The Cinema Studies Institute is a vibrant hub of screenings, seminars, and special events. The Institute often invites directors, screenwriters, film scholars and alumni to speak to our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and the community at large.
Innis Town Hall is a popular venue for many festivals and events that may be of great interest to film buffs and scholars. For Innis Town Hall events, please see townhall.innis.utoronto.ca/events.
- February 23, 2017: Screening of Anatomy of Violence with Director, Deepa Mehta, presented by the Women & Gender Studies Institute in partnership with CSI and Working Women. The screening with be followed by a panel discussion. 6-9pm, Innis Town Hall.
- March 10, 2017: Fred Kuwornu - "Blaxploitalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema" Film screening followed by Q&A with the Director, 5pm, Alumni Hall 400, 121 St. Joseph Street. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- March 16, 2017: Malcolm Turvey - "Familiarity Breeds Contempt: Why Fascination, Rather than Repeat Exposure, Better Explains the Appeal of Antiheroes on TV", 4pm, Innis College, Room 222.
- March 30, 2017: Centre for the Study of the United States' F. Ross Johnson-Connaught Distinguished Speakers Series: Michael Boyce Gillespie, 4-6pm in Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208.
- March 31, 2017: Isaac Julien: Artist Talk. Presented by Cinema Studies Institute, Centre for Women and Gender Studies, and Innis College. 4-6pm, Innis Town Hall.
- April 5, 2017: Screening of Dante's Inferno (L’inferno, dir. Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe de Liguoro, 1911) with improvised live musical accompaniment by Maurizio Guarini. Sponsored by the Department of Italian Studies, the Cinema Studies Institute, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. 7pm, Innis Town Hall.
For past special events, please see our Announcements page.
- Cinema Studies Institute Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration (PDF)
- 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Awards honour James Cahill and Nic Sammond
- An Interview with Alberto Zambenedetti
- An Interview with Scott Richmond
- Congratulations to Professors Nic Sammond and Brian Jacobson
Archived articles on and written by CSI faculty, students and staff can be found here.