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1st Toronto SinoLux Film Exhibition

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Innis Town Hall

2 Sussex Ave

Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

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1st Toronto SinoLux Film Exhibition

We will present different styles of contemporary Chinese-Language films.

Varying rhythms and movements will be performed: from the unforgettable innocence of youth to the bitterness of humorous reality. From the prolonged memories of childhood to the poetry of life journey.

Day 1

1. Blue Gate Crossing | Drama/Romance/LGBT

Directed by Yizhi Yan | 85mins | Taiwan

Oct 7 Sat @ 3:00 PM

An is-she-or-isn’t-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.

Nominated by 15th Tokyo International Film Festival | 23rd Hong Kong Film Award


2. Crosscurrent | Drama/Romance

Directed & Written by Yang Chao | Cinematography by Mark Lee Ping Bing | 116mins | China Mainland

Oct 7 Sat @ 7:00 PM

A voyage in between a woman who tries to search for the meaning of life and a man holding a book of poems on the longest river in Mainland China.

Winner of 2016 Berlin International Film Festival, Silver Bear | 2016 Taipei Golden Horse Award, Best Cinematography and Best Sound Effects


Day 2

3. Free and Easy | Drama/Comedy/Crime | Toronto Premiere

Directed & Written by Jun Geng | 69mins | China Mainland

Oct 14 Sat @ 3:00 PM

When a traveling soap salesman arrives in a desolate Chinese town, a crime occurs and sets the strange residents against each other with tragicomic results.

Winner of 2017 Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award Cinematic Vision


4. The Summer Is Gone | Drama | Canada Premiere

Directed & Written by Dalei Zhang | 106mins | China Mainland

Oct 14 Sat @ 7:00 PM

In Inner Mongolia in the early 1990s, 12-year-old Xiaolei enjoys summer with his father, who works at a film studio, and his education-minded mother. But life is rapidly changing, as stable jobs at state-owned companies disappear.

Winner of 2016 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Best Picture and Best New Actor

Nominated by 2016 Tokyo International Film Festival


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Adult

1 screening ticket $12

2 screenings 1-day pass $20

4 screenings 2-day pass $30

Student/Child 1 screening ticket $6

Senior age 65+ Free

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2 Sussex Ave

Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

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