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View Points at Harbourfront Centre presents a SOCAN Movies & Music Seminar Saturday November 5, 2005

Toronto, October 20, 2005 – As part of the View Points series, SOCAN and The Guild of Canadian Film Composers presents a “behind the scenes” look into the music process A Celebration of Film Music: Inside the Director-Composer Relationship on Saturday, November 5 at 7 pm in the Brigantine Room. This free seminar features film composer Mychael Danna and filmmaker Deepa Mehta. They will explore the complex creative relationship between contemporary filmmakers and their music collaborators.

Led by moderator Richard Crouse, the audience will view the fascinating 'behind-the-scenes' world of movies and music showcasing the opener of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, Water. Directed by Deepa Mehta (Fire, Earth) Water is about the fate of young Indian widows during the Gandhian era. The composer for this film, Mychael Danna (Water/Where the Truth Lies/Being Julia/Capote/Monsoon Wedding) will be part of this unique seminar. Together, they will discuss the collaboration, the vision and magic that creates the emotional bond of sight and music.

View Points at Harbourfront Centre is a series of discussions about contemporary culture focusing on artistic issues and current affairs local, national and international. Discussions take place at Harbourfront Centre's Brigantine Room (235 Queens Quay West, Toronto). Admission is free on November 5 at 7 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm. For further information, the public can call 416-973-4000 or visit

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