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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.

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.

Purple Rain

Don't miss Prince's cult classic!

This 80s cult classic features one of the greatest musical performances ever, by a 26-year-old artist who quickly became an international superstar. Ladies and gentlemen…we bring you the one and only Prince!

SAT, MAR 14, 9:30 PM

1971

"Exciting and enlightening." – The Hollywood Reporter

Decades before Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, eight ordinary citizens stole over 1000 classified FBI documents and leaked them to the public in this thrilling story of civil disobedience, privacy and democracy.

Director Johanna Hamilton will participate in a Skype Q&A on March 8, at 6:30 p.m.

MAR 6-11, select dates and times.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

"Profoundly moving" – The New York Times

Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot more than 20 years ago, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. With compassion and insight, Davis details the mysteries that surrounded this charismatic artist of enormous talent. AGO curatorial assistant Magdalyn Asimakis will participate in a Q&A following the screening.

SAT, MAR 7, 12:30 p.m.

Invitation to Dance

Film, Panel, and Mixed Abilities Dance Event
Film 2:00-4:00 
Dance: 4:00-6:00 with DJ Layah Jane
Simi Linton, a wheelchair-riding social activist takes us out dancing with the avant-garde of disabled artists
and radical thinkers.  Panel Moderated by Dr. Eliza Chander, curator Tangled Art + Disability
Info: inclusion@mnjcc.org (416) 924-6211 x 330
FREE! Register for Film and Dance: (416) 924-6211 x 0

 

Harold and Maude

Nominee—Best Motion Picture Actress and Actor, Golden Globes 1972

Join us for a special Valentine’s Day screening of Harold and Maude, a quirky and romantic dark comedy featuring all of your favourite Cat Stevens tunes.

SAT, FEB 14, 6:30 PM

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