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February 2018

Screening of ‘Unarmed Verses’ with Charles Officer

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Presented by Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute Screening of the Documentary Feature Unarmed Verses (2017) with Filmmaker Charles Officer Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7 pm (doors open at 6:50 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Q&A with filmmaker CHARLES OFFICER and LIVE PERFORMANCES by film subjects to follow screening Moderated by film critic RADHEYAN SIMONPILLAI (MA 2008 Cinema Studies Institute) Registration required | Please complete the form below. Contact or 416-978-1563 with any inquiries.   This feature documentary presents a thoughtful…

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March 2018

Film, Media, and Toronto’s Built Environment

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Innis College, and the Cinema Studies Institute are pleased to invite you to an evening of clips and a panel discussion. This panel brings together a group of arts and architecture practitioners, and filmmakers/scholars to discuss the role of film and media in creating and explicating contemporary Toronto’s built environment. The group will emphasize the role of the urban imaginary as mediated by both mass-cultural and avant-garde texts. It will touch on issues of international…

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Silent Gems of the Toronto Archives: “Another Day” & “Secrets of the Night”

March 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Society for Cinema and Media Studies and Innis College are pleased to invite you to an evening of rare screenings with live music and a discussion of Toronto's film and media archives. A 30-minute panel will be followed by screenings of two silent films, with live musical accompaniment by local pianist Jordan Klapman. Another Day (1934) is a 10-minute Toronto-set distillation of all of the best conventions of the “city symphony,” produced by the Toronto Film Club. Secrets of the Night (1924) is…

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Screening of ‘How Heavy This Hammer’ with Kazik Radwanski

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The next installment in the Canadian Film Forum series presented by Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute Screening of How Heavy This Hammer (2015) with filmmaker Kazik Radwanski   Thursday, March 22, 2018 7 pm (doors open at 6:50 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Q&A with filmmaker Kazik Radwanski, moderated by TIFF programmer Steve Gravestock Registration required | Please complete the form below. Contact or 416-978-1563 with any inquiries.

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The Toronto Museum: Making the Vision a Reality

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by the Urban Studies Program at Innis College, Spacing, ERA Architects, and Ryerson City Building Institute City council has voted to transform Old City Hall into a Toronto Museum and other uses. What kind of urban museum do we want? How should it be governed? And what are the curatorial and design opportunities? Join a panel of experts to discuss the next chapter of an historic planning process. Wednesday, March 28, 2018  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (doors open at…

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April 2018

Double Bill Screening of ‘The Other Side of Porcupine Lake’ and ‘Porcupine Lake’

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Presented by Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute. Double Bill Screening of The Other Side of Porcupine Lake and Porcupine Lake with Filmmaker Ingrid Veninger Monday, April 2, 2018 7 pm (doors open at 6:40 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave   7:00 pm | The documentary The Other Side of Porcupine Lake, followed by a Q&A with Ingrid Veninger and filmmaker Julian Papas 9:30 pm | The fiction Porcupine Lake, followed by a Q&A with Ingrid Veninger and cast/costume designer Hallie…

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May 2018

Music for Haiti

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hart House Music Room, 2nd Floor, 7 Hart house Circle, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Co-organizers Beverly Lewis (Office of the Faculty Registrar, Arts and Science) and Donald Boere (Innis College) extend an invitation to all to attend the 9th annual MUSIC FOR HAITI CONCERT on Thursday 31 May 2018 at 12 noon in the Hart House Music Room, 7 Hart House Circle. The concert features performances by students, staff, faculty, and guests of the Faculty of Arts and Science. This year’s pieces include cello, oboe, piano, violin, and voice. All donations will go to Médecins…

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June 2018

Innis Class of 1968 Reunion

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday, June 1, 2018 4 - 7 pm Innis Residence, 111 St. George St, Toronto Innis College is welcoming back its 1968 graduates, and classmates from the surrounding years, to reconnect, reminINNIS, and honour the 50th anniversary of this graduating class. After attending the U of T 50th Anniversary Ceremony at Convocation Hall, join your fellow Innisians for a reunion at the Innis College Residence, featuring a special musical performance by classmate and folk singer Bob Bossin (BA '68 Innis). Refreshments will be served.…

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July 2018

Reunion in the Green

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave
Toronto, ON M5S 1J5 Canada
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Saturday, July 7 2-5 pm Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave, Toronto Innis is opening its doors to all of our alumni and friends for a family-friendly afternoon in the College Green. Enjoy various eats 'n' treats by Innis alumni while reconnecting with classmates. Featuring: Grand Electric catering by Ian McGrenaghan (Innis '07) A selection of craft beers curated by Cass Enright (Innis '98), beer connoisseur behind The Bar Towel Dufflet desserts by Dufflet Rosenberg (Innis '74) AllJuice juices by Marie-Luise Sebald  (Innis '68) Coast to Coast Coffee by…

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October 2018

Sexism & Violence in Cyberspace: A Panel Discussion

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is bystander culture? What is online violence? A panel discussion of sexual and misogynistic violence in digital spaces Presented by the Writing & Rhetoric Program at Innis College and Journalists for Human Right, U of T Chapter The #MeToo movement has opened many people's eyes to an ongoing epidemic of sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault all over the world. But such abuse is not always face to face. Recent scandals surrounding vicious acts of online sexism have proven…

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