TIFF Bell Lightbox (Toronto, ON) Starts December 2, 2016 Cinéma Beaubien (Montreal, QC) Starts December 2, 2016 Cineplex Forum (Montreal, QC) Starts December 2, 2016 Globe Cinema (Calgary, AB) Starts December 2, 2016 Cinéma Le Tapis Rouge (Trois-Rivières, QC) Starts December 2, 2016 Cinéma Le Clap (Québec, QC) Starts December 2, 2016 Hyland Cinema (London, ON) Starts December 2, 2016 Westdale Theatre (Hamilton, ON) Starts December 2, 2016 Regina Public Film Library (Regina, SK) Starts December 2, 2016 Loft, The (Coburg, ON) Starts December 2, 2016 Fundy Film Society - Film Circuit (Wolfville, NS) December 4, 2016 Cineclub Chicoutimi (Chicoutimi, QC) December 5, 2016 Cinecenta (Victoria, BC) Starts December 7, 2016 Mount Pleasant (Toronto, ON) Starts December 9, 2016 Kingsway Theatre (Toronto, ON) Starts December 9, 2016 The Vic (Victoria, BC) Starts December 9, 2016 Vancity Theatre (Vancouver, BC) Starts December 9, 2016 Metro Cinema (Edmonton, AB) Starts December 16 - 22, 2016 Bytowne (Ottawa, ON) Starts December 9, 2016 Princess Cinema (Waterloo, ON) Starts December 9, 2016 City Cinema (Charlottetown, BC) Starts December 9, 2016 Screening Room (Kingston, ON) Starts December 9, 2016 Screen One Film Series - Film Circuit (Barrie, ON) Thursday, December 15, 2016 Broadway Theatre (Saskatoon, SK) Starts December 22, 2016 Ancaster Film Fest (Ancaster, ON) January 9, 2017 Aurora Film Circuit (Aurora, ON) January 16, 2016 Winnipeg Cinematheque (Winnipeg, MB) Starts January 19, 2017 Festival de Baie-Comeau et Sept-Iles (Baie-Comeau, QC) January 20, 2017 Shuswap Film Society (Salmon Arm, BC) January 21, 2017 Smithers Film Society, (Smithers, BC) January 22, 2017 Far Out East Cinema (Moncton, NB) January 24 + 25, 2017 Niagara Artists Centre (St. Catharines, ON) January 25 - 28, 2017 Prince Rupert Community Arts Council, Prince Rupert, BC January 26, 2017 North Vancouver Community Arts (North Vancouver, BC) February 1, 2017 Cineclub Caserne 45 (Montréal, QC) Feb, 2, 2017 Fredericton Monday Night Film Series (Fredericton, NB) February 6, 2017 Cine-Qualité (Rouyn-Noranda, QC) Feb. 17, 2017 Shot in the Dark - Langley Film Nights (Langley, British Columbia) February 22, 2017 Cranbrook Film Festival - The Rockies Film Series (Cranbrook, BC) March 2 - 4, 2017 Cinéma Paspébiac (Paspébiac, QC) March 3, 2017 Monday Night at the Movies, (Blairmore, AB) March 13, 2017 Ciné-club du Carré 150 (Victoriaville, QC) April 3, 2017 FSJ Film Society (Fort St John, BC) March 6, 2017 Cine-Club L'entrepôt (Lachine, QC) March 13, 2017 Friday Flicks (Quadra Island, BC) March 17, 2017 MUSE International Fine Films, (Peterborough, ON) April 3, 2017 Reel Alternatives (Duncan, BC) April 24, 2017 Friends of the Spruce Grove Public Library, Spruce Grove, AB May 18, 2017
FRANCE/ GERMANY – 2016 – 100 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES A FILM BY MIA HANSEN-LØVE FEATURING: ISABELLE HUPPERT, ANDRÉ MARCON, ROMAN KOLINKA, EDITH SCOB, SARAH LE PICARD, SOLAL FORTE, ELISE LHOMEAU, LIONEL DRAY, GRÉGOIRE MONTANA-HAROCHE, LINA BENZERTI
Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very possessive mother. One day, Nathalie’s husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. With freedom thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent her life.
Winnipeg Cinematheque (Winnipeg, MB) Starts November 24, 2016 Revue Cinema (Toronto, ON) December 6 - 8, 2017 Fox Cinema (Toronto, ON) December 7 + 8, 2016 Nelson Civic Theatre (Nelson, BC) December 7, 2016 Apollo Cinema (Kitchener, ON) December 6 + 7, 2016 (Encore Screenings) Metro Cinema (Edmonton, AB) Starts December 22, 2016 Regina Public Film Library (Regina, SK) Starts December 29, 2016
2016 - USA - 108 MINUTES - COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE A FILM BY JIM JARMUSCH FEAURING: JIM OSTERBERG AS IGGY POP, RON ASHETON, SCOTT ASHETON, JAMES WILLIAMSON, STEVE MACKAY, MIKE WATT, KATHY ASHETON, DANNY FIELDS
Emerging from Ann Arbor Michigan amidst a countercultural revolution, The Stooges’ powerful and aggressive style of rock-n-roll blew a crater in the musical landscape of the late 1960s.
Metro Cinema (Edmonton, AB) Starts Friday, December 2, 2016 Regina Public Film Library (Regina, SK) Thursday, December 22 & 23, 2016
USA – 2016 – 91 MIN – COLOUR - IN ENGLISH A FILM BY ZACH CLARK FEATURING: ADDISON TIMLIN, ALLY SHEEDY, KEITH POULSON, PETER HEDGES, KRISTIN SLAYSMAN, MOLLY PLUNK, BARBARA CRAMPTON
October, 2008. Young nun Colleen is avoiding all contact from her family, until an email from her mother announces, “Your brother is home.” On returning to her childhood home in Asheville, NC, she finds her old room exactly how she left it: painted black and covered in goth/metal posters.
Kingsway Theatre (Toronto, ON) Starts Friday November 4, 2016 Vancity (Vancovuer, BC) Starts December 9, 2016 Cinecenta (Victoria, BC) January 15 + 16, 2017 Fundy Film Society (Wolfville, NS) January 22, 2017 RPL Film Theatre (Regina, SK) February 9 - 12, 2017
BRAZIL – 2015 – 100 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN PORTUGUESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES A FILM BY SÉRGIO MACHADO
After failing to be admitted into the renowned São Paulo Symphonic Orchestra, Laerte, a talented violinist, is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public school in Heliopolis, the biggest favela of Brazil. His path is full of difficulties but the transforming power of music and the friendship arising between the professor and his students open the doors into a new world. Based on a true story.
Metro Cinema (Edmonton, AB) Thursday, December 9, 2016 RPL Film Theatre (Regina, SK) Thursday, January 5 - 8, 2017 Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema (Toronto, ON) January 6 + 10, 2017 Far Out East Cinema (Moncton, NB) Thuesday, January 31 + February 1, 2017
ITALY/ FRANCE – 2015 – 108 MIN - IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A FILM BY GIANFRANCO ROSI FEATURING: SAMUELE PUCILLO, MATTIAS CUCINA, SAMUELE CARUANA, PIETRO BARTOLO
Samuele is twelve and lives on an island in the Mediterranean, far away from the mainland. Like all boys of his age he does not always enjoy going to school. He would much rather climb the rocks by the shore, play with his slingshot or mooch about the port. But his home is not like other islands. For years, it has been the destination of men, women and children trying to make the crossing from Africa in boats that are far too small and decrepit.
2016 - USA - IN ENGLISH - 96 MINUTES A FILM BY KEITH MAITLAND
On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced, the toll included 16 dead, three dozen wounded, and a shaken nation left trying to understand. Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation in a dynamic, never-before-seen way, TOWER reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.
UNITED STATES – 2016 – 86 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH A FILM BY GREG KWEDAR FEATURING: JOHNNY SIMMONS, GABRIEL LUNA, CLIFTON COLLINS, JR.
On a remote desert highway a makeshift Border Patrol checkpoint is manned by three agents: Flores (Gabriel Luna): with an uncanny ability to track; Davis (Johnny Simmons): joined the Border Patrol with dreams of romancing señoritas and riding on horseback; Hobbs (Clifton Collins Jr): one of the old guards who believes a college degree can’t stop a bullet. It's like most boring days, but soon the contents of one car will change everything. What follows is a journey to uncover the surreal, frightening secrets hidden behind the facade of this lonely outpost. The end of the path may cost them their lives along a border where the line between right and wrong shifts like the desert itself.
USA/ CANADA – 2015 – 82 MIN - FEATURE A FILM BY LAURA ISRAEL
The life and work of Robert Frank—as a photographer and a filmmaker—are so intertwined that they’re one in the same, and the vast amount of territory he’s covered, from The Americans in 1958 up to the present, is intimately registered in his now formidable body of artistic gestures.
A FILM BY MARK LAMPRELL WITH LAURA MICHELLE KELLY, RONAN KEATING, MAGDA SUBSZANKI
Full-time mum of twins, Elspeth Dickens (Laura Michelle Kelly), becomes a web sensation when she inadvertently broadcasts her sink songs across the internet. With Elspeth’s husband, James (Ronan Keating), at sea saving whales, advertising mogul Cassandra (Magda Szubanski) relishes the opportunity to exploit Elspeth s new-found fame by offering Elspeth her dream career in showbusiness. With her dreams of stardom within reach, Elspeth finds the choice between fame and family may come at the cost of losing both.
USA – 2015 – 92 MIN – COLOUR - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH A FILM BY CHRIS HEGEDUS AND D A PENNEBAKER
Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After 30 years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his lebgal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filling the first lawsuits that seek to transform an animal from a "thing" with no rights to a "person" with legal protections.
USA - 1970 - 96 MINUTES - BLACK & WHITE - 1.66:1 - DCP - BLU RAY A FILM BY JOHN WATERS
John Waters’ gloriously grotesque, unavailable-for-decades second feature comes to theaters at long last, replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments.