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Edwin Boyd, Citizen Gangster

Edwin Boyd, Citizen Gangster
2 Sussex, Innis College Town Hall
Time: May 10th, 6:30 pm End: May 10th, 10:00 pm
Interest Categories: Information, Faculty of, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Criminology, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Cinema, Canada, 2000-, 1950-2000
Screening of film, followed by Q&A with director, screenwriter, producer, supporting actor and film-maker.

The Cinema Studies Institute and the Innis College Alumni Network are pleased to present:



Q&A will follow with

  • Director and Screenwriter Nathan Morlando (BA 1992)
  • Producer Allison Black (HBA 1998 –Cinema Studies)
  • Supporting Actor Kevin Durand
  • Moderated by Filmmaker Patricia Rozema

Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 
6:30 pm (doors open @ 6:00 pm) 
Town Hall, Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave.

Winner of the Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF 2011, EDWIN BOYD CITIZEN GANGSTER is based on the true story of a WWII vet and family man turned bank robber. Frustrated and disillusioned by his post war circumstances, Edwin Boyd (Scott Speedman) is a man torn between the need to provide for his young family and an unfulfilled dream to head to Hollywood to become a star. When he discovers a way to satisfy both needs robbing banks "Hollywood style” his dream for stardom leads him down an unexpected path of gangsterism, danger and tragedy. Starring: Scott Speedman, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand and Brian Cox.  Directed by Nathan Morlando. Produced by Allison Black.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required.  Please RSVP to rsvp.innis@utoronto.ca before May 4th. Space is limited.

In theatres May 11th.  View movie trailer.

Event website

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If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact 416-978-3424 by May 4th.


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