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Screening with Ride for Promise

 Opening night: Friday, June 8, 2018 | 6:30pm | TIFF Bell Lightbox | Cinema 3 

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2017, documentary, Spain, 71 min, dir: Manuel Tera North American premiere

Swimmers from developing nations, looking to be the first from their country to qualify for the Olympics, train at a state-of-the-art sports centre in Thailand. Accustomed to training in oceans or lakes, they struggle every day to break boundaries and overcome many hurdles to achieve their dreams. But with the guidance of a world-class coach, they have one year left to improve on their personal bests and achieve their dreams.

Screening with

Ride for Promise

2018, documentary, Canada, 23 min, dir: Sherien Barsoum Toronto premiere

A young man embarks on a nation-wide adventure – cycling from Vancouver to Halifax – challenging Canadians about their perceptions of racialized youth living in marginalized communities.

2018 Schedule

Friday, June 8
6:30pm Lane 0

Saturday, June 9
9:30am Youth Workshop
11:15am Kids Screening
1:30pm Stranger
3:45pm Football for Better …
6:30pm Time Trial
9:15pm Minding the Gap

Sunday, June 10
1:00pm Killer Bees
4:00pm Ultra
7:00pm The Fall

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