Toronto is getting a huge drive-in movie festival at Ontario Place
Everyone is getting in on the drive-in trend this summer, including Ontario Place.
Ontario Place, the Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) and CHIN Radio/TV are teaming up for the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival that will explore films from around the world.
"In celebration of Canada’s diversity, the festival will feature an incredible line-up of the latest international films representing countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic," reads the description.
"A different nation will be represented each night, including France, Spain, China, Russia, the US, the UK, Brazil, India and Canada, with a special "Focus Italia" series, in partnership with the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa."
Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival at Ontario Place July 20-31!— ICFF Canada (@ICFFCanada) June 26, 2020
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The festival has also partnered with Pizza Nova to offer contactless delivery of snacks directly to vehicles while a portion of ticket sales will go to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with COVID-19 relief efforts.
Films will be preceded by live and live-streamed interviews, Q&A sessions with actors and directors and short film presentations. Folks can tune into the programming via a live broadcast on Radio CHIN (AM 1540).
The festival runs from July 20 to July 31 with ticket prices depending on the number of people per car.
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