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These are all the free outdoor movies screening at Christie Pits this summer

There's nothing like watching a movie in the park on a summer's eve and you can do just that in Christie Pits (not Pitts) starting next month, as the Christie Pits Film Festival unveils its programming for the season.

Part of the Toronto Outdoor Picture Show family of screenings, the CPFF season officially kicks off on June 30 and runs until August 25 on Sundays. It starts about two weeks after TOPS begins its programming in Fort York on June 15.

This year's theme is Dynamic Duos, showcasing the best of cinematic partnership, friendship, coupledom, rivalry, dopplegängers and, in the case of Grey Gardens, well... you'll see.

Each feature is paired with a Canadian-made short. Starting things off in honour of Pride month is Wanuri Kahiu's Rafiki, described as "a barrier-breaking tale of forbidden love in Kenya between two daughters of political rivals who are unable to resist each other's spell."

Here's the full list of the films screening in Christie Pits this summer.

Sunday, June 30

Feature: Rafiki
Short: I Like Girls and Erin's Guide to Kissing Girls

Sunday, July 7

Feature: His Girl Friday
Short: Dinette

Sunday, July 14

Feature: Weirdos
Short: My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes and Your Mother and I

Sunday, July 21

Feature: The Odd Couple
Short: Brunch Queen

Sunday, July 28

Feature: Infernal Affairs
Short: The Drop In

Sunday, August 4

Feature: Sense and Sensibility
Short: Scenes From Another Marriage

Sunday, August 11

Feature: Grey Gardens
Short: Neighbours and Glitter's Wild Women

Sunday, August 18

Feature: Gattaca
Short: She Stoops To Conquer

A screening on Saturday August 24 has been designated as a rain date and the final, closing night screening on August 25 will be announced closer to the date.

Lead photo by

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show


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