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Retrospectives, Programmes & Festivals
Sep 14 - 22
Bringing communities together through film.
Sep 15 - 18
Toronto Indie Film Festival
Riding the festival wave in the name of micro-budget cinema. At: The Paradise.
Sep 17
Toronto International Film Festival
The big kahuna of Toronto film festivals.
Sep 19 - 20
TO Web Fest
Made for the Internet.
Sep 21 - 29
Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival
Big wheels on screen. At: The Revue, online.
Sep 21 - 30
Corazon Latino Film Festival @ The Revue
From Mexico to Toronto. This week:
Mal de Ojo (Evil Eye) (2022, Mexico, D: Isaac Ezban) -- Sep 21, 6:45pm
Sep 22
Caribbean Tales
Stories from the islands. At: Harbourfront, online.
Sep 23
Nuit Blanche
Artists take us deep into the Toronto night.
One-Offs And Short Runs
Sep 14
Sep 17
Sep 18
The Last Waltz (1978, USA, D: Martin Scorsese)   This Film Should Be Played Loud
The Band go out on a high note. R.I.P. Robbie Robertson.
@ Hot Docs
Sep 14 Fame (1980, USA, D: Alan Parker)   Paid In Sweat
Students at New York's high school for the performing arts deal with friendship, romance, creativity and career concerns.
@ The Revue 7:00pm
Sep 15
- Sep 21
Rain Man (1988, USA, D: Barry Levinson)
Tom Cruise abducts autistic brother Dustin Hoffman when the latter inherits the estate the former was counting on. At Yonge & Dundas, Eglinton Town Centre, Vaughan and Winston Churchill.
@ Cineplex
Sep 15
- Sep 21
Inu-Oh (2021, Japan, D: Masaki Yuasa)
A blind musician and an outcast noble rock 14th century Japan.
@ Carlton
Sep 15
- Sep 21
Starship Troopers (1997, USA, D: Paul Verhoeven)
Future fascist military-obsessed Earth fights giant alien bugs.
@ Carlton
Sep 15
- Sep 21
The Dark Knight (2008, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
The Joker's appearance in Gotham sets off a new wave of violent chaos.
@ Carlton
Sep 15
- Sep 21
The Dark Knight (2008, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
The Joker's appearance in Gotham sets off a new wave of violent chaos.
@ Elgin Mills
Sep 15
- Sep 23
Wolfgang Tillmans: Moon In Earthlight (2021, D: Wolfgang Tillmans)
A visual album, or "audio photography", pairs a wide range of images to spoken word, ambient sounds and thumping beats. A sidebar to the gallery's ongoing exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: To Look Without Fear. Showtimes: Sep 15, 11:00am; Sep 16, 2:00pm; Sep 20, 6:00pm; Sep 22, 11:00am; Sep 23, 2:00pm, 7:00pm.
Sep 15
- Sep 23
Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition (2023, UK, D: David Bickerstaff)   Exhibition On Screen
Get a private view of Rijksmuseum's new Vermeer exhibition and the inside story on the artist's creative process. Showtimes: Sep 15, 3:45pm; Sep 16, 6:45pm; Sep 19, 6:45pm; Sep 20, 4:00pm; Sep 21, 4:00pm; Sep 23, 1:00pm.
@ Hot Docs
Sep 15 Harold And Maude (1971, USA, D: Hal Ashby)   FFF    Free!
"A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they are not dead, really. They're just backing away from life." A suicidal young man hooks up with a vivacious senior citizen.
@ Innis Town Hall 7:00pm
Sep 15 Cradle 2 The Grave (2003, USA, D: Adrzej Bartkowiak)   Black Belt Cinema
Jet Li and DMX tussle over some stolen diamonds.
@ The Revue 8:30pm
Sep 15 The Spanish Prisoner (1997, USA, D: David Mamet)   Always On Film
Campbell Scott finds himself mired in an ever-twisting confidence scheme when he considers whether to give his money-saving invention to his employer. 35mm!
@ The Kingsway 9:15pm
Sep 15 Glow: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (2012, USA, D: Brett Whitcomb)
Female wrestling finds fans via television. Toronto wrestlers Nova and Jody Threat will intro.
@ Hot Docs 9:15pm
Sep 15
Sep 16
The Holy Mountain (1973, Mexico/USA, D: Alejandro Jodorowsky)
Pilgrims undertake a trippy quest for enlightenment.
@ The Fox
Sep 15 Malignant (2021, USA, D: James Wan)   The Midnight Revue
A woman dreaming herself into real-life murders finds herself not in control of her own body.
@ The Revue 11:59pm
Sep 16
Sep 17
Puss In Boots: The Last Wish (2022, USA, D: Joel Crawford)
An adventuring cat seeks to renew his nine lives.
@ Elgin Mills
Sep 16 Chicken Run (2000, UK, D: Peter Lord & Nick Park)   Family Favourites
"They're chickens ... they're the most stupid creatures on this planet. They don't plot, they don't scheme, and they are not organized." Chickens plan a break-out.
@ Cineplex 11:00am
Sep 16
Sep 17
Little Nemo In Slumberland (1989, Japan/USA, D: Masami Hata & William T. Hurtz)
A young boy has adventures in the dream world each night after he falls asleep. 35mm!
@ The Kingsway
Sep 16 Fantasia (1940, USA, D: Various)    Free!
Disney goes classical.
@ The Revue 3:30pm
Sep 16 Milan Kundera: From The Joke To Insignificance (2021, Czechia, D: Milos Smidmajer)
A student reads Kundera's novels near the reclusive author's home, exploring his ideas and sense of self. Screening to mark Kundera's recent passing.
@ Hot Docs 3:45pm
Sep 16 Link (1986, UK, D: Richard Franklin)   When Animals Attack
Primatology professor Terence Stamp and student Elizabeth Shue have (violent) monkey trouble.
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Sep 16 Pitch Perfect 2 (Sing-Along) (2005, USA, D: Elizabeth Banks)
A female acappella group compete to regain their former standing.
@ Hot Docs 9:30pm
Sep 16 The Dark Knight (2008, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
Gotham's crime problem turns more chaotic and diabolical than usual when The Joker arrives on the scene.
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Sep 17 Little Women (2019, USA, D: Greta Gerwig)   High Tea Cinema
The March sisters (embodied in this adaptation by Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh and Eliza Scanlen) discover life's joys, disappointments and opportunities as they grow from girls into women. Plus: tea and scones!
@ The Fox 1:00pm
Sep 17 The Cost Of Freedom: Refugee Journalists In Canada (2022, Canada, D: James Cullingham)
Journlists rebuild their lives in Canada after being forced to flee their homelands.
@ Innis Town Hall 2:30pm
Sep 17 Working Girl (1988, USA, D: Mike Nichols)   Destination Love
Romance in NYC I. Melanie Griffith takes the opportunity to climb the '80s corporate ladder while her boss is laid-up.
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Sep 18 The Best Man (1999, USA, D: Malcolm D. Lee)   Destination Love
Romance in NYC II. A writer fears his soon-to-be-married friend will learn the contents of his autobiographical novel.
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Sep 19
Sep 20
Sep 21
Jurassic Park 3D (1993, USA, D: Steven Spielberg)
Cloned dinos run amuck at a state-of-the-art theme park ... in three dimensions! At Scotiabank.
@ Cineplex
Sep 19 El Cantante (2006, USA, D: Leon Ochaso)   Destination Love
Romance in NYC III. A Puerto-Rican singer popularizes salsa music in America. With Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez.
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Sep 20 Top Five (2014, USA, D: Chris Rock)   Destination Love
Romance in NYC IV. A comedian considers a turn towards serious acting.
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Sep 20 To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar (1995, USA, D: Beeban Kidron)   Queer Cinema Club
Drag queens Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo get stranded in small town America.
@ The Paradise 9:00pm
Sep 20 Matinee (1993, USA, D: Joe Dante)
Film promoter John Goodman schemes to draw a crowd for his new cheesy monster flick as the Cuban Missile Crisis unfolds.
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Sep 21 Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella (2023, Canada, D: Barry Avrich)
A profile of former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella and her support for marginalized communities.
@ Hot Docs 6:30pm
Sep 21 Transformations
LIFT celebrates 40 years of serving Toronto's filmmaking community by commissioning filmmakers to consider the essence of a city in flux.
@ Innis Town Hall 7:00pm
Sep 21 Bring Minyo Back! (2022, Japan, D: Yuji Moriwaki)
Japanese musicians reconstruct the lost folk music genre of Minyo.
@ JCCC 7:00pm
Sep 21 Freeway (1996, USA, D: Matthew Bright)   Road Trip
Teen Reese Witherspoon runs into big bad wolf Kiefer Sutherland on her way to grandma's house.
@ The Paradise 7:00pm
Sep 21 Samba (2014, France, D: Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano)
A Senegalese man working illegally in France crosses paths with a business executive tired of the rat race.
@ Spadina Theatre 7:30pm

Compiled by Don Marks (contact)

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