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In Person

See the essential films like you’ve never seen them before with our special guest presenters.


Jacqueline Stewart on Gone With the Wind

Following a screening of David O. Selznick's Civil War epic, noted film scholar Jacqueline Stewart will discuss African American stardom and Black film culture in the US prior to World War II, using film clips and PowerPoint imag...

Jeff Lindsay on Casablanca

Jeff Lindsay, whose best-selling Dexter novels served as the basis for the hit HBO series, shifts into a softer mood to discuss one of Hollywood’s greatest romantic classics.

John Waters on Salò, or The 120 Days of Sodom

"The Pope of Trash" meets the most shocking film ever made (sorry Pink Flamingos!) when John Waters appears on stage to discuss Pier Paolo Pasolini's Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom.

Liam Lacey on Taxi Driver

We are proud to partner with The Globe and Mail for an ongoing series of special presentations, featuring introductions and discussions of films from the Essential 100 with Globe writers and critics.

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