SEPTEMBER 2005 EVENTS
September 7 - 11
Rebelfest International Film Festival. Five days of independent shorts and features from around the world, all produced without funding from governments or film institutes. For a detailed schedule and ticket information, please visit the Rebelfest website: www.rebelfest.com
Thursday September 15
Sony Pictures presents an advance screening of Roman Polanski's Oliver
Twist, details TBA.
Friday September 16
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film: Sin City (Rodriguez, 2005, 124 mins.). Two screenings: 7:00pm and 9:30pm, free admission.
Saturday September 17
The University of Toronto Bookstore's Reading Series presents "A Diabolical Act: Kim Bolan." Award-winning investigative journalist Kim Bolan - reporter for The Vancouver Sun and regular contributor to CBC Radio - brings us her riveting and shocking new book Loss of Faith: How the Air-India Bombers Got Away With Murder. 7:30pm, free admission. For more information visit:
Tuesday September 20
Massey College presents "The Politics of Bones", a symposium and book launch honouring the late Ken Saro-Wiwa. 7:30pm, free admission. For more information call 416-538-4637.
Friday September 23
CINSSU presents a Free Friday Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Winds (Hayao Miyazaki, 1984). 7pm, free admission. Introduction by Professor Nic Sammond.
Saturday September 24
South Asian Visual Arts Collective presents "Re-take of Amrita." Independent curator and writer Peter White presents a critical discussion on Indian artist Vivan Sundaram's work, which features the artist's aunt Vivan Sundaram, one of the most important early modernists in Indian art. 2:30pm, free admission. For more info visit www.savac.net
Sunday September 25 (and October 4)
Salv Aide & OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) present Salv Aide Film Festival: screenings and discussions. Screening at 3:30pm is Scars of Memory, an award winning documentary featuring the survivors of an unprecedented peasant uprising in 1932. Panel discussion following the screening.
Festival pass: $5 (admission to both movies)
Single ticket: $3 (or pay what you can)
Tuesday September 27
Urban Studies Student Union event: "Wendy R. Willis: The City Club
of Toronto? Ideas and Experiences from Portland." 7pm, free admission. (www.urbanstudies.ca)
Wednesday September 28
Innoversity presents the Show & Tell opening night gala. Two films will screen: Hogtown: The Politics of Policing, winner of the Best Canadian Feature Length Documentary at this year's Hot Docs Festival, and Go Home Baby Girl, a heart-wrenching documentary about Native women who have been murdered or gone missing in Canada in the last 20-30 years.
Free to all registered Innoversity Delegates (please bring one piece of identification to verify registration). Limited number of public tickets will be available at the theatre - $7.00 per ticket.
Visit www.innoversity.com to register and to get more information.
September 28 - October 2
Planet In Focus Film and Video Festival. More details to come. Five days of environmentalist films and videos, children's programming, panel discussions, workshops, and an EcoFair. For ticket information call 416-531-4689 or visit the official website www.planetinfocus.org/