Globe Cinema as Part of CUFF Docs (Calgary, AB) June 15, 2017 Bytowne (Ottawa, ON) July 2 - 5, 2017 RPL Film Library (Regina, SK) July 6 - 9, 2017 The Vic (Victoria, BC) July 7 - 9, 2017 Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema (Toronto, ON) Starts July 14, 2017 The Rio (Vancouver, BC) Starts July 18,2017 Bookshelf Cinema (Guelph, ON) July 19 - 21, 2017 Metro Cinema (Edmonton, AB) August 4 - 9, 2017
2017 - 75 MINUTES A FILM BY BY ALI WEINSTIEN EXECUTIVE PRODUCER RON MANN
A feature documentary about the powerful allure of a universal myth. MERMAIDS immerses audiences in a world where fantasies come to life. Following the stories of five extraordinary tail-donning women who are part of a growing "mermaiding" subculture. Audiences voyage between mermaid theme parks, conventions, tail-making studios, and deep into the ocean where escaping reality and transforming into the empowered icon of the mermaid is possible.
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (Toronto, ON) July 21, 22, 23, 25 + 27, 2017 RPL Film Theatre (Regina, SK) August 10 - 13, 2017
2016 - USA - 90 MINUTES - IN ENGLISH A FILM BY LINDA SAFFIRE, ADAM SCHLESINGER
An intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for NYCB and, over the course of her celebrated career, danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, as well as new works by more modern standout choreographers like Christopher Wheeldon and Alexei Ratmansky; many roles were made specifically for Whelan.
Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema (Toronto, ON) Starts December 1, 2017
THEATRICAL BEGINS JUNE, 2017
A FILM BY ALEXANDRA DEAN EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS SUSAN SARANDON AND MICHAEL KANTOR PRODUCED BY KATHERINE DREW AND ADAM HAGGIAG CO-PRODUCERS DAVID KOH AND DAN BRAUN
The story of a Hollywood actress, defined by her appearance, who is secretly a brilliant inventor and changes the course of history.
Lamarr appeared nude at the age of 17 in the 1933 Czech film “Ecstasy” and later married a prominent Austrian businessman who became a weapons dealer to the Nazis. Lamarr, who was born Jewish, fled her husband in the middle of the night, boarding a boat for America with nothing to her name except a single designer gown. She eventually convinced MGM boss Louis B. Mayer to sign her to a deal.