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789 Yonge Street

Hinton Theatre - 3rd floor

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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Join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2pm for a selection of thoughtful, engaging, and entertaining documentaries.

All are welcome, drop-in. No registration required.

Although non-alcoholic beverages are permitted, food is allowed only on the main floor of the library.

Please, note that the program is subject to change, and will be updated continuously.


UPCOMING FILMS

June 4 - We Were Children. The shocking true story of two Indigenous children who experienced the Canadian residential school system firsthand. (2012, 83 min.)

June 11 - Political Animals. A powerful, award winning documentary about four California lawmakers -- all women -- who took the fight for equality from the streets into the halls of government to create lasting social justice and equality for the LGBT movement. (2017, 88 min.)

June 18 - The Mask You Live In. Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large, and unveils what we can do about it. (2016, 90 min.)

June 25 - Revolution. Filmmaker Rob Stewart examines environmental collapse and suggests ways for humanity to curtail the damage. (2013, 90 min.)

July 2 - Alive Inside. A joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken the souls of dementia patients, and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. (2014, 78 min.)

July 9 - Where to Invade Next. Michael Moore visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own prospects. The creator of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine is back with this hilarious and eye-opening documentary on the need for discussion and change within American social, work, and governmental systems.

July 16 - RBG. At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. (2018, 98 min.)

July 23 - Sunu = Maize. SUNU knits together different stories from a threatened rural world and journeys deep into the heart of a country where people realize their determination to stay free, to work the land and cultivate their seeds. (2016, 79 min.)

July 30 - Kusama: Infinity. Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Artist Yayoi Kusama's journeys from a conservative upbringing in Japan to her brush with fame in America during the 1960s. (2019, 76 min.)


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