Toronto Film Festival events listing

Options to keep attendees busy for 10-day run

Thursday, Sept. 6
4 p.m. Canadian Film & TV Producers Assn. event (5th Element)
5 p.m. TIFF opening cocktail (Rosewater Supper Club, 19 Toronto St.)
8 p.m. GALA: “Fugitive Pieces” (all galas at Roy Thompson Hall)
9-11 p.m. “Mother of Tears” party (Toula Restaurant)
10 p.m. TIFF opening party (Liberty Grand)
10 p.m. “Young People Fucking” party (Wicked Club, 1032 Queen St. W.)

Friday, Sept. 7

9:30-11:30 a.m. ThinkFilm breakfast (Windsor Arms Hotel)
6-8:30 p.m. Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch party (W Studio/Film Lounge, 146 DuPont St.)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Rendition”
6:30 p.m. “Before the Rains” dinner (Host Restaurant, 14 Prince Arthur Ave.)
7 p.m. Czech Film Center event (Bata Shoe Museum)
9 p.m. Twenty8Twelve event (Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor St. W.)
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Michael Clayton”
11 p.m. “Michael Clayton party (Design Exchange)
11:30 p.m. “Lust, Caution” party (Opus)

Saturday, Sept. 8
1:30 p.m. GALA: “Terra”
4 p.m. Telefilm reception (Michele’s Brasserie, 162 Cumberland St.)
5:30 p.m. “Battle in Seattle” party (W Studio/Film Lounge)
6 p.m. “Mongol” dinner (Prego Della Piazza, 150 Bloor St. W.)
6-8:30 p.m. “Gone With the Woman” reception (Remys, 115 Yorkville Ave.)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Eastern Promises”
8 p.m. “Diary of the Dead” (Courthouse)
8 p.m. “The Girl in the Park” cocktail and dinner (Hazelton Hotel)
8 p.m. “No Country for Old Men” dinner (Bymark, 66 Wellington St. W.)
8 p.m. Sony Classics dinner (Michele’s Brasserie)
8:30 p.m. Fox Searchlight reception (Boiler House)
8:30 p.m. “Eastern Promises” reception (Cheval, 606 King St. W.)
8:30-10:30 p.m. “Starting Out in the Evening” party for Frank Langella (Prego Della Piazza)
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Le deuxieme souffle”
10 p.m. Film Circuit party (Peridot Restaurant)
10 p.m. AFI cocktails (W Studio/Film Lounge)
10 p.m. Motorola Lounge (Club V, 88 Yorkville Ave.)

Sunday, Sept. 9
12:30-3 p.m. Canadian Film Center/Norman Jewison BBQ (Canadian Film Center, 2489 Bayview Ave.)
1:30 p.m. GALA: “The Last Lear”
3:30-5:30 p.m. “The Wild Horse Redemption” party (Lobby, 192 Bloor St. W.)
5-7 p.m. European Film Promotion reception (Bistro 990)
5 p.m. Barna-Alper party (Rosewater)
5:30-7:30 p.m. Discovery Films’ “Encounters at the End of the World” cocktail (Prego Della Piazza)
6 p.m. One X One cocktails/dinner (Four Seasons Center, 145 Queen St. W.)
6 p.m. “Shake Hands With the Devil” event (Rosewater)
6:30-8:30 p.m. “The Jane Austen Book Club” cocktail (Lobby)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
7-10 p.m. Seville Pictures party (Brassaii Bistro-Lounge, 461 King St. W.)
7-9:30 p.m. Silverwood’s “The Passage” party (W Studio/Film Lounge)
8:30 p.m. One X One concert (Four Seasons Center)
9 p.m. “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” cocktails (Maro)
9 p.m. Manitoba Film Commission party (Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W.)
9:30 p.m. GALA: “The Jane Austen Book Club”
10 p.m. Motorola Lounge (Club V)
11:30 p.m. “Just Buried” party (Drake Hotel)

Monday, Sept. 10
4 p.m. Rogers event (Bistro 990)
5-8 p.m. Dubai Intl. Film Fest cocktail (Hazelton Hotel, One Restaurant)
6-8 p.m. Made in NY reception (HSBC Bank, Yorkville Branch, 150 Bloor St. W.)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Sleuth”
7 p.m. Best Buddies event (Carlu)
8 p.m. “Honeydripper” cocktail (Now Magazine Lounge, 189 Church St.)
8 p.m. Catalan Films event (Drake Hotel)
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Across the Universe”
9:30 p.m. Valentino/FT event (City TV)
9:30 p.m. “In the Valley of Elah” party (Casa Luna)
10 p.m. Sony Pictures Classics party (Brant House, 522 King St. W.)
10 p.m. Planet Africa party (Phoenix)
10 p.m.-midnight “Trumbo” dinner (Fermenting Cellar, 55 Mill St., Building #6)
11 p.m. “Atonement” party (Rosewater)

Tuesday, Sept. 11
12:30-2:30 p.m. U.K. Film Council U.S./ Intl. reception (Prego Della Piazza)
5:30-7:30 p.m. Lionsgate cocktail (Lobby)
5:30-8:30 p.m. “Babysitters” dinner (Sopra Supper Club, 265 Davenport Rd.)
6-8 p.m. MGM cocktail (Hazelton Hotel, 118 Yorkville Ave.)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Cassandra’s Dream”
8 p.m. Habitat for Humanity fund-raiser (Ultra Supper Club, 314 Queen St. W.)
8 p.m. “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” dinner (Drake Hotel)
8 p.m. Alliance Atlantis dinner (Drake Hotel)
9 p.m. Canadian Filmmakers party (The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W.)
9 p.m. “King of California” party (Casa Loma)
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Cleaner”
9:30 p.m. “Walk All Over Me” party (Boiler House)
10 p.m.-2 a.m. InStyle party (Windsor Arms Hotel)
10 p.m. Latin party (C Lounge)

Wednesday, Sept. 12
6:30 p.m. GALA: “L’Age des tenebres”
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Blood Brothers”
10 p.m. Vanguard party (Drake Hotel)

Thursday, Sept. 13
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Reservation Road”
9:30 p.m. GALA: “The Walker”
9:30 p.m. Gay Flambe (Berkeley Church)
10 p.m. “New York City Serenade” party (C Lounge, 456 Wellington St. W.)

Friday, Sept. 14
6 p.m. Film Circuit party (Windsor Arms)
6:30 p.m. GALA: “Closing the Ring”
9:30 p.m. GALA: “Caramel”

Saturday, Sept. 15
8 p.m. GALA: “Emotional Arithmetic”
10 p.m. Closing night party (Harbor Front)

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