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BELIEVE Album Release Concert

0317Sher235Presented by: SHERmusic 

Saturday, March 25th - 7:00pm

Come and celebrate SHERmusic's Album Release Concert. Toronto's New Pop/Dance Artist with a diferent edge to music.

SHERmusic featuring BOSS Dance Company, Dare to Dream Entertainment Glamourousneeks, Hip Hop Artist D-Mac & Diggz, Saxophonist Sean McKinnon and Comedian Fangzhou He

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Apples from the Desert (Tapuchim Min Hamidbar)

woman with hand on shoulder of younger woman, both look worriedPresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with City Shul and Spotlight on Israeli Culture
Sunday March 26, 4:00 & 7:30 pm

Israel, 2014, Matti Harari & Arik Lubetzky directors, 96 min

Guest Speakers: 4:00 pm: Journalist David Levine; 7:30 pm: Rabbi Elyse Goldstein

When Rebecca’s curiosity leads her beyond the traditionsof her Jerusalem home, she confronts questionsof faith, identity, and belonging in modern Israel—forcing her parents to do the same. From the story by Savyon Liebrecht and starring Moran Rosenblatt. In Hebrew with English subtitles.

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Canadian Improv Games

logo that reads "canadian improv games"
 
March 28 - 31 - 7:30pm
April 1 - 2pm & 7:30pm
(March 28-30 - preliminaries; March 31 - Wildcard; April 1 - Regional Finals)

$15 General Admission (at the door)

Come watch the best of Toronto’s high school improv teams play in a loving competition for a spot in Canadian Improv Games National Tournament in Ottawa! The Canadian Improv Games has brought high school improvisers together in a fun and supportive environment since 1977.

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Cracked: New Light on Dementia

0417Cracked235Presented by: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN

Tuesday, April 18th – 2-3:30pm
Wednesday, April 19th – 7-8:30pm
Thursday, April 20th – 7-8:30pm

Cracked is an innovative research-based play that follows persons with dementia and their families on their unique journeys with dementia, from diagnosis to their new lives in long-term care. The families struggle to see beyond the disease as they come to accept that each of us has cracks as part of being human.

Read more: Cracked: New Light on Dementia

ONEFIFTY

a group of interpretive dancers onstagePresented by Momentum Dance Toronto

April 26 - 29, 2017
Wednesday April 26 - 8 pm
Thursday April 27 - 8 pm
Friday April 28 - 8 pm
Saturday April 29 - 2 pm & 8 pm

Momentum Dance Toronto (MDT) celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary in our seventh annual production: ONEFIFTY. Through the exclusive use of Canadian music, our dancers have choreographed movement pieces that explore and celebrate all that it means to be a part of this great country.

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Sam and Me

Man sits reading newspaper at table Presented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with 918 Bathurst, celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday
Sunday June 4, 4:00 & 7:30 pm

Canada, 1991, Deepa Mehta director, 94 min

Guest Speaker: Paul Saltzman, Executive Producer of Sam and Me

A quirky comedy that follows the adventures of a Jewish senior and his minder, a young East Indian immigrant. Sam and Me looks at Toronto’s recent past and portrays the similar dreams of different cultures and generations.

Read more: Sam and Me

A New Beginning in Toronto

0517Teo235Presented by: Teo Milea

Saturday, May 13th - 7:30pm

Teo Milea invites you to his piano & flute concert "A New Beginning in Toronto", alongside fellow musician Terry Lim. This concert is a journey through complex and colorful melodies of chic sophistication, which will keep the listener guessing what might happen at every twist and turn throughout its fascinating plot.

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The Human Resources Manager (Shlichuto Shel HaMemune Al Mashabei Enosh)

Four adults in winter coats standing in front of a Volkswagen busPresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with  Schwartz/Reisman Centre 
Sunday October 15, 2017

Guest Speaker: Critic Adam Nayman

Israel, Germany, France, Romania, 2010
Eran Riklis director, 103 min

A suicide bombing in Israel takes the life of a Romanian worker, leaving her reluctant HR manager to escort her body home. An adaptation of A.B. Yehoshua’s novel from the director of The Syrian Bride, The Human Resources Manager is a darkly comic yet poignant film. In Hebrew , English, Romanian and French with English Subititles.

Read more: The Human Resources Manager (Shlichuto Shel HaMemune Al  Mashabei  Enosh)

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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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.

Read more: Bogdan’s Journey

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