The 2019 “My French Film Festival” runs until February 22nd. It operates like any film festival, except that the viewer doesn’t have to go to the theatre: all films are available for screening online. All shorts are free but a pass is required to view feature-film length for €7.99 (CAD $12.10). Individual films can also be watched at any time for $1.99 Cad $3) An annual, month-long, online film festival it attracted last year seven million viewers across the world. This year, some 30 films, features, shorts and a documentary are being screened. including a few classics. Films compete for an audience award. Ten French feature films and ten French shorts are in competition.
Among the selection is Guillaume Canet's Rock n 'Roll - a successful comedy starring Marion Cotillard, and with an appearance by the late Johnny Halliday. There is also Ava, a first feature by Léa Mysius which premièred at the Critic's Week in Cannes in May 2017, and The Last Metro - François Truffaut's memorable 1980 wartime drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Dépardieu.
The Auto Show strives to provide a “Total Automotive Experience”. Over 600,000 square feet of displays, prize giveaways and exhibits! It feature some of the world’s finest automobiles in the Auto Exotica section, a wide array of clean fuel-efficient vehicles in its Eco-Drive Showcase, as well as a Hot Rod Builders Showcase. Lots of cars and motorcycles on display.
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This exhibition, developed in a creative partnership between the AGO and the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, presents a bold new collection of Thomas’s vibrant, colourful and provocative paintings, silkscreens, photographs, time-based media and site-specific installations exploring how Black women are represented in art and popular culture.
Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires is the first large-scale solo exhibition by this African-American contemporary artist to be staged in Canada. It will spark timely and urgent conversations about race, representational politics, Black celebrity culture and sexuality as seen through a Black queer feminist perspective.
Pulsing with life, Paris in the 1870s was transforming – thanks to wider streets, increased traffic, an explosion of factories in the suburbs and faster, more frequent steam-powered trains. No one in France was immune to the rapid pace of change, least of all artists.
This exhibiion explores how French Impressionist artists and their contemporaries, famous for their lush landscapes and sea vistas, were equally obsessed with capturing the spirit of the industrial age. The groundbreaking exhibition features over 120 artworks, including paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, sculptures and period films.
The Toronto International Bicycle Show is a good place to shop for bicycles and accessories, preview the newest trends in cycling from the top manufacturers and distributors plus several action-packed events.
Fashion lovers can discover an amazing array of vintage fashion at the new Toronto Vintage Clothing Show. The show is an opportunity to discover hand-picked vintage and retro clothing, accessories and jewellery from top independent vintage fashion vendors. Exhibitors hail from Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa and beyond, and offer rare, one-of-a-kind pieces. Vendors carry everything from costume jewellery, to Chanel, Hermes, vintage scarves, hats, cocktail dresses - anything you could want at every price range. One day only.
The four-day annual Convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada is held in Toronto. It has grown in size, stature and influence since it began in 1932 and today is the event of choice for the world’s mineral industry. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 30,147 attendees from 126 countries, it allows participants the opportunity to attend technical sessions, short courses as well as social and networking events.