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Duration: 109 mins
Country of Origin: India, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 04 07:00 pm
Oct 08 12:30 pm

Nagesh Kukunoor’s raw, powerful and deeply disturbing drama about sex trafficking and child prostitution in Andhra Pradesh packs a wallop, in no small part due to the performance of Monali Thakur as the 14-year-old heroine Lakshmi. "The film belongs to singer-turned-actress Thakur. [Her] portrait of ravaged innocence will haunt you forever."—NDTV. Winner, Audience Award: Best Narrative Feature, Palm Springs 2014.

Audience Award Winners, Drama, Human Rights
Duration: 17 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 01 01:30 pm

A young military couple struggles to keep their marriage together through the last days of the husband’s tour.

Family Relations, Romance, War & Espionage, Women Directors
Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 03 04:15 pm
Oct 06 09:00 pm

Leidi sets out in search of the father of her child.

Drama, Family Relations
Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: Australia, 2013
Series:
International Shorts

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

In a dystopian future, a resistance fighter clutches on to his past by writing one last love letter.

Sci-fi & Horror
(Leviafan)
Duration: 140 mins
Country of Origin: Russia, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 03 09:00 pm
Oct 05 04:00 pm

This surely cements Andreï Zvyagintsev’s standing as Russia’s leading filmmaker. Initially, its subject—a dispute between a garage owner and a small-town mayor—seems modest in scope. However, this is undeniably a major work: an angry lament for a nation in thrall to endemic corruption. "A tragedy of biblical proportions [but] also a stingingly effective pitch-black comedy."—Indiewire. Winner, Best Screenplay, Cannes 2014.

Drama, Economics & Globalization, The Great Divide
(P'tit Quinquin)
Duration: 200 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
Spotlight on France

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Oct 07 12:00 pm
Oct 10 07:00 pm

Provocateur Bruno Dumont (Humanité) delivers arguably his biggest shocker yet with this outrageous comedy. An absurdist police procedural, it follows a Clouseau-like, tic-infested inspector as he investigates a macabre murder spree (dead cows are being stuffed with human remains) and contends with mischievous interference courtesy of a pack of juvenile scoundrels led by the impish Quinquin. “Wonderfully weird and unexpectedly hilarious…”—Variety

Comedy, Mystery, Religion, Spirituality & Myth
(Libertador)
Duration: 119 mins
Country of Origin: Spain,Venezuela, 2013
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 05 09:15 pm

The extraordinary life of South American hero Simón Bolívar (the mesmerizing Édgar Ramírez, Carlos) is given appropriately epic treatment in Alberto Arvelo’s sumptuously mounted period piece. Beginning in the early 1800s and spanning 30 years in the great revolutionary’s struggles to free South Americans from the yoke of Spanish occupation, Arvelo’s impressive achievement is a rousing and entertaining corrective to Bolívar’s relative anonymity in North America.

Biography, History
Duration: 3 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

Dilys is full of energy as she gives us an entertaining insight into life at 91, and shares her ambitious hopes for the future.

(Aimer, boire et chanter)
Duration: 108 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
Spotlight on France

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Oct 04 01:30 pm
Oct 10 06:30 pm

Alain Resnais’ swan song is a wry, deliberately heightened adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn’s play. The unseen Riley is dying, but he still possesses the power to disrupt the marriages of his friends (Sabine Azéma, Sandrine Kiberlain, André Dussollier, Hippolyte Girardot). "This joyous yet melancholic effort… charts the woes of middle-class couples coping with problematic love lives, solitude and death…"—Hollywood Reporter. Winner, Alfred Bauer Prize, Berlin 2014.

Fine Arts or Theatre
(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: 112 mins
Country of Origin: Various Countries, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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

Life wouldn’t be life without a little crisis. In this collection of excellent shorts, crisis manifests itself in many forms, ranging from dark comedy to dramas addressing serious moral and social issues.

Animation, Experimental & Avant garde, Drama, Sci-fi & Horror
Duration: 10 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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

A young dishwasher contemplates the nightmarish prospect of making a life as a kitchen worker.

Disabilities
Duration: 14 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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

After a tragic death, a Lebanese immigrant struggles to arrange Islamic pre-burial rituals in his adopted home.

Drama, Religion, Spirituality & Myth, Women Directors
Duration: 18 mins
Country of Origin: New Zealand, 2013
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

In a world shrouded in darkness, a desperate man might risk everything to obtain light.

Sci-fi & Horror
Duration: 2 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

A striking visual treatment of a spoken word poem, written and performed by Hopy Tareke.

Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
Nonfiction Features

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Oct 02 10:00 am
Oct 06 02:45 pm
Oct 07 07:00 pm

Lucy Walker’s affecting doc features Scottish actress Marianna Palka courageously confronting her risk of inheriting Huntington’s Disease.

Health (Mental & Physical)
Duration: 109 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 01 04:00 pm

Narcissists tangle and barbed tongues draw blood in this savage comedy from The Color Wheel’s Alex Ross Perry. When an arrogant novelist (Jason Schwartzman, making snipe sing) takes a literary titan as a mentor (Jonathan Pryce, emulating Philip Roth), he’s encouraged to devote himself fully to his favourite muse: himself. Of course, self-involvement rarely begets self-discovery. “A clever, nasty piece of work…”—Film Comment

Audience Award Winners, Comedy, Literary (inc. Adaptations)
(Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados)
Duration: 108 mins
Country of Origin: Spain, 2013
Series:
High School Outreach

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Oct 03 01:00 pm
Oct 08 06:00 pm

Spain, 1966. A hapless English teacher (Javier Cámara) hits the road for the strawberry fields of Almeria, hoping to meet his idol John Lennon. David Trueba’s whimsical dramatic comedy is delightfully unpredictable. "This small gem offers a lovely evocation of Spain as well as a touching tribute to an unforgettable moment in time…"—Hollywood Reporter. Winner, Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Goya Awards 2014.

Adventures Outdoors, Audience Award Winners, Family Relations, History, Youth Under 18 May Attend
Duration: 20 mins
Country of Origin: New Zealand, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

Kate returns home after living abroad and struggles to reconnect with her younger brother.

Drama
Duration: 90 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Oct 02 01:30 pm
Oct 07 06:45 pm
Oct 10 10:00 am

"An excellent, intelligent, and unfussily traditional documentary about a gifted artist who photographed many key 20th-century figures, including Mick Jagger, John Betjeman, Queen Elizabeth and Samuel Beckett. Now 89, a frail and lucid Bown reflects on her life… Others pay homage… and speak insightfully about aesthetics, technique, and the context of Bown’s work. Directors Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte’s austere filmmaking eminently suits the material…"—Guardian

Fine Arts or Theatre, Biography, Style & Fashion

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