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Open Roof Festival July 11 with the Cannibal Horror-Comedy The Bad Batch and Blonde Elvis
Toronto’s Open Roof Festival (ORF), celebrating indie film and music, returns for its eighth season, kicking-off on June 27, 2017, with screenings every Tuesday for 10 weeks. The Festival offers urbanites an al fresco take on hit cinema from across the globe, paired with live music by emerging artists in a variety of genres — a combination that has established Open Roof Festival’s reputation as Toronto’s ultimate summer date night and meeting spot.
Toronto glam-pop band Blonde Elvis, led by former Young Mother front-person Jesse James Laderoute kicks off the evening followed by a screening of romantic black cannibal comedy horror-thriller THE BAD BATCH. From the director of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour), the film is a dystopian love story set in a Texas wasteland where society’s outcasts all live together. When a young woman (Suki Waterhouse) is captured by a band of cannibals, she soon discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who you’re standing next to.