Special Screenings: Room, Jane Jacobs Film Fest, ReelAbilities and more!

May 19 to 25, 2016


Thursday, May 19

Blueprint Goethe Films Can You Hack It? film series presents Rolf Schübel’s 2003 film. 6:30 pm. $10. Cinema 4. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. goethe.de/toronto.

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

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

Room The 2015 film by Lenny Abrahamson, based on the book by Emma Donoghue. 6-8:15 pm. Free. Palmerston Library, 560 Palmerston. 416-393-7680, tpl.ca.

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

Saturday, May 21

Metropolis The 1927 classic by Fritz Lang, rescored by Reg Hartt. 7 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643, cineforum.ca.

Miku Expo Short Film Festival Music video movie compilation that looks at the career of Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku, plus a raffle, Q&A with CEO Hiroyuki Itoh and more. Screenings at 11 am and 1:30 pm. $20. Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. mikuexpofilmfest.com.

Sunday, May 22

Cineforum Sunday The Jungle Book (1942, Zoltan & Alexander Korda). 2 pm Jane Jacobs Film Fest at 5 pm Salvador Dali/Luis Buñuel Film Fest at 7 pm The Genius Of Fritz Freleng at 9 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Monday, May 23

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

Wild In The Country The 1961 film by Philip Dunne stars Elvis Presley. 11:59 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars The 1973 film by D.A. Pennebaker starring David Bowie. 9 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Tuesday, May 24

Enliven The Ma Pre-concert film follows Rebecca Salter’s research in Japan with master woodblock print artists. Concert by Okeanos, a UK-based ensemble specializing in the performance of contemporary music on traditional Japanese instruments. 7:30 pm. $25. Reserve. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren. info@gallery345.com.

Flin Flon Flim Flam Doc by journalist John Dougherty’s on the worldwide operations of Hudbay Minerals Inc. 7 pm. Free. Royal Cinema, 608 College. investigativemedia.com.

Jailhouse Rock Richard Thorpe’s 1957 film starring Elvis Presley. 11:59 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence The 1983 film by Nagisa Oshima starring David Bowie. 9 pm. Donation $10. Cineforum, 463 Bathurst. 416-603-6643.

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

Wednesday, May 25

Cricket And The Meaning Of Life Asian Heritage Month screening of the 2005 film by Sanjay Talreja. 7 pm. Free. Barbara Frum Library, 20 Covington. 416-395-5440, tpl.ca.

The Doll Squad Sonic Boom Cinema Club presents the 1973 film by Ted V Mikels, projected on 16 mm. 11 pm. $5. Sonic Boom, 215 Spadina. fb.com/sonicboomtoronto.

The Occupation Of The American Mind The 2016 documentary by Loretta Alper & Jeremy Earp. 7-9:30 pm. $5. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org.

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


film festivals

Canadian Sport Film Festival Combining the theatre of sport and the medium of film to tell unique, provocative and passionate human stories from around the world. $12, stu/srs $7, festival pass $60. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. sportfilmfestival.caMay 20 to 22

IFFSA: International Film Festival of South Asia Movies, concerts, parties, seminars and more. Various venues in Toronto and outer GTA. Screenings free-$5, closing concert with Bilal Saeed $25-$40. iffsatoronto.comMay 19 to 23

ReelAbilities Film Festival Screenings and panel discussions promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and art of people with disabilities and Deaf people. $12. stu/srs $8. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina. 416-599-8433, toronto.reelabilities.org. May 12 to 19

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