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Urban Planner: February 5, 2013

In today's Urban Planner: Cinema Politica explores the evolution of feminism, TV Trivia Night, and a panel on serious video games.

Status Quo is this month's film at Cinema Politica. Video still from Status Quo.

The evolution of feminism is this month’s Cinema Politica topic. Video still from Status Quo? The Unfinished Business Of Feminism In Canada.


FILM: Take an in-depth look at the evolution of feminism and equality in Canada with a stirring documentary, Status Quo? The Unfinished Business Of Feminism In Canada. Cinema Politica and The National Film Board of Canada present the screening, with guest appearances and talks by the director and the main subjects of the film. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema (506 Bloor Street West), 6:45 p.m., suggested donation $2-10.

TRIVIA: Let’s face it: you’ll probably never get on Jeopardy, but your sitcom knowledge is second to none. Put that talent to use at TV Trivia Night! Tonight’s edition celebrates the iconic TV families in Full House and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Come as a team of six or by yourself, and get ready to face a slew of trivia questions, audio clues, skits, and more. Gladstone Hotel, Melody Bar (1214 Queen Street West), 7 p.m., FREE.

DISCUSSION: Despite what some may think, video games aren’t all about violence. Some even incorporate political, environmental, and educational topics. Join the International Game Developers Association Toronto tonight for Why So Serious? A Panel Discussion on Serious Games, with industry experts Jim Munroe, Jennifer Jenson, Jeremy Friedberg, Benjamin Rivers, and Alex Jansen. To be moderated by CBC’s Jesse Hirsh. OCAD U Auditorium, Room 190 (100 McCaul Street), 7 p.m., FREE.

Urban Planner is Torontoist‘s guide to what’s on in Toronto, published every weekday morning, and in a weekend edition Friday afternoons. If you have an event you’d like considered, email all of its details—as well as images, if you’ve got any—to events@torontoist.com.

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