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2017 Festival.

October 13, 14, 15, 2017

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For (full) Festival participants only

2016 Topic - Women in Hollywood

Bio - Speaker Thom Ernst

Thom Ernst is a Toronto film critic and broadcaster.  Many people remember Thom ErnstThom as the producer and host of TVO’s Saturday Night at the Movies.  Thom can frequently be heard on CBC Radio Syndication going across Canada with his film reviews.  His work has appeared in The Toronto Star, The National Post, Playback Magazine,, Yahoo Canada and on his own website,  Currently Thom hosts Making Movies the Canadian Way on Bell Fibe TV1 and the podcast THIS MOVIE’S ABOUT YOU available on iTunes.

To be held in the Sculthorpe Theatre.  That's in the Capitol Theatre but on the second floor and easily accessible.

Coffee is provided but patrons are expected to provide their own lunch - either by bringing it hence the "brown bag" - or ordering it no later than Saturday 1:00pm. If you take this option, the cost will be $8.50 - incl taxes - payable at the Festival and not in advance.  You can order this lunch when you register - on Friday or Saturday.

NOTE: This seminar is for holders of Festival Passes only.

List of discussions:

Date Topic Discussion leader More Info
Sunday, October 16th, 2016 Women in Hollywood Thom Ernst  
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Director John Ford Prof. Graham Petrie  
Sunday, October 26th, 2014 Film Noir John Gilbert  
Sunday, October 27th, 2013 Alfred Hitchcock Thom Ernst The title of the Hitchcock book Thom referenced is: Alfred Hitchcock, A Life in Darkness and Light by Patrick McGilligan.
Sunday, October 28th, 2012 The Academy® Awards Toronto Star Film Critic, Peter Howell.  
Saturday, October 29th, 2011 1930 Motion Picture Production Code
(The Hays Office Code)
Cathie Houston of Universal Pictures, Canada Discussion on the Hollywood Production Code - 1921 to 1960's