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Tuesday Night at the Movies Message Board › "Open Roof" outdoor movies on Thursdays this summer

"Open Roof" outdoor movies on Thursdays this summer

user 9123507
New York, NY
Post #: 21­

Hot Docs Co-Presents At Open Roof Festival

After its successful launch last year, Open Roof Festival returns this summer with its outdoor film and music series in downtown Toronto. Hot Docs co-presents the five docs screening in the series, beginning with the Festival's opening screening of EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP on June 16. For more on Open Roof Festival and to purchase tickets, visit

Movies screen in the parking lot of the Amsterdam Brewery (bottom of Bathurst street) and include an hour of a live local band!

Use promo code 2offprebuy to get tickets for $13 rather than $15.

Thursday, June 16 D: Banksy | USA, UK

The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work. (Sundance Film Festival)

D: Jay Cheel | Canada
Thursday, June 30

Before Tom Green, Jackass or YouTube, Cap’n Video (a.k.a. Ralph Zavadil) achieved minor celebrity with his zany cable-access television show. When one gag stands – and falls – above the rest, the world’s attention is drawn to his shocking stunts.

D: Various | Canada
Thursday, July 14

Stunning and inspired, this ambitious omnibus film barely fits the big screen. Fifty-two filmmakers and musicians explore our country’s rugged wilderness, translating the landscape into cinematic form to mark Parks Canada’s centennial.

D: Lucy Walker | UK, Brazil
Thursday, July 28

A multiple award winner on the fest circuit and a 2010 Oscar nominee, Lucy Walker's transcendent doc follows artist Vik Muniz and his work with pickers of recyclable materials in Brazil’s Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill site.

D: Rodman Flender | USA
Thursday, August 11

Dumped from The Tonight Show and banned from appearing on television, radio or the Internet for six months: what’s a firebrand comic to do? Hit the stand-up road looking for laughs…and revenge. Go, Coco!
user 9123507
New York, NY
Post #: 22
Lineup for the remainder of the summer - thanks for the link, Michael!

The movies:

14 Jul National Parks
21 Jul Kick-Ass
28 Jul Waste Land
4 Aug Nowhere Boy
11 Aug Rodman Flender’s CONAN O’BRIEN CAN’T STOP
18 Aug T.B.A
25 Aug T.B.A
1 Sep T.B.A

The bands

14 Jul Catl
21 Jul Running Red Lights
28 Jul Liam Titcomb
4 Aug The Wilderness of Manitoba
11 Aug Locomotive 8
18 Aug Lynn Miles
25 Aug Yuka
1 Sep The Junction

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