Sat, Jun 29 Mon, Jul 1

Peace By Chocolate

A young Syrian refugee gets caught between following his dream and preserving his family's legacy.
Film Screening

part of Canada Day Long Weekend

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

Sat, Jun 29 Mon, Jul 1

Peace By Chocolate

Film Screening

part of Canada Day Long Weekend

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

About

Escape the heat and enjoy a free film screening in our Studio Theatre all weekend long! Don’t miss Canadian feature length film Peace by Chocolate screening daily throughout our festival.  

About Peace By Chocolate

After the bombing of his family’s chocolate factory, Tareq Hadhad, a charming young Syrian refugee, struggles to settle into small-town life in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Despite moving to a new country, he’s intent on pursuing his dream to become a doctor. But when his father, Issam, insists that he must focus on survival, Tareq and his family move towards a different, but familiar path: rebuilding Issam’s chocolate business. 

When what seemed like a nostalgic attempt to cling onto remnants of an old life past becomes an overnight sensation, Tareq is shocked. Put in the role of business manager, he must choose between the demands of an exponentially growing business and an offer to go back to medical school. New challenges arise between a rival chocolatier while the heartbreak of Tareq’s sister left behind in Syria weighs heavily on the family.  

Nevertheless, Tareq remains set on his goals, buoyed by a supportive community of eclectics. As father and son both struggle to find common ground and navigate the complexities of family duty, the heightening tension between them threatens to tear the family apart.  

Based on the internationally recognized true story.

Rated PG.

Release Date: 2021, 1 hr. 36 min 

Written and Directed by: Jonathan Keijser 

Dates & Times

Sat, June 29
1:00pm 2:36pm
Sun, June 30
1:00pm 2:36pm
Mon, July 1
1:00pm 2:36pm

Tickets

Free admission
No tickets required

Access Info

Closed Captions

Venue

Studio Theatre

Small theatre with fixed seating

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

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