Times; Special screenings
Thursday, July 6
100 SHORT STORIES Documentary Film by Neal Livingston Kingsway Theatre, 3030 Bloor W. kingswaymovies.ca/cs.html. THE DOCUMENTARIES OF DEMME (+1): THE AGRONOMIST Doc about Haitian agronomist turned modern-day folk hero Jean Dominique. 3:30 pm. $12. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 416-637-3123. FILMED WITH PRIDE! – AN EVENING WITH LGBTQ FILMS FROM GERMANY ReelHeART Festival presents an encore presentation of of The Gay, The Negro And The Holy Mountain. Director Dave D. Leins in attendance. 7 pm. $12. 519 Church Street Community Centre. 647-918-8419, reelheart.org. MOVIES ON THE COMMON: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Outdoor film screening of the Penny Marshall 1992 baseball film, and Heritage Minute shorts, at sundown (approximately 9 pm). Bring a blanket. Free. Corktown Common, 155 Bayview. TOpictureshow.com. OSC OMNIMAX THEATRE IMAX Dome films A Beautiful Planet, Dream Big, Under The Sea & Rocky Mountain Express, daily, see website for times. $9-$13. Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills. ontariosciencecentre.ca. OUR NIXON Alternative Facts Survival Guide screening followed by discussion with CBC’s Alison Smith and (via Skype) David Frum. 6:30 pm. $16. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 416-637-3123, ow.ly/msb530d7V5u. REELHEART FESTIVAL LIVE SCRIPT READS Live script readings. Jul 4-7, Tue-Fri 11 am. $12. Jul 5 at Woodsworth Residence (321 Bloor W, room 25); others at Woodsworth College, 119 St George. reelheart.org.
Friday, July 7
MOVIES IN THE MEADOW Outdoor screening of recent films with a Canadian connection. 9 pm. Free. Downsview Park, 70 Canuck. en.downsviewpark.ca. MY PRAIRIE HOME Chelsea McMullan’s music doc about singer Rae Spoon followed by talkback w/ McMullan and Spoon. 7:30 pm. Free. Studio Theatre. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com. POSTCARDS FROM CANADA Documentary that uses aerial photography to take trip through Canada. 6 pm. Free. Hinton Theatre. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge. 416-393-7149.
REELHEART FESTIVAL LIVE SCRIPT READ Live script reading. 7 pm. $12. Beaches United Church, 140 Wineva. reelheart.org. SMALL TOWN RAGE: FIGHTING BACK IN THE DEEP SOUTH ReelHeART Festival encore screening. 7 pm. $12/two for $20. 519 Church Street Community Centre. reelheart.org.
Saturday, July 8
THE LOST BOYS MOVIE DRINKING GAME Drunken Cinema screens the 1987 vampire cult classic. Props, themed cocktail, drinking game cards, popcorn, prizes & more. 7:45 pm (doors 7 pm). $5. The Steady Cafe & Bar, 1051 Bloor W. facebook.com/DrunkenCinemaTO. THIS FILM SHOULD BE PLAYED LOUD: THIS MOVIE IS BROKEN Bruce McDonald’s 2010 film. Preshow from 8:30 pm w/ live DJ, film at 9:30 pm. $12. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 416-637-3123.
Sunday, July 9
CHRISTIE PITS FILM FESTIVAL: THE MALTESE FALCON Outdoor screening of John Huston’s 1941 film and short Phantom City. Bring a blanket. 9 pm. Free/pwyc ($10 sugg). Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. christiepitsff.com. F1 & COFFEE – AUSTRIAN GP Watch on a big screen on Sky Sports F1 LIVE feed with other Formula 1 fans. 7:30-10:30 am. Free. RSVP. RaceSim1, 693 Bloor W. email@example.com. THE NEVERENDING STORY The 1984 fantasy film. 6 pm. No cover. Louis Cifer Brew Works, 417 Danforth. 647-350-5087.
Tuesday, July 11
CITY CINEMA: WHIP IT Outdoor screening of the roller derby film directed by Drew Barrymore, at sunset (approx 9 pm). Free. YongeDundas Square, 1 Dundas E. ydsquare.ca. IN THE SPOTLIGHT Documentary on the survival story of Earla Dunbar, who lives with social anxiety disorder and Q&A with Earla & director Katie Cooper. 2 pm. Free. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen W. RSVP. 416-595-2882, firstname.lastname@example.org. OPEN ROOF FESTIVAL: THE BAD BATCH Live music by band Blonde Elvis and screening the 2016 cannibal horror-comedy. 7 pm. $15. 99 Sudbury. openrooffestival.com. TOMORROW FILM SCREENING Toronto350 presents the French documentary on solutions to current environmental and social challenges, followed by discussion. 6:30-9 pm. Free. Nat Taylor Cinema, N102 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele. email@example.com.
Wednesday, July 12
FREE FLICKS: WAYNE’S WORLD Outdoor screening of the 1992 film w/ Mike Myers and Dana Carvey. 9 pm. Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com. HER-STORY: THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES Documentary screening & discussion with filmmaker Brett Story and others. 6 pm. $12. RSVP. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. facebook.com/events/160901771119274. UNDER THE STARS: SPACE JAM Outdoor film. Pre-show activities for all ages at 7 pm, film at sundown (approx 9 pm). Free. Regent Park, 620 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com.
Thursday, July 13
MOVIES ON THE COMMON: HAIRSPRAY Outdoor screening of the 1988 John Waters film, and short A Tribe Called Red-Indian City Featuring Black Bear. 9 pm. Free. Corktown Common, 155 Bayview. topictureshow.com.
Friday, July 14
CHEF The 2014 film by Jon Favreau. 6 pm. Free. Hinton Theatre, 3rd floor. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge. 416-393-7149, tpl.ca. EXECUTE! FROM SCENE TO SCREEN Clint Enns curates a screening that pays homage to the demoscene. 9 pm. $15. Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw. 416-532-0597, vectorfestival.org. MOVIES IN THE MEADOW Outdoor screening of recent films with a Canadian connection. Bring a blanket. 9 pm. Free. Downsview Park, 70 Canuck. en.downsviewpark.ca. THE MYSTERY OF THE MILLION DOLLAR HOCKEY PUCK Screening of the 1975 film by Jean LaFleur & Peter Svatek. 9:30 pm. $10. CineCycle, 129 Spadina. super8porter.ca/CineCycle.htm.
Saturday, July 15
ED WOODSTOCK: AN ED WOOD MIDNIGHT MOVIE MARATHON All-nighter to celebrate the Carlton Midnight Society’s 2nd anniversary: Plan 9 From Outer Space (11 pm); Bride Of The Monster (1 am); Glen Or Glenda? (3 am); Night Of The Ghouls (5 am). $20 all night. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. 416-598-5454, facebook. com/events/410831112618614. WIMBLEDON LIVE BROADCAST – LADIES’ SINGLES FINAL Watch the final of the tennis championships on the big screen. 9 am-1 pm. Free (limit two tickets per person). Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 416-6373123, hotdocscinema.ca.
Sunday, July 16
CHRISTIE PITS FILM FESTIVAL: SPEED SISTERS Outdoor screening of the 2015 film by Amber Fares and shorts Underdog and Boxing. Bring a blanket. 9 pm. Free/pwyc. Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. christiepitsff.com. HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE The 2001 adventure/fantasy starring Daniel Radcliffe. 6 pm. No cover. Louis Cifer Brew Works, 417 Danforth. 647-350-5087. WIMBLEDON LIVE BROADCAST – GENTLEMEN’S SINGLES FINAL Watch the final of the English tennis championships on the big screen. 9 am-1 pm. Free. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. hotdocscinema.ca.
Tuesday, July 18
CITY CINEMA: NAKED GUN Outdoor screening of the 1994 comedy starring Leslie Nielsen, at sunset (approximately 9 pm). Free. YongeDundas Square, 1 Dundas E. ydsquare.ca. OPEN ROOF FESTIVAL: GET OUT Live music by Park Eddy & screening of Jordan Peele’s 2016 horror/social commentary film. 7 pm. $15. 99 Sudbury. openrooffestival.com.
Wednesday, July 19
CABBAGETOWN MOVIE IN THE PARK: THE GOONIES Food vendors, live music and a screening of Richard Donner’s 1985 cult classic at dusk. 6:30-11 pm. Free. (Rain date: Jul 26). Riverdale Park West, 201 Winchester. 416-921-0857, facebook.com/ events/1214923555300881. CINE CASA – PUEBLITO: FINDING OSCAR A documentary about the search for justice in the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. 7 pm. $10-$15. Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles. eventbrite.ca/e/35247107046. THE DOCUMENTARIES OF DEMME (+1): STOP MAKING SENSE The 1984 concert film featuring a live performance by Talking Heads. 8:45 pm. $12. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. 416-637-3123, ow.ly/3znb30coIac. FREE FLICKS: MEATBALLS Outdoor screening of the 1979 summer camp comedy by Ivan Reitman. 9 pm. Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com. UNDER THE STARS: MOANA Outdoor screening. Pre-show activities 7 pm, screening at sundown (approx 9 pm). Free. Regent Park, 620 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com. film festivals CHRISTIE PITS FILM FESTIVAL Bring a blanket for outdoor film screenings about competition, camaraderie and the drive to win. Sundays at sundown (approx 9 pm). Free/ pwyc. Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. christiepitsff.com. Jun 25 to Aug 20 OPEN ROOF FESTIVAL Celebration of indie film and music with a screening and live music performance every Tuesday at 7 pm. $15. 99 Sudbury. openrooffestival.com. Jun 27 to Aug 29 REELHEART INTERNATIONAL FILM & SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL The 13th annual indie, antiniche film festival features the Screenplay Competition and films and docs from all over the world. $12-$15. At OISE, Woodsworth College, Carlton Cinema and other venues, see website for details. reelheart.org. Jul 3 to 8