Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) will close their 2018/19 season with the critically acclaimed duet Marienbad, created and performed by TDT Artistic Director Christopher House and writer/theatre-maker/multimedia artist Jordan Tannahill.
Prominent Canadian playwright George F. Walker (Order of Canada, Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award, five-time Dora Award winner) brings his many years of experience to Toronto’s indie theatre scene to direct his acclaimed 2010 dark comedy And So It Goes for Kyanite Theatre.
Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. The documentary Push sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unlivable cities, and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it’s a different kind of monster.
In My Blood It Runs by Maya Newell, in collaboration with the Arrernte and Garrwa Indigenous communities, captures a young, talented healer named Dujuan as he and his family find their voice as an oppressed Indigenous family in the Northern regions of Australia.
Máxima, an indigenous woman from the Peruvian Andes who cannot read or write, stands up to one of the largest gold producers in the world, US-based Newmont Mining Corporation, whohas claimed ownership of her land in order to expand its multi-billion dollar mining operation.
Located in Sarnia, Ontario, the Aamjiwnaang First Nations reserve and its 900 residents are smothered by one of Canada’s largest petrochemical corridors: the Chemical Valley. Siblings Vanessa Gray and Lindsay Beze Gray have dedicated their lives to fighting the pollution that threatens their community’s health, safety and future. In The Chemical Valley Project, theatre makers and friends Julia Howman and Kevin Matthew Wong document Vanessa and Lindsay’s vital activism and journeys as land defenders and water protectors.
Beginning this summer, Outside the March (OtM) is inviting you to put your life on pause with a series of proudly analog movie-loving experiences hearkening back to yesteryear—or at least to the days before Netflix and Amazon Prime. The Popcorn Double Feature will see OtM take over the Annex’s historic Queen Video and open up its own VHS rental store (with a twist) for The Tape Escape, and transform Streetcar Crowsnest into a classic cinema for The Flick.
Canadian adventurer, writer and miner of song David Newland releases his first single and video for Musk Ox Stew, a cut from his upcoming album Northbound, a live album of original songs based on his travels in the Northwest Passage with Adventure Canada.