David Secter, 1965) at 7pm; Last Night (Don McKellar, 1998) at 9pm. For more information:
http://www.utoronto.ca/humanities-centre/voicingtoronto/film.html

 

Thursday May 12

U of T's "Voicing Toronto: The City and the Arts" conference presents two screenings: Rude (Clement Virgo, 1995) at 7pm; Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988) at 9pm. For more information:
http://www.utoronto.ca/humanities-centre/voicingtoronto/film.html

 

Friday May 13

U of T's "Voicing Toronto: The City and the Arts" conference presents a music concert: "Glen Gould's Toronto," 7pm. For more information:
http://www.utoronto.ca/humanities-centre/voicingtoronto/musicalconcerts.html

 

Saturday May 14

U of T's "Voicing Toronto: The City and the Arts" conference presents a music concert: "Muddy York in Story and Song," 12:30pm - 1:30pm. For more information:
http://www.utoronto.ca/humanities-centre/voicingtoronto/musicalconcerts.html

 

Wednesday May 18

Pages Bookstore presents a "This is Not a Reading Series" event. Nelofer Pazira, author of the new memoir A Bed of Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan and star of the film Kandahar, in conversation with Tina Srebotnjak. Doors at 7pm, event starts at 7:30pm. Admission pay what you can (ticket profits to Afghan Women's Charity).

 

Friday May 20

CINSSU and Friendly Rich present an oddball night of live music and short films. Film: shorts by Guy Maddin, Martha Colburn, Ryan Larkin, and more. Music: sets by the Lollipop People and Bob Wiseman. $5, 8pm.

 

Saturday May 21

Celebrate the South Asian Heritage Month with a screening and panel discussion. Join the Chillin’ In Your Brown Skin collective at Innis College to view
Masoom, a film by director Sunil Kalia, followed by a panel discussion and a
screening of Ali Kazimi’s award winning documentary Continuous Journey. 6pm.
For more information please go to www.cassa.on.ca

Wednesday May 25

Toronto International Film Festival Group & the Film School Consortium
present Student Film Showcase. 7:30pm.

 

Thursday May 26

University of Toronto Bookstore event. Free. Details to come.

 

May 27 to May 29

The annual Subtle Technologies conference. For more information go to
http://www.subtletechnologies.com/

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