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2018 Festival.

October 12, 13, 14, 2018

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For (full) Festival participants only

2018 Topic

Love of Film

peter howellSpeaker Peter Howell

Peter Howell is the Toronto Star’s movie critic. He is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) and the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA). He is the proud Canadian member of the “Gurus o’ Gold” Oscars panel on MovieCityNews.com.

Sponsored by Michael and Joan Hanlon

Details to be available soon

To be held in Knights of Columbus Hall.  That's a separate building immediately behind the Capitol Theatre.

Coffee is provided but patrons are expected to provide their own lunch - either by bringing it hence the "brown bag" - or ordering it - Details on this are TBD.

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

List of discussions:

Date Topic Discussion leader More Info
 Sunday, October 15, 2017 Canadians in Hollywood Jeff Pevere  
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