Free Toronto Movie Screenings

Fido, Y&D Square are trying to rock summer Tuesday evenings with free movies at the Harbourfront. The first one starts today. In Toronto, a number of venues show free movies. During the school year, the Cinema Students Union (1) at University of Toronto (College & St. George, Innis College) show their Free Friday Movies. They have also numerous promotions - screenings of new movies shown before their theatrical release. Starting today, at the Yonge & Dundas Square, will also be screeening various movies on Tuesdays as well as other events (2). Here's a list:

  • Brokeback Mountain (Romantic Reels) - Tue Jul 8 8:45 pm It can get lonely on the range.
  • People Project (Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!) - Fri Jul 11 8:00 pm A quest for honest music
  • Romeo + Juliet (Romantic Reels) - Tue Jul 15 9:00 pm Whereforth art thou? Pray, come watch-ith movies.
  • Socalled (Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!) - Fri Jul 18 8:00 pm Klezmer hip-hop?!
  • Bana Y'Afrique (Community Events) - Sat Jul 19 12:00 pm A free outdoor celebration of African music and culture!
  • Bana Y'Afrique (Community Events) - Sat Jul 19 12:00 pm A free outdoor celebration of African music and culture!
  • Annie Hall (Romantic Reels) - Tue Jul 22 9:00 pm A nervous romance.
  • Just For Laughs (Community Events) - Fri Jul 25 7:00 pm Something funny's happening at the Square...
  • Just For Laughs (Community Events) - Sat Jul 26 5:00 pm presented by WestJet !
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Romantic Reels) - Tue Jul 29 9:00 pm You can erase someone from your mind. Getting them out of your heart is another story.
There is also program guide (PDF) available. Also starting today, Fido, the mobile GSM phone provider part of the Rogers empire is presenting Free Outdoor Movies at Harbourfront (3) on Tuesdays in July and August. Flash your Fido, and if you're one of the first 60 Fido Customers, they'll give you VIP Treatment (4). Here is what's playing:
  • Today, July 8 at 9 PM: Juno
  • Tuesday, July 15 at 9 PM: Rushmore
  • Tuesday, July 22 at 9 PM: Dick
  • Tuesday, July 29 at 9 PM: The Virgin Suicides
  • Tuesday, August 5 at 9 PM: Run Lola Run
  • Tuesday, August 12 at 9 PM: Audience Choice! You pick between Monsoon Wedding, Touch of Pink, The Wild One or The Motorcycle Diaries -- you've got until August 5 at 5 PM to vote(5).
Let me know if you know of any other similar movie offers!

Sources

1. http://www.cinssu.ca 2. http://www.ydsquare.ca 3. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks/index.cfm 4. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks/vip/ 5. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks/audience/

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