Programming

Displayed here is a partial list of LIFT programming and co-presentations going back to 2004. Entries are sorted by date, with the most recent entries first. The programming links on the left provide a a quick view of each program offered by LIFT and calls for submissions.

 

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
 Fomapan Reversal film processed with caffenol/peroxide/vinegar/bleach  Ricardo Leite is LIFT's Spring 2016 Artist in Residence. Leite will present a screening of his work and a talk on his process. Leite will show the films he is completing at LIFT, including Caffenol, his film...
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
  Sun by Eui Yong Zong  LIFT co-presents at the 2016 Toronto Korean Film Festival.Korean Canadian Showcase Program Canada is home to an abundance of extraordinarily talented Korean-Canadian filmmakers. Whether they are first generation immigrants, or born-and- raised in...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
 The LIFT Screenwriter's Circle meets on the third Wednesday of each month to facilitate skill-sharing, supportive critique and moving member scripts from the page to the screen. The group is open to all LIFT members.  No experience is necessary, just a passion for words and images...
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
 Fugue by Kerstin Schroedinger  LIFT co-presents at the 2016 (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico. LIFT PROGRAM (TORONTO)Home and Away – Commissions and Resident Films from the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT...
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
  Famous Diamonds by Daniel McIntyre  LIFT co-presents at the 2016 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. This program features works from filmmakers who might be your best friend, a family member, or someone who shops at the same grocery store as you. Either way, don't...
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
    LIFT co-sponsors "Elastic Resistance"at the 2016 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival.  Whether through spectatorial engagement or physical interaction, we learn how to express ourselves through performance and manipulation, as invisible influences create lasting...
Monday, May 16, 2016 (All day)
   LIFT ANNOUNCES SPRING 2016 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE RICARDO LEITE  Toronto, May 26, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Portuguese filmmaker Ricardo Leite has joined us in Toronto as an artist in residence from May 16 to July 4...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
   LIFT co-presents Behind The Fareat the 2016 Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts Program co-presented by the South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Cinema Politica, Alliance Française, the Hot Docs Canadian...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
 Diane Borsato, Tea Service (the conservators will wash the dishes), 2013.  As part of Rehearsal for Objects Lie on a Table, which is curated by Emelie Chhangur, this salon is hosted by Kevin Temple and Michael Maranda, who invite a collective reading of Martin Heidegger's The Origin...
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:45pm
  LIFT co-presents Michael Shannon Michael Shannon Johnat the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Michael Shannon Michael Shannon JohnDir. Chelsea McMullan Friday April 29 @ 9:45 PM, Scotiabank Theatre 4Saturday April 30 @ 1:15 PM, TIFF Bell Lightbox...