A special Canada 150 series of free outdoor film screenings is coming to a park near you! These memorable summer evenings feature pre-show activities, guests, and moving-image works from Canada on Screen, TIFF's signature Canada 150 program. Learn about Toronto’s connections to some of Canada's best feature films, shorts, and television series. Canada on Screen in the Park is presented in partnership with TIFF and Park People.
Thomson Memorial Park
Friday, September 22 at sunset
1005 Brimley Road
Canada on Screen Compilation:
Selected through a national poll of Industry professionals, TIFF's Canada on Screen program showcases the best of Canada's moving image heritage. MomenTO's compilation of works from Canada on Screen features some of the most beloved Canadian animated shorts, along with an episode from the shot-in-Toronto TV drama series, Degrassi Junior High, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year! Titles include:
- Cameras Take Five | dir. Steven Woloshen | 3 mins | 2002 | G | No Dialogue
- When The Day Breaks | dirs. Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby | 10 mins | 1999 | G | English
- Log Drivers' Waltz | dir. John Weldon | 3 mins | 1979 | G | English
- The Sand Castle | dir. Co Hoedeman | 13 mins | 1977 | G | French
- Begone Dull Care | dirs. Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart | 8 minutes | 1949 | G | No Dialogue
- The Sweater | dir. Sheldon Cohen | 10 mins | 1980 | G | English
- Degrassi Junior High S1E10 "Smokescreen" | dir. John Bertram | 28 mins | 1987 | English
Join the Friends of Cedarbrook & Thomson Memorial Parks for a preshow and family friendly activities beginning at 7 p.m. Screening begins at sunset.