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Belgium, Germany, Netherlands

Duration: 102 mins
Country of Origin: Belgium,Germany,Netherlands, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 04 04:00 pm
Oct 09 09:00 pm

Based on the life of French musician Raymond Borremans, who moved to West Africa in the 20s and tried to compile an encyclopedia of The Ivory Coast (he got to "N" before dying in 1988), this poetic semi-documentary is beautiful and revelatory. Nigerian novelist/poet Ben Okri co-wrote the script, director Peter Krüger authored the striking visual style and the great Michael Lonsdale embodies Borremans’ spirit.

History, Music & Dance, Science & Technology

Belgium, Netherlands

Duration: 99 mins
Country of Origin: Belgium,Netherlands, 2014
Series:
3D Special Presentations

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Oct 04 07:00 pm
Oct 05 01:30 pm

A daring formal experiment lies at the heart of this exploration of loss. Eugenie Jansen films her story—a young, half-Aboriginal girl copes with being transplanted from Australia to Belgium after her mother’s death—in 50 fps 3D and uses 360-degree pans to evoke time’s inexorable movement. The result is a boundary-pushing drama that is as affecting as it is bold in execution.

3D, Experimental & Avant garde, History, Immigration, War & Espionage, Women Directors
Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Belgium,Netherlands, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 04 06:30 pm
Oct 08 12:00 pm

A poet wanders around Brussels in this stunning collage of animation, graphics and text.

Animation, Experimental & Avant garde

Italy, France, Belgium

(Deux jours, une nuit)
Duration: 95 mins
Country of Origin: Italy,France,Belgium, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Sep 26 09:30 pm
Oct 01 01:30 pm

Marion Cotillard gives her rawest performance as a woman desperately trying to save her job and discovering the meaning of solidarity and self-worth. "A tense dramatic situation and a subtly magnificent central performance… add up to an outstanding new movie from the Dardenne brothers: impassioned, exciting and moving—a Twelve Angry Men of the 21st-century workplace."—Guardian. Winner, Sydney Film Prize, Sydney 2014.

Economics & Globalization, The Great Divide

Belgium, Romania

Duration: 82 mins
Country of Origin: Belgium,Romania, 2014
Series:
High School Outreach

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Sep 25 10:00 am
Sep 27 04:00 pm
Oct 02 09:15 pm

Thrust into the role of stand-in mother at the age of 15, Georgina dwells sardine-like with a handful of energetic rugrats—her five younger siblings—in a social housing condo at the outskirts of Bacau, Romania. Teodora Ana Mihai’s astute documentary gracefully paints a portrait of love and resilience. Winner, Best International Feature, Hot Docs 2014; Best Documentary, Karlovy Vary 2014.

Audience Award Winners, Women Directors, Youth Under 18 May Attend

France, Belgium

Duration: 95 mins
Country of Origin: France,Belgium, 2014
Series:
Altered States

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Oct 05 11:30 pm
Oct 08 04:00 pm

A mentally unstable woman and a low-rent con artist embark on a gruesome killing spree in this sinister, spellbinding update of cult classic The Honeymoon Killers. Director Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire) keeps us constantly off-balance as he sends his outrageous film careening from macabre psychodrama to unsettling musical numbers. "Alleluia is all attempted repression, bursting carnal appetites and escalating craziness… A dose of some real midnight madness.”—Screen

Crime, Romance, Sci-fi & Horror, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Canada, Belgium, Germany

(Bevor der letzte Vorhang fällt)
Duration: 86 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,Belgium,Germany, 2014
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Sep 25 07:00 pm
Sep 26 01:30 pm
Sep 29 04:30 pm

It’s closing night for popular Belgian cabaret Gardenia and its gay and trans stars face reintroduction into reality. Mixing avant-garde choreography with confessional interviews, Thomas Wallner offers “an endearing recollection of life as an outsider, a sincere exploration of queer identity, and a stunning celebration of the communion we achieve in art.”—Indiewire. Winner, Special Jury Prize: Canadian Feature, Hot Docs 2014.

Fine Arts or Theatre, Audience Award Winners, Queer Interest

Brazil

Duration: 113 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Sep 27 01:30 pm
Oct 08 04:15 pm
Oct 10 09:00 pm

Balancing sharp comedy and commentary, Fellipe Barbosa’s well-observed film charts the increasingly disparate fortunes of a Brazilian bourgeoisie family. While father Hugo (Marcello Novaes) shamefully conceals his bankruptcy, his teenage son Jean (Thales Cavalcanti) experiences the exhilaration of defiance and self-discovery. Of course, coming of age also means finally seeing the unjust world for what it is.

Economics & Globalization, The Great Divide, Youth Under 18 May Attend
(O Menino e o Mundo)
Duration: 80 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2013
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Sep 25 01:30 pm
Sep 28 10:30 am
Oct 02 07:00 pm

Alê Abreu’s animated odyssey follows a young boy as he journeys from the country into a towering metropolis in search of his father. Awaiting him is a world where music gives birth to birds, cities float in the sky and good and evil clash in a riot of colour. “A simple, universal parable… An enchanting visual treat…”—Variety

Animation, Economics & Globalization, Fantasy, The Great Divide
Duration: 79 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Sep 26 02:30 pm
Oct 01 04:30 pm
Oct 09 07:15 pm

Legendary accordionist, composer and singer José Domingos de Morais—better known as Dominguinhos—died last year, but not before participating in Joaquim Castro, Eduardo Nazarian and Mariana Aydar’s celebration of his life and music. With his wide smile and prodigious talent, Dominguinhos and his unique mix of bossa nova, jazz and pop, all anchored by his baião rhythms, will leave you delighted.

Biography, Music & Dance
(Ventos de Agosto)
Duration: 77 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Sep 28 06:30 pm
Sep 30 02:00 pm
Oct 03 04:00 pm

Lyrical, sensual and poetic, yet grounded in a bracing naturalism that speaks to Brazilian documentarian Gabriel Mascaro’s roots, August Winds tells the tale of a young couple who discover a skull while diving for octopus. It’s a prismatic evocation of seaside life in the rural tropics. "…a beautiful meditation on life and death… a striking accomplishment…"—Indiewire

Disabilities, Sex & Eroticism
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

A careless being destroys his environment without caring about the consequences, until nature takes charge.

Brazil, France

Duration: 79 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil,France, 2013
Series:
3D Special Presentations

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Sep 27 02:15 pm
Oct 04 04:00 pm
Oct 05 07:30 pm

A circus-trained capuchin must quickly adapt to life in the wild when it suddenly finds itself lost in the Amazon rainforest. This unwitting, endlessly expressive little guide leads us through Thierry Ragobert’s awe-inspiring, family-friendly docudrama, acquainting us with this lush wonderland’s exotic denizens and other breathtaking splendours. "A thrilling tale… the cinematography is exceptionally vivid throughout…”—Hollywood Reporter

3D, Adventures Outdoors, Animation, Environment, Family Relations, Youth Under 18 May Attend

Italy, Brazil, France

(Le Sel de la Terre)
Duration: 110 mins
Country of Origin: Italy,Brazil,France, 2014
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Oct 06 12:30 pm
Oct 09 08:45 pm

Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado’s magnetic portrait of photographer Sebastião Salgado, is "illuminating and uplifting… [It moves] from his early years growing up on a Brazilian farm… through to his increasingly large-scale photographic projects that took him to many of the world’s most hostile and dangerous conflict zones… A moving tribute to a peerless talent."—Guardian. Winner, Special Jury Prize, Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2014.

Animals, Fine Arts or Theatre, Aboriginal / First Nations, Human Rights

Brazil, France, Mexico, Denmark, Germany, Argentina

Duration: 108 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil,France,Mexico,Denmark,Germany,Argentina, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 04 01:30 pm
Oct 09 06:30 pm

Lisandro Alonso returns with a gorgeous, 19th century-set existential exploration. Viggo Mortensen is a Danish engineer who heads into the Patagonian wilderness in search of his missing daughter. "This hallucinatory head-trip Western remains unmistakably Alonso’s film… a metaphysical road movie in which origin and destination are markedly less important than the journey itself."—Variety. Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2014.

Experimental & Avant garde, History, Mystery