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Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

Join us for a PA Day movie!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event #BlackLivesMatter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kicking off 2017's Black History Month at the library, join us for a candid discussion on the achievements of Toronto's Black communities, the Black Lives Matter movement, and race-relations in Canada. With journalist Desmond...

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Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Deep in the Sahara desert, as they try to get to Europe, Léonard, from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. Dans un monde hostile où chacun doit rester avec les siens, ils vont tenter d'avancer ensemble, et de s'aimer. H...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series: Up and Down
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into gear a series of tragic, comic events. 107 minutes. Czech with English subtitles.

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer (2014)
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Ru...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series :The Middle of the World
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Romao, illiterate and unemployed, feels destiny drawing him on an odyssey to Rio de Janeiro in pursuit of a job and a decent life. Based on a true story, The Middle of the World follows a family of seven on a journey 2,000 mi...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series  Monday Afternoons  2pm
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Mar 06, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring films from a variety of multicultural perspectives on the theme of familial relationships....

Icon of the event Twisted Ones: Balloon Show
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show and workshop that is packed with incredible balloon costumes, magic, and cool music. All Ages. Drop-in program. Space is limited. Large groups of 5+ and Daycares call 416-393-7657 to re...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series : Lunchbox
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. 104 minutes....