The Canadian International Television Festival, Rendezvous with Madness and more

This week's film festivals


The Canadian International Television Festival A sneak peak at the new Corner Gas movie, a panel and screening for CBC’s new mini-series The Book of Negroes, vintage series screenings, celebrity appearances and more. All events free (RSVP to reserve tickets). See website for schedule. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. 416-599-8433, citf14.tv.

Nov 14 to 23

CLIFF – Canadian Labour International Film Festival Movies about workers and their lives looking at issues like wages, working conditions, austerity, migrant labour and more. 1-6:30 pm. Free. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. 416-598-2197, labourfilms.ca.

Nov 15 to 16

European Union Film Festival Contemporary films from many countries reflecting the excellence, innovation and diversity of European cinema. Free ($10 adv), opening night film & reception $25. Royal Cinema, 608 College. eutorontofilmfest.ca.

Nov 15 to 30

Reel Asian Film Festival -Contemporary cinema by international and Canadian East Asian and Southeast Asian filmmakers. $10-$20. Royal Cinema, 608 College. reelasian.com.

To Nov 16

Regent Park Film Festival Screenings, panel discussions, workshops and talkbacks that reflect inner-city communities like the Regent Park Community. Free. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com.

Nov 19 to 22

Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Shorts and -features that focus on mental health, a multimedia installation, symposium on mental health in sports and more. $12-$20, some pwyc, festival pass $70. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. rendezvouswithmadness.com.

To Nov 15

Toronto Silent Film Festival Restored Alfred Hitchcock films screened with live musical accompaniment. $15, festival pass $35-$40. Screenings at the Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles and Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen E. 

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