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Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival

1017PIF235Presented by: Planet in Focus
Al Green Theatre Screenings: October 21st - 22nd

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Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival is Canada's largest and longest-running environmental film festival. Now in our 18th year, the annual festival takes place every October at multiple venues in Toronto. Our multi-day festival programming includes a high-calibre lineup of dozens of environmentally-themed films, Eco-Hero events, an industry conference, and an educational program for students.

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Living Room Witnesses: The Holocaust on American Television

1117HEW235Presented by: The Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre
Saturday, November 4


At this feature Holocaust Education Week program, HEW 2017 Scholar-in-Residence Professor Jeffrey Shandler will consider the different ways that the medium of television has enabled people in North America to feel that they are morally charged witnesses to one of the most disturbing chapters of history: the Holocaust.

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Bogdan’s Journey

men wearing kippahs and woman wearing hat at memorialPresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with Holocaust Education Week and the Polish Jewish Heritage Foundation
Sunday November 5, 2017

Guest Speaker: Professor Piotr J. Wróbel

Poland, USA, 2016, Michal Jaskulski & Lawrence Loewinger directors, 83 min

In 1946, forty Holocaust survivors seeking shelter in Kielce, Poland, were murdered by townspeople. For decades, Polish authorities suppressed the story. Bogdan’s Journey documents the Kielce Pogrom
and one man’s attempts to persuade people to face their past. In Polish with English Subtitles.

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PIRANDELLO150 Festival

Pirandello logo with eyesPresented by: The Pirandello Theatre Society 
Thursday, Nov 9th - 12PM, 8PM
Friday, Nov 10th – 12PM, 8PM
Saturday, Nov 11th – 2PM, 8PM

The Pirandello Theatre Society presents PIRANDELLO150 Festival in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary and of the famed Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello.  Three one act plays will be preformed, THE IMBECILE, THE LICENSE , SICILIAN LIMES under the artistic direction of Frank Spezzano.

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Will’s Jams Live Multimedia Show

1117Will235Presented by: Pebble Star Productions in partnership with the Al Green Theatre and Miles Nadal JCC
Sunday, November 12

11:00 AM

Doors at 10:30 AM with a meet and greet with a CBC Kids TV host.

Join JUNO-nominee Will Stroet and his Backyard Band for the Toronto premiere of the Will's Jams Live Multimedia Show, based on his popular Will's Jams TV series airing nationwide on CBC Kids.

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Jump & Jive @ the J

JumpAndJive webiconThursday December 7, 2017
Concert: 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Post-show reception: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

A Sock Hop in Celebration of Chanukah
Featuring The Rev-Tones
Dust off your poodle skirt, leather jacket and saddle shoes and get ready to shake, rattle and roll! Enjoy classic songs from the 1950s and early 1960s performed by the 5-piece rock & roll band The Rev-Tones and the 3-person backup singers group The Pistons.

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The Concert (Le concert)

conductor looking out from stage towards a large concert venuePresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with The Royal Conservatory of Music
Sunday December 10, 2017

France, 2009, Radu Mihaileanu director, 119 min

Former Bolshoi conductor Andrei Simoniovich Filipov was fi red for engaging Jewish musicans. Now he works at the Bolshoi as a cleaner. Learning that the orchestra has been invited to play in Paris, he conspires to conduct the concert. Witness his triumph over his disastrous past in this delightful comedic drama. In French and Russian with English Subtitles.

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