Screenings and Exhibitions

LIFT presents occasional screenings and exhibitions of work in Toronto and beyond. We also regularly co-present screenings and exhibitions with other organizations to support an engaged and rigorous media-arts ecology. We can assist hundreds of films each year but without venues and distributors to help them reach the public this work doesn't have the life it deserves. We our fourtunate to live in a city with over 100 film festivals each year, numerous year round programmers and dozens of galleries showing media arts.

 

For inquiries regarding presentation and co-presentation opportunities please contact us.

 

 

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
  LIFT co-presents at the 2017 Toronto Black Film FestivalCouples NightDirected by Mark Harris When a bored but quirky housewife becomes obsessed with her argumentative neighbors, she starts a Couples Night that sends her mild mannered husband into a tailspin. 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 11:00pm
   LIFT co-presents at the 2017 8 Fest.Reid Diamond: Echoes   Super 8, silent, 1986-2001Musical accompaniment by Don Rooke and Paul Pasmore  "Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance."—Carl SandburgReid Diamond (February 1958-February 2001) was inspired by the...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
  "'On The Road' by Jack Kerouac" by Jorge Lorenzo    Jorge Lorenzo is LIFT's Winter 2017 Artist in Residence.  The Wank (USA 2004), 16mm, b&w, silent, 1:00minBlue-up (USA 2005) 16mm, 4:30min., color, soundPINHOLE SERIES 1: Bulb (USA 2006) 16mm film...
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
  LIFT co-presents the "Workman Arts Shorts Program"at the 2016 Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival  A very special program of new works by the membership of the Rendezvous With Madness's parent organization Workman Arts (WA). WA is an arts and mental health organization known...
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
  The House of Unconsciousness by Priit Tender  LIFT co-presents the Toronto Animated Image Society's"Welcome to the House of Unconsciousness"Artist Talk and Screening with Estonian Animator Priit Tender  Join TAIS for an afternoon with Priit Tender, Estonian master...
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
        The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) co-present Becoming Sensor in Sentient Worlds: Elke Marhöfer and Natasha Myers  2016 Goethe-LIFT Artist-in-Residence Elke Marhöfer in conversation with Natasha Myers Elke Marhöfer (Berlin) is the 2016...
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
   Heidi Lost by Jamie Whitecrow   LIFT co-presents at the 2016 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival."Fresh Takes" Program  New voices take centre stage in this programme of four World Premieres that had their start at imagineNATIVE! Featuring three short works...
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 6:30pm
  "Primate Colors," 2015   The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present Elke Marhöfer: Shape ShiftingPresented as part of THE FREE SCREEN at TIFF 2016 Goethe-LIFT Artist-in-Residence Elke Marhöfer in attendance Rearticulating elements of...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
 Chromoflux  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present Seeing Double: Films by Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng  Kuo and Sheng in attendance Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng are visiting artists from Brooklyn collaborating at LIFT from July 4 to...
Monday, July 4, 2016 (All day)
 Lily Jue Sheng and Antonia Kuo   THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT)ANNOUNCES AMERICAN VISITING ARTISTS ANTONIA KUO and LILY JUE SHENG   Toronto, July 20, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Antonia...