Calling all the undead in the city. A zombie casting call is just one of the many events worth checking out this weekend:

Toronto Roald Dahl day

Toronto Roald Dahl Day promises a whole day of whizzpopping fun for Roald Dahl fans of all ages. (Small Print Toronto)

Casting Call: Zombies Wanted

Oct. 19

The Office Pub

Prepare your best moans and groans, model your post-apocalyptic fashion sense and work those ghoulish angles for the panel of celebrity judges and certified zombie experts from the worlds of film, media and entertainment.

For more information, check out The Running Dead website.

Toronto Roald Dahl Day

Oct. 19

Lillian Smith Library

Create telekinetic dance moves with Ann-Marie Williams of The Movement Lab, see Danny DeVito's acclaimed film version of Matilda, and don't miss the story contest awards ceremony hosted by Vikki VanSickle, featuring variations on Matilda by writers 6-12. It will be a whole day of whizzpopping fun for Roald Dahl fans of all ages!

For more information, check out the Small Print Toronto website.

Toronto After Dark Film Festival

Oct. 17 to Oct. 25

Scotiabank Theatre

The festival is a nine-day-long showcase of horror, sci-fi, action and cult cinema, and includes a diverse selection of feature-length and short films from around the world, including new works from Asia, Europe and North America.
For this year's line-up, check out the Toronto After Dark Film Festival website.

Sikh International Film Festival Toronto

Oct. 18 to Oct. 19

AGO

The Festival is shining a spotlight on uniquely Sikh stories and Sikh storytellers, with a special focus on documentaries, features and short films that celebrate the rich heritage and cultural contributions of Sikhs around the world.
For more information, check out the SIFFT website.