Canada's Top Ten Film Festival 2017
Now in its 6th year of screening at Metro Cinema, the 16th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival celebrates excellence in films from across our country. This year's features include a neo-western, a moving environmental documentary, an epic exploration of revolutionary politics, a charming animated work, and more.
See all the Canada’s Top Ten Film films for one low price with a festival pass: $55.
FILM ARTICLE: “Extra efforts have to be made to showcase films that would otherwise mostly go unnoticed and unseen.” – New York Times
FILM ARTICLE: “The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its picks for the top Canadian films of 2016.” – Edmonton Journal
FILM ARTICLE: “TIFF praises little-known Canadian movies with Top Ten Film Festival” – Globe and Mail
FILM ARTICLE: “Youth in revolt, family drama and people grappling with unexpected consequences — these are the themes running through TIFF's annual Canada's Top Ten” – CBC
- Jan 29 @ 7pm
From stunning 3D animation to thought provoking documentary, these outstanding short films push boundaries and challenge perceptions in order to confront a difficult reality.
- Jan 29 @ 1pm
Klas Batalo, Giutizia, Ordine Nuovo and Tumulto are four Quebecers in their twenties who reject the world they live in. Incensed with the apathy of society following the excitement surrounding the events of the 'Maple Spring', the quartet engage in actions that are increasingly flirting with terrorism.
- Jan 28 @ 7pm
Rosie is a young Canadian poet of Chinese and Persian descent, living in Vancouver dreaming of an artistic and glamorous life abroad. An invitation to a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran is a trip that will change her life.
- Jan 28 @ 4:30pm
The hardscrabble existence of two homeless addicts is portrayed with sensitivity and brutal honesty.
- Jan 27 @ 7pm
A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. The portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl and star.
- Jan 24 @ 7pm
Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.
- Jan 22 @ 7pm
A psychological thriller about a taxi driver battling bureaucracy and legal manipulation in China.
- Jan 22 @ 1:30pm
Timely, uncompromising, and devastating, Hello Destroyer raises deeply troubling questions about how we teach boys to become adults, particularly within the context of our national obsession: hockey.
- Jan 21 @ 7pm
- Jan 21 @ 4:30pm
- Jan 20 @ 7pm
The life of teenaged Jonas is dominated by his family’s struggle to keep the family farm afloat and when Casey, whose father is an alcoholic police deputy, moves in down the road, the two click immediately.