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November 2019

Dionne Brand Delivers the 2019 Harold Innis Lecture

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall
FREE
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This event has reached capacity and registration is now closed. A rush line will be made available for the chance to find a seat. Be sure to check out other upcoming events at Innis College this fall, including a lecture by social and economist theorist Jeremy Rifkin on November 19. "To Look Again: fragments, history, fiction" On the evening of Thursday, November 14, poet, novelist, and essayist Dionne Brand (BA '75, MA '88, Hon DLitt '18) will deliver the 2019…

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December 2019

2019 Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

December 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Innis Town Hall,

You're are invited to the third annual Innis College Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert With dance and musical performances by students, staff and faculty from Innis College and the Faculty of Music Friday, December 6, 2019 1:30 - 3 pm (doors open at 1 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. Online registration encouraged, please complete the form below. On-site registration will also be available.   All proceeds will go directly to the Innis College Refugee Student Fund (Suggested donation of…

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January 2020

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“Spice It Up” Screening with Lev Lewis, Yonah Lewis, and Calvin Thomas

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Innis Town Hall,

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute present a Canadian Film Forum screening of Spice It Up with Filmmakers Lev Lewis, Yonah Lewis, and Calvin Thomas Thursday, January 9, 2020 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave On January 9, Canadian filmmakers Lev Lewis, Yonah Lewis, and Calvin Thomas present their feature Spice It Up (2018) at Innis Town Hall. A Q&A will follow the screening. Registration for this FREE event is required. Please…

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“Firecrackers” Screening with Jasmin Mozaffari

January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Innis Town Hall,

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute present a Canadian Film Forum screening of Firecrackers with director Jasmin Mozaffari   Thursday, January 30, 2020 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave On January 30, Canadian filmmaker Jasmin Mozaffari presents her award-winning, debut feature Firecrackers (2018) at Innis Town Hall. A Q&A with Jasmin Mozaffari will follow, moderated by alumna Chandler Levack (HBA 2011 Innis, Cinema Studies). Registration for this FREE event is required. Please…

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March 2020

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“Trace” Screening with Directors

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall,

Innis College and the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work present TRACE with directors Raluca Bejan and Ioan Cocan Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave   On March 10th, Social Work professor Raluca Bejan and co-director Ioan Cocan will present their award-winning documentary film "Trace" at Innis Town Hall. A Q&A style discussion will follow. Registration for this FREE event is required. Please complete the form below. Contact alumni.innis@utoronto.ca or 416-978-1563 with any inquiries.…

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“Meeting the Beatles in India” Advance Screening

March 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall,

**Registration for this event has now reached capacity. A rush line will be made available offering the chance to find a seat. Thanks for your interest and be sure to check out other upcoming screenings and events at Innis College this term!** Later Life Learning and Innis College present a sneak preview of   Meeting the Beatles in India with Director-Producer Paul Saltzman Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave…

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November 2020

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Jesse Wente delivers the 2020 Harold Innis Lecture

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Spot on the Brain: Trauma and Healing in the Age of COVID Alumnus, broadcaster, and Indigenous rights activist Jesse Wente (HBA ’96 Innis, Cinema Studies) returns to Innis College to deliver the 2020 Harold Innis Lecture. Through a personal story of trauma uncovered, Jesse will explore hidden traumas on the personal, national and global level, and the urgent need to centre healing in the future. Award-winning journalist and storyteller Tanya Talaga (BA '93; pictured right) will moderate the discussion…

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“Nasrin” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

November 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Documentarians Jeff Kaufman and Marcia Ross offer a free virtual screening of their film Nasrin (2020) followed by a live panel discussion on November 25. Shahrzad Mojab, director, Critical Studies in Equity and Solidarity, New College, moderates the post-screening discussion. Panelists include Kaufman, Ross, and Payam Akhavan, distinguished visiting professor, U of T's Faculty of Law, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Monday, November 23 at 11 am EST (GMT -5) – Film viewing link made…

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February 2021

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“Disappearance at Clifton Hill” with Albert Shin

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

On February 22, filmmaker Albert Shin (pictured right) brings his psychological thriller Disappearance at Clifton Hill  to the Canadian Film Forum. Monday, February 22 Screening at 6 pm EST Q&A at 7:45 pm A free, live broadcast Online registration required (see below)   Barry Hertz, Globe & Mail  film editor, will moderate the discussion that follows.Obsessed with memories of an unsolved crime from her childhood, a young woman’s investigation reveals the seedy underbelly beneath her idyllic Niagara Falls tourist town. Winner of…

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“How It Feels to Be Free” with Yoruba Richen

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On February 23, filmmaker Yoruba Richen (pictured top-right) presents her documentary How It Feels to Be Free  as part of Black History Month. Tuesday, February 23 Screening at 6 pm EST Q&A at 8 pm A free, live broadcast Online registration required (see below)   Writer, actor, programmer, and alumna Barbara Mamabolo (HBA '14, MA '15 Cinema Studies; lower-right) will moderate the discussion that follows. The true story of six trailblazing female African American stars, and how their artistry and…

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