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Welcome to Toronto Zoom Cinema, a virtual club for anyone who enjoys exciting, thought-provoking, and critically acclaimed films. We discuss everything about cinema and welcome a wide range of perspectives on artistry, culture, and other themes and ideas expressed through the powerful medium of the movies.
If you love film, meeting new people, sharing ideas, or perhaps you just need a few hours a week to relax, then grab a drink and make some popcorn and join us for one of our many online meetings!
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- Happening (2021)Link visible for attendees
🎬🍿🚼•Tonight, let's discuss Happening (100 minutes). Happening is available to watch on Apple TV•🚼🍿🎬
Happening (French: L'Événement) is a 2021 French drama thriller film directed by Audrey Diwan and written by Diwan, Marcia Romano, and Anne Berest, based on the 2000 memoir of the same name by Annie Ernaux. It stars Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Sandrine Bonnaire, Louise Orry-Diquero, Louise Chevillotte, Pio Marmaï, and Fabrizio Rongione.
In 1963 France, a talented young student with a bright future ahead of her seeks an illegal abortion after getting pregnant, risking prison or death if anything goes wrong.
⚠️Film contains sexual content, graphic nudity, language, & distressing images/material⚠️
- Polite Society (2023)Link visible for attendees
🎬🍿🥋•Tonight, let's chat about Polite Society (104 minutes). Polite Society is available to watch on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play, & Youtube•🥋🍿🎬
Polite Society is a 2023 British martial arts action comedy film directed and written by Nida Manzoor. It stars Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Nimra Bucha, Akshay Khanna, Seraphina Beh, Shobu Kapoor, and Jeff Mirza.
Teenager Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting her friends' help, she attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.
⚠️Film contains strong language, violence, partial nudity, & sexual content⚠️
- Corsage (2022)Link visible for attendees
🎬🍿👗•Tonight, let's discuss Corsage (113 minutes). Corsage is available to watch on Apple TV•👗🍿🎬
Corsage is a 2022 Austrian historical drama film directed and written by Marie Kreutzer. It stars Vicky Krieps, Florian Teichtmeister, Katharina Lorenz, Jeanne Werner, Alma Hasun, Manuel Rubey, Finnegan Oldfield, Aaron Friesz, and Rosa Hajjaj.
Faced with a future of strict ceremonies and royal duties, 19th century Empress Elisabeth of Austria rebels against her public image and comes up with a plan to protect her legacy.
⚠️Film contains graphic nudity, sexual content, some language, & substance abuse⚠️
- Random Movie Night: Women's StoriesLink visible for attendees
🎲👩🏫📽️•One random film will be drawn from your suggestions as tonight's feature presentation!•📽️👩🏫🎲
When you RSVP to this event, you will be prompted to enter the name of a movie, the theme being Women's Stories. It can be from any year, in any language, and from any genre, including documentaries. This could be a film you want to see, one you already enjoy, or anything that comes to mind.
On Friday September 29th, one film from the contributions will be selected at random* and be announced as the feature presentation on Thursday October 5th. Once the movie is chosen, the event time will be adjusted according to its length.
Please submit your response by 12PM Noon on Friday September 29th!
Good luck everyone!
*See comments section below for how the randomization process works