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Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival Line-up

If you love movies and months of social distancing is driving you stir-crazy, then we have great news for you.

The Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival launches on Tuesday, July 20th.  This week and a half of drive-in screenings will provide audiences with fun (and safe) nights out of the house for some good old-fashioned trips to the movies. Remember those?

Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival runs until July 31st, and showcases 12 feature films from “countries hit hardest by the pandemic – France, China, Russia, USA, UK, Brazil, India, Canada and Italy.” The festival offers an eclectic mix of award-winning features, several of which are Canadian premieres.

The Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival kicks off with the Toronto premiere of the Canadian film The Cuban. The Cuban screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Sergio Navarretta, actor Ana Golja, screenwriter Alessandra Piccione, and executive producer Paul Golini.

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And in case you’re wondering what to do if you’re sitting in your car and get hit with the munchies, a special app is being created for contactless delivery of snacks to your vehicle.

Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival Line-up

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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2020
The Cuban
Country: Canada
Genre: Drama
English
Toronto Premiere

TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020
Tomorrow’s a New Day
Domani è un altro giorno
Country: Italy
Genre: Comedy-Drama
Italian with English subtitles
Canadian Premiere

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020
Sheep Without a Shepherd
Wu sha
Country: China
Genre: Crime, Drama
Mandarin, Thai with English subtitles
Canadian Premiere

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THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2020
Back To Maracanã
Country: Brazil
Genre: Comedy-Drama
Portuguese, Hebrew with English subtitles

FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2020
Spread Your Wings
Donne-moi des ailes
Country: France
Genre: Adventure, Family
French, Norwegian with English subtitles

SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2020
If You Love Me
Se mi vuoi bene
Country: Italy
Genre: Comedy-Drama
Italian with English subtitles
Canadian Premiere

SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2020
Fisherman’s Friends
Country: UK
Genre: Comedy-Drama
English
Canadian Premiere

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MONDAY, JULY 27, 2020
I Hate Summer
Odio l’estate
Country: Italy
Genre: Comedy
Italian with English subtitles
Canadian Premiere

TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020
T 34
Country: Russia
Genre: Action
Russian, German with English subtitles

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2020
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Country: USA
Genre: Comedy-Drama
English

THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2020
Bala
Country: India
Genre: Comedy
Hindi with English subtitles

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FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020
If Only
Magari
Country: Italy
Genre: Drama
Italian with English subtitles
Canadian Premiere

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The Toronto Premiere of Canada’s The Cuban, starring Oscar-winner Louis
Gossett Jr., and the Canadian Premiere of Italian drama If Only/Magari will open
and close, respectively, the inaugural edition of the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival
at Ontario Place, co-hosted by ICFF, presented by IC Savings, and CHIN Radio/TV.
The festival’s 12 features hail from France, China, Russia, the USA, the UK, Brazil,
India, Canada and Italy – among them SXSW Audience Award-winner The Peanut
Butter Falcon, 
starring Dakota Johnson and Shia Labeouf, and the Canadian Premiere
of the box office record-breaking Chinese film Sheep Without a Shepherd/Wu sha.

Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival runs July 20 to 31.

For film descriptions, screening times and ticket information, visit  www.icff.ca

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