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Scotiabank Theatre

Staff Picks: 5 Unmistakable Moviehouses

The TIFF Bell Lightbox is a sleek shrine to cinema (photo by Maris Mezulis)

Everyone loves going to the cinema. Whether you want to take in the latest Hollywood blockbuster or prefer to catch a though-provoking documentary, these Toronto movie theatres are great venues at which to screen your favourite flicks. (more…)

TIFF Today: French Connection

Route 132

From September 9 to 19, the city buzzes with movie-industry movers and shakers as the Toronto International Film Festival brings more than 300 flicks to town. For each day of the festival, Where Toronto selects a must-see feature with matching venues to check out after your screening. Choose from these local hot spots to suit the theme of your film!

TODAY’S FILM PICK
Route 132 follows a man’s touching journey to rediscover himself and his past through grieving the loss of his loved one. Set in rural Quebec, this French-Canadian film shows us the beautiful provincial landscapes and countryside as the story progresses. Scotiabank Theatre, 9:15 p.m.

TODAY’S DESTINATIONS
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Festival Fare: 10 Days of TIFF—Day 3

Red carpets, nightly parties, fans’ faces obscured by continually clicking cameras—looks like the Toronto International Film Festival is back in town. Each day of the TIFF we’re not only listing our daily flick pick, but we’re mapping the hottest attractions, restaurants, and shops and services that are just steps from the screening spot.

The films: It’s all about dark and disturbing human psychology in Lars von Trier’s Antichrist, and kids internalize fascism in White Ribbon, which earned writer-director Michael Haneke Palme d’Or at this year’s Festival de Cannes.

The venue: Scotiabank Theatre, a multiplex in the midst of partying clubland.

If not at an after-party, where are you going to be post-show?

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