Selected happenings skedded during the festivals. All events require tickets or invitations.


6:30 p.m. GALA: “Secret Life of Bees” (Roy Thomson Hall)

6-8:30 p.m. Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch reception (CTV Building)

6:30-9 p.m. New Zealand Film’s cocktail for “Dean Spanley” & “Apron Strings” (Hemingway’s, 142 Cumberland St.)

7-10 p.m. “DOC” party (The Spoke Club)

9 p.m. CTV Festival party with P. Diddy and DJ Samantha Ronson (CTV Building)

8:30-10:30 p.m. “Me and Orson Welles” cocktail with Claire Danes, Zac Efron, Ben Chaplin (Hollywood Life House)

8:30 p.m. “GhostTown” dinner with Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Ricky Gervais (Hollywood Life House)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “Burn After Reading” (Roy Thomson Hall)

11 p.m. “Burn After Reading” party (Spice Route)


1:30 p.m. GALA: “Dean Stanley” (Roy Thomson Hall)

4:30 p.m. “Paris 36” cocktail reception (The Elgin)

6 p.m. “Every Little Step” private party (The Grand Banking Hall)

6:30 p.m. GALA: “Rachel Getting Married” (Roy Thomson Hall)

8:30-11 p.m. “Deadgirl” premiere party presented by Bloodydisgusting.com (The Film Lounge)

8:30 p.m. “Rachel Getting Married” party (Brandt House)

9 p.m. “More Than a Game” party (Brassaii)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “La Fille de Monaco” (Roy Thomson Hall)

11 p.m. “Blindness” after party (CTV Queen Street)


1:30 p.m. GALA: “Singh is Kinng” (Roy Thomson Hall)

1-4 p.m. CFMDC Backyard BBQ (Alley between 127 & 129 Spadina)

3-5 p.m. Tea with Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn of “Lovely, Still” (The Empire Lounge)

5:30 p.m. Golf Rocks charity golf tournament reception, dinner and concert produced by David Foster. Event chairs: Fox’s Peter Chernin and M.P. Belinda Stronach (Magna Golf Course and Clubhouse)

4-6 p.m. A salute to IndianCinema celebration (Monsoon)

5-7 p.m. EFP’s European films reception (Bistro 990)

6:30 p.m. GALA: “The Duchess: (Roy Thomson Hall)

7 p.m. “Valentino: The Last Emperor” party (Greenhouse)

7 p.m. Sony Pictures Classics dinner (Michele’s Brasserie)

7 p.m. “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” dinner (Trevor Kitchen and Bar)

7:30-9:30 p.m. “Good” cocktail (Pangaea)

8 p.m.-12 a.m. “Hollywood Life” magazine Young Hollywood awards (The Hollywood Life House)

8 p.m. “Slumdog Millionaire” party (Flow Restaurant)

8:45 p.m. “The Stoning Soraya M” cocktail reception (OneUP Restaurant & Lounge)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “The Other Man” (Roy Thomson Hall)

10 p.m. “Ladies” Night (Remington’s)

10 p.m. M.A.C. Gold Fever party (CTV Queen Street)


6:30 p.m. GALA: “Nothing but the Truth” (Roy Thomson Hall)

7 p.m. “Sugar” sports party (Gabby’s)

8:45-10 a.m. “Last Stop 174” breakfast with helmer Bruno Barreto and thesp Michael Gomes (Bistro 990)

9:30 GALA: “One Week” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. “Happy-Go-Lucky” dinner with Mike Leigh and Sally Hawkins (Joso’s)

9:30 p.m. Magnolia release party (Former Spin Gallery)

10 p.m. “The Brothers Bloom” party (The Roof Lounge)


10 a.m.-12 p.m. Meet the UK Council (Prego Della Pizza)

12:30-2:30 p.m. UK Council reception, drinks and hors d’oeuvres (Prego Della Pizza)

5:30-7:30 p.m. Lionsgate cocktail (Lobby)

6-9 p.m. Rotterdam Cocktail Party (The Pilot Tavern)

6:30 p.m. GALA: “Pride and Glory” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “A Year Ago in Winter” (Roy Thomson Hall)


6:30 p.m. GALA: “The Lucky Ones” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “Fifty Dead Men Walking” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. Canadian Idol Finale wrap party (CTV Queen Street)


6:30 p.m. GALA: “Public Enemy Number One” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “Who Do You Love?” (Roy Thomson Hall)


6:30 p.m. GALA: “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond” (Roy Thomson Hall)

9:30 p.m. GALA: “The Good, the Bad, and the Weird” (Roy Thomson Hall)