Rooftop Films will return to the roofs of Toronto this May to continue their partnership with Hot Docs, North America’s biggest documentary film festival. This year, they will be screening three films outdoors on the roof of the London Tap House in downtown Toronto.
Descriptions for the screenings are below. All take place on the Roof of the London Tap House 250 Adelaide Street West (Adelaide at Duncan), beginning at 7:30pm. Films begin at sunset.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Beauty Day
Before there was Jackass…before there was Tom Green…there was Ralph Zavadil. Tickets and more info at: http://rooftopfilms.com/2011/schedule/rooftop-hot-docs-beauty-day/
Thursday, May 5, 2011 When the Drum is Beating
Award-winning director Whitney Dow (Two Towns of Jasper) delivers a humane and truly exceptional rendering of Haiti’s pride, resistance, despair and rich artistic tradition. Tickets and more info at: http://rooftopfilms.com/2011/schedule/rooftop-hot-docs-when-the-drum-is-beating/
Friday, May 6, 2011 Ola Svensson Superstar
Filmmaker Stefan Berg expertly navigates the line between Spinal Tap parody and earnest confessional in this portrait of the Swedish glam rock frontman Ola Svenson. Tickets and more info at: http://rooftopfilms.com/2011/schedule/rooftop-hot-docs-ola-svensson-superstar/