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Calling all zombies!

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

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 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

The Festival will shine 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.

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.

Screenings: Trespassing and Alias
Oct 18
Toronto Reference Library

Rap thrives in Toronto neighborhoods like Regent Park, Don Mills, and Jane and Finch where music and lyrics voice the reality of marginalized communities growing up in urban poverty. Michelle Latimer's feature doc debut Alias is a powerful film that captures the realities of Toronto rappers Alkatraz, Trench, Alias, Knia and Keon trying to escape the hustle of drugs and danger through their music.

For more information, check out the Toronto Public Library website.

In Concert: Jay Vazquez and Sugar Heat
Oct 18
Social Dance Spot

Big Party, Live Music, Free Food - Mark SDS Flood Recovery and 2nd Anniversary! Celebrate their recovery from an unexpected flood and the studio's second anniversary in a fun, friendly event.

For more information, check out the Social Dance Spot website.

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