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Hot Date: Ecological Lens

Margaret Atwood is the subject of Ron Mann's film, In the Wake of the Flood

OCTOBER 13 TO 17 The leaves may be changing colours, but we can still think green. This month, the Planet in Focus International Environmental Film & Video Festival returns to Toronto to showcase the rapid emergence of ecologically conscious cinema. Opening the festival is Ron Mann’s much-anticipated In the Wake of the Flood, which chronicles a unique book tour undertaken by Margaret Atwood to promote her enviro-apocalypse novel The Year of the Flood. Approximately 90 other films and documentaries are on view, including Liz Marshall’s Water on the Table, bringing environmental issues to the big screen. Various venues and times, tickets $15 to $22; call 416-968-3456 or visit here for further details.

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