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Icon of the event Film: RasTa - A Soul's Journey
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

The journey of Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Rita and Bob Marley, who travels around the globe exploring the roots, evolution and impact of Rastafaria, and the influence of her iconic grandfather.

Icon of the event Film: The Carbon Rush
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Incinerators burning garbage in India. Hundreds of hydroelectric dams in Panama. Biogas extracted from palm oil in Honduras. Eucalyptus forests harvested for charcoal in Brazil. What do these projects have in common? They are...

Icon of the event Film: Loving
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: Stories of Kings and Fools
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

International storyteller Sahand Sahebdivani brings together his Persian and Dutch cultures to tell personal and traditional stories. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Miss Jamaica: Film Screening and Q&A with Film Maker, David B. Dacosta
Thu May 03, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

The Jamaican woman has quietly risen to a prominent post within the island's society. Her traditional role as the country's understated backbone continues to morph into something increasingly more layered and far less static...

Icon of the event Friday Family Movie: Cars 3
Fri Apr 27, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie on the big screen. Children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver.

Icon of the event Film: As the Crow Flies
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Follow a group of elite Royal Canadian Air Cadets as they undergo seven weeks at an elite flight-training camp to get their pilot's license, which normally takes six to eight months. Filmmaker Tess Girard—herself a graduate o...

Icon of the event Leave Out Violence - Music Creation Workshop
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Over 4 weeks, youth will participate in hands on interactive sessions that examine their world through music and creative writing. Youth will create a socially conscious creative writing piece or a song that addresses an issu...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Icon of the event Italian Cinema at Humber Summit
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Join us every Wednesday for an entertaining afternoon of Italy's best Italian films.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Icon of the event Ojibwe Ceremonial Openings and Closings
Wed May 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Jacqui Lavalley, Ojibwe Traditional Kokomis (Grandmother) /Teacher, will discuss Ojibwe opening and closing ceremonies, and demystify the methodology of these traditional activities.