Testing her mental and physical limits with shocking, compelling and sometimes dangerous performances, Marina Abramovi? has been challenging the way people think about art for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her physical and mental limits––and at times risking her life in the process––she creates performances that challenge, shock, and move us. Through her and with her, boundaries are crossed, consciousness expanded, and art as we know it is reborn. She is, quite simply, one of the most compelling artists of our time. More »
Art Gallery of Hamilton’s 2012 i love film series continues in April with the screening of A Separation on Saturday, April 14 at 1 pm and In Darkness on Saturday, April 14 at 4 pm both at the Westdale Theatre, 1014 King Street West, Hamilton. Edwin Boyd screens Wednesday, April 25 at 7 pm at the Empire Jackson Square 6 Cinemas, 2 King Street West, Hamilton. More »
Abilities Arts Festival:
A Celebration of Disability Arts and Culture
OCTOBER 1-30 throughout the city
Music, Dance, Visual Art, Film! More »
Directed by Jackie Reem Salloum, Slingshot HipHop tells the stories of young Palestinians living in the West Bank, Gaza and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty. From internal checkpoints and Separation Walls to gender norms and generational differences, these young people cross the borders that separate them through music. More »
The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) and the Faculty of Art at OCAD University proudly present the works of the Jenin Freedom Theatre. Founded in 2006 by Arna Mer Khamis and her son Juliano Mer Khamis, the Freedom Theatre is located in the Jenin refugee camp in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. More »
Toronto’s professional Japanese taiko and music group release their second live performance video in Canada titled “IROHA” (filmed at and the title of last year’s concert) and present their new and 13th annual live production called “HANA”: Through an array of taiko drums, flutes, shamisen, voice and movement, ‘Nagata Shachu’ will explore the true meaning of “HANA” at three live performance shows.
WHERE: Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto (207 Queen’s More »
We are pleased to announce that this year’s Sahtain – TPFF’s Traditional Palestinian Brunch – will feature a special live performance by award-winning composer, pianist and electronic musician, John Kameel Farah. More »
Presented by Virgin Mobile
Free Events in the Heart of the City! More »
‘Yes Man’ Andy Bichlbaum is the keynote presenter for Digital Activism and the Environment, the 2011 Summer Institute in Film to be held May 11 to 17 by York’s University’s Faculty of Fine Arts.
Bichlbaum will present “The Yes Men Fix Canada”, a public how-to-hoax clinic, on May 11 at the Ontario College of Art & Design University Auditorium. The event is presented under the auspices of the Norman Jewison Series in York’s Department of Film, in collaboration with OCADU’s Faculty of Art. More »
Water On The Table kicks off the Premier of the MINT Film Festival
March 10th, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Award-winning documentary Water On The Table screens at the Toronto Dollar’s MINT FILM FESTIVAL at Rainbow Cinemas, March 10th 2011. Pre-screening events begin at 6:00 pm in the lobby of Rainbow Cinemas with the screening festival program starting at 7:00 pm sharp. Tickets are $10 at the door, $9 in advance and $7 for students and seniors. The inaugural MINT Film Festival is co-hosted by The Toronto Dollar, The Council Of Canadians and The Polaris Institute of Canada. Toronto filmmaker Liz Marshall will be attendance and will speak about the making of her movie and also answer questions from the audience. More »
Join us March 31, 2011 at the Toronto Underground Cinema for the latest edition of the One Minute Film & Video Festival! The theme for this year’s show is social/media and highlights 30 new works by filmmakers from Toronto and around the world, along with a programme of favourite one-minute films from previous years, curated by the festival director.
The Toronto Underground Cinema is located at 186 Spadina Avenue (Queen and Spadina) in Toronto. The screening starts at 7:00, so get there early! Tickets will be $10 at the door. Our complete programme of participating filmmakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Saturday, January 15, THE ANARCHIST FILM FESTIVAL
7pm: FRANKENSTEIN (1910) Thomas Edison.
7:15: KID DRACULA. F. W. Murnau’s 1922 silent film version of DRACULA, NOSFERATU set to the music of RADIOHEAD’s KID A and OK COMPUTER. More »
International Diaspora Film Festival 2010 will run from November 2-7 at the Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto.
The 10th International Diaspora Film Festival opens with a Tribute to the Green Movement of Iran. Back to the Roots is the theme of the 10th anniversary of the IDFF as we pay tribute to the Iranian roots of our festival. What began in 2001 as the Iranian Diaspora Film Festival quickly evolved into the International Diaspora Film Festival. More »
The 10th International Diaspora Film Festival
Opens with a Tribute to
The Green Movement of Iran
Back to the Roots is the theme of the 10th anniversary of the IDFF as we pay tribute to the Iranian roots of our festival. What began in 2001 as the Iranian Diaspora Film Festival quickly evolved into the International Diaspora Film Festival. More »
The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) is pleased to announce that the much anticipated Official Programme is now live.
Ryerson University’s The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is proud to present the third annual Silver Screens Arts Festival. Produced in partnership with LIFE Institute, this year’s Festival will centre on the theme of ‘Eyes of the World’. The Festival offers adults 50+ a chance to express and showcase their creativity and talents, through various art forms including film, photography, workshops, guest speakers, and theatre. Over the past two years, the Festival has worked towards confronting the image of aging through all aspects of society. This week-long event will take place between May 31, 2010 – June 6, 2010 and will be held at Ryerson University. More »
Film historian and critic Tom Waugh, director of graduate film studies at Concordia University, presents a screening of the recently re-mastered 1974 Canadian classic, Montreal Main, followed by a Q&A.
When: February 25, 2:30pm
Where: The Nat Taylor Cinema, N102 Ross Building, York University 4700 Keele Street [map]
Information: 416-736-2100 ext. 33592 or www.yorku.ca/finearts/film
FACTORY WORKS SCREENING SERIES
DOP – Director of Photography Works
For Black History Month we celebrate the past and present achievements of Rion Gonzalis a Director of Photography who emerged from Hamilton, endeavoured and continues to inspire. More »