Guy Maddin's (The Saddest Music in the World ) self-described "docufantasia" on his wintry hometown blurs facts and fictions, childhood memories and outlandish hand-me-down tales in the acclaimed auteur's dreamy, hyper-stylized fashion. | Read More
In this dark indie comedy, Matthew Perry stars as Hudson, a love-struck screenwriter suffering from acute depersonalization disorder-which makes chronic depression seem like a walk in the park by comparison. When Hudson falls for the girl of his dreams, he must put himself through every therapy imaginable to win her love.
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For more than 20 years AIDS has ravaged the planet. The ancestral virus was found in chimpanzees, but the question remains: How did it cross over to humans? Origins examines the controversy that engulfed the scientific community when it attempted to explain the genesis of one of the deadliest diseases to afflict mankind. | Read More
To cut or not to cut? Pregnant with a baby boy, director Danae Elon and her husband face "a big choice about his little penis." From New York to London, Istanbul to Israel, Elon travels the world in an effort to understand the controversial ritual of male circumcision. At the heart of this emotional, shockingly funny journey is a modern family, an innocent little boy, and a mother's unwavering love. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
For fans and newcomers to the legendary Canadian band Rush, this is the music documentary to experience. Directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn embark on a comprehensive exploration of this extraordinary power trio, from their early days in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day. Sit back and revel in the words, music, and wonder of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
In Rung, after a cathedral bell ringer passes away, his spot on the bell-ringing choir is up for grabs and two women find themselves in an unlikely competition for the coveted position.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Status Update program. | Read MoreComedy
Ex-convict Alex Hughes finds himself attached to two strange women after arriving in a sleepy Ontario town. Linda, a "high-functioning" autistic, takes Alex into her home after he gets into a car accident with her daughter. Meanwhile, Alex falls for town sexpot Maggie. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Carrie-Anne Moss. | Read MoreDrama
Margot (Michelle Williams) and Lou (Seth Rogen) are happily married. Their life is thrown out of order when Margot falls for another man and is forced to choose between the comfort of the familiar and the excitement of the unknown. Writer-director Sarah Polley's follow-up to her acclaimed film Away From Her is a quirky, uncommonly heartfelt look at the evolving nature of love and the difficulty of sustaining a relationship over time. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
Like most high schoolers, Leon Bronstein (Jay Baruchel, Tropic Thunder) is having an identity crisis. What differentiates Leon, however, is that he believes he is the reincarnation of Soviet thinker Leon Trotksy and predestined to follow the same path as his namesake. Tackling issues from students' rights to semi-formal dances, this "revolutionary" comedy will have you united in laughter. | Read MoreComedy