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Design Canada

Design Canada

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A FILM BY GREG DURRELL
PRODUCED BY JESSICA EDWARDS
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER GARY HUSTWIT

Through the lens of graphic design, Design Canada follows the transformation of a nation from a colonial outpost to a vibrant and multicultural society.

52 Words for Love

52 Words for Love

2018 - CANADA - COLOUR - IN ENGLISH
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JAMES BLOKLAND AND ANDREA MOODIE
WITH: STACEY ISEMAN, PHIL LORTIE, GWYNETH BAILLIE

AVAILABLE FOR FESTIVALS, TV and VOD ONLY

When Alice sets out to post one synonym for love every week for a year, she inadvertently sends a gentle ripple through her social network and discovers more about relationships than she imagined. Combining doc interviews with narrative drama, 52 Words for Love offers a humorous meditation on what it means to grapple with the vagaries of intimacy.

Porcupine Lake

Porcupine Lake

THEATRICAL STARTS FEBRUARY 23, 2018

SHOWTIMES

2016 - 84 MINUTES - COLOUR - DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 - CANADA - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY INGRID VENINGER
WITH: CHARLOTTE SALISBURY, LUCINDA ARMSTRONG HALL, CHRISTOPHER BOLTON, DELPHINE ROUSSEL, HALLIE SWITZER, HARRISON TANNER

During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea (Charlotte Salisbury) wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate (Lucinda Armstrong Hall), she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world of girls.

Mermaids

Mermaids

THEATRICAL STARTS JULY 2, 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.

Mandala Beats

Mandala Beats

2017 - DOCUMENTARY SHORT - 43 MINUTES - CANADA
A FILM BY REBEKAH REIKO

Israeli bassist and producer Yossi Fine, known as the Jimi Hendrix of bass guitar, has recorded and produced music with artists from across the globe including, Lou Reed, David Bowie and Brian Eno. After travelling to Jamaica and Mali to expand his musical knowledge and get in touch with his ancestral roots, Fine discovers that his great-grandmother is Indian. 

Weirdos

Weirdos

THEATRICAL BEGINS MARCH 17, 2017

CANADA – 2016 - BLACK AND WHITE - 84 MINUTES
A FILM BY BRUCE MCDONALD
WRITTEN BY DANIEL MACIVOR
FEATURING: ALLAN HAWCO, MOLLY DUNSWORTH, JULIA SARAH STONE AND DYLAN AUTHORS

Nova Scotia. 1976. The weekend of the American Bicentennial. When 15-year-old Kit decides that living with his father is too repressive, he hits the road to move in with his mother. Accompanied by his girlfriend Alice, Kit will explore his very core - his sexuality, his sense of place and self - in an attempt to find a place to call home.

Tokyo Idols

Tokyo Idols

2017 - 88 MINUTES - CANADA/ UNITED KINGDOM - IN JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A FILM BY KYOKO MIYAKE
PRODUCERS: EYESTEEL FILM + BRAKELESS LIMITED

Walking down the streets of Tokyo, it is difficult to escape the gaze and the voice of the ‘idol’ girls - Japanese pop singers. They are everywhere, looking down from advertising panels and singing out of shops’s loudspeakers. With an innocent virgin look and piercingly high-pitched voice, they are the ultimate expression of Japanese cuteness. 

Hockey Night

Hockey Night

THEATRICAL BEGINS DECEMBER 17, 2016

4K REMASTER!
CANADA – 2015 – 95 MIN – COLOUR - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY PAUL SHAPIRO
FEATURING: MEGAN FOLLOWS, RICK MORANIS, GAIL YOUNGS

When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.

Vinelife: The Story of a Vintage

Vinelife: The Story of a Vintage

CANADA – 2013 –  MIN – COLOUR - SHORT - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY ANDREW STEVENSON

VINELIFE: THE STORY OF A VINTAGE captures the stories of three intrepid winemakers as they launch their careers in Canada’s Niagara Peninsula. Through stunning cinematography highlighting Niagara’s spectacular landscape, the film tracks the odyssey of one complete vintage — from the vineyard to the table. A candid observational style takes the viewer behind the scenes of several craft-based wineries to reveal the punishing stresses of long workdays, erratic weather conditions and a market swamped by foreign competition. Through the painstaking process of crafting their award-winning wines, each winemaker reveals their tireless efforts to express Niagara’s unique terroir.

Roadkill

Roadkill

4K REMASTER!
1989 - CANADA - 80 MINUTES
A FILM BY BRUCE MCDONALD

Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back country she meets the weirdest people - and learns to drive, what leads to... roadkill.

The Shape of Rex

The Shape of Rex

CANADA – 2014 – 107 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY LAYNE COLEMAN & WILLIAM HOMINUKE

THE SHAPE OF REX is a movie about sexual innocence, sexual betrayal, and the power of secrets, to feed desire, and to poison it. It's a song in two keys — a rapturous story of young love along side a bitterly honest, forensic portrait of marriages unravelling.

Indie Game — The Movie

Indie Game — The Movie

USA – 2012 – 96 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY JAMES SWIRSKY & LISANNE PAJOT

With the twenty-first century comes a new breed of struggling independent artist: the indie game designer. Refusing to toil for major developers, these innovators independently conceive, design, and program their distinctly personal games in the hope that they, too, may find success.

Bestiaire

Bestiaire

CANADA / FRANCE – 2012 – 72 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - NO SPOKEN LANGUAGE
A FILM BY DENIS CÔTÉ

Animals/People: Along the rhythm of the changing seasons they watch one another. BESTIAIRE unfolds like a filmed picture book about mutual observation, about peculiar perception. A contemplation of a stable imbalance, and of lose, calm and indefinable elements.

Anxietyville

Anxietyville

CANADA – 2014 – 120 MIN – COLOUR
CREATED BY PATRICK CROWE AND THOMAS WALLNER

Anxietyville is the story of six urban neurotics living technologically accelerated lives in a world that feels increasingly unreal… because it is. 

In fact, these people don’t live in the real world at all.

 

The Angel Inn

The Angel Inn

CANADA – 2013 – 90 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY KIRK SCHRIEFER

NON-THEATRICAL: AVAILABLE FOR TV, VOD & FILM FESTIVALS ONLY

Pete Miller, Janet Sloan and Stan Winston attend the funeral of their friend, Keith Owens, and discover that Keith left his pub, “The Angel Inn”, to them under the condition that all three of them take equal ownership. Despite Keith's weird offer, Pete, Janet and Stan each find reasons to accept.

Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec God?

Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec God?

CANADA – 1972 – 69 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY JACK CHRISTIE & MICHAEL HIRSH

Canadian-made experimental flick featuring a groundbreaking potpourri of live action and animation, backed by a rollicking soundtrack of 1960s hits. As portrayed by Kupferberg, there’s no messing with this Yahweh who’d just as soon enjoy a blow job from an inflatable schmoo as mastermind a presidential election from the cozy confines of his bathtub in Hashish Seventh Heaven, where a cast of pipe-dreaming souls journeys to be reborn. All hell breaks loose when the angel of the Lord attempts to cover up his failure to avert the sacrifice of young Isaac by his father, Abraham.

Vic + Flo Saw A Bear

Vic + Flo Saw A Bear

CANADA – 2013 – 95 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A FILM BY DENIS CÔTÉ

Victoria, an ex-convict in her sixties, wants to start new life in a remote sugar shack. Under the supervision of Guillaume, a young, sympathetic parole officer, she tries to get her life back on track along with Florence, her former cellmate with whom she shared years of intimacy in prison. Stalked by ghosts of the past, their new life together is unexpectedly jeopardized.

Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae

Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae

CANADA – 2009 – 97 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY STASHA BADER

What is Rocksteady? Rocksteady is a music style that developed in Jamaica in the late sixties of the last century and is the ultimate predecessor and foundation of Reggae. For the untrained ear, it sounds just the same. Out of this era come a few songs which have become world hits in later interpretations, such as "The Tide is High" by Blondie or "No No No" by Dawn Penn. The record that will be released along with the movie will include all these major hits.

In the Moment

In the Moment

CANADA – 2008 – 85 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY SANDRA CHWIALKOWSKA

IN THE MOMENT follows six high school improv teams on their journey to compete for the gold at the Canadian Improv Games.

Told from the candid perspectives of the kids themselves, at practices and team sleepovers, the film captures what it's like to be a teenager today. Though the focus of the film is improv, the National Tournament becomes a dramatic backdrop for the bigger story about modern kids and their families.

DOPPELGÄNGER PAUL

DOPPELGÄNGER PAUL

CANADA – 2011 – 81 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY KRIS ELGSTRAND & DYLAN AKIO SMITH

Following a near-death experience, Karl comes to believe that Paul is his doppelganger. When Karl finally reveals himself to Paul, a unique and troubled relationship begins to form, a relationship that is severely tested when Karl grants Paul the privilege of reading his 20, 000 page manuscript, A Book About How Much I Hate Myself.