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The top 5 free events in Toronto this week

Free events in Toronto this week shine a spotlight on people and issues that don't typically get enough attention. There's the Being Muslim in Canada talks, a women in hip hop discussion, and the Next Wave Film Fest, which lets young filmmakers take over TIFF.

  • Free events you don't want to miss
    About the Event
    • February 13
      This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto hip-hop.
      Toronto Public Library
    • February 13
      This is a showcase of the best of romantic short films from last year. Sweet, funny, touching and romo films from Sweden, USA, UK, and Canada will be screened at this always free mini-film fest event.
      Carlton Cinemas
    • February 16
      An Anti-Islamophobia Week open mic event explores the struggles of Canadian Muslims through verbal expression. There will be performances by multiple spoken word artists.
      University College, Toronto
    • February 17-19
      Toronto's next generation of film lovers take over the Lightbox. Movies are free for anyone under 25 with special guests, young creator workshops, a 24-Hour Film Challenge, Battle of the Scores and more!
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
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    Nicoli OZ Mathews

Lead photo by

Nicoli OZ Mathews

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