Toronto International Film Festival Group spring highlights. Mark your calendar today!
Saturday, April 12
WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Take a fantastical voyage to a land of surreal sweets and eccentric characters with this children’s classic. This enchanting tale, starring Gene Wilder as the slightly sadistic Willy Wonka is perfect for all ages and is an ideal way to your Saturday afternoon!
Friday, April 18
THE AWFUL TRUTH
The immaculate Cary Grant and Irene Dunne as a sparring married couple light up the screen in McCarey’s much adored comedy, THE AWFUL TRUTH. Rife with sharp dialogue and cheeky doubleentendres, THE AWFUL TRUTH has earned its reputation as one of the best screwball comedies ever!
Friday, April 25
Sprockets Opening Night Film
A night of fun-filled family entertainment, Sprockets kicks off with a celebration followed by the World Premiere gala screening of A WRINKLE IN TIME, based on the much loved book by Madeleine L’Engle. A family night to remember!
Friday, April 25 & Tuesday, April 29 POWER & TERROR: NOAM CHOMSKY IN OUR TIMES
A timely and thought-provoking film, Chomsky challenges Americans to examine the incidents of September 11 in the context of their own foreign policy and interventions in recent times, including Vietnam, the Middle East and Central America. Chomsky asks audiences to consider if one act of violence is “right, why is the other wrong?”
Saturday, April 26
THE TRIALS OF HENRY KISSINGER
Based on Christopher Hitchens critique of Henry Kissinger, this documentary explores Hitchens’ thesis that Kissinger should be held chiefly responsible on at least four counts of mass murder for atrocities committed in the second half of the twentieth century. Explosive, riveting and not to be missed.
Friday, May 2 & Saturday, May 3
4 SCREENINGS ONLY!
Acclaimed international award winning director Abbas Kiarostami’s most recent film follows a chic Tehran divorcée through ten encounters and ten conversations as she drives throughout the city. Kiarostami’s subtle control and minimalist form are sharply contrasted by the minefield of mysteries that bely each encounter.