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NEWS (JULY 2016): A permanent home for storytelling

July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (JULY 2016): A permanent home for storytelling

Rogers family donates $5 million to Hot Docs

By Annemarie Brissenden

Ninety years after John Grierson — who would go on to become the first commissioner of the National Film Board of Canada — coined the term documentary, Toronto’s burgeoning narrative feature industry has secured a permanent home.

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Doors Open Toronto 2012 a huge success in the Annex

May 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

BLOOR HOT DOCS CINEMA, ROYAL St. GEORGE’S, TRINITY ST. PAUL’S OPEN DOORS FOR FIRST TIME

By Kristin Eliason

Doors Open Toronto gave residents and tourists the opportunity this weekend to get outdoors and in doors of some of the city’s most unique and stunning buildings.

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Bloor Cinema reopens to the public

March 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bloor Cinema reopens to the public

HISTORIC THEATRE OFFERS EXCITING SCREENINGS FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema opened Mar. 14. Renovations had been ongoing since last summer. New chairs, theatrical lighting, and surround sound are new additions to the updated theatre. Courtesy Joseph Michael.

By Alexa Huffman

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The latest premiere: Bloor Cinema opens new era with documentary theme

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on The latest premiere: Bloor Cinema opens new era with documentary theme

By Katie O’Connor

Chris Alexander had just settled in for one of his last screenings at the Bloor Cinema when he spotted something, or rather someone, who didn’t belong.

Alexander, editor-in-chief of Fangoria magazine, hosts a monthly film series titled ‘Film School Confidential’ where he showcases cult, horror and sci-fi films.

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Bloor grand tour

February 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Cinema has worn many hats over the century, online doc shows

Inside The Bloor Cinema with filmmaker Robin Sharp. In 2005, he and fellow filmmaker Peter Kuplowsky pieced together the history of The Bloor Cinema for your viewing pleasure.

Inside The Bloor Cinema with filmmaker Robin Sharp. In 2005, he and fellow filmmaker Peter Kuplowsky pieced together the history of The Bloor Cinema for your viewing pleasure.

By Matt James

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