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Can’t sit still animation workshop

Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

$5 per child; a supervising adult may participate at no extra charge.

Call 416-973-3012 to register in advance, as capacity is limited.

A hands-on animation workshops for children aged 3 to 5. The Terry Fox Run: The race is on! Learn about a Canadian hero while your character speeds down the course (3D clay animation). Followed by a complimentary screening program at 12 PM.

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Nordic Nights presents Heima

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

$10, $8 for members of the NFB or Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto

A film by Sigur Rós, paired with Back Yard. Presented by the Consulate of Iceland in Toronto.

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Free Favourites at Four presents Finding Farley

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

When two filmmakers -- along with their two-year old son and indomitable dog -- set out to retrace the literary footsteps of Farley Mowat, they meant it literally.

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A World of Shorts presents Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

6 PM and 8 PM

$6, $4 for students, seniors, members and passholders.

A rough & n' ready line-up that strips the rock star lifestyle down to its raw, unglamourous truth. Meet the suburban drug dealer still living with mom, the indie band living out all the cliches, a caustic punk bromance and more.

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Free Favourites at Four presents Love at the Twilight Motel

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

When filmmaker Alison Rose enters the rooms of seven guests at a discreet motel in Miami’s Little Havana, a world of duplicity and revelation is captured.

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Free Favourites at Four presents This Land

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

Seven Canadian and Inuit rangers and one female documentary filmmaker set out to cover more than 2000 km of the harshest terrain on the planet: the Arctic landscape.

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Green Screens presents Earth Keepers

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W
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Free Favourites at Four presents Life with Murder

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

NFB Mediatheque
150 John St. (at Richmond St. W.)
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-973-3012
43° 38' 56.994" N, 79° 23' 27.3876" W

 

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Road Movie: A film installation by Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:00pm - Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 9:00pm

Location

O'Born at 51 Wolseley
51 Wolseley St 5th floor
Toronto, ON M5T 1A4
Canada
43° 38' 53.8224" N, 79° 24' 8.9532" W

Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky's powerful new installation offers a unique chronicle of lives rarely seen and voices seldom heard. Comprised of a series of individual journeys, and shot using stop-motion animation that captures the landscape frame by frame, the work is presented on three large double-sided walls. Road Movie is the result of year-long travels-with passage through segregated West Bank roads, during which the artists met a cross-section of people living in the region. An episodic odyssey through haunting landscapes, Road Movie also features an evocative soundscape created by acclaimed audio artist Anna Friz.

Opening reception: Sat. Sept 10 6-9pm

Artisis' talks: Sun. Sept 11 & Sun Sept 18 at 2-4pm

 

Trans Film Screening Series: 'Some Like It Hot'

Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location

The Centre for Women and Trans People
563 Spadina Ave. rm.100
Toronto, ON M5S 2J7
Canada
43° 39' 35.8488" N, 79° 24' 1.0368" W

Free Film! Free Snacks! Free Talk!

The Trans Film Screening Series hosts a FREE screening of: Some Like It Hot

Everyone welcome. Allies welcome.

Some Like It Hot is the classic cinematic cross-dressing film starring Marilyn Monroe. Two penniless musicians, Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) in Chicago in the prohibition era, accidentally witness a mob killing. The gangsters want to eliminate witnesses so the heroes have to get a disguise, and get out of town. The only way is to take up jobs as musicians in an all-girl band - giving rise to their new identities of "Daphne" and "Josephine". Hilarious complications ensue . . .

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