Special Screenings: In The Heat Of The Night with Clement Virgo, Grindhouse Nights, The Big Short and more

April 14 - 20, 2016

Thursday, April 14

Bye Bye Blondie The 2012 Virginie Despentes comedy/drama screens in French with English subtitles. 7:30 pm. Free. Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd. alliance-francaise.ca.

Grindhouse Nights – Texas Terror Two-Fer Screening of Race With The Devil (1975, Jack Starrett) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974, Tobe Hooper). 7:30 pm (doors 6:30 pm). Free. Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College. sneaky-dees.com.

Just For Cats: Internet Cat Video Film Festival Screening the best cat videos on the internet with screenings introduced by internet celebrity cat Lil BUB. 7:15 & 9:30 pm. $25, VIP $100. Co-presented with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. See our preview here.

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

Friday, April 15

The Big Short Rebel Films screening of the 2015 film about the housing/mortgage bubble collapse, followed by discussion. 7 pm. $4 donation. Room 5-260. OISE, 252 Bloor W. 647-728-9143, socialistaction.ca.

Saturday, April 16

Brew & View Moulin Rouge Sing-along screening of the 2001 film starring Nicole Kidman. 7:30 pm. $15. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst. 416-915-6747, ticketwise.ca.

Cineforum Weekend Program Screening Jane Jacobs: Urban Wisdom at 5 pm The Best Of The Hollywood Cartoon program at 7 pm. Donation $20 ($10 under 24, $5 under 18). Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. cineforum.ca.

Sunday, April 17

Calling Hedy Lamarr Screening of the 2004 documentary followed by a panel discussion on the 1940s actor/inventor. 4 pm. $11-$14. Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles. revuecinema.ca.

Cineforum Weekend Program See Sat 16.

Ghost Mountaineer Film by Urmas Eero Liiv, in Estonian w/ English subtitles. 4 pm. Pwyc. Tartu College/VEMU, 310 Bloor W. vemu.ca.

Monday, April 18

In The Heat Of The Night With Clement Virgo TIFF Books On Film screening followed by filmmaker Clement Virgo discussing Norman Jewison’s classic crime drama. 7 pm. $35. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. 416-599-8433, tiff.net/books.

Tuesday, April 19

Bowie @ Cineforum David Bowie: A Reality Tour (2004) at 7 pm Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1983) at 9 pm. Donation $20 ($10 under 24, $5 under 18). Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643, cineforum.ca.

Wednesday, April 20

Bowie @ Cineforum The Thin White Duke Vs The King Of New York (2014) at 7 pm Labyrinth (1986) at 9 pm. Donation $20 ($10 under 24, $5 under 18). Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643, cineforum.ca.

The Grand Seduction National Canadian Film Day screening of the Don McKellar film. 7 pm. Free. CBC Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front W. canadianfilmday.ca.

My Internship In Canada National Canadian Film Day screening of the 2015 film by Philippe Falardeau. 6:30 pm. Free. RSVP to reserve. Cineplex Cinemas Yonge & Dundas, 10 Dundas E. eventbrite.ca/e/23190576639.

National Canadian Film Day Screenings in celebration of Canadian films. See website for a list of events and locations. canadianfilmday.ca/events.

NCFD Screening: My Winnipeg The 2007 docu-fantasia by Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin is screened as part of National Canadian Film Day, along with short films by Alicia Harris and Steven Matthew Hoffner. 7:30 pm. Free. Y+ Contemporary, 1345 Morningside unit 15. ypluscontemporary.com/upcoming.

On The Side Of The Road The 2014 documentary on the 1948 Nakba, when the state of Israel was born and most of the Palestinians became refugees, followed by Q&A with director Lia Tarachansky. 7-9 pm. $5. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org.

Reel Talks Monthly film series, featuring Darius Goes West: The Roll Of His Life by Logan Smalley and short film Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Andrew Glazer. 6-9 pm. Free. The Watah School, 9 Trinity. watah.org.

Scanners National Canadian Film Day & NOW Magazine present the 1981 David Cronenberg sci-fi masterpiece. 7:30 pm. Free (RSVP to reserve). Royal Cinema, 608 College. universe.com/royalscanners.

Strange Brew And It’s All Gone Pete Tong National Canadian Film Day free film screenings. 6:30 & 8:45 pm. Tickets will be distributed 2 hours before the start of each screening (one ticket per person). TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. canadianfilmday.ca.

Film Festivals

Images Festival North America’s largest festival for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen with movies, exhibits, art walks, live music and more. Various venues and prices (some events free), see website for details and schedule. imagesfestival.com.

Apr 14 to 23

TIFF Kids International Film Festival Films that engage children and parents to think about the issues facing young people today. Also features the Aardman Animations retrospective, JumpCuts Young Filmmakers’ showcases, digiPlaySpace interactive installations and more. $13, stu/srs $10.50, kids $9. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. tiff.net/festivalstiffkids16.

Apr 8 to 24

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