Here’s a list of drive-in TIFF screenings you can catch in Toronto

Sep 10 2020, 7:15 am

This year, the Toronto International Film Festival is going to be much different than before. Although you won’t be able to catch celebs on the red carpet and see that Hollywood glam, you can still catch a flick at one of Toronto’s new drive-in theatres.

Act fast before tickets sell out.

Here’s a list of films you can watch in the comfort of your own car:

Shadow in the Cloud

Starring Chloë Grace Moretz as a WWII pilot in an action and horror flick by Roseanne Liang, Moretz tries to warn her male colleagues about evil and mysterious stowaway on the aircraft.

When: September 12
Time: 11:59 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

The Third Day

Jude Law and Naomie Harris star in “The Third Day”,  a mysterious miniseries directed by Marc Munden and Philippa Lowthorpe. The movie is about a small island town and its strange rituals. Wait until you see what happens on the third day.

When: September 11
Time: 11:59 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Good Joe Bell

Oscar award-winning writers of Brokeback Mountain tell the true story of a father, played by Mark Wahlberg, that walks across the US, speaking to school groups, communities, anyone who will listen, to raise awareness about the harms of bullying after his son commits suicide due to homophobia at his school and an unapproving home.

When: September 14
Time: 9 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Pieces of a Woman

Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf star as a couple in “Pieces of a Woman”, a story about the two recovering after losing their newborn due to complications with the midwife, played by Molly Parker.

When: September 16
Time: 9 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Enemies of the State

A compelling story about an American family that seeks refuge in Canada after their son was targeted by the US government, believed that the FBI wanted their son’s computer drives because of his hacktivist involvement with Anonymous and alleged ties to Wikileaks, and then spent 21 months in prison. Sonia Kennebeck’s “Enemies of the State” shares a story of a whirlwind of secrets and lies.

When: September 17
Time: 9 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

The Water Man

In the directorial debut of David Oyelowo playing as Amos, and wife, played by Rosario Dawson, tells a compelling story of a family torn as Amos’ wife is dying and their son does everything in his power to help his ill mother as he embarks on a mission to find the Water Man, who is believed to be carrying the secret to everlasting life.

When: September 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: VISA Skyline Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Summer of 85

Set in the 1980s time period, this flick looks at a friendship between two teenage boys and their love affair on the Normandy coast.

When: September 13
Time: 9 pm
Where: RBC Lakeside Drive-In
Tickets: Here

The Father

Starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in director Florian Zeller’s drama of a man’s tragic decline into dementia. Hopkins, plays as an affluent Londoner who is unwilling to admit to both himself and his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman) that he is no longer able to care for himself. From “charming and flirty to brash and insulting”, his daughter nor his nurse know which version of himself will show face each day.

When: September 14
Time: 9 pm
Where: RBC Lakeside Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Under the Open Sky

Director Miwa Nishikawa shares a touching drama that follows a middle-aged ex-yakuza played by Koji Yakusho, as he adjusts to somewhat normal life outside of prison.

When: September 17
Time: 9 pm
Where: RBC Lakeside Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Lift Like a Girl

Lift Like a Girl, directed by Mayye Zayed shares an intimate documentary, a journey into the inner life of an aspiring athlete. The story dives into the training of a new protégé, Zebiba (which means “raisin”), who dreams of lifting on the level of her Captain’s past stars.

What: September 17
Time: 9 pm
Where: West Island Open Air Cinema
Tickets: Here

A Suitable Boy

Directed by Mira Nair, the story tells of a young woman in post-partition India who struggles to balance family duty and personal independence in a six-part drama series.

When: September 19
Time: 8:30 pm and 9 pm
Where: West Island Open Air Cinema and RBC Lakeside Drive-In
Tickets: Here

Underplayed

This uplifting documentary looks into gender inequality in the electronic dance music scene, filmed over the summer festival season. The screening of the documentary will be followed by a live performance set with DJ/Producer REZZ, who is one of the main subjects of the film.

What: September 19
Time: 8 pm
Where: 
OLG Play Stage at Ontario Place
Tickets: Here

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