christie pits film festival

Free outdoor movies return to Christie Pits this summer

The outdoor movie roster for this summer continues to fill in, as Christie Pits announces that it will once again host a free/pwyc outdoor screening series in 2015. One of the more intriguing outdoor series in Toronto, the Christie Pits Film Festival combines screenings of classics and well-known features with under the radar shorts and other works by up and coming filmmakers.

This year's opening screening on July 5th will feature something all together novel in the form of a live score from Del Bel to accompany the 1922 classic Nosferatu. Attendance is expected to hit about a thousand people each night, so bring your blanket and set up early to snag the best sight lines.

Screenings start at around 9pm, with a snack service up and running at 6pm. Have a look at this summer's lineup below.

July 5th: Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau, 1922) with a live score by Del Bel, Wakening (dir Danis Goulet), Silent Garden (Dylan Reibling).

July 12th: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 2000),
Blackfly (NFB)

July 19th: The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963), Foxed! (James Stewart),
A Small Misunderstanding (Leslie Supnet).

July 26th: Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster (Nathan Morlando, 2011),
Struck While the Iron Was Hot (Rob Swartz).

August 2nd: Mean Girls (Mark Waters, 2004), Lunchbox Loser (Virginia Abramovich).

August 9th: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Robert Aldrich, 1962),
Hysterica and the Wandering Womb (Michelle Lovegrove Thomson).

August 16th: There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007), Paradise Falls, New Mexico (Christina Battle), Heritage Minute: Sam Steele (Historica Canada).


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