Breast Fest’s fifth anniversary begins November 2, 2012 with a stellar lineup

Still image from Pink Ribbons, Inc

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Breast Fest, a Rethink Breast Cancer event of film and arts to promote breast cancer awareness. In addition to screenings of documentaries and dramas that spark discussion about breast cancer, 2012′s festival – entitled “50 Shades of Pink” – will also include a comedy night and comprehensive speaker series.

The fifth anniversary also brings some big names to Breast Fest: Scott Thompson, Elvira Kurt, Bruce Lourie and Sandra Shamas. Tackling the “difficult and emotional issues around breast cancer,” films on offer this year, from Canada, the US and around the world, include Pink Ribbons Inc. , Cléo de 5  Ã  7 , Semper Fi , One From Afar , Mondays at Racine , Pink Skies , and Jonna’s Body, Please Hold . You can see the entire programme here.

What: Fifth annual Breast Fest, a film and arts festival dedicated to breast cancer awareness

When: November 2 to November 4, 2012

Where: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

More Info: For additional details, please visit their website

Pink Skies Trailer

Jonna’s Body, Please Hold Trailer

Mondays at Racine Trailer


Obsessed with watching movies as far back as she can remember, Pam loves film enough to have two university degrees in the subject. When not focused on a movie screen, she can usually be found reading, cooking, touring vineyards, or planning where to spend her vacation time.

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