OCTOBER 2005 EVENTS
Tuesday October 4 (and September 25)
Salv Aide & OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) present Salv Aide Film Festival, screenging and discussions. Screening at 7pm is the Canadian-made documentary El Pueblo Unido, a provocative look at life in El Salvador in the wake of a vicious civil war, focusing on The United States of America’s role in the conflict. Panel discussion following the screening.
Festival pass: $5 (admission for both movies)
Single ticket: $3 (or pay what you can)
Wednesday October 5
U of T's Varsity Christian Fellowship presents: "Blue Like Jazz // Live," a multimedia solo theatrical performance by actor Jason Hildebrand, based on the book of the same name by acclaimed post-modern author, Donald Miller. It is a personal, raw and humorous reflection on spirituality, God, and community. It is an honest and unexpected journey - a scrapbook of one man's life.
8:15pm. $10 at the door, $12 in advance.
For more information, including online ticket sales, visit bluelikejazzlive.com, or vcf.sa.utoronto.ca
Thursday October 6
The U of T Bookstore presents "Friendship and Betrayal: Linda Diebel." Award-winning investigative journalist Linda Diebel presents her new book, Betrayed: the Assassination of Digna Ochoa. 7:30pm, free admission. For more information visit: www.uoftbookstore.com/online/events.ihtml
Friday October 7
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film: Old Boy as part of their South Korea series. 7pm, free admission.
Friday October 14
U of T's Cinema Studies Program celebrates its 30th anniversary with a screening of Atom Egoyan's new film Where the Truth Lies. Details to come.
Sunday October 16
Toronto Film Society Sunday Film Buffs program presents a screening of Shakedown (1950). A n effective noir about a ruthless, corrupt photographer who resorts to blackmail. A cogent and fast-moving "B" picture. 2:00pm. $90 to see all 7 Sunday screenings.
For more information visit home.interlog.com/~tfs/film%20list.htm#sundays
Tuesday October 18
Citizenshift magazine and the NFB present "Measuring Security Measures," an evening of films and panel discussions about security measures, immigration, and human rights post 9/11. 7:30pm.
Wednesday October 19
The U of T Bookstore presents "Revelations: Jung Chang and Jon Halliday." Jung Chang, award-winning author of bestseller Wild Swans, and Jon Halliday, Senior visiting research fellow at King's College, University of London, present their new book, Mao: The Unknown Story. 7:30pm, free admission. For more information visit www.uoftbookstore.com/online/events.ihtml
October 20 - 30
Diaspora Film Festival, an art forum dedicated to the celebration of the diversity of films and videos made by those cineastes living and working outside their countries of origin. Film screenings take place at the Goethe Institute and Innis Town Hall over ten days. For a full schedule and ticket information visit www.diasporafilmfest.org
Friday October 21
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film: 3-Iron (Ki-Duk Kim, 2004), part of their South Korea series. 7pm, free admission.
October 21 - 22
Students Shorts Film Festival a Toronto-based film festival exclusive to post secondary institutions from across Canada and around the world. For a full schedule and ticket information visit this link:
Sunday October 23
UNICEF Canada & Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy present a screening of Women of the Holy Kingdom as a Pakistani Earthquake fundraiser. 1:30pm. For more information about the film visit www.sharmeenobaidfilms.com
Thursday October 27
CINSSU presents a free advance screening of Dark Hours. 11:30pm, details TBA.
Friday October 28
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film: Amityville Horror (1979). 7pm, free admission.
Monday October 31
CINSSU Halloween double bill of Return of the Living Dead & Killer Klowns from Outer Space. First film starts at 9pm, free admission.