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AMY

"A masterpiece." - The Guardian

Nominee—Golden Eye Queer Palm Awards, Cannes Film Festival 2015

THE LAST GIGOLOS

Set sail on the open sea with ‘the last gigolos,’ a group of greying, suave gentlemen who spend their golden years on cruise ships as entertainers for amusement-hungry women over 60.

FRI, AUG 14—20, select dates and times

THE AMINA PROFILE

“Absorbing, artfully assembled.”  – The Hollywood Reporter

Nominee—Grand Jury Prize, World Cinema, Documentary, Sundance 2015

The Arab Spring and a suspicious abduction turn an online love affair between a Montreal woman and the writer of the popular blog, A Gay Girl in Damascus, into an international thriller about identity. 

FRI, AUG 21—30, select dates and times

 

AROUND THE WORLD IN 50 CONCERTS

“Magnificent.” – Variety

One of the longest-running and most esteemed orchestras, The Dutch Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra celebrates its 125th anniversary by touring the world, playing 50 concerts spread over six continents. In Dutch, English, Russian and Spanish, with English subtitles

FRI, AUG 14—21, select times

 

 

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD

“A gripping tale.” – NOW Magazine

Featuring previously unseen footage, How to Change the World is the remarkable story of a young group of Canadians who created the worldwide green movement in the 70s, giving birth to Greenpeace. 

FRI, AUG 7—13, select times

 

 

STEAK (R)EVOLUTION

“Mouth-watering.” – The Hollywood Reporter

Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Take a trip around the world with this delectable doc  and discover the best steak—from farm to fork—as  chefs, farmers and butchers weigh in on the sustainable farming revolution. 

FRI, AUG 7—13, select times 

Toronto Jewish Film Society presents Metallic Blues

Sunday, December 13 – 4:00 and 7:30 pm
(Canada/ Germany / Israel, 2004, Dan Verete director, 90 minutes)
Guest Speaker: Critic Mark Clamen

Two Israeli car salesmen, one Ashkenazi and one Sephardi, travel to Germany to sell a vintage car. They expect to score big but things don’t turn out as planned. A comedy/drama about today’s Germany, Metallic Blues explores the type of Holocaust memories that many modern Jews carry.
 

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