Action/Crime/Mystery Festival: Tuesday Aug. 11th 8pm (Virtual)

Yonge-Dundas Square’s (YDS) annual outdoor movie series City Cinema is moving online this summer for the brand-new Virtual City Cinema, featuring short films from WILDsound Festival!

Virtual City Cinema presented by YDS in association with WILDsound Festival will begin on June 30 and last 10 weeks. Throughout the summer, the series will feature roughly 10 independent short films each week. These films have been curated by WILDsound Festival, an international film festival that showcases the best of short films from around the world and has previously had weekly screenings at Carlton Cinemas here in Toronto.

Virtual City Cinema is completely free! Simply click here to register for the date(s) of your choice to receive a private YouTube link to screen the films, sent directly to your email the day of the screening. The films will premiere at 8PM EST every Tuesday. After watching, you will be sent a survey to provide feedback to the filmmakers and be entered for a chance to win a Downtown Yonge Experience prize pack!

Here is the full program of the 3rd festival.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us at  and we’ll reserve seats for you.

JANUARY 14TH, 15min., USA, Drama/Crime

Directed by La’Chris Jordan

A young couple’s anniversary takes a bittersweet turn when a police officer pulls the husband over on a questionable traffic stop. Inspired by true events.

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THE BODY, 12min., Australia, Crime/Comedy

Directed by Adam Weber

A hit man and his potential protege are tasked with burying a body in the countryside but the seemingly simple job takes an unexpected turn.

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THE EMPIRE’S SURGEON, 9min., Switzerland, Action/War

Directed by Guillaume Main

1815 Waterloo, whilst the soldiers of the Emperor Napoleon fight with desperation, a man braves all danger to come to their aid with an ambulance. On this very day, too close to the enemy lines, Dominique Larrey rides towards his destiny and posterity…

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JUICY GIRL, 15min., USA, Crime/Drama

Directed by‘Juicy Girl’ is based on events surrounding the murders of several of the many Korean women committed by US Army personnel since the Korean War of the 1950’s.

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AGHATIT/UNBECOMING, 19min., India, Crime/Drama

Directed by AMRITANSHU

After the death of her mother, Aashi falls victim to her megalomaniac father. She suffers intense abuse and violence at his hands in silence. But, Aashi has a little secret. Late in the night she talks to her dead mother, Bahni. While Shashi’s business is slipping through his hands, the situation in the house is more volatile for Aashi as the beatings get more rampant and extreme.

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DOWN DELORO RIVER, 13min., Canada, Action/Crime

Directed by Josh Wood

On the run after looting a prospector, William makes his way down a river to Deloro Ontario where a man will trade gold for cash. After taking cover in this mysterious man’s cabin, William soon realizes he isn’t so much interested in his gold, but something much more valuable.

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AQUARIUM, 15min., Italy, Crime/Thriller

Directed by Juri Fantigrossi

Two human beings, far one from the other, meet: the first and carefree day at the swimming pool, the last and dramatic step of a massacre’s plan.

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LIVING IN CRIME ALLEY, 8min., USA, Fan Fiction

Directed by Rob Ayling

A single father struggles to bring up his child, a huge fan of the dark knight, in downtown Gotham, known to citizens as Crime Alley.

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Directed by Ronnie Henry

It is the anniversary of the death of Bruce Wayne’s parents, and Bruce has serious doubts about his calling.

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