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David & Me

DAVID & ME received its world premiere at the 2014 Hot Docs Festival, where it was named a Top 20 Audience Favourite. This heart-rending film follows the story of the friendship between inmate David McCallum, who was convicted of murder as a teenager, and Ray Klonsky, a tenacious Canadian filmmaker who takes up David's case and presents compelling new evidence aimed at freeing him. See the film’s inspiring new ending and hear David’s powerful story in person at this special event.

Purple Rain

Don't miss Prince's cult classic!

This 80s cult classic features one of the greatest musical performances ever, by a 26-year-old artist who quickly became an international superstar. Ladies and gentlemen…we bring you the one and only Prince!

SAT, MAR 14, 9:30 PM

1971

"Exciting and enlightening." – The Hollywood Reporter

Decades before Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, eight ordinary citizens stole over 1000 classified FBI documents and leaked them to the public in this thrilling story of civil disobedience, privacy and democracy.

Director Johanna Hamilton will participate in a Skype Q&A on March 8, at 6:30 p.m.

MAR 6-11, select dates and times.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

"Profoundly moving" – The New York Times

Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot more than 20 years ago, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. With compassion and insight, Davis details the mysteries that surrounded this charismatic artist of enormous talent. AGO curatorial assistant Magdalyn Asimakis will participate in a Q&A following the screening.

SAT, MAR 7, 12:30 p.m.

"Cherry Tobacco" (2014)

 
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: VEMU/ Estonian Studies Centre, 310 Bloor Street West Toronto (use the main door of Madison Avenue)
Admission: No admission fee. A small donation to VEMU would be appreciated
Languages: In Estonian with English subtitles

Harold and Maude

Nominee—Best Motion Picture Actress and Actor, Golden Globes 1972

Join us for a special Valentine’s Day screening of Harold and Maude, a quirky and romantic dark comedy featuring all of your favourite Cat Stevens tunes.

SAT, FEB 14, 6:30 PM

Field Trip Presents: Legacy of Control

Fans of theclassic band Joy Division won’t want to miss the award-winning film CONTROL, a biopic about Joy Division’s enigmatic signer, the late Ian Curtis. Local musicians Mimico and Aron D’Alesio (Young Rival) will round out the night as they share the stage for a short performance following the screening.

Arrive early to kick off the evening with a DJ set by Stuart Berman featuring a selection of post punk essentials.

Presented with Field Trip

SAT, FEB 28, 8:30 p.m., doors open, 9:30 p.m.screening

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