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April 2017

Images Festival – International Spotlight: The Activist Cinema of Isaac Julien

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Friday April 21st at 7PM the Images Festival presents: The Activist Cinema of Isaac Julien. From the Images Festival website: "Images shines their International Artist Spotlight on London-based Isaac Julien’s earliest works, Who Killed Colin Roach? (1983) and Territories (1984). Before becoming one of Britain's most celebrated artists and an international art world powerhouse, Isaac Julien began his career in the early 80s with the Sankofa Film and Video Collective. Formed in the aftermath of the Brixton Rising in…

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Images Festival — Kapwani Kiwanga AFROGALACTICA: A Brief History of the Future

April 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Friday April 21st at 9PM the Images Festival presents a one-night-only performance by Paris-based Kapwani Kiwanga. From the Images Festival website: AFROGALACTICA: A brief history of the future, features a live reading with video projection in which Kiwanga takes on the role of a fictional anthropologist to speculate on the future, investigating Afrofuturism as a means to examine the past from an African or African diasporic subjectivity." Tickets for this screening can be purchased online. Images Festival runs at…

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Images Festival – A DISTANT ECHO with XENOI Screening

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Saturday April 22nd at 5PM the Images Festival presents a screening of George Clark's A Distant Echo and Deborah Stratman's Xenoi. Tickets for this screening can be purchased online. Images Festival runs at venues across the city April 20th to 27th.

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Images Festival — Canadian Artist Spotlight: Deirdre Logue

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Saturday April 22nd at 7PM the Images Festival presents the Canadian Artist Spotlight: Deidre Logue. From the Images Festival: "As an analogous iteration more akin to a floodlight, the 2017 Canadian Artist Spotlight on Deirdre Logue will be turned over completely to other voices to shine beyond the singular artist persona working within a community. While taking up space across three gallery exhibitions, Logue will also be giving up space. This year’s spotlight will be given over to eight…

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Images Festival — Hearing Eyes, Seeing Ears – International Shorts 1

April 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Saturday April 22nd at 9PM the Images Festival presents Hearing Eyes, Seeing Ears - International Shorts 1. From the Images Festival: "The Space Shuttle Challenger Cecilia Araneda CANADA, 2017, 10 MIN Rubber Coated Steel Lawrence Abu-Hamdan LEBANON/GERMANY, 2016, 22 MIN La impresión de una guerra Camilo Restrepo FRANCE/COLOMBIA, 2015, 27 MIN From forensic analysis of gunshots to handmade gun tattoos in prison, this program of shorts forces us to look beyond the everyday marks and traces of violence that…

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Images Festival — Pierre Radisson – Fjord and Gulf and A Mountain That Opens Like a Door Screening

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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On Sunday April 23 at 5:00PM Images Festival presents a screening of Ben Donoghue's Pierre Radisson - Fjord and Gulf (2017, 80 MIN) and Felix Kalmenson's A Mountain That Opens Like a Door (2016, 16 MIN) From the Images website: Shot in 16mm by a two-man crew on the eponymously named Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker, Pierre Radisson—Fjord and Gulf takes us along on a contemplative journey that meanders across grandeur, nostalgia, and climate change in contemporary Canada. Tickets for this screening can be purchased…

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Images Festival — Meet You More Than Half-Way: The Toronto We Know

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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From the Images Festival website: On Screen Sunday April 23 2017, 7:00PM Meet You More Than Half-Way: The Toronto We Know فریبا /Fariba Mehrtash Mohit CANADA/AFGHANISTAN, 2016, 12 MIN Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso /Come To Me, Paradise Stephanie Comilang CANADA/PHILIPPINES, 2016, 26 MIN Lessons for Polygamists B.h. Yael CANADA, 2016, 16 MIN Does the Sand Hear the Waves? Taravat Khalili CANADA/IRAN, 2016, 30 MIN Works by Toronto Artists The films in this program are disparate in style, all employing different…

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Images Festival — International Shorts 2: There is Land!

April 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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From the Images Festival website: Sunday April 23 2017, 9:00PM There is Land! - International Shorts 2 Hà Terra ! Ana Vaz FRANCE/BRAZIL, 2016, 12 MIN Pungulume Sammy Baloji BELGIUM, 2016, 31 MIN ARRÁBIDA • Há Só Uma Terra Tinne Zenner DENMARK/PORTUGAL, 2017, 16 MIN Visions of an Island UNITED STATES, 2016, 15 MIN The ongoing aftermath of colonialism and its collusion with capitalism continues in every corner of the world. The violent rupture of people from their land has…

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Images Festival – Multiplicity: International Student Showcase

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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From the Images Festival website: Monday April 24 2017, 7:00PM Multiplicity - International Student Showcase Buried in Light Gautam Valluri INDIA/FRANCE, 2016, 7 MIN Fiesta Forever Jorge Jácome FRANCE/PORTUGAL, 2016, 21 MIN Flerte /Flirt Samuel Mariani BRAZIL, 2015, 2 MIN Herat in my Head in my Heart Weeda Azim CANADA, 2016, 2 MIN Einst Jessica Johnson CANADA, 2016, 12 MIN Unshelled Joëlle Leboutte CANADA, 2016, 16 MIN This program offers a collection of distinct individual works that interact with the…

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Images Festival — International Shorts 3: Housekeeping Notes

April 24 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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From the Images Festival website: Monday April 24 2017, 9:00PM Housekeeping Notes - International Shorts 3 Gyre Björn Kämmerer AUSTRIA, 2010, 10 MIN Shelter Roberto Ariganello CANADA, 2001, 8 MIN A Lecture Hollis Frampton UNITED STATES, 1968, 23 MIN Untitled Anonymous UNITED STATES, 2016, 12 MIN You Are Boring! Vika Kirchenbauer GERMANY, 2015, 14 MIN Works in this program shed a light on the politics and poetics of the cinematic space, confronting us with underlying codes and structures that underpin…

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