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5 films to watch at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Posted by Amy Grief / April 29, 2016

Toronto Jewish Film FestivalThe 24th Toronto Jewish Film Festival starts on May 5 and runs until May 15 - that gives you plenty of time to check out a screening (or two). The TJFF offers a varied lineup, especially if you want to learn something new about Toronto in a city-focused documentary. Or perhaps you'd rather take a trip to the suburbs in the opening night screening of Natasha by locally based author David Bezmozgis.

Here are my picks based on TJFF's Programmer Stuart Hands's recommendations.

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YouTube opens space for video creators in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / April 26, 2016

YouTube TorontoToronto's first YouTube Space is tucked away in alleyway near Richmond and Sherbourne (it's at 230 Richmond St. E., to be exact). And that's fitting considering it's part of the the George Brown College campus.

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New Star Trek series to be filmed in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / April 26, 2016

star trek torontoLocal Trekkies have reason to celebrate with news that the latest iteration of the Star Trek television series will film in Toronto later this year. It was originally slated for production in Los Angeles, but recent reports have confirmed the switch to Toronto for the yet-to-be-titled show.

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Toronto movie theatre serving cereal instead of popcorn

Posted by Amy Grief / April 25, 2016

2016426-cereal.jpgSaturday mornings and cartoons go together like milk and cereal. That's why the Royal Cinema is hosting a "Saturday Morning All You Can Eat Cereal Cartoon Party!" on Saturday, May 21.

Curator Kier-La Janisse put together a three hour program featuring a secret lineup of TV shows, commercials and PSAs from the 1940s to the 80s.

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10 films to watch at Hot Docs 2016

Posted by Staff / April 22, 2016

hot docs 2016Hot Docs runs from April 28 until May 8 in Toronto and will screen more than 200 documentaries from Canada and around the world. It's the biggest documentary festival in North America, so you should probably try to check out at least one film.

Here are 10 films to watch at Hot Docs 2016.

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Free movies & music all summer at Yonge-Dundas square

Posted by Amy Grief / April 19, 2016

Yonge Dundas movie TorontoIf you're looking to have fun for free this summer, you can head down to Yonge-Dundas Square. While it might be one of the busiest spots in the city, this public space offers wallet-friendly entertainment options, including movie nights and concerts.

This year, Yonge-Dundas Square is partnering with the nearby Massey Hall for a lunchtime music series. This weekly event, featuring a varied musical lineup, will unfold every Monday from May 9 to June 15 between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. It'll then pick up again September 3 to October 5.

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