Ashkenaz presents Ventanas at the Diaspora Film Fest

Thursday November 1, 2012
7:00PM - 11:00PM

Ashkenaz presents Ventanas at the Diaspora Film Fest

Category :: Movie

Join the International Diaspora Film Fest and the Ashkenaz Foundation at the Opening Night of the IDFF

Film screening of El Gusto + live concert with Ventanas

Thursday November 1st, 2012
Innis Town Hall
2 Sussex Ave, Toronto

Film screening
Canadian Premiere of Safinez Bousbia’s El Gusto, a stunning Algerian/Irish film depicting the fascinating history of Algerian Chaabi music and its original Jewish and Arabic practitioners, now scattered from North Africa to France. 2011, 88 min. Arabic & French with English Subtitles. Winner, Arab-World Documentary’s Prize, Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Click here to watch El Gusto trailer.

Live concert & Flamenco performance by Ventanas + reception
Ventanas is a Toronto-based urban folk band that draws musical inspiration from the diverse cultural backgrounds of its members. From Spain to Turkey, Ventanas explores many musical forms and languages from flamenco palos to Balkan rhythms, from Sephadic diaspora to Hutsul Ukraine. At Ashkenaz Festival 2012, hundreds lined up to see Ventanas’ beautiful show at Harbourfront Centre. Don’t miss out on this fantastic and intimate opportunity to enjoy their music once more! Click here for a preview of Ventanas.

Ticket info:

Tickets available for online purchase from October 22

Regular- $10 online, $12 at the door
Students and Seniors- $8 at the door only (please provide ID)
IDFF Pass- $80 online, $100 at the door

For full IDFF details go to

For More Information:
Janis Seftel
Innis Town Hall
2 Sussex Ave
M5S 1J5
(416) 979-9979
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