PortsToronto Invites You to Opening Night of Sixth Annual Sail-In Cinema™

TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Media are invited to Sugar Beach on Thursday, August 18 for the opening night of PortsToronto's Sail-In Cinema – Toronto's only outdoor floating film event.

WHAT:    

For the community's enjoyment, PortsToronto's Sail-In Cinema will once again present the world's first two-sided movie experience in Toronto's harbour. With this year's theme of "Books to Big Screen," audiences will have the opportunity to experience – or re-experience – their favourite stories from land or water, on a four-story floating screen anchored in Lake Ontario. This year's free event promises a truly memorable cinematic experience with custom configured audio and cinema-quality digital projectors.



WHEN:     

Thursday, August 18, 2016


Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. for a full program of pre-film fun for all ages, including giveaways, entertainment and treats that will once again be offered by Sail-In Cinema sponsors.


Movie screening will begin at approximately 8:00 p.m. (Thursday evening's movie is Hook.)

WHERE:      

Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive, Toronto Ontario, M5A 1B6



NOTE:         

- Comfortable, outdoor wear and sturdy footwear is recommended.
- Media parking is located at 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto Ontario, M5A 1B6


PortsToronto is pleased to have new and returning partners this year including Toyota Canada, Redpath Sugar, Christie, CTV, Toronto Star, Kernels, Porter Airlines, aroma espresso bar, North American Logistics and The Waterfront BIA.

For more information on Sail-In Cinema, visit www.sailincinema.com. Information about the event will be shared using the #SailInCinema hashtag.

About Ports Toronto (http://www.portstoronto.com/)
For more than 100 years PortsToronto, (formerly the Toronto Port Authority), has worked with its partners at the federal, provincial and municipal levels to enhance the economic growth of the City of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. PortsToronto owns and operates Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which welcomes more than two million passengers each year; the Outer Harbour Marina, one of Canada's largest freshwater marinas; and, Terminals 51 and 52, which provide transportation, distribution, storage and container services to businesses at the Port of Toronto. PortsToronto is committed to fostering strong, healthy and sustainable communities and has invested more than $8 million since 2009 in charitable initiatives and environmental programs that benefit communities along Toronto's waterfront and beyond. PortsToronto operates in accordance with the Canada Marine Act and is guided by a nine-member board with representation from all three levels of government.

SOURCE PortsToronto

For further information: Media Contacts: Sarah Sutton, Senior Manager, Communications & Media Relations, PortsToronto, Tel: (416) 863-2065; Cell: (647) 298-0544, E-mail: ssutton@portstoronto.com

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