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Retrospectives, Programmes & Festivals
Jun 20 - 23
 
Future Of Film Showcase
Emerging filmmakers, new films. At: The Paradise.
 
Jun 20 - 30
 
Toronto Arab Film Festival
Arab cinema in Toronto. At: Innis Town Hall.
 
Until
Jun 20
Toronto Japanese Film Festival @ JCCC
Genre-spanning Japanese cinema.
 
Until
Jun 20
Vaughan Film Festival
Indie cinema in the suburbs.
 
Jun 27
- Jul 21
Italian Contemporary Film Festival/Lavazza Inclucity Festival @ Distillery District
Italian cinema returns to Toronto along with a selection of films from over 20 other countries. .
 
Until
Jul 31
Women In Action @ Lightbox
Ladies kick ass. This week:
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991, USA, D: James Cameron) -- Jun 20, 9:00pm
Prey (2022, USA, D: Dan Trachtenberg) (Commanche dub) -- Jun 21, 6:30pm
Tank Girl (1995, USA, D: Rachel Talalay) 35mm -- Jun 22, 9:30pm
House Of Flying Daggers (2004, China/Hong Kong, D: Zhang Yimou) 35mm -- Jun 23, 6:30pm
Lady Snowblood (1973, Japan, D: Toshiya Fujita) -- Jun 25, 6:30pm
The Assassin (2015, Taiwan, D: Hou Hsiao-hsien) -- Jun 26, 6:30pm
 
One-Offs And Short Runs
Jun 20 Brotherhood (2019, Canada, D: Richard Bell)
Kid campers fight to survive when their canoe capsizes.
 
@ The Kingsway 7:00pm
Jun 20 Tourist Trap (1979, USA, D: David Schmoeller)   Heat Wave
Travelers find themselves stranded in a roadside attraction stocked with telepathically-controlled mannequins.
 
@ The Revue 7:00pm
Jun 20 Midsommar (2019, USA, D: Ari Aster)
A woman dealing with grief over the loss of her family is drawn into the arms of a pagan cult while visiting Scandinavia with friends to witness the mid-summer festival. Screening in the director's cut version to mark the summer solstice. At Scotiabank, Emporess Walk, Eglinton Town Centre and Vaughan.
 
@ Cineplex 7:00pm
Jun 20 Dry Wind (2020, Brazil, D: Daniel Nolasco)
A gay man's relationship with a fellow factory worker is thrown into doubt thanks to the new man on the job. Presented by Cinema Frottage.
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 8:00pm
Jun 20 Midsommar (2019, USA, D: Ari Aster)
A woman dealing with grief over the loss of her family is drawn into the arms of a pagan cult while visiting Scandinavia with friends to witness the mid-summer festival. Screening in the director's cut version to mark the summer solstice. Plus: a summer market featuring local artists and artisans runs before the film beginning at 6:30pm.
 
@ The Fox 8:00pm
Jun 20 Maximum Overdrive (1986, USA, D: Stephen King)   Always On Film
Big, evil trucks wreak havoc to an AC/DC soundtrack. 35mm!
 
@ The Kingsway 9:15pm
Jun 20 Trailer Trash: Wild West
The Revue's own trailer editor Nathan Boone presents a selection of movie trailers and ephemera centered on the Western genre. Members only!
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Jun 21
- Jun 26
 
Pulp Fiction (1994, USA, D: Quentin Tarantino)
Travolta. Jackson. Roth. Willis. Thurman. Rhames. Stoltz. Tarantino. At Yonge & Dundas, Eglinton Town Centre, Vaughan and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 21
- Jun 27
 
Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982, USA, D: Amy Heckerling)
"Jeez. Doesn't anyone fucking knock any more?" Kids go to school, hit the malls and attempt to hook up with members of the opposite sex. With Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Forest Whitaker, Judge Reinhold and Ray Walston.
 
@ Carlton
Jun 21
Jun 23
Jun 24
 
Shoeshine (1946, Italy, D: Vittorio De Sica)
Close friends are torn apart when a scheme to finance a race horse lands them both in prison.
 
@ The Revue
 
 
7:00pm
3:30pm
7:00pm
Jun 21 Nope (2022, USA, D: Jordan Peele)   T.O. Picture Show
A Hollywood supplier of horses, his sister and his neighbour are menaced by an alien being hiding in the sky. Plus: short The Afterlifetime of Colm Feore. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 21 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001, USA, D: Simon West)   Always On Film
Action archaeologist Angeline Jolie sets out to recover an artifact that can control time itself. 35mm!
 
@ The Kingsway 9:15pm
Jun 21
Jun 27
 
Tremors (1990, USA, D: Ron Underwood)
Danger comes wriggling from underground.
 
@ The Fox
 
9:15pm
9:30pm
Jun 21 Querelle (1982, West Germany/France, D: Rainer Werner Fassbinder)   Dumpster Raccoon
A sailor makes his way through the seedy, sexually charged docks of Brest.
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Jun 22 Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (2023, USA, D: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers & Justin K. Thompson)   Family Favourites
Teen Miles Morales juggles school, parents, superheroing and forces determined to bring parallel universes into alignment at all costs.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 22 The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001, USA, D: Peter Jackson)
Frolicking hobbits become the key to defeating evil. Extended edition. At Yonge & Dundas and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 22
 
 
 
 
Wolf (1994, USA, D: Mike Nichols)
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001, France, D: Christophe Gans)
The Company Of Wolves (1984, UK, D: Neil Jordan)
Bad Moon (1996, USA/Canada, D: Eric Red)
Aooo! Celebrate Full Moon's Eve with a marathon of werewolf flicks. 1: Jack wolf. 2: French wolf. 3: Fairy tale wolf. 4: Paré wolf (+drinking games and a live performance by Blood Opera).
 
@ The Revue
 
 
 
1:00pm
4:00pm
7:30pm
10:00pm
Jun 22 The Belle Star Story (1968, Italy, D: Lina Wertmüller & Piero Cristofani)   Midnight Madness Presents
A female gunslinger bests the majority of her male counterparts but carries a torch for the one man who is her match.
 
@ Lightbox 6:30pm
Jun 22
Jun 23
Jun 25
 
Spirited Away (2001, Japan, D: Hayao Miyazaki)
A young girl navigates the spirit world she has stumbled into. Subtitled Sat Jun 22 and Tue Jun 25, dubbed Sun Jun 23.
 
@ The Fox
 
 
6:30pm
12:45pm
6:30pm
Jun 22 The Taking Of Beverly Hills (1991, USA, D: Sidney J. Furie)
Terror Squad (1987, USA, D: Peter Maris)
Action times two via Liam's Double Trouble. 1) A former football quarterback is the last honest man standing when ex-cops try to rob Beverly Hills blind. 2) Terrorists invade a heartland nuclear power plant.
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 7:00pm
Jun 22 Twister (1996, USA, D: Jan de Bont)   T.O. Picture Show
Stormchasers living a tense relationship put themselves in the path of dangerous weather. Plus: short Footsteps. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 22 X (2022, USA, D: Ti West)
A group of young people gather to make a pornographic film on a farm inhabited by an old woman who envies their freedom.
 
@ The Fox 9:30pm
Jun 23
Jun 24
 
Cetto c'è, senzadubbiamente (2019, Italy, D: Giulio Manfredonia)
A former political hopeful turned entrepreneur discovers something unexpected about his heritage. At Yonge & Dundas and Vaughan.
 
@ Cineplex
 
Jun 23 The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (2002, USA, D: Peter Jackson)
Frolicking hobbits carry the burden of evil into dangerous territory. Extended edition. At Yonge & Dundas and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 23
- Jun 26
 
Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence (2004, Japan, D: Mamoru Oshii)
A cyborg detective's sense of reality unravels as he investigates a series of robot-committed murders. 20th anniversary! Screening dubbed and subbed. At Yonge & Dundas, Fairview, Queensway, Eglinton Town Centre, Vaughan and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 23
Jun 24
Jun 26
 
Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence (2004, Japan, D: Mamoru Oshii)
A cyborg detective's sense of reality unravels as he investigates a series of robot-committed murders. 20th anniversary! Screening dubbed and subbed.
 
@ Elgin Mills
 
 
Jun 23 Wings Of Desire (1987, Germany, D: Wim Wenders)
An angel takes a chance on the mortal life.
 
@ The Fox 3:45pm
Jun 23 Contempt (1963, France/Italy, D: Jean-Luc Godard)
"Whenever I hear the word 'culture', I bring out my checkbook." A screenwriter's marriage unravels when she begins to spend time with a producer.
 
@ Lightbox 4:00pm
Jun 23 The Dark Crystal (1982, USA, D: Jim Henson & Frank Oz)
A humble gelfling quests to stop the Skeksis' reign of evil in this muppet fantasy.
 
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Jun 23
Jun 25
 
Nobody Wants To Talk About Jacob Applebaum (2024, Canada, D: Jamie Kastner)
An investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against online privacy advocate and anti-surveillance activist Jacob Applebaum.
 
@ Lightbox
 
7:00pm
8:45pm
Jun 23 Out Of Sight (1998, USA, D: Steven Soderbergh)   T.O. Picture Show
"You wanted to tussle. We tussled." George Clooney clicks with US Marshall Jennfier Lopez while busting out of jail. Plus: short The Drop In. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 24 The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (2004, USA, D: Peter Jackson)
Carrying the embodiment of evil becomes a heavy burden to once-frolicking hobbits. Extended edition. At Yonge & Dundas and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 24 Marinette (2023, France, D: Virginie Verrier)
The story of French soccer sensation Marinette Pichon.
 
@ Spadina Theatre 7:30pm
Jun 24 Modern Romance (1981, USA, D: Albert Brooks)   Breaking Up (Is Hard To Do)
An irrationally jealous man continually breaks up and reunites with his long-suffering girlfriend.
 
@ The Paradise 7:30pm
Jun 24 Kung Fu Panda 4 (2024, USA, D: Mike Mitchell)
As martial arts panda Po searches for a replacement Dragon Warrior, a shapeshifter seemingly resurrects villains from his past battles. Note: this screening is in French.
 
@ Downsview Park 9:00pm
Jun 24 Backspot (2023, Canada/USA, D: D.W. Waterson)   T.O. Picture Show
A cheerleader wrestles with anxiety and relationship issues as a competition looms. Plus: shorts Club Kid Alley and Fast Horse. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 24
Jun 25
 
Showgirls (1995, USA, D: Paul Verhoeven)
An aspiring dancer experiences the Las Vegas grind. 35mm!
 
@ The Revue
 
9:30pm
9:30pm
Jun 25 Pearl (2022, USA, D: Ti West)
A woman yearns for more, murderously so, than being stuck on a farm. Includes a sneak preview of upcoming sequel MaXXXine. At Yonge & Dundas, Eglinton Town Centre, Vaughan and Winston Churchill.
 
@ Cineplex
Jun 25 Stand By Me (1986, USA, D: Rob Reiner)
Boys have a formative experience when they take a hike through the woods to see the body of a missing kid.
 
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Jun 25 Purple Rain (1984, USA, D: Albert Magnoli)
Prince suffers trouble at home while rising in the Minneapolis music scene. Prince's sound engineer Susan Rogers will be present for a Q&A following the film.
 
@ Lightbox 7:00pm
Jun 25 The Feeling That The Time For Doing Something Has Passed (2023, USA, D: Joanna Arnow)
A single woman explores sexual submissiveness as an antidote to her unfulfilling life. A virtual q&a followd the Jun 18 screening.
 
@ The Paradise 8:00pm
Jun 25 Wet Hot American Summer (2001, USA, D: David Wain)   T.O. Picture Show
Summer camp counselors close out the season in Wain's much-loved cult comedy. Plus: short Spooning. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 26 Vigilante Force (1976, USA, D: George Armitage)   Heat Wave
Local toughs go too far when they fight back against oil workers bringing lawlessness to their town.
 
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Jun 26 Running On Sand (2023, Israel, D: Adar Shafran)
An young Eritrean man's impending deportation from Israel comes to a halt when he is mistaken for a soccer player. Winner of the Audience Choice Award at this year's Toronto Jewish Film Festival.
 
@ Varsity 7:30pm
Jun 26 Sorry To Bother You (2018, USA, D: Boots Riley)   T.O. Picture Show
A black telemarketer's success brings him into the inner circle of white-dominated, anti-labour power. Plus: short Fresh Meat. Outdoors!
 
@ Fort York 9:00pm
Jun 26 The Matrix (1999, USA, D: Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
"You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes." Keanu dives deep into virtual reality.
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Jun 26 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975, UK, D: Jim Sharman)
The venerable cult film and its live shadow cast return to Time Warp again.
 
@ The Paradise 9:30pm
Jun 27 Samsara (2023, Spain, D: Lois Patiño)   MDFF Presents
Buddhist philosophy takes cinematic form in this depiction of reincarnation.
 
@ Lightbox 6:30pm
Jun 27 Clueless (1995, USA, D: Amy Heckerling)   Hold Up!
Jane Austen's Emma is filtered through the Beverly Hills high school experience.
 
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Jun 27 Clueless (1995, USA, D: Amy Heckerling)
Jane Austen's Emma is filtered through the Beverly Hills high school experience. A slumber party experience!
 
@ The Fox 7:00pm
Jun 27 The Chorus (2004, France/Switzerland/Germany, D: Christophe Barratier)
A new teacher brings the joy of music to troubled children.
 
@ Spadina Theatre 7:30pm
Jun 27 Twister (1996, USA, D: Jan de Bont)   Loved It
Stormchasers living a tense relationship put themselves in the path of dangerous weather. Selected by pop culture writer Anne T. Donahue, who will host the screening. 35mm!
 
@ Lightbox 7:30pm
Jun 27 Roadkill (1989, Canada, D: Bruce McDonald)   Stompbox
A rock promoter's assistant encounters numerous oddballs as she searches Northern Ontario for a touring band that have gone missing. Stars Valerie Buhagiar and Don McKellar will be in attendance! Blu-Ray label Canadian International Pictures will be selling discs in the lobby.
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm

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