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All programming available between Oct 16-25, 2020.

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WELCOME STATEMENTS

October 16, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm 

Opening statements and welcome with festival founders Jacqueline Tam and Joanna Maracle.

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Introduction to Ontario Creates

October 16, 2020

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Join Erin Creasey, (Manager, Industry Initiatives) on a cross sectional look at Ontario Creates. This talk walks emerging and established filmmakers through all of the resources available including the film commission, the interactive digital media fund, research and more.

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Q&A Baristas

October 16, 2020

8:00pm – 8:45pm

Watch "Baristas" on our VOD platform and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Open to pass and ticket holders.

Learn

Meditation: Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness

October 17, 2020

11:00am – 11:45am

Join Trish Tutton on her mission to create calmer, happier you through the ‘Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness’ workshop.

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Kombucha Workshop ft Blink Tea: Part 1

October 17, 2020

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Hema Ramsingh (Nomadic Nutritionist, Blink Tea) demonstrates how to make Kombucha infused with tea in your own home. One ticket gets you two sessions.

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Rooks to Cooks’ Signature Maple Dijon Glazed Salmon

October 17, 2020

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Join Rooks to Cooks’ and make dinner for your whole family. You will be making maple dijon glazed salmon with lemon zested couscous and roasted asparagus!

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Q&A: Stage The Culinary Internship

October 17, 2020

5:30pm – 6:15pm

Watch "Stage: The Culinary Internship" on our TFFF CBC Gem Collection and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Reserve your ticket for the Q&A and link to film.

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Q&A: Fish & Men

October 17, 2020

8:00pm – 8:45pm

Watch "Fish & Men" on our VOD platform and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Open to pass and ticket holders.

Learn

Poverty Reduction & Food

October 18, 2020

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Join Rachelle Metatawabin (National Advisory Council on Poverty) and Nick Saul (Community Food Centres Canada) moderated by Syma Habib in conversation about poverty in Canada and the role that good food has in achieving the goals set out in Canada's poverty reduction strategies.

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Book Reading: Chop Suey Nation with Ann Hui

October 18, 2020

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Join Ann Hui live for a book reading of Chop Suey Nation!

Eat

Russian Fall Harvest Cooking with Chef Doris Fin

October 18, 2020

3:00pm – 4:30pm

To complement TFFF's Russian film, "Sockeye Salmon. Red Fish", Chef Doris Fin will be leading a virtual culinary class teaching you 3 of her favourite dishes from childhood.

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Q&A: Cottagers and Indians

October 18, 2020

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Watch "Cottagers and Indians" on our TFFF CBC Gem Collection and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Reserve your ticket for the Q&A and link to film.

Eat

Rooks to Cooks’ Signature Maple Dijon Glazed Salmon

October 18, 2020

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Join Rooks to Cooks’ and make dinner for your whole family. You will be making maple dijon glazed salmon with lemon zested couscous and roasted asparagus!

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Q&A: The Golden Harvest

October 18, 2020

5:30pm – 6:15pm

Watch "The Golden Harvest" on our VOD platform and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Open to pass and ticket holders.

Learn

Meditation: Boosting Mental Health with Mindfulness

October 24, 2020

11:00am – 11:45am

Join Trish Tutton on her mission to create calmer, happier you through the ‘Boosting Mental Health with Mindfulness’ workshop’.

Eat

Kombucha Workshop ft Blink Tea: Part 2

October 24, 2020

1:00pm –1:45pm

Hema Ramsingh (Nomadic Nutritionist, Blink Tea) demonstrates how to make Kombucha infused with tea in your own home. You will need to have completed Part 1.

Learn

Book Reading: Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future
with Lenore Newman

October 24, 2020

2:30pm – 3:10pm

Join Lenore Newman live for a book reading of Lost Feast!

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Q&A: Forage

October 24, 2020

4:00pm – 4:55pm

Watch "Forage" on our TFFF CBC Gem Collection and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Reserve your ticket for the Q&A and link to film.

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Rooks to Cooks’ Signature Vegetarian Pho

October 24, 2020

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Join Rooks to Cooks’ and make dinner for your whole family. You will be making Vegetarian Pho from scratch with all the fixings!

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Rooibos Restitution

October 24, 2020

7:30pm – 8:15pm

The story of the indigenous San and Khoi people and their struggle to be recognized as the original knowledge holders of the uses of rooibos.

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Q&A: My Farmland

October 24, 2020

8:15pm – 9:00pm

Watch "My Farmland" on our TFFF CBC Gem Collection and tune in for the live stream Q&A! Reserve your ticket for the Q&A and link to film.

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Sustainability, Media & Me Workshop

October 25, 2020

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Join Sustainability Consultant Sarah Margolius, Co-Founder of Sustainable Media Production Canada, and Jessika Diamond, Senior Event Manager, discuss why green is an essential part of revolutionizing the creative era.

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Pandemic Pivots

October 25, 2020

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Although the global coronavirus pandemic has dealt out some blows, Toronto’s food industry keeps fighting.

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Rooks to Cooks’ Signature Vegetarian Pho

October 25, 2020

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Join Rooks to Cooks’ and make dinner for your whole family. You will be making Vegetarian Pho from scratch with all the fixings!

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CLosing statementS

October 25, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm

Closing statements and award announcements with festival founders Jacqueline Tam and Joanna Maracle.

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