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An in-depth look into Toronto’s diverse underground music scene and the myriad challenges that musicians, promoters and venues faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. No Tickets at the Door sees the community tackle questions about creative survival and perseverance during lockdown, as well as the overwhelming effects of relentless gentrification. A love letter to the scene, this timely documentary explores the creative impulses that are driving musicians today while paying close attention to the endangered status of Toronto as an incubator for the arts.

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  • Director(s)

    • Danny Alexander

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