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    ALTMAN
    A film by Ron Mann
    2014/ DCP/ Canada/ 95 Minutes

    An in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park and more).
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    MANAKAMANA
    2013/ DCP/ Nepal/ USA / 118 Minutes
    A film by: Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez

    High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana.
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    GOD HELP THE GIRL
    2013/ DCP/ 111 Minutes/ UK/ Subtitled
    A film by: Stuart Murdoch

    A musical feature film, written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian.


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THEATRICAL: MAY 9, 2014

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IDA A film by Pawel Pawlikowski
2013/ Poland/ In Polish with English Subtitles

From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) comes IDA, a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.

18-year old Anna (stunning newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska), a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda (Agata Kulesza), a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation. This revelation triggers a heart-wrenching journey into the countryside, to the family house and into the secrets of the repressed past, evoking the haunting legacy of the Holocaust and the realities of postwar Communism.

THEATRICAL: MAY 15, 2014

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NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE
A film by Kevin Spacey
2014/ USA/ English/ 93 Minutes/ Colour

Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW across 3 continents and over 200 performances, revealing some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Richard III. Witness Spacey’s revelatory interpretation of Richard III in each brief excerpts from the play. For those who have never seen Spacey on stage this is a rare opportunity. NOW chronicles the first collaboration between Spacey and Mendes since both won Oscars for their work on American Beauty.


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    FINDING VIVIAN MAIER A film by John Maloof & Charlie Siskel
    Documentary is currently in production.
    2014/ USA/ English/ 84 Minutes

    Vivian Maier's photos were seemingly destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she'd collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shook the world of street photography and irrevocably changed the life of the man who brought them to the public eye.

    This film brings to life the interesting turns and travails of the improbable saga of John Maloof's discovery of Vivian Maier, unraveling this mysterious tale through her documentary films, photographs, odd collections and personal accounts from the people that knew Vivian.

    What started as a blog to show her work quickly became a viral sensation in the photography world. Photos destined for the trash heap now line gallery exhibitions, a forthcoming book, and this documentary film.


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    A FIELD IN ENGLAND A film by Ben Wheatley
    2013/ UK
    Written by Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump


    A FIELD IN ENGLAND is a psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Ben Wheatley, award-winning director of DOWN TERRACE, KILL LIST and SIGHTSEERS.

    In the war-torn England countryside in 1648, a small group of deserters flee the raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured and forced to help one of their captors in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field.

    The group defends into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia, and, as it becomes clear that the treasure might be something other than gold, they gradually become victim to the terrifying energies trapped inside the field.


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    PARTICLE FEVER A film by Mark Levinson and David Kaplan
    2013/ USA/ English/ 99 Minutes

    Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity.

    For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation.

    As they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe, 10,000 scientists from over 100 countries joined forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the Higgs boson, potentially explaining the origin of all matter. But our heroes confront an even bigger challenge: have we reached our limit in understanding why we exist?


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    BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL! A film by Mark Mori
    2013/ USA/ English


    Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Mori’s BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL is an intimate look at one of the world’s most recognized sex symbols, told in her own words for the first time.

    In Mori’s alluring documentary, the real Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story -- from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished southern family, to high school salutatorian, to scandalous 50s pin-up model, to shocking retirement in 1957 at the peak of her modelling career. Sharing rare details about her short-lived first marriage and many torrid affairs, this keen insider’s glimpse follows Bettie through decades of broken marriages, born-again Christianity, and bouts of mental illness, before her ultimate return to the public eye in the early 90’s, unaware of her cult status. Ranked by Forbes in 2012 as one of the top ten posthumous celebrity earners, Bettie and her enduring legacy continue to flourish.


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    VISITORS
    2013 / 87 MInutes/ USA/ No Dialogue
    Directed by: Godfrey Reggio
    Music by: Phillip Glass


    Thirty years after Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio–with the support of Philip Glass and Jon Kane–once again leapfrogs over earth-bound filmmakers and creates another stunning, wordless portrait of modern life. Presented by Steven Soderbergh in Black and White digital 4K projection, VISITORS reveals humanity’s trancelike relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species. The film is visceral, offering the audience an experience beyond information about the moment in which we live. Comprised of only seventy-four shots, VISITORS takes viewers on a journey to the moon and back to confront them with themselves.


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    THE FINAL MEMBER A film by Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math
    2012/ 90 Minutes/ Canada/ USA/ Iceland/ Italy/ In English


    Thirty Miles from the Arctic Circle, in the northern Icelandic town of Husavik, stand the Icelandic Phallological Museum - The world's only Penis museum.

    Over the 40 years, the founder and curator has collected every specimen from every mammal except for the one elusive penis needed to complete his collection: The Human Specimen.

    THE FINAL MEMBER follows the curator's incredible, sublimely comic, often shocking quest to complete his eccentric collection, and the two interpid men who have raised their hands to be the first human donor.


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    MS. 45
    1981/ 80 Minutes/ USA
    A film by: Abel Ferrara
    With: Zoë Tamerlis Lund, Peter Yellen, Jack Thibeau, Steve Singerewton

    Abel Ferrara’s 1981 revenge thriller classic returns to theaters and home video in 2014.

    Abel Ferrara’s (Bad Lieutenant, King Of New York) 1981 revenge thriller classic Ms. 45 follows a mute garment-district seamstress – played by the late model/actress/musician/screenwriter Zoë Lund – who after falling victim to multiple unspeakable assaults, ignites her one-woman homicidal rampage against New York City’s entire male population. Now remastered in HD from the original negative materials.


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    LET THE FIRE BURN A film by Jason Osder
    2013/ USA/ English/ Colour & Black and White/ Documentary/ 95 minutes

    On May 13, 1985, the city government of Philadelphia and an organization called MOVE collided in violent armed conflict - the culmination of more than ten years of simmering tensions that had already claimed the life of a police officer during a 1978 gun-battle.

    The MOVE group appeared to combine elements of a black power movement with aspects of a back-to-nature religion. Members took the surname “Africa,” wore their hair in dreadlocks and shunned technology and cooked food. Reporters sometimes referred to MOVE as a “cult” and often as “terrorists”.

    By 5pm on May 13, police had already fired over 10,000 rounds of ammunition into the fortified row home that contained children and adults. At this point, a helicopter was used to drop a bomb made from two pounds of C-4 military explosive onto the house. During the next hour, police, firefighters, and city officials looked on as the fire grew out of control.

    The fire ultimately claimed the lives of five children and six adults. Sixty-one homes were destroyed. This incident is more than just an under-known American tragedy. It is an epic illustration of how intolerance and fear can lead to unthinkable acts of violence.


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    THEATRICAL: MAY 9, 2014

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    IDA A film by Pawel Pawlikowski
    2013/ Poland/ In Polish with English Subtitles

    From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) comes IDA, a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.

    18-year old Anna (stunning newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska), a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda (Agata Kulesza), a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation. This revelation triggers a heart-wrenching journey into the countryside, to the family house and into the secrets of the repressed past, evoking the haunting legacy of the Holocaust and the realities of postwar Communism.


    THEATRICAL: MAY 9, 2014 (Quebec)

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    AGE OF UPRISING: THE LEGEND OF MICHAEL KOHLHAAS A film by Arnaud des Pallières
    2013/ France/ 2h 2m/ In French with English Subtitles

    An epic drama set in 16th century France against a backdrop of feudalism in decline, AGE OF UPRISING: THE LEGEND MICHAEL KOHLHAAS stars Mads Mikkelsen (A ROYAL AFFAIR, VALHALLA RISING, Hannibal) as a well-to-do horse merchant who resorts to fanatical and violent extremes to obtain justice after a nobleman openly and illegally humiliates him by stealing two of his horses. Adapted from Heinrich von Kleist's novella, a classic of German Romanticism, MICHAEL KOHLHAAS was previously adapted for film in 1969 by Volker Schlöndorff and served as the inspiration for E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime.

    Featuring gorgeous widescreen cinematography, MICHAEL KOHLHAAS had its world premiere in competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.


    THEATRICAL: MAY 15, 2014

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    NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE
    A film by Kevin Spacey
    2014/ USA/ English/ 93 Minutes/ Colour

    Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW across 3 continents and over 200 performances, revealing some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Richard III. Witness Spacey’s revelatory interpretation of Richard III in each brief excerpts from the play. For those who have never seen Spacey on stage this is a rare opportunity. NOW chronicles the first collaboration between Spacey and Mendes since both won Oscars for their work on American Beauty.


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 27, 2014

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    THE CASE AGAINST 8 A film by Ben Cotner and Ryan White
    2013/ USA/ English/ 112 Minutes

    Battles are won, because we fight them.

    A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. The high-profile trial first makes headlines with the unlikely pairing of Ted Olson and David Boies, political foes who last faced off as opposing attorneys in Bush v. Gore. The film also follows the plaintiffs, two gay couples who find their families at the center of the same-sex marriage controversy. Five years in the making, this is the story of how they took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 27, 2014

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    ME AND YOU A film by Bernardo Bertolucci
    2012 / 103 Minutes/ Italy
    In Italian with English Subtitles
    Cast: Jacopo Olmo Antinori Tea Flaco, Sonia Bergamasco

    Lorenzo is a quirky 14-year-old loner. He plans to fulfill his teenage dream of happiness by hiding out in his apartment building’s abandoned cellar. To escape his overwrought parents, Lorenzo will tell them that he is going away on a ski trip with school friends. For an entire week, he will finally be able to avoid all conflicts and pressures to be a "normal" teenager.

    He plans to live in perfect isolation with his horror and fantasy books. But an unexpected visit from his worldly older half-sister Olivia changes everything. Their emotional time together will inspire Lorenzo to come to terms with the challenge of casting aside his disguise of troubled youth and prepare to soon be thrown into the chaotic game of adult life.


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 2014

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    BORGMAN A film by Alex van Warmerdom
    2013/ 113 Minutes/ Netherlands/ In Dutch with English Subtitles

    Modern day Europe: A priest and his companion hunt silently through the fields, accompanied by a braying dog. They are armed and deadly. Their quarry is Camiel Borgman, living in military sparseness in an underground den, near companions Ludwig and Pascal. Camiel scrapes out with some difficulty, hitching a ride with a doomed truck driver on a relentless trip to the heart of suburbia.

    He passes by two odd women, Brenda and Ilonka, with whom he seems to share a history. When a dirty Camiel arrives at the door of artist Marina and media executive Richard’s expansive, designer-chic home, the shifting perceptions of Van Warmerdam’s screenplay begin to displace and disorient the audience. Hallucinogenic elements dot the consciousness as Camiel shifts between the roles of victim and aggressor. He asks for a bath. He toys with Richard’s jealousy. He is viciously beaten up by his cruelly intolerant host and left wounded on the floor.

    Marina seeks to assuage her guilt by allowing him a space for the night. She treats his wounds. She makes him some food. She begins to deceive her husband. And Camiel Borgman insistently starts to install himself in the house as his dark advances ebb and flow, push and pull. Marina is self-obsessed; Richard a casual racist; they employ a nanny Magot to look after their three small children, the youngest of whom, Isolde, sees Camiel early on and is responsive to his presence. “There is something that surrounds us,” says Marina, fearfully, but she is no longer in control.

    Large dogs roam casually through the house. There are flashes of something sinister in the garden as Camiel waits, and watches. Soon he is inhabiting Marina’s dreams. “Couldn’t you come back in another capacity?,” she asks him. “I could,” he says, “...but it will have consequences.”


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 2014

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    NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN (TORE TANZT) A film by Katrin Gebbe
    2013/ Germany/ 110 mins/ In German with English Subtitles

    Young Tore belongs to the Jesus Freaks, a Christian punk movement rebelling against established religion whilst at the same time following Jesus' precepts of love. One day, in what appears to be a miracle, Tore manages to repair a car which has broken down and gets to know the driver, Benno. Before long, Tore moves into a tent in Benno’s garden and gradually becomes part of his family. But Benno can’t resist playing cruel game, designed to test Tore’s faith. As the violence become more and more extreme, Tore’s capacity for love is pushed to its limits.


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 2014

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    THE LAST SENTENCE A film by Jan Troell
    2011/ Sweden/ In Swedish with English Subtitles/ 1.85:1/ 5.1, DTS and Dolby Digital

    A remarkable drama set against Sweden's tumultuous political world during the Second World War, Jan Troell’sThe Last Sentence is based on the life of Torgny Segerstedt, a leading Swedish journalist of the 20th century. The film chronicles Segerstedt’s extraordinary one-man battle against both Nazism and his own country’s policy of appeasement to Hitler.

    The narrative begins at moment during WW2 when the Nazis were coming ever closer to the borders of Sweden. With Sweden caught between Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Russia, the country's elites chose a policy of neutrality and compliance, with few daring to speak up against the evil around them. Among those who did, nobody was as loud and as uncompromising as Segerstedt. In the eyes of many of his countrymen, his pen was far more dangerous to Sweden than the Nazi sword. Amidst the political turmoil of the times, Segerstedt's own personal life took a dramatic and scandalous turn, as he entered into a very public affair with the wife of a close friend.


    THEATRICAL: JUNE 2014

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    LA ÚLTIMA PELÍCULA
    2013/ 88 Minutes / English and Spanish with English Subtitles
    Directed by Raya Martin and Mark Peranson
    Starring: Alex Ross Perry, Gabino Rodríguez, Iazua Larios with the amicable participation of René Redzepi


    A filmmaker (Alex Ross Perry), along with his local guide (Gabino Rodríguez), traverse the Yucatán in the days leading up to the “end of the world” with the idea of making his last movie. They look at possible locations, journeying to Chichen Itza on December 21, encountering a surrealistic gathering of New Agers and Mayan mystics. They meet a local TV reporter (Iazua Larios), who the filmmaker casts in his psychedelic Western. After the film is shot, the misunderstood and egomaniacal filmmaker decides to remain in Mexico, editing his masterpiece, forever.

    An experimental, Romantic comedy that relates the end of cinema with the end of the world, La última película attempts to reimagine the atmosphere and the excitement of the heyday of American independent cinema, alluding to ’70s Westerns and road movies, their sense of adventure, and the experiences involved in their creation. A critical act combining fiction and documentary, it looks backwards and forwards at the same time, and creates an infinite, oneiric gesture that attempts to save cinema with one last gunshot.


    THEATRICAL: JULY 2014

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    THE CONGRESS A film by Ari Folman
    Based on the novel "The Futurological Congress" by Stanislaw Lem
    2013/ DCP/ 1:1.85 / Dolby Atmos/ 120 Minutes

    Robin Wright, playing the role of herself, gets an offer from a major studio to sell her cinematic identity: she'll be numerically scanned and sampled so that her alias can be used with no restrictions in all kinds of Hollywood films - even the most commercial ones that she previously refused. In exchange she receives loads of money, but more importantly, the studio agrees to keep her digitalized character forever young - for all eternity - in all of their films. The contract is valid for 20 years.

    The Congress follows Robin as she makes her comeback after the contract expires, straight into the world of future fantasy cinema.


    THEATRICAL: AUGUST 1, 2014

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    ALTMAN
    2014/ DCP/ Canada/ 95 Minutes
    A film by: Ron Mann

    Ron Mann's new documentary "ALTMAN" is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park and many more).

    While refusing to bow down to Hollywood's conventions, or its executives, Altman's unique style of filmmaking won him friends and enemies, earned him world-wide praise, and occasionally scathing criticism, and proved that it IS possible to make truly independent films.


    THEATRICAL: AUGUST, 2014

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    THE DOG
    2013/ DCP/ USA/ 100 Minutes
    A film by: Allison Berg, Frank Keraudren

    With: John Wojtowicz, Liz Eden, George Heath, Teresa Wojtowicz, Carmen Bifulco, Randy Wicker, Jeremiah Newton

    John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. Coming of age in the 1960s, his libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August 1972, he attempted to rob a Brooklyn bank to finance his lover's sex-reassignment surgery. The act resulted in a fourteen-hour hostage situation that was broadcast on TV. Three years later Al Pacino portrayed his crime in Dog Day Afternoon. The film had a profound influence on Wojtowicz (who pronounced his name "Woto-wits"). When he emerged from a six-year prison sentence, he was known as "The Dog."


    THEATRICAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

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    20,000 DAYS ON EARTH A film by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard
    2014/ United Kingdom/ English/ 95 Minutes
    Feature Nick Cave

    20,000 Days on Earth weaves drama and reality in a fictionalised 24 hours in the life of internationally acclaimed musician, author and screenwriter Nick Cave.

    Cave’s story is both extraordinary and strikingly universal. It takes us deep into the heart of how myth, memory, love and loss, shape each and every one of our lives, every single day.

    The film explores the creative process, encounters collaborators from Cave’s past and bears witness to startlingly frank insights from this icon of modern culture. It reveals what makes us who we are and what influences who we want to become – ultimately, it is a love letter to the transformative power of the human spirit.

    THEATRICAL: OCTOBER 2014

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    WATCHERS OF THE SKY A film by Edet Belzberg
    2014/ USA/ English/ 120 Minutes

    WATCHERS OF THE SKY interweaves four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin - the man who created the word "genocide," and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. Inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell, WATCHERS OF THE SKY takes you on a provocative journey from Nuremberg to The Hague, from Bosnia to Darfur, from criminality to justice, and from apathy to action.



    THEATRICAL: OCTOBER 2014

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    WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL?
    2013/ Japan/ 126 Minutes
    A film by Sion Sono

    Ten years ago, the Kitagawa yakuza clan attacked the Muto yakuza clan at Muto’s own home, only to have Muto’s wife fight back. This unexpectedly left the Kitagawa clan in shambles, with their top hitman Ikegmai wounded and Muto’s wife in prison. Despite the carnage, the most unfortunate fallout from this attack is when Muto’s beloved daughter, Mitsuko, has her adorable toothpaste commercial taken off the air. Now, Ikegami seeks revenge, while Muto only has one desire: to have his wife return from prison to see Mitsuko star in her first movie. Enter The Fuck Bombers, an eager but untalented group of wannabe filmmakers whose dreams of making movies have come crashing down after ten years. Circumstances have brought them to this fateful moment where they’ll be able to film the climactic battle between yakuzas in an epic, over-the-top ending for the ages.


    THEATRICAL: NOVEMBER 2014

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    THE OVERNIGHTERS A film by Jesse Moss
    2013/ USA/ English/ 100 Minutes/ Colour

    Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them.


    THEATRICAL: DECEMBER 2014

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    R100 A film by Hitoshi Matsumoto
    2013/ 100 Minutes/ Japan/ English Subtitles

    A mild-mannered family man with a secret taste for S&M finds himself pursued by a gang of ruthless dominatrices — each with a unique talent — in this hilarious and bizarre take on the sex comedy from Japanese comedy giant Hitoshi Matsumoto (Big Man Japan, Symbol).

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    ALTMAN
    2014/ DCP/ Canada/ 95 Minutes
    A film by: Ron Mann

    Ron Mann's new documentary "ALTMAN" is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park and many more).

    While refusing to bow down to Hollywood's conventions, or its executives, Altman's unique style of filmmaking won him friends and enemies, earned him world-wide praise, and occasionally scathing criticism, and proved that it IS possible to make truly independent films.

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    MANAKAMANA
    2013/ DCP/ Nepal/ USA / 118 Minutes/ Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1/ In Nepali, English with English Subtitles
    A film by: Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez

    High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana.

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    GOD HELP THE GIRL
    2013/ DCP/ 111 Minutes/ UK/ Subtitled
    A film by: Stuart Murdoch

    God Help The Girl is a musical feature film, written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian. It was produced by Barry Mendel and stars Emily Browning, Olly Alexander and Hannah Murray.

    Stuart aspired to tell the story of “a better summer, or at least a summer when something happened. It happened to a boy and a girl and a girl in a city roughly the same size and population of Glasgow. Perhaps the canals were a bit grimier, the high-rise buildings taller, the streets emptier when you needed them to be, and the beat clubs busier than the ones around here. But on the whole the city was this one.”

    According to Barry Mendel, “It’s a simple story – about the brief moment after you’ve realised what you want to do with your life, before your dream settles into becoming your job, when you’re filled with enthusiasm, meeting like-minded friends and the possibilities are endless.”

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    NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE
    A film by Kevin Spacey
    2014/ USA/ English/ 93 Minutes/ Colour

    Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW across 3 continents and over 200 performances, revealing some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Richard III. Witness Spacey’s revelatory interpretation of Richard III in each brief excerpts from the play. For those who have never seen Spacey on stage this is a rare opportunity. NOW chronicles the first collaboration between Spacey and Mendes since both won Oscars for their work on American Beauty.

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    THE OVERNIGHTERS A film by Jesse Moss
    2013/ USA/ English/ 100 Minutes/ Colour

    Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them.

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    WATCHERS OF THE SKY A film by Edet Belzberg
    2014/ USA/ English/ 120 Minutes

    WATCHERS OF THE SKY interweaves four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin - the man who created the word "genocide," and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. Inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell, WATCHERS OF THE SKY takes you on a provocative journey from Nuremberg to The Hague, from Bosnia to Darfur, from criminality to justice, and from apathy to action.


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    THE CASE AGAINST 8 A film by Ben Cotner and Ryan White
    2013/ USA/ English/ 112 Minutes


    Battles are won, because we fight them. WATCHERS OF THE SKY interweaves four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin - the man who created the word "genocide," and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. Inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell, WATCHERS OF THE SKY takes you on a provocative journey from Nuremberg to The Hague, from Bosnia to Darfur, from criminality to justice, and from apathy to action.

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    20,000 DAYS ON EARTH A film by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard
    2014/ United Kingdom/ English/ 95 Minutes
    Feature Nick Cave

    20,000 Days on Earth weaves drama and reality in a fictionalised 24 hours in the life of internationally acclaimed musician, author and screenwriter Nick Cave.

    Cave’s story is both extraordinary and strikingly universal. It takes us deep into the heart of how myth, memory, love and loss, shape each and every one of our lives, every single day.

    The film explores the creative process, encounters collaborators from Cave’s past and bears witness to startlingly frank insights from this icon of modern culture. It reveals what makes us who we are and what influences who we want to become – ultimately, it is a love letter to the transformative power of the human spirit.
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    THE VISITOR (STRIDULUM - Original Title)
    1979/ USA/ Italy/ 108 mins
    A film by Giulio Paradisi
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    GOOD VIBRATIONS A film by Glenn Leyburn & Lisa Barros D'Sa
    101 Mins/ Scope 235:1/ Dolby Digital/ UK/ Ireland/ In English
    Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Dylan Moran, Liam Cunningham

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    VIC + FLO SAW A BEAR A film by Denis Côté
    2013 / 95 MInutes/ Canada
    Cast: Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin
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    A TOUCH OF SIN
    A film by Jia Zhangke
    Original Title: "Tian zhu ding"
    2013 / 129 Minutes/ China/ Japan
    With English Subtitles

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    THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN
    A film by Felix van Groeningen
    DCP / 1:2,35 / Dolby Digital 5.1 / Belgium / Netherlands 2012 / 111 min / In Flemish and English (with English Subtitles)
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    95 Minutes/ English
    Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton

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    MUSEUM HOURS A film by Jem Cohen
    2012 / 106 min / 1,78:1 / 5.1 / Austria / USA
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    ANGEL INN
    A film by Kirk Schriefer
    2013/ 90 Minutes/ Canada/ Colour/ English

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    102 Minutes / USA / In English
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    A film by Randy Moore
    2013 / USA/ 90 Minutes

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    A film by Joshua Oppenheimer
    2012/ Denmark/Norway/UK/ Indonesian with English Subtitles
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    A film by Margarethe Von Trotta
    2012 / Germany, Luxembourg, France / 110 Minutes/ Original Language: German, English

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    2012 / 96 Minutes/ USA/ In English
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    OUR NIXON A film by Penny Lane
    2013 / 84 Minutes/ USA

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    COMPUTER CHESS A film by Andrew Bujalski
    92 minutes, Analog NTSC Video, USA, 2012
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    BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO A film by Peter Strickland
    2012 / 92 Minutes/ Original language: Italian, English



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    STORM SURFERS 3D A film by Christopher Nelius and Justin McMillan
    2012 / Australia / 95 Minutes/ In English
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    CASTING BY A film by Tom Donahue
    2012/ 89 Minutes/ USA/ English
    Featuring: Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Jeff Bridges, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Diane Lane, Jon Voight, Bette Midler and John Travolta

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    2012 • Philippines/ USA • 84 mins • Colour • In Tagalog with English subtitles
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    2012 / 80 min / Germany

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    100 min / In English / USA
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    ChristCORE A film by Justin Ludwig
    Produced by: Robin Schlaht and Justin Ludwig
    2012/ 74 Minutes/ Canada

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    2012 / Japan / France / 109 Minutes / In Japanese with English Subtitles
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    2012 / 87 Minutes/ France / United Kingdom / USA

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    Colour / 1:1.85 / Dolby Digital / Germany 2012 / 100 min / Original Language: German with English Subtitles
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    WRONG A film by Quentin Dupieux
    2012 • USA/ France • 94 mins • Colour

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    1987 / USA / 83 mins / Colour
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    1971 / Australia/ USA / 114 mins / Colour

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    SHEPARD & DARK A film by Treva Wurmfeld
    2012 / USA / 89 Minutes
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    2012 / Canada / 80 Minutes

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    2012 / USA / 77 mins / Colour / In English
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    2012 / 110 min / Portugal / Germany / Brazil / France - In Portuguese with English Subtitles

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    STEP UP TO THE PLATE (ENTRES LES BRAS) A film by Paul Lacoste
    2011 / 90 Minutes / France / In French with English Subtitles
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    THE AMBASSADOR A film by Mads Brügger
    2011 / 93 Mins/ Denmark/ In English

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    2012/ 35 mins / 1:1.78/ Color, 5.1 surround/ French (with English Subtitles)
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    2012 / 57 Minutes / In Thai with English Subtitles

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    KÜMARÉ A film by Vikram Gandhi
    2011 / USA / 84 Minutes
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    2011 / 96 min / Norwegian with English Subtitles
    Oslo, August 31st

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    2012 / USA/ 89 Minutes
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    ALPS a film by Yorgos Lanthimos
    2011 / 93 min / Greece (In Greek with English Subtitles)

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    2011 / 91 min
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    2011 / 72 min / Colour & B&W
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    2011 / 93 min / France (In French with English Subtitles)
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    a film by Kris Elgstrand & Dylan Akio Smith
    2011 • Canada • 81 mins

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    Cast: Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth, Rachel Bilson, Justin Kirk
    2011 / USA / Canada
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    a film by Jonathan Lee
    2011 / HDCAM / Blu Ray / 83 Mins / USA / Colour & B&W
    Paul Goodman Changed My Life

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    a film by Carlos Carcas and Norberto López Amado
    2010 / 78 mins / Colour / 1.85:1
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    WOODY ALLEN: A DOCUMENTARY
    a film by Robert B. Weide
    2010 • USA • 195 mins • Color & Black and White
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    MEDESKI, MARTIN and WOOD: FLY IN A BOTTLE
    a film by Danis Tanović
    2011 / 1:26:43 / USA
    Medeski, Martin & Wood: Fly In a Bottle

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    BUCK
    a film by Cindy Meehl
    2011 / USA/ 89 Minutes
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    DRAGONSLAYER
    a film by Tristan Patterson
    2010/ USA/ 74 Mins/ Colour/ English
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    a film by Jon Foy
    2010 / USA/ 85 Minutes
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    a film by Sally Rowe
    2011/ USA/ 65 Minutes
    A Matter of Taste

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    THE LAST MOUNTAIN
    a film by Bill Haney
    2011/ 95 min/ USA
    The Last Mountain
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    BLANK CITY
    a film by Celine Dahnier
    2011/ USA/ 94 Minutes
    Blank City

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    PEARL JAM TWENTY
    a film by Cameron Crowe
    2011 / 119 min/ USA
    Pearl Jam Twenty
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    a film by Jay Cheel
    2010/ Canada/ 90 Minutes
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    BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK
    a film by Richard Press
    2010 / 84 min / USA
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    CONAN O'BRIEN CAN'T STOP
    a film by Rodman Flender
    2011 / 89 min / USA
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    Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

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    UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES
    a film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
    2010 / 114 min / Thailand/ UK/ Germany/ France/ Spain
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    MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED!
    a film by MARK HARTLEY
    2010 / 84 min theatrical (55 min Television)
    Machete Maidens Unleashed
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    KEEP THE LIGHTS ON A film by Ira Sachs
    2012/ USA/ In English/ 106 Minutes/ 1.85:1
    Featuring: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson, Souleymane Sy Savane
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    ANY DAY NOW A film by Travis Fine
    2012/ 97 Minutes/ USA/ English
    Featuring: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva

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    LORE A film by Cate Shortland
    2012/ Australia, Germany/ In German with English Subtitles/ 108 Minutes

    Featuring: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ursina Lardi
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    STARLET A film by Sean Baker
    2012/ USA/ In English/ 103 Minutes
    Featuring: Dree Hemingway, Boonee, Stella Maeve, Besedka Johnson, James Ransone, Karren Karagulian

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    THREE
    A film by Tom Tykwer
    2012 / 120 min / Germany
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    GOLD A film by Thomas Arslan
    DCP/ 1:2,35 / Colour / Original Language: German, English

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    2013/ 62 Minutes/ USA/ Colour/ English
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    THE ANGEL INN A film by Kirk Schriefer
    2013/ 90 Minutes/ Canada/ Colour/ English
    Featuring: Daniel Kelly, Carla Albi, Matthew Gonzales

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    VINELIFE: THE STORY OF A VINTAGE A film by Andrew Stevenson
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    LONDON: THE MODERN BABYLON A film by Julien Temple
    2012 • UK • 125 Mins
    Cast: Michael Gambon, Hetty Bower, Miss Marsh

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    LITTLE BIRDS A film by Elgin James
    2011 • USA • 94 Mins
    Cast: Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker, Leslie Mann, Kate Bosworth
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    KLOWN A film by Mikkel Nørgaard
    2010 / Denmark / 90 mins / Colour / Danish

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    2012 • Iceland/ Denmark • 62 Mins
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    2012 / A German, Russian, Latvian, Dutch, Belorussian Co-Production / 128 Minutes/ Original Language: Russian (with English Subtitles)

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    1982 • USA • 92 Mins • Stereo

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    LETTERS FROM THE BIG MAN A film by Christopher Munch
    2011 / USA / 115 Mins
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    BRICK AND MORTAR AND LOVE A film by C. Scott Shuffitt
    2012 • USA • 80 mins
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    BESTIAIRE A film by Denis Côté
    2012 • Canada • 72 mins

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    2012 • USA • 95 mins • Color • In English

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    2012 • USA • 79 mins • Color • In English

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    BULLHEAD A film by Michael R. Roskam
    2011 / Belgium / 124 mins / Colour
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    THE FP A film by Brandon Trost and Jason Trost
    2011 / USA / 83 mins / Colour

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    WILD STYLE A film by Charlie Ahearn
    1983 • USA • 82 mins • Color • In English
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    DOWNTOWN 81 A film by Edo Bertoglio
    2001 • USA • 72 mins • Color • In English


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Filmmaker Peter Wintonick - 1953-2013
Please read, donate generously, and re-post.

The Ron Mann, Peter Wintonick Letters (Cinema Canada, 1983)