Today on the Scene: screenings and film fun for Monday, November 26, 2012

As I’m writing this, it’s November 25. That means we only have one month until Christmas. Where did November go?! So many things to do! However, it you want to block out the holidays for now, and defer your shopping, baking, wrapping, panic attack until another day – just head on to one of the movies Toronto has on offer! Here’s what is happening on the scene for Monday, November 26, 2012.

TIFF Bell Lightbox  continues to host  Samsara , Holy Motors ,   Chasing Ice , and Inch’Allah , with multiple screenings throughout  the day.

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is having a fairly quiet night, with just a single screening of the excellent documentary The Fruit Hunters from Canada’s own Yung Chang (of Up the Yangtze fame) at 9:15 pm.

The  Revue Cinema will have the results of the Toronto 48 Hour Film Project at 7:00 pm, giving out awards for, and screening the best of, this year’s entries. Then at 9:15 pm, it’s Sarah Polley’s new autobiographical documentary, Stories We Tell .

The  Fox Theatre is screening the darkly comic Seven Psychopaths at 7:00 pm, and the new documentary The Imposter at 9:15 pm, the film about a young Frenchman who poses as a Texas family’s missing son.

The Royal continues screenings from the European Union Film Festival, which runs until tomorrow. Up today are the Belgian film, Miles from Anywhere at 6:00 pm, and at 8:30 pm, it’s Sonny Boy , from the Netherlands.

Projection Booth East continues screenings of Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy at 7:30 pm, and Shut Up and Play the Hits , a concert chronicling the last concert of LCD Soundsystem at Madison Square Gardens at 9:30 pm. At the Projection Booth Metro location, they’re also screening   Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy at 9:30 pm.

Image from The Fruit Hunters.


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Pam Fossen

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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