Our Little Sister screens at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre October 20.
H = Halloween-related event
Thursday, October 20
Magic At The Movies Excerpts from a new doc about Camp Winston and screening of classic film Meatballs. 5:30-10 pm. $25-$75, child $15 (benefits Camp Winston). Pre-register. Varsity Theatre, 55 Bloor W. campwinston.com/25th-anniversary.
Meeting Place Organic Film Screening about environmental warriors who have contributed to the long-term ecological viability of agriculture in Ontario. Discussion to follow. 7 pm. Free. Room 212. The Big Carrot, 348 Danforth. thebigcarrot.ca.
Onibaba Japan Foundation, Toronto presents the 1964 film by Kaneto Shindo. Japanese w/ English subtitles. 9:15 pm. Free. Pre-register. Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles. jftor.org.
OSC Omnimax Films Screenings of A Beautiful Planet and America Wild: National Parks Adventure daily, The Human Body Mon-Fri and Voyage Of Time Sat-Sun, see website for times. $9-$13. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills. ontariosciencecentre.ca.
Our Little Sister Screening of the 2015 film by Hirokazu Koreeda. Japanese w/ English subtitles. 7 pm. $12. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond. jccc.on.ca.
Wildsound Feedback Monthly Film Festival Action/crime short films from Canada and around the world. 7 pm. Free/pwyc. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. wildsound.ca.
Friday, October 21
A Billion Lives Screening of the film about vaping nicotine. 9 pm. $52. Includes after party. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. boxoffice.hotdocs.ca.
Records & Reconstructions: Lindsay McIntyre's Portraits In Process Performance of A Northern Portrait by McIntyre followed by screenings of her films and others selected by the artist. 8 pm. $8, stu $5. Artscape Sandbox, 301 Adelaide W. pdome.org.
Saturday, October 22
Ethnocracy - Israel's African Refugees Film by Lia Tarachansky & Jesse Freeston, followed by discussion w/ Tarachansky. 7 pm. $5. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org.
Family Movie Community Day Free family-friendly screenings at various theatres around the city, donations & proceeds from select concessions will go to WE Charity. From 9 am, see website for a list of participating theatres and film titles. cineplex.com/CommunityDay.
Night Of The Demons Drunken Cinema screening and drinking game with prizes, themed cocktails and more. Doors 7 pm, show 7:45 pm. $5 includes game card,s, props and free popcorn. The Steady Cafe & Bar, 1051 Bloor W. thesteadycafe.com.
Reg Hartt Film & Spoken Word Jane Jacobs Urban Wisdom, 5 pm; The Salvador Dali Anarchist, Hallucinatory, Surrealist Film Fest, 7 pm; Bugs Bunny & The Best Of The Hollywood Cartoon, 9 pm; Reg Hartt Spoken Word: LSD, 11 pm. $20 donation. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.
Sing Me The Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert For Kate McGarrigle This Film Should Be Played Loud films tribute to the Canadian singer-songwriter. 9:30 pm. $10. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. hotdocscinema.ca.
Sunday, October 23
48 Hour Film Project - Best Of 2016 Screening the top 15 short films & awards presentation. 2 pm. $10. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 48hourfilm.com/toronto.
The Bishop Who Ate His Boots Documentary by Richard Stringer about his grandfather's missionary work in the Arctic in the early 20th century. 1, 3 and 5 pm (evening screening includes wine & cheese reception). $15. Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor W. 416-979-7799, batashoemuseum.ca.
H Film Job Connect Halloween Party Gathering for filmmakers to socialize and connect. Noon. Free. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. 416-903-5388, socap.ca.
Greenland Rising Presentation of a work-in-progress film by Pipaluk K. Jørgensen, followed by discussion with the filmmaker and Emile Péronard. 11:30 am. Free. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. imaginenative.org.
H The Lost Boys Movie Night screening of the 1987 film starring Corey Haim & Corey Feldman. 7 pm. Free. Louis Cifer Brew Works, 417 Danforth. louisciferbrewworks.com.
Reg Hartt Film & Spoken Word Spoken word at 3 pm; T.S. Eliot's Murder In The Catherdral (1951, George Hoellering) at 5 pm; Kid Dracula - Nosferatu (1922) set to the music of Radiohead's Kid A and OK Computer albums, at 7:30 pm. $20 donation. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.
Monday, October 24
Le Beau Serge The 1958 film by Claude Chabrol. 2 pm. Free. Hinton Theatre, 3rd flr. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. tpl.ca.
Love Sick An evening of art + film by female artists & filmmakers. 8 pm. $12. Free, 68 Claremont #300. heart-on.co.
Toronto Film Society Johnny Allegro (1949, Ted Tetzlaff) and Run For The Sun (1956, Roy Boulting). 7 pm. $15, stu $10. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. torontofilmsociety.com.
Tuesday, October 25
Reg Hartt Film & Spoken Word The Birth Of A Nation (1915, DW Griffith). 7 pm. $20 donation. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.
Wednesday, October 26
CineSiege Juried showcase of York U student films. 7 pm. Free. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. hotdocscinema.ca.
Buffer Festival Showcase of YouTube video premieres including a shorts gala and red carpet event. $30-$50. St Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front E. bufferfestival.com. Oct 20 to 23
Eatable Film Festival Films screened alongside never-before-tasted dishes by local chefs. Marijn Frank's documentary Need For Meat will be paired a meatball dish by Beast's chef Scott Vivian. See website for other film/food pairings, times and to buy tickets. $39, Big Night VIP $139, passes $150-$225. Royal Cinema, 608 College. eatablefilms.com. Oct 22 to 25
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Showcasing Indigenous culture and innovation in film, video, audio and digital media works, plus an Art Crawl at 401 Richmond, a night in remembrance of Chanie Wenjack, an Indigenous music showcase with DJ Ariel and Wolf Saga, panels talks and more. $5-$15, passes $15-$100, some events free. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. imaginenative.org. Oct 19 to 23
Macedonian Film Festival Feature films, documentaries and shorts by Darko Mitrevski, Marko Gjokovik, Vlado Cvetanovski and others. $10, 4-pack $30. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. macedonianfilmfestival.com. Oct 22 to 23
Planet In Focus Environmental Film Festival Films that question, explore and tell stories about the world in which we live. Screenings and discussions, programming for kids and a special event honouring 2016 Eco-Hero David Suzuki. $10-$20, some free events. Various venues. planetinfocus.org. Oct 18 to 23
H Toronto After Dark Film Festival Revel in horror, sci-fi, action and cult films. Feature films include Train To Busan, Under The Shadow, The Lure, The Void and others, plus shorts and more. $13, pass $149. Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond W. torontoafterdark.com. Oct 13 to 21
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