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Monsoon

Sturla Gunnarsson's love letter to India.

Award-winning filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson's visually stunning document of this powerful force of nature, and a remarkable group of individuals whose lives are entwined with the phenomenon that some call 'the soul of India.'

TUE, APR 7, at 11:00 AM.

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

Showrunners are the chief writers, producers and creators of one of the United States’ biggest exports-television drama and comedy series. Explore this fascinating industry and hear from the showrunners behind some of your favourite series including Lost, Boardwalk Empire, The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, Sons of Anarchy and Spartacus.

Director Des Doyle will participate in Skype Q&A at both screenings.

FRI MAR 13 & SAT MAR 14, select times.

Marinoni

A must see for cyclists!

Giuseppe Marinoni is Canada's most revered bicycle craftsman. At 75, he still builds bikes, tends his chickens and is attempting to set a world cycling record, even if it kills him.

Director Tony Girardin will participate in Q&As on March 28 and 29.

SAT, MAR 28 - APR 20, select dates and times.

Merchants of Doubt

From the director of Food, Inc.

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on the secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who stake claims contrary to scientific consensus.

FRI, MAR 13 - 19, select dates and times.

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Macbeth

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Featuring productions from London's historic Globe Theatre.

When three witches tell Macbeth that he is destined to occupy the throne of Scotland, he and his wife choose to become the instruments of their fate killing the man standing in their path, the virtuous King Duncan. But to maintain his position, Macbeth must keep on killing. Recorded live at Shakespeare’s Globe. Includes one 10-minute intermission.

SAT, MAR 28, 11:30 AM.

Royal Opera House: Der fliegende Holländer

Opera on Screen: Featuring the world's most celebrated operas.

Wagner’s first masterpiece, Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman) shares the story of the intense and dangerous attraction between the Dutchman—a man doomed to sail the seas for eternity—and Senta, the woman whose faithful love could redeem him.
In German, with English subtitles. Performed live at the Royal Opera House on February 25, 2015. There will be one 10-minute intermission.

The Grand Illusion

At 7 pm

During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.

Bloor Takeover: The Cybertronic Spree

Journey beyond good, beyond evil, and beyond your wildest imagination as local robots in disguise The Cybertronic Spree take over the cinema!

We kick off the evening with a screening of the 1986 animated feature The Transformers: The Movie. Following the film, Hot Rod, Arcee, Rumble, Unicron, Spike, and a Quintesson take the stage to bust some Deciptichops with the power of rock. Yes, including the classic "The Touch."

Co-presented by Toronto ComiCon.

SAT, MAR 21, 9:00 PM

David & Me

DAVID & ME received its world premiere at the 2014 Hot Docs Festival, where it was named a Top 20 Audience Favourite. This heart-rending film follows the story of the friendship between inmate David McCallum, who was convicted of murder as a teenager, and Ray Klonsky, a tenacious Canadian filmmaker who takes up David's case and presents compelling new evidence aimed at freeing him. See the film’s inspiring new ending and hear David’s powerful story in person at this special event.

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