31st Toronto Jewish Film FestivalJune 1 - 11, 2023
REDEFINING THE OUTSIDER: SAUL RUBINEK IN EARLY CANADIAN TELEVISION
SEPTEMBER 21 - OCTOBER 15
TJFF presents an encore presentation of the special curated series exploring how the screen persona of actor Saul Rubinek emerged in some of his earliest roles on Canadian television. Offering a soulfulness and sponteineity to the role of the ‘Other,’ the actor brought to life an outsider as never before seen on Canadian screens. This is a FREE online screening series full of rare titles from the CBC archive—Rubinek as small-town detective Benny Cooperman investigating a crime in Algonquin Park; early pilots featuring Saul alongside Martin Short, Eugene Levy and Dave Thomas from their pre-SCTV days; and more.
All titles available to view online for free across Canada.