ONTARIO 150 SPOTLIGHT

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LOOKING BACK

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2018

Venue: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.

 

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Photo Credit: West Wind (1944) by Graham McInnes. Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Planet in Focus’ senior programmer Marc Glassman, who is an Adjunct Professor in the Documentary Media program at Ryerson University, will be delivering a lecture on the history of Ontario environmental films accompanied by clips. The survey of films covers 110 years, from footage of the Great Fire of Toronto in 1905 to Su Rynard’s 2015 documentary The Messenger which investigated the perilous lives of birds in North America.

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LOOKING FORWARD

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2018

Venue: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.

 

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Photo Credit: The Butterfly Monument (2017) by Jules Koostachin & Rick Miller. Courtesy of VisJuelles Productions Inc.

A program of short environmental films by Ontario youth, including films by Attawapiskat students created during the Attawapiskat Eco-Film Lab. Ontario secondary students are invited to participate in our Looking Forward special spotlight by submitting their short environmental films. Click here for student submission details.

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LOOKING BACK/LOOKING FORWARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Date: Tuesday. October 17, 2018 – Sunday, October 22, 2018

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Photo Credit: Pink Granite (1999) by Dr. Roberta Bondar. Courtesy of the Roberta Bondar Foundation.

A short film reel featuring environmental photography from established and up and coming Ontario artists will play before every screening throughout the festival. Featured artists include: Dr. Roberta Bondar (above), Edward Burtynsky, Brent Wesley, Brandon Price, and Meryl McMaster.

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