The historic landmark, Toronto’s Distillery District, is set to host a huge open-air movie festival this month, showcasing films from over 20 different countries. Hosted by the ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) you can experience Canada’s cultural mosaic at the Lavazza IncluCity Film Festival in the historic Distillery District that will be closed off to cars, allowing for a walkable festival filled with food, art, and films.
The festival features a few special events this year, such as the 6ix Art Outdoor exhibit displayed along Gristmill Lane that showcases 17 unique statues all painted to represent the artist’s heritage. The statues are big, standing over 8 feet tall, and colorful, multicultural artworks you can get up and close with.
There’s a special night dedicated to Anna Fendi’s legacy in fashion on July 22nd. There’s a ticketed conversation with Fendi herself and see design, film, and fashion through her eyes. There’s also a closing Gala. More info can be found here.
Finally, there’s a new sequence showcasing horror films and the “dark side of the festival” that will bring captivating evenings filled with suspense and horror to Toronto.
The Lavazza IncluCity Film Festival will be from June 27th to July 21st. The full movie lineup is available online as well as tickets.