Black/African films at TIFF
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At this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), three African films are featured in the Contemporary World Cinema category.
Other Side of the Game
October 14-November 5, 2017 | Aki Studio
Cahoots’ 2017-2018 season opens with the world premiere of Amanda Parris’ OTHER SIDE OF THE GAME, co-produced with Obsidian Theatre.
1st Fridays Film Edition
Pearl King, 291 King Street West
Presentation of the Jackie Robinson Award to Director X. Diasporic Films, Filmmakers & Program hosts at TIFF. Please note new venue.
On Sunday, September 10, 2017, The Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine, educator, social-justice advocate, philanthropist, and politician will celebrate her 80th birthday with a spectacular Sunday Brunch along with Special friends, guests and great entertainment at the Woodbine Banquet and Convention Hall.
~ Source: afrotoronto.com
~ Source: ronfanfair.com
Educator honoured for promoting Black Canadian history. In high school at Bathurst Heights Collegiate Institute, she read the biography of Malcolm X and was exposed to some Black history. “This, however, all had to do with the United States, said Henry. “I was curious to know about the history of Blacks in Canada where I was born and raised.”