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Top Ten: Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

  • Feb 23 (2014) @ 12:30pm
Freshly released from prison, Vic and her lover and fellow ex-con Flo take up residence in a remote farmhouse to care for Vic’s aging, ailing uncle Émil. Viewed with suspicion both by the locals, who have their own plans for... view more

Top Ten: Watermark

  • Feb 23 (2014) @ 2:30pm
Following their triumphant collaboration on _Manufactured Landscapes_, award-winning documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal and acclaimed environmental photographer Edward Burtynsky reunite to explore the ways in which humanity has shaped, manipulated, and depleted one of its most vital and compromised resources: water.... view more

Nebraska

  • Feb 21 (2014) @ 9:30pm
  • Feb 22 (2014) @ 4pm
  • Feb 22 & 24 (2014) @ 9pm
  • Feb 23 (2014) @ 4:15pm
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father (Bruce Dern, Best Actor winner at the Cannes Film Festival) thinks he’s struck it rich, and wrangles his son (Will Forte) into taking a road trip to claim the... view more

Top Ten: Shorts Programme

  • Feb 23 (2014) @ 7pm
From kung fu-infused middle-school dances and bitter bachelorette parties to eye-opening documentaries, this alternately hilarious and moving programme of shorts is tied together with incredible art direction, masterful mise-en-scène, and imaginative storytelling. Filmmakers include: Chris Landreth, Claire Blanchet, Fraser Munden, Neil... view more

Top Ten: Sarah Prefers to Run

  • Feb 24 (2014) @ 7pm
Introverted and obsessively single-minded, Sarah (Sophie Desmarais) lives to run. When she is accepted into the athletic training program at Montreal’s McGill University, she is determined to take up the offer, despite her mother’s surprising lack of support, both emotional... view more

Top Ten: Tom at the Farm

  • Feb 25 (2014) @ 7pm
With only three features under his belt, writer-director-actor Xavier Dolan has already established himself as Canada’s cinematic poet of desire... With _Tom à la ferme_, Dolan brilliantly riffs on the psychological thriller as he explores the darker reaches of ardour... view more

Cult: Boyz n the Hood

  • Feb 25 (2014) @ 9pm
Cult Cinema celebrates Black History Month with this groundbreaking ghetto drama about the challenges of coming of age in the inner city. Ricky and Doughboy are brothers on different paths, one towards college and the other towards a life of... view more

Turkey Shoot: Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare

  • Feb 26 (2014) @ 7pm
At last, a film that brings together the Turkey Shoot guys’ love of 80’s horror and hair metal. This movie was written by - and stars, of course - Canadian bodybuilder/ musician/ actor Jon Miki Thor, a former Mr. Canada,... view more

Top Ten: Asphalt Watches

  • Feb 21 (2014) @ 7pm
  • Feb 26 (2014) @ 9pm
Get ready for a bizarre and loopy road trip across Canada, as it’s never been seen before! Visual artists Seth Scriver and Shayne Ehman spent seven years turning their adventures hitchhiking along the Trans-Canada Highway into this hilarious, grotesque, and... view more

Educated Reel: Music for Mandela

  • Feb 27 (2014) @ 7pm
_Music for Mandela_ explores the role music played in the extraordinary life of one of the world’s most important icons. From Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment to his release and the present day celebrations of his legacy, the music born out of... view more

Top Ten: Rhymes for Young Ghouls

  • Feb 28 (2014) @ 7pm
  • Mar 3 (2014) @ 9pm
  • Mar 4 (2014) @ 9:15pm
Set against the backdrop of the residential schools tragedy - when thousands of Aboriginal children were separated from their families, culture, and language, _Rhymes for Young Ghouls_ resembles an S.E. Hinton novel re-imagined as a surreal, righteously furious thriller. At... view more

Inside Llewyn Davis

  • Feb 28 (2014) @ 9:15pm
  • Mar 1 (2014) @ 4pm
  • Mar 2 (2014) @ 6:45pm
  • Mar 8 (2014) @ 7pm
  • Mar 11 (2014) @ 9pm
Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living... view more

The Act of Killing (Director s Cut)

  • Mar 1 (2014) @ 1pm
  • Mar 2 (2014) @ 8:45pm
Nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar, this chilling and inventive documentary examines a country where killers are celebrated as heroes and the filmmakers challenge unrepentant death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American... view more

Finding Vivian Maier (GVFF)

  • Mar 1 (2014) @ 7pm
With the discovery of 100,000 photographs hidden in storage lockers decades after they were taken, the mysterious nanny who secretly took them is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed... view more

The Broken Circle Breakdown

  • Mar 1 (2014) @ 9:30pm
  • Mar 2 (2014) @ 2pm
A Best Foreign Feature Oscar contender, this film is about inked-up tattoo artist Elise, who meets gentle, banjo-playing bluegrass musician Didier, and falls in love. Despite some considerable differences, their lives quickly become inextricably intertwined. A passionate and moving love... view more
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