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Film

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema gets a new name

Posted by Derek Flack / June 23, 2016

Bloor Hot Docs CinemaThe Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is no more, but that's not bad news for documentary film fans in Toronto. Thanks to a $4 million gift from the Rogers family, Hot Docs has purchased the cinema from the Blue Ice Group and will rename the theatre as the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. The new ownership ensures that the movie house will continue as a hub for Hot Docs for the long haul.

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Someone is making a movie about Bunz Trading Zone

Posted by Alice Prendergast / June 11, 2016

BunzWhat do you get when you have pasta and no sauce? Bunz, according to Bunz Trading Zone creator/girlboss Emily Frances in the teaser trailer for what may be the most important film in Toronto's recent history: ISO: Tall Cans, Tokens & Compassion.

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Free outdoor movies in the Beaches this summer

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / June 6, 2016

free outdoor movies beachesThe Beaches Movie Night series returns for the third time this summer, but with a few fun changes. Organizers have extended the outdoor family-orientated film fest to nine weeks starting July 9 - August 31.

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Free outdoor movies in Toronto for summer 2016

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / June 3, 2016

outdoor movies torontoFree outdoor movies in Toronto this summer are rampant. I hope you've invested in some sizeable picnic blankets, or low-sitting lawn chairs because they'll get a lot of use if you follow this guide. Parks, waterfronts, parking lots and massive public spaces play host to free films this year.

Here's a round-up of free outdoor movies in Toronto for summer 2016.

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Toronto is getting its first virtual reality cinema

Posted by Amy Grief / June 2, 2016

vr torontoToronto's heading back to the future this summer thanks to a new virtual reality (VR) cinema that's slated to open up in July.

Unlike traditional movie theatres, this one - called Vivid VR - will hold only 20 people. And instead of sitting in the dark and watching a movie all together, each audience member will get their own Samsung Gear VR headset to enjoy the show.

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The Open Roof Festival returns for its 7th year

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / June 1, 2016

open roof festivalThe Open Roof Festival returns to Toronto for summer 2016 with its seventh season of outdoor fun. The festival, which celebrates indie film and live music has announced this year's lineup, which starts June 21 and closes shop with two back-to-back screenings on August 23 and 24.

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