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(Sale Gueule)
Duration: 17 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

While posted at a remote lighthouse, a disfigured sailor is besieged by a strange storm.

Animation, Fantasy
Duration: 91 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

Ruba Nadda (Cairo Time) delivers layers of fear and distress with this taut psychological thriller. Helen (Patricia Clarkson) is a doctor mourning the recent death of her husband (Callum Keith Rennie) when Will (Scott Speedman) arrives at her cabin, badly injured by a gunshot. Clarkson’s performance is nuanced and compelling and you won’t soon forget Tim Roth as the relentless villain.

Crime, Romance, Action, Thrills & Suspense, Women Directors
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

What would bullying look like if we saw it for what it is? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

Duration: 82 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 03 07:00 pm
Oct 05 12:30 pm

Terrance Odette’s (Heater, Saint Monica, Sleeping Dogs) drama centres on a Catholic priest (Michael Murphy) in a Niagara Falls parish whose world is turned upside down after he receives a letter alleging sexual transgression. Our sympathies are put to the test as he comes to terms with his memories and deals with the fallout.

Drama, Religion, Spirituality & Myth
Duration: 117 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 1989
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Oct 08 07:00 pm
Oct 10 02:30 pm

Anne Wheeler’s most decorated film is an upbeat musical melodrama based on her mother’s wartime memories. Daisy Cooper (Rebecca Jenkins) is a wife and mother who joins a dance band to provide for her family while her husband is at war. Beautifully shot by cinematographer Vic Sarin, it’s bittersweet and poignant, with fine performances by Jenkins and Robyn Stevan, both of whom won Genies for their work.

Audience Award Winners, History, Music & Dance, Women Directors
Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 08:30 pm
Oct 10 12:00 pm

A first aid attendant is called into action in an Okanagan mill town.

Drama
Duration: 106 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Sep 30 06:15 pm
Oct 02 04:00 pm

Ruth (Sonja Bennett, who also penned the screenplay) fakes being pregnant to fit in with her child-rearing friends. This uproarious comedy from Jacob Tierney (The Trotsky) will have you cringing in between fits of uncontrollable laughter as Ruth’s web of lies becomes increasingly tangled. The road to acceptance has never been so baby-bumpy; you’ll be laughing until you birth. Sorry, burst.

Comedy
Duration: 17 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

Out of his depth in a fight for a girl’s affections, Adam issues a challenge to his rival.

Drama
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

A stubborn teenager with hypersensitive hearing tries to prove herself during an internship at an acoustics lab.

Drama
Duration: 7 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 07 04:30 pm

As a woman and her dog go about their day, our understanding of their relationship shifts dramatically.

Animals, Family Relations
Duration: 15 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 07 04:30 pm

In need of cash for a lifesaving operation, a senior schemes to rig a bingo game.

Comedy, Crime, Family Relations, Action, Thrills & Suspense
Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

The journey of a toy car takes us on a memorable journey through time and across generations in rural Quebec.

Duration: 5 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 08:30 pm
Oct 10 12:00 pm

There’s one thing a deaf teenager would like to hear more than anything else…

Disabilities, Aboriginal / First Nations
Duration: 15 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 06 04:45 pm

A little girl believes that a homeless man is the reincarnation of her recently flushed goldfish.

Comedy, Women Directors
Duration: 92 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 04 01:00 pm
Oct 05 08:45 pm

In his latest incendiary investigative documentary, Harold Crooks (Surviving Progress) examines the sordid history of offshore tax havens and the dire contemporary ramifications of such corporate malfeasance. It seems that it’s big business’ world and we’re just picking up the tab. But how long can the middle class and poor bear the tax burden? This is shocking look at an unsustainable system poised to implode.

Economics & Globalization, The Great Divide
Duration: 110 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 04 09:30 pm
Oct 06 04:45 pm

Daniel Grou (aka PODZ) directs this riveting ensemble film about interlocking lives. We have Xavier Dolan playing against type as a buttoned-down Jehovah’s Witness; Julien Poulin and Louise Turcot as casino employees with secrets; Robin Aubert as a high-powered man with gambling issues; Anne Dorval as his perpetually plastered wife and Gabriel Sabourin as a tortured drug mule. Wow.

Mystery
(Toutes des connes)
Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2013
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 07 04:30 pm

Love. Grief. Shock. Denial. Sleeplessness. Bubble bath. Masturbation. Pop Tart. Bootie. Rejection. Weeping. Awkward. Life’s a bitch.

Comedy, Romance, Sex & Eroticism
Duration: 80 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Sep 30 04:45 pm

Carol (Arabella Bushnell) has a unique way of dealing with her frustrations with family, friends and co-workers: writing brutally honest songs (that frequently feature threats of violence) and leaving them on their voicemail. Carol’s creative catharsis has some immediate and unexpected consequences in this hilarious, offbeat comedy from writer-director Kris Elgstrand.

Comedy, Music & Dance
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 06 04:45 pm

A broken family learns to cope when their autistic son shows them everything they need—without saying a word.

Family Relations
Duration: 13 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 08:30 pm
Oct 10 12:00 pm

A chef who’s honed his talents in prison finds the outside world to be an unforgiving place.

Crime

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