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Jane Jacobs: Battle for the City Opening Night event with Jane's Walk
Films We Like is pleased to partner with Jane’s Walk for an opening night event on Friday, April 21 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Experience a Jane’s Walk led by former Toronto Mayor Barbara Hall and Ken Greenberg, urban designer, teacher, author, and former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto before a screening of the film Citizen Jane: Battle for the City and post-screening discussion with special guests including Amanda Lewis (Charlie’s FreeWheels); Hibaq Gelle (Premier’s Council on Youth Opportunities) and a speaker from Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT). Regular TIFF Bell Lightbox ticket prices apply and the distributor Films We Like will donate proceeds from the evening to Jane’s Walk.
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, is a film about cities through the lens of Jane Jacobs, urban activist, writer and author of the 1961 paradigm shifting book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities.
Opening Night Event for Citizen Jane: Battle for the City w Jane’s Walk:
5:30pm Meet at Jane’s Chairs in Memorial Square Park (10 Niagara St.) for a Jane’s Walk led by Barbara Hall and Ken Greenberg. Hear about the history of the area while walking up to and along King from Portland to the TIFF Bell Lightbox with stops along the way to speak to the changes that have occurred and are underway.
7:00pm Opening Night screening of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
8:30pm Discussion with Amanda Lewis (Charlie’s FreeWheels); Hibaq Gelle (Premier’s Council on Youth Opportunities) and a speaker from Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT).
Regular TIFF Bell Lightbox ticket prices apply. Proceeds are donated by Films We Like to Jane’s Walk