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

During the school year, CINSSU also presents a series of Free Friday Films at Innis Town Hall, as well as academic lectures, special guests, career talks and more. See also the CINSSU Twitter feed.

Finally, please follow the Cinema Studies Institute on Twitter: @CSI_UofT




For past special events, please see our Events Archive page.


CSI Articles


Archived articles on and written by CSI faculty, students and staff can be found here.