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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

MUSTANG (2015) Five teenaged sisters? free-spirited play on a Turkish beach leads to life-altering changes. As the older sisters are trained to become brides, the younger sisters vow to escape this fate. Director Deniz Gam...

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Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

SON OF SAUL (2015) Saul, a Sonderkommando at Auschwitz-Birkenau, finds a young dying boy. Looking on the child as his son, Saul seeks to find a rabbi to recite the mourner?s Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial. Winn...

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Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)The true story of playwright Alan Bennett?s relationship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), whom he has allowed to live in a van in his driveway for fifteen years. PG. 104 min....

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Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE SECOND MOTHER (QUE HORAS ELA VOLTA?) (2015) Thirteen years ago Val had to leave her daughter, Jessica, behind when she went to Sao Paulo to become a nanny. Jessica now wants to come to Sao Paulo to stay with her mother i...

Icon of the event Subdivided : Building Inclusion into the Global City
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can hyper-diversity reduce inequality and social divisions in Toronto and other global cities?...

Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Creepy Crawlers Express
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Dare to have a hands-on experience with live animals from Creepy Crawlers Express? You'll get a chance to meet, greet and learn about insects, reptiles, amphibians and other amazing creatures!...

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Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

45 YEARS (2015) Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are preparing to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. A surprise announcement about an event in Geoff?s past causes both of them to review the years t...

Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Culture Days with renowned playwright and storyteller Diana Tso. Be enchanted by stories from around the world....

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Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

BROOKLYN (2015) A young Irishwoman, Eilis Lacey, leaves her home to emigrate to Brooklyn in the 1950s. Adapting to her new life in America is bittersweet with her ties to Ireland pulling her back emotionally. Screenplay by ...

Icon of the event Pheonix Academy of the Arts Cultural Celebration
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join Toronto Public Library and Phoenix Academy of the Arts in a celebration of the richness of community, arts, and culture through a variety of music and folk dances delivered by intergenerational performers....