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Curious Minds Speaker Series

Expanding on the issues and ideas at the heart of the documentaries we screen, our daytime lecture series invites you to engage on a variety of topics with dynamic speakers and subject matter experts.

Single Class: $21 (Members: $17, $14, Free)
Six-week course: $63 (Members: $54, $42, Free)

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The Hidden Gems of Italy

Hot Docs favourite Dr. Franco Gallippi returns to offer this colourful tour of Italy's most interesting regional cities and the art, history and mouthwatering foods that make them so distinctive.

Tuesdays, January 22 - February 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Further Viewing: Italy: Love it or Leave It

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Designing the World: The Global Starchitects

Curious Minds stalwart Dr. Peter Harris examines the great international architects who have reshaped the skylines and iconic neighbourhoods of design capitals such as Paris, New York, Beijing and Toronto.

Thursdays, January 24 - February 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Further Viewing: Big Time

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Leading Ladies

Beloved Globe and Mail film columnist Johanna Schneller explores the evolution of the modern actress since the 1960s, celebrating brilliant performers like Audrey Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Halle Berry and Julianne Moore.

Fridays, January 25 - March 8, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Further Viewing: The French Lieutenant's Woman

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Heirloom: The Food Traditions of Toronto’s Cultural Mosaic

Led by Suresh Doss, Food Correspondent for CBC's Metro Morning, this series will focus on the international food cultures that are flourishing in Toronto and the Mom-and-Pop restaurants that are celebrating and preserving them.

Saturdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 9, Mar 23, Apr 6

Further Viewing: The Search for General Tso

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