Innis Town Hall

University of Toronto

September 2008 Events

Sunday September 7

The Toronto-Calcutta Foundation presents a screening of Chaturanga (Four Chapters), based on the novel by Rabindranath Tagore. The director, Suman Mukhopadhyay, will be present to discuss the film. $15 adults, $10 students; 5:30pm start time. Visit www.toronto-calcutta.org for more information.

 

Friday September 12

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film double bill of the original The Red Balloon followed by the new The Flight of the Red Balloon. Free admission; first film at 7pm. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Tuesday September 16

CINSSU and VK & Associates present a free advance screening of Sex Drive at 8pm. Passes required. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Friday September 19

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Anthony Mann's El Cid. Free admission; 7pm. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Sunday September 21

The Toronto Film Society presents a double bill: Thirty Day Princess (1934, 75 min. Directed by Marion Gering, with Cary Grant and Sylvia Sidney). Preston Struges scripts this delightful precursor to The Lady Eve, a story of dual identities featuring irresistible chemistry and tart dialogue between the stars. Followed by Deported (1950, 89 min. Directed by Robert Siodmark, with Jeff Chandler and Marta Toren.) Italian locations offer a stunning backdrop for this story of the mafia, filled with greed, power, and corruption. An ex-con is deported back home only to find his past accompanied him on the boat. First film at 7:30pm. Visit here for more film and ticket information.

 

Friday September 26

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Funky Forest. Free admission; 7pm. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Wednesday October 1

CINSSU and WB present a free advance screening of RockNRolla. Passes are required. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

Friday October 3

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Abre los ojos (Open Your Eyes). Free admission; 7pm. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

October 4-5

The 3rd Annual Indie Can Film Festival presents a wide variety of shorts, features, music videos and documentaries made by committed filmmakers from all over the world who work outside of mainstream channels of production and distribution.  All screenings are free; tickets are not required.  Visit www.indiecanfilmfestival.com for more information.

 

Monday October 6

The Toronto Film Society presents a double bill: Tillie and Gus (1933, 58 min. Directed by Francis Martin, with W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth.)
Missionaries (!) Augustus Q. Winterbottom and "wife," having left Alaska at the bequest of the local constabulary, find themselves in a bit of a poker game with other card sharks. Luckily they have their smart pet duck and thorn-in-the-side Baby LeRoy to help them out. Followed by Charley’s Aunt (1941, 81 min. Directed by Archie Mayo, with Jack Benny and Kay Francis.) Fancourt Babberly becomes a better woman when he is blackmailed into drag to become an aunt from Brazil (where the nuts come from). Can he fend off the amorous advances of crusty Spettigue and creaky Sir Chesney before he’s outed? First film at 7:30pm. Visit here for more film and ticket information.

 

October 7-10

The 6th annual Toronto Japanese Short Film Festival presents a series of short film programmes, including a gala presentation of work by Hiroyuki Nakano. Visit www.tjsff.ca for tickets and more information.

 

Wednesday October 15

Blu in You, an experimental documentary by Michelle Mohabeer, screens at 6:30pm, with the filmmaker and partial cast in attendance. Blu in You is a quirky essayist rumination mediated through the lens of a female observer (Melanie Smith) as she watches the art installation conversations between a writer (Nalo Hopkinson) and a visual arts curator (Andrea Fatona). Visit www.bluinyou.com for more information.

 

Thursday October 16

UofT's Petro Jacyk Program and Columbia University's Ukrainian Film Club present a series of short films, including Dummy by Kira Muratova, Fireflies by Nadia Koshman, and Fiesta by Hanna Yarovenko. The screening is free and begins at 7pm. Visit here for more information.

 

Friday October 17

CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film screening of Buffalo 66. Free admission; 7pm. For more information visit www.cinssu.ca or "Cinema Studies Student Union" on facebook.

 

October 18-19

The 3rd annual Macedonian Film Festival presents a variety of films of various genres, including classic Macedonian pictures, contemporary features, and documentaries. Phone 647.262.2262 or viisit www.macedonianfilmfestival.com for tickets and more information.

 

Monday October 20

The UofT Bookstore reading series presents Maggie Siggins, who will read from and discuss her book Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel's Grandmother. 7:30pm start time; free admission. Visit here for more information.

 

October 23-26

The 9th annual Planet in Focus film festival presents a selection of environmental films and videos created by Canadian and international filmmakers. Visit www.planetinfocus.org for tickets and more information.

 

October 27-30

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts presents a series of talks by Kaja Silverman, Distinguished Speaker on Photography. Monday through Thursday, the topics of discussion will be "The Miracle of Analogy," "The Twilight of Posterity I," "The Twilight of Posterity II," and "Rifling through History," at 7pm each evening. Free admission.

 

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