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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 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 Scandinavian Films: A Man called Ove
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An isolated retiree spends his days enforcing rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife's grave. When a boisterous family moves in next door, an unlikely friendship forms. Directed by Hannes Holm. 2017

Icon of the event Scandinavian Films:1000 Times Goodnight
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A war-zone photojournalist's dedication to her job places her at odds with her family when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. Directed by Eric Poppe. 2013

Icon of the event The 100 Year Old Man who climbed out the Window and Disappeared.
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 100 Year old Man who climbed out the Window and Disappeared....

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 Scandinavian Films: Saraband
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Marianne, thirty years after divorcing Johan, decides to visit her ex-husband. She arrives in the middle of a family drama between Johan's son from another marriage and his granddaughter. Mature content. Directed by Ingmar...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Bellydancing Class with Evyenia Karmi
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

An interactive one-hour bellydancing class with Toronto performer and instructor Evyenia Karmi who will demonstrate a short choreography and her award-winning book....

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 A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Dance Comp...