Diving in a Drop
Une goutte d’eau sur un volcan
Frédéric Swierczynski is one of the best cave divers in the world. Sébastien Devrient, director, is also a mountain guide. The two friends set off to dive alone, without assistance, in the highest lake in the world, on the slopes of the Ojos del Salado volcano in Argentina. An ambitious bet for an expedition strewn with pitfalls in the Atacama Desert. This extreme sports doc doesn’t go quite where you might expect, but it’s a fascinating snapshot of a couple of adventurers exploring a deeply inhospitable part of the world, weighed down with diving gear, freezing cold in the high desert, and desperately searching for water.
Dec 3 & 4: Q&A with filmmaker Sébastien Devrient
Carole Dechantre, Emmanuel Gétaz
Sébastien Devrient, Emmanuel Gétaz, Noëlle Revaz
Stephen Manas, Quentin Thomas
Bradley Cooper's second film as director is a symphonic portrait of the composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein, with Cooper in the title role and Carey Mulligan as his wife, actress Felicia Montealegre. One of the films of the year.
The Three Musketeers: D'Artagnan
D'Artagnan arrives in Paris trying to find his attackers after being left for dead, which leads him to a real war where the future of France is at stake. He aligns himself with Athos, Porthos and Aramis, three musketeers of the King.
The Wind Rises
Miyazaki's first "retirement" film is inspired by the life of Jiro Horikoshi, a young man much like the filmmaker, who grew up to be a designer and engineer, and who is best known for the "Zero" fighter plane, a masterpiece of aerodynamics.
Arthur Erickson's Dyde House
Nestled among the aspen parkland of Alberta, a hidden masterpiece by one of Canada's most celebrated architects has been found. Arthur Erickson’s Dyde House tells the story of an undiscovered piece of history and the architects fighting for its future.