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Fashion and movie lovers rejoice: The Breakfast Club is taking over the Hot Docs Cinema for a special ‘80s themed event with the Bata Shoe Museum!  

Bust out your finest flannel, your snazziest Air Jordans and Molly Ringwald-approved preppy princess pearls, for a rollicking screening of the John Hughes classic before we check in with Nishi Bassi, curator of Bata's brilliant 'Dressed to Impress' exhibit, for a special Q&A on ‘80s footwear and fashion.

An instant sensation on its 1985 release, this endearing tale of five mismatched students gritting their teeth through a Saturday detention has won generations of fans not only for its iconic characters, career-defining performances and endlessly quotable dialogue but also for its much imitated, eternally fresh outfits.

Whether you're a Brain or an Athlete, a Basket Case or a Princess—whether you wear cone heels, Gucci loafers or New Wave rocker boots—you won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind celebration of this beloved movie classic and its unforgettable style.

Join us for a post-screening Q&A with Nishi Bassi, curator of Bata's brilliant 'Dressed to Impress' exhibit.

This screening is presented in partnership with the Bata Shoe Museum.

Tickets: $15 | Bata and Hot Docs Members get a special '80s ticket price: Join us for $5! | Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

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