Special Screenings: April 28 – May 4

Jane Jacobs, Streetwise and more

Thursday, April 28

Next Exit Film Festival Collection of short films and animations created by OCAD U graduating Integrated Media and DPXA students. 8 pm. Free. CineCycle, 129 Spadina. super8porter.ca.

OSC Omnimax Films Screenings of Under The Sea, A Beautiful Planet, IMAX Hubble, The Human Body and Humpback Whales. Daily, see website for times. $9-$13. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills. ontariosciencecentre.ca.

Friday, April 29

Streetwise The 1984 Martin Bell doc, plus short film Secrets From The Street: No Disclosure (1980, Martha Rosler). 7 pm. $12, stu $8. Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. ago.net/outsiders-on-screen.

Saturday, April 30

Hot Cocks 7 Celebration of queer and sex-positive films at Hot Docs with DJs Philip Edward Villeneuve and Margot Keith, host Peter Knegt and others. 10 pm. $5, free w/ a Hot Docs badge. Zipperz/Cellblock, 72 Carlton. Find event on facebook.com.

Jane Jacobs Speaks A collection of videos featuring the author/urban activist. Sat-Thu at 5 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Sunday, May 1

The Canadian Landscape In 5 Courses Film screening of the Hot Doc film Ants On A Shrimp about chef Rene Redzepi and his five-week Tokyo pop-up, and exclusive dinner in celebration of the Canadian premiere with chef Justi Cournoyer of Actinolite and director Maurice Dekkers. Screening at 6:45 pm, dinner at 8:45 pm. $190. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles W. hotdocs.ca/p/ants-on-a-shrimp, info@eatablefilms.com.

Hot Docs Opening Weekend Free Family Day Shorts Documentary shorts for children aged 8+. 10:30 am-4 pm. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles W. ow.ly/4mS0Ym.

Monday, May 2

Early Monthly Segments #84 Projection/video artist Alex MacKenzie in attendance plus screening of his work Apparitions. 8 pm. Pwyc ($5-$10 sugg). Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. earlymonthlysegments.org.

Siddhartha The 1972 film by Conrad Rooks. Mon-Thu 7 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Tuesday, May 3

Dirt City Rock Fantasy: The Films And Music Of Trevor Anderson Retrospective of short films including Punchlines, The Island, Figs In Motion and others followed by a DJ’d party including music by The Wet Secrets. 8 pm. $8. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-656-5577, pdome.org.

Taking Action On Youth Mental Health Children’s Mental Health Week event with musical performances by MC Sulk and Saul Torres Band and launch of the film by Roger Maunder plus info on youth mental health, suicide and more. 7 pm. $20-$35. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas W. youthmentalhealth.ca.

Wednesday, May 4

Music For The Movies: The Hollywood Sound The 1993 film by Joshua Waletzky. 2 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

film festivals

Hot Docs International Documentary Festival North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, with more than 150 cutting-edge docs from Canada and around the globe. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, TIFF Bell Lightbox and other venues, see website for film info, schedules, tickets & passes and more details. hotdocs.caApr 28 to May 8

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