International Women’s Day Screening: Forte
The National Arts Centre presents an online screening of Forte, the documentary that asks the provocative question: “What is ‘success’ for women today in the world of classical music?” The free screening will be accompanied by a panel discussion, moderated by NAC Orchestra Music Director Alexander Shelley, that includes filmmaker David Donnelly, producer Anastasia Boudanoque, and two of the film’s subjects — the Argentinian composer and pianist Lucia Caruso and the violinist Tatiana Berman. The film will be available for 24 hours (in English only). March 8 at 4 pm. Free. https://nac-cna.ca/en/
The Walrus Talks at Home: Living Better
This sixty-minute event features four thought leaders talking for five minutes each, offering four different perspectives on topics that will spark conversation on matters vital to Canadians. Featuring author Lauren McKeon, Alika Lafontaine (health care advocate), Zeynep Arsel (consumer culture researcher) and Adam Radomsky (psychology professor).
March 15 at 7 pm. Free. Pre-register. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-walrus-talks-at-home-living-better-2021-registration-132429322669
2021 IWD Toronto Virtual Rally
Rising Above the Pandemic – Fighting for a Just Future for All
This year’s International Women’s Day event takes place online. March 6 at 1 pm on Facebook Live. Free; you don’t need a Facebook account to watch. facebook.com/IWDToronto