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Zaida Bergroth
The Good Son is an unsettling, modern-domestic tragedy about the small gap between childhood and adulthood. After a scandalous premiere, an actr… 
CastAnna Paavilainen
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$18A

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Román Cárdenas
In a quiet interrupted only by the noise of boats, a couple lives without crossing each other’s paths. He is a writer waiting for the words; she… 
CastMariana Padial
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Gary Hustwit
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost… 
CastEduardo Paes
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$PG

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Ruslan Pak
Stas is third generation Korean-Uzbek, a people who were deported from the Far East of the Soviet Union under Stalin. He and his three friends t… 
CastRuslan Pak
LanguageRussian, Uzbek   CountrySouth Korea
DISC$14A

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Dain Said
Three estranged brothers return home, each with their own path and their own fate. Adil, a kickboxer, is on the run from an illegal fight while … 
CastBront Palarae
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
DISC$14A

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Nick Broomfield, Joan Church…
Nick Broomfield's quest for the real Sarah Palin involves battling the icy snows of Alaska in mid-winter to speak to the school friends, family,… 
CastSarah Palin
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$G

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Guy Maddin
Keyhole is a rousing gangsters-meet-ghosts sonata in which dream and waking life are deliriously blended to arouse the eerie lusts and sadness t… 
CastBrooke Palsson
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Pa…
Sentenced to six years in prison and banned from writing and making films for 20 years by the Islamic Republic Court in Tehran, Iranian filmmake… 
CastJafar Panahi
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MASTFree14A

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Guy Édoin
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought, an accident will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Forced to band t… 
CastFrançois Papineau
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Yorgos Lanthimos
A mysterious underground outfit, going by the name of ALPS, offers bereaved individuals a very unusual service: they stand in for their dearly d… 
CastAggeliki Papoulia
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
VIS$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different … 
CastVanessa Paradis
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Bibo Bergeron
A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Pa… 
CastVanessa Paradis
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Matthew Rankin, Ian Lagarde,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastJessica Pare
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Pedro Almodóvar
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a m… 
CastMarisa Paredes
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$$18A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different … 
CastKevin Parent
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Mary Harron
Rebecca, haunted by her father's suicide, begins her junior year at an elite all-girls’ boarding school, hoping for a fresh start. Her friendshi… 
CastJudy Parfitt
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Jonathan Demme
Carolyn Parker was the last to leave her neighbourhood when a mandatory evacuation order was decreed as Hurricane Katrina approached New Orleans… 
CastCarolyn Parker
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Dee Rees
Alike, a young African American teenager, juggles family and friendships in search of sexual expression. She yearns to embrace her identity as a… 
CastCharles Parnell
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Alison Murray
A portrait of the working-class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’s San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural in… 
CastSergio Pasquin
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$14A

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Simon Davidson
In The Odds, a murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling, 17-year-old Desson Orr must find his best friend’s killer before the… 
CastScott Patey
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Guy Maddin
Keyhole is a rousing gangsters-meet-ghosts sonata in which dream and waking life are deliriously blended to arouse the eerie lusts and sadness t… 
CastJason Patric
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Tamae Garateguy
A junior screenwriter is hired by an established film director to write his new film: a gangster movie set in Buenos Aires. In each meeting, the… 
CastMiguel Forza de Paul
LanguageSpanish, Russian, Ko…   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Santiago Mitre
The graffitied halls, run-down classrooms and surrounding streets of the University of Buenos Aires provide the ideal location for Santiago Mitr… 
CastRomina Paula
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Sean Durkin
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. … 
CastSarah Paulson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Hugo Santiago
Invasion is the legend of a city, imaginary or real, besieged by powerful enemies and defended by a handful of men who may not be heroes. In thi… 
CastJuan Carlos Paz
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Jeanne Leblanc, Hugh Dillon,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 1: One Night With You - A fat young man's lustful fantasies are crushed by his insecure and immature realit… 
CastJosh Peace
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Matthew Rankin, Ian Lagarde,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastChristopher Pearce
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Jeanne Leblanc, Hugh Dillon,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 1: One Night With You - A fat young man's lustful fantasies are crushed by his insecure and immature realit… 
CastAlanis Peart
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Karim Ainouz
Follows a woman wandering around Rio de Janeiro after her husband leaves her. A phone message from her husband propels Violeta into the streets… 
CastGabi Pereira
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Nicolas Winding Refn
A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Ryan Gosling… 
CastRon Perlman
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Werner Herzog
We do not know when and how we will die. Death Row inmates do. Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with Death Row inmates, asks questions about … 
CastMichael Perry
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Germany
RTR$14A

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Alejandro Brugués
The zombie world has yet to witness one last stand – Cuba. An outbreak hits the island on the anniversary of the revolution, so Juan and his fri… 
CastAndros Perugorría
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
CWC$18A

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Robert Lieberman
Breakaway is a cross-cultural hockey drama set in the Indo-Canadian community in suburban Toronto, Canada. It’s also a keenly observed cross-cul… 
CastRussell Peters
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$PG

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Barbara Willis-Sweete
In Billy Bishop Goes to War acting legend Eric Peterson and award-winning writer/composer John Gray reprise their iconic two-man play that has c… 
CastEric Peterson
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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James Franco, Gus Van Sant
In 1991, Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho and its central performance by River Phoenix had an enormous cultural impact, not least on a buddin… 
CastRiver Phoenix
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Adolfo Alix Jr.
A couple, Lina and Miguel, move into a dumpsite in Catmon, Malabon. As they adjust to their new abode and surroundings, Lina’s longing to have … 
CastCherry Pie Picache
LanguageFilipino, Tagalog   CountryPhilippines
VIS$14A

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Guy Édoin
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought, an accident will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Forced to band t… 
CastLuc Picard
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Nanni Moretti
The great Italian comic filmmaker, Nanni Moretti turns his satirical eye on the nomination of a new Pope. When the man is chosen he freezes at t… 
CastMichel Piccoli
LanguageItalian | German | L…   CountryItaly / France
SP$14A

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Julien Maury, Alexandre Bust…
The directors of 2007’s Midnight Madness hit A L’Interieur (Inside) return with a twisted gothic nightmare. A young woman and her friends break … 
CastMarie-Claude Pietragalla
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Michael Dowse
Goon is the story of Doug Glatt, a down-on-his-luck bouncer, who’s been touched by the fist of God. Upon discovering both his right hook and ska… 
CastAlison Pill
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Michael Winterbottom
Self-effacing British auteur Michael Winterbottom sets his unique spin on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian… 
CastFreida Pinto
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Susindran
In a small Tamil village, a ceremonial wooden-horse statue goes missing. With a crucial holy symbol suddenly gone, the village falls into recrim… 
CastPirabhakaran
LanguageTamil   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Bennett Miller
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-gene… 
CastBrad Pitt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Justin Kurzel
When 16-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he fin… 
CastLucas Pittaway
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
VAN$R

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Julian Farino
A guy falls for the daughter of a good friend, resulting in a massive upheaval for all the families involved. The Ostroff and Walling familie… 
CastOliver Platt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Cory Bowles, Yoakim Bélang…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 5: If I Can Fly - A stunning dance piece featuring a naked, solitary man through a visceral introspection i… 
CastKaily Bird Black Plume
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Erik Canuel
Barrymore brings Christopher Plummer’s Tony Award-winning tour-de-force stage performance to the screen in this film version of the Broadway hit… 
CastChristopher Plummer
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$14A

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Erik Canuel
Barrymore brings Christopher Plummer’s Tony Award-winning tour-de-force stage performance to the screen in this film version of the Broadway hit… 
CastJohn Plumpis
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$14A

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Gianni Amelio
An adaptation of Albert Camus’ autobiographical last novel. Part childhood memoir, part epic narrative of Camus’ beloved Algeria and its struggl… 
CastDenis Podalydes
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Algeria
SP$14A

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Roschdy Zem
What if you woke up one day and found the police at your door? What if they told you that the woman you had always thought of as a mother was mu… 
CastDenis Podalydes
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Anne Fontaine
Agathe doesn’t realize to what extent her life is going to be turned upside down when she takes in Tony, the best friend of her son Adrien. Tony… 
CastBenoît Poelvoorde
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
SP$18A

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Matthew Rankin, Ian Lagarde,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastJennifer Polansky
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Paddy Considine
The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance… 
CastPaul Popplewell
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Philippe Baylaucq, Stephanie…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 6: ORA - An unprecedented, game-changing 3D visual art trip uses infrared technology to capture contemporar… 
CastTony Porfilio
LanguageEnglish, Gaelic, Ita…   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Bryan Wizemann
Angela, a single mother, struggles to make ends meet for her daughter. Beneath the Las Vegas neon glow, her life hits a breaking point, presenti… 
CastAdina Porter
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long … 
CastBrigitte Poupart
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Mohammad Rasoulof
This is a story of a young lawyer in Tehran and her pursuit of a visa to leave the country. 
CastHassan Pourshirazi
LanguagePersian, Farsi   CountryIran
CWC$14A

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Maggie Peren
A Spanish border patrolman of Grand Canary Island, José, decides the fate of hundreds of African boat people. When Nathalie, a German tourist, g… 
CastNathalie Poza
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Joseph Israel Laban
Based on a true story, Cuchera examines the grim fate of Filipino drug mules, drug couriers and their recruiters. It follows Isabel, a veteran d… 
CastSue Prado
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
DISC$18A

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Jamie Linden
A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation. Ten Year focuses on a group of friends – married and unmarried, succ… 
CastChris Pratt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Sophie Goyette, Mathieu Trem…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 4: Mandeep - Mandeep lives with Tourette's syndrome and other behavioral disorders that make everyday tasks… 
CastÉliane Préfontaine
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Agnieszka Holland
In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Socha, a sewer worker and petty thief in Nazi-occupied Lvov, Poland. Stumbling upon a group of Jews … 
CastKinga Preis
LanguagePolish | German   CountryGermany | Poland
SP$14A

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Wojciech Smarzowski
Summertime 1945: the end of the war brings continued chaos and violence for Polish inhabitants of the former East Prussia. Rose is Polish and he… 
CastKinga Preis
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long … 
CastDanielle Proulx
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Tanya Wexler
A romantic comedy based on the surprising truth of how Mortimer Granville came up with the world's first electro-mechanical vibrator in the name… 
CastJonathan Pryce
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Emanuele Crialese
Terraferma is the story of an uncontaminated Sicilian island inhabited by fisherman. Still barely touched by tourism, the islanders have begun t… 
CastFilippo Pucillo
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Juan and Mia, two children who live in different countries, are visited every night by a faceless intruder – a terrifying being that wants to ge… 
CastElla Purnell
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Michel Hazanavicius
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks… 
CastMissi Pyle
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Bruce McDonald
Bruce McDonald's classic film is being re-struck in conjunction with the monograph on the film, co-published by the University of Toronto Press … 
CastJohn Pyper-Ferguson
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
COV$14A

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Toshiaki Toyoda
Having abandoned modern civilization, Ryoichi lives an isolated, self-sufficient life on a snow-covered mountain and passes the time by sending … 
CastPyuupiru
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$14A