TIFF has partnered with Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity to co-present an eclectic film programme at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Luminato & TIFF go to the Movies will screen films daily throughout the 10-day festival’s June 8-17 run. The series showcases films that relate to Luminato artists and productions, with a special focus on Philip Glass, Robert Wilson and Robert Lepage. Each film screened will include an introduction from a local visiting artist including magician David Ben, TIFF Programmer Magali Simard, Trinity Square Video’s Executive Director Roy Mitchell, and Toronto Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director, Christopher House.
Annie Proulx will also be on hand to introduce the screening of Brokeback Mountain on June 10, the film based on her 1997 short story. The series will also mark the Canadian premiere of a cinematic tribute to Canadian folk legend Kate McGarrigle, called Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You on June 13. An intimate Q&A with Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright and Anna McGarrigle will follow the screening. Tickets for each screening are $5 and will be available at the TIFF Bell Lightbox box office on the day of the screening.
Click here for the full schedule of films featured at Luminato & TIFF go to the Movies.