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Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 3rd movie in the series. An Algerian woman leaves her mother and her Algerian community behind and moves to France with her 3 children to join her husband and her mother-in-law. Directed by Yamina Benguigui. Arabic with ...

Icon of the event Pumice Raft Art Talks: The Evolution of the Artist-Run Centre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With the establishment of the Canada Council for the Arts Act in 1957, the self-organizing artists groups in Canada were able to receive government funding and incorporate as an artist-run centre - a designation that falls un...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « L'Orchestre de minuit »
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « L'Orchestre de minuit » de Jérôme Cohen-Olivar avec Gad Elmaleh et Avishay Benazra....

Icon of the event The Songs of Those Who Healed
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

RH Thompson recounts the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers, and wives through dramatic readings and song....

Icon of the event A Candle for Leonard
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the remarkable work of the late Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter, Leonard Cohen. With Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, journalist Denise Donlon, poets Max Layton and J...

Icon of the event William Morris Society Presents
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event Scandinavian Films: Wild Strawberries
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Isak Borg travels with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along the way, they encounter a series of hitchhikers, each of whom causes the elderly doctor to muse upon th...

Icon of the event Pumice Raft Art Talks: Toronto's Psychogeography, Spaces, and Places
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

For thousands of years people have settled on the shores of Lake Ontario in the area we now call Toronto. The landscape of ravines and rivers run through the land like a circulatory system. The architecture came next as a man...

Icon of the event Mile Mile i gCein: The Irish Language in Canada
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Danny Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants in Canada focusing specifically on the Irish language. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, the prevalence of the language in Canada is shown, spoken at...