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September 10-20, 2020

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Granaz Moussavi
Shot underground on location in Tehran, the film tells the story of modern-day Iranian youth struggling for cultural freedom. 
CastMarzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi
LanguageFarsi   CountryAustralia/Iran
DISC$18

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Raya Martin
Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of… 
CastSid Lucero, Alessandra de Rossi, Tetchie Agb…
LanguageFilipino   CountryFrance | Philippine…
VIS$18

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Margreth Olin
A young mother (played brilliantly by Maria Bonnevie) struggles with a history of drug abuse in this exquisitely rendered and deeply compassiona… 
CastMaria Bonnevie, Gunilla Röör, Antti Reini, B…
LanguageFinnish   CountryNorway/Sweden/Finlan…
DISC$18

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Mika Kaurismäki
Family therapist Juhani and business trainer Taula decide to divorce in a civilized manner. Despite these good intentions, things turn ugly and … 
CastHannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Antti …
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Christian Carion
In 1981 Moscow, a KGB colonel, disgusted with what Soviet policy has become, decides to break with the system. With the help of a French enginee… 
CastGuillaume Canet, Anna Maria Lara, Willem Daf…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Denis Côté
Québec auteur Denis Côté brings us a beautiful story about an elderly man who lives in a junkyard surrounded by the detritus of culture and who … 
CastJean-Paul Colmor
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Amos Gitaï
History in the Middle East is a complex mix of the present and the past. Then, there is also the personal and Gitaï is uniquely placed to reflec… 
CastAmitai Ashkenazi, Amos Lavie, Amos Lavie, B…
LanguageFrench   CountryIsrael/France/Italy…
MAST$18

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Jan Kounen
Igor Stravinsky premieres The Rite of Spring at the Theatre Des Champs-Elysées, in Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is in attendance and is mesmerized. B… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Anna Mouglalis, Yelena Moroz…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$PG

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Frederick Wiseman
In this veritable feast of a Mavericks session, documentary master Frederick Wiseman (Public Housing, Ballet, Titicut Follies) will present the … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAV$18

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Philippe van Leeuw
Offering a new take on the Rwandan genocide, acclaimed cinematographer van Leeuw's directorial debut recreates the first-person experience of on… 
CastRuth Nirere, Afazali Dewaele, Lola Tuyaerts
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
DISC$18A

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Susanne Schneider
Thirty years after giving her daughter up for adoption to join the terrorist underground in Germany, Judith is tracked down by her now adult dau… 
CastKatharina Schüttler, Iris Berben, Jacques Fr…
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany/France
DISC$14A

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Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Mari…
A global apocalypse is about to destroy all mankind. In a final quest, Robinson (Mathieu Amalric) sets out on a journey from France to Spain, se… 
CastMathieu Amalric, Catherine Frot, Karin Viard…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Spain/Taiwan…
SP$14A

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Bernard Émond
Dr. Rainville, an aging country doctor with a deep attachment to his patients, is about to retire and is looking for a successor. Jeanne Dion, a… 
CastJacques Godin, Elise Guilbault
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
MAST$14A

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Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra …
Film archivist Serge Bromberg uncovers a treasure trove of imagery from an unfinished film called L’Enfer starring Romy Schneider and directed b… 
CastRomy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Bérénice Bej…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
RTR$PG

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Dima El-Horr
From Lebanon, this is a striking debut about three women on the road to visit their imprisoned men. Mixing real politics and stark absurdity, El… 
CastHiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raia Haidar
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany/Leban…
DISC$18

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Tsai Ming-liang
A tableau vivant adorned with Tsai Ming-Liang's signature aesthetic portrays a special homage to the Nouvelle Vague and the Louvre, which co-pro… 
CastFanny Ardant, Laetitia Casta, Jean-Pierre Lé…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Taiwan/Nether…
VIS$18

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Christophe Honoré
Free Surprise Screening AMC 6 at Yonge and Dundas Saturday, September 12, 6pm-7:40pm Tickets will be distributed on a first-come/first serv… 
CastChiara Mastroianni
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
YDSFree18

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Bruno Dumont
Hadewijch is a religious novice whose ecstatic, blind faith leads to her expulsion from a convent. Returning to her former life, Hadewijch rever… 
CastJulie Sokolowski, Yassine Salihine, David De…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Alain Resnais
From modernist master Alain Resnais comes a romantic adventure based around the simple act of losing a wallet. 
CastSabine Azema, André Dussollier, Anne Consign…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$18

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Alain Cavalier
Filmmaker Alain Cavalier turns his personal grief of becoming a widower into a first-person subjective documentary that focuses on his diary ent… 
CastAlain Cavalier
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VIS$18

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Xavier Dolan
Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After di… 
CastAnne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Hélène Florent
Generally, it’s nice to be light in one’s step. In this visually inventive short, however, it’s causing great existential issues for a man attem… 
CastDenis Trudel, Marie-Josée Bastien, Murielle …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Rachid Bouchareb
This intimate drama tells the story of two people, a Muslim man and a Christian woman, who are immediately affected by the July 2005 London bomb… 
CastBrenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyate, Roschdy Zem…
LanguageFrench   CountryUnited Kingdom/Franc…
SP$PG

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Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Is it better to live with a bullet lodged in your brain, even if it means you might drop dead any time or would you rather have the bullet taken… 
CastDominique Pinon, Dany Boon, Yolande Moreau, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$PG

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Raoul Peck
A democratically elected “President” and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a state celebration. But in the morning of the event, h… 
CastJimmy Jean-Louis, Mireille Metellus, Sonia R…
LanguageFrench   CountryHaiti/France
SP$14A

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Jaco Van Dormael
Jared Leto stars as Nemo, the world's oldest man. In 2092, humans have achieved immortality, thanks to advances in genetics and at the age of 12… 
CastJared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany/Canad…
SP$18

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Dorothée van den Berghe
A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam. 
CastDéborah François, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mari…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VAN$18

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Catherine Corsini
Suzanne (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a well-to-do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and s… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Atta…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
When a hard-working, independent film producer finds that personal and professional pressures are too much, something has to give – and it does.… 
CastLouis-Do de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli, Al…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany
CWC$18

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Jacques Audiard
A young Arab man, Malik, is sent to a French prison where he is cornered by the leader of the ruling Corsican gang. He is given a number of "mis… 
CastTahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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François Ozon
The French master returns with this unsettling tale of a rich, beautiful young woman who finds herself pregnant after her boyfriend dies of an o… 
CastIsabelle Carré, Melvil Poupaud
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Dyana Gaye
In this sparkling and surprising Senegalese musical, Dyana Gaye turns a shared taxi ride from Dakar to Saint Louis into a confection that could … 
CastAnne Jeanine Barboza, Adja Fall, Umban Gomez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Senegal
DISC$18

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Ivan Grbovic, Min Sook Lee,…
La Chute - Ivan Grbovic Marie, an elementary school teacher, suspects a student has been abused at home. Her judgment clouded by tensions in he… 
CastMarie-Ève Bertrand, Uriel Isaac Emahel, Yves…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Sami Khan, Sonya Di Rienzo,…
75 El Camino - Sami Khan In Sarnia’s Chemical Valley, a red-hot Chevy El Camino is the last treasured possession that Travis and Marianne have … 
CastEarl Pastko, Victoria Snow, Rachel Wilson, J…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Anne Emond, Nicolas Pereda,…
Naissances - Anne Emond Naissances examines an ephemeral connection between strangers and the false hope borne of living in a moment that both … 
CastJolianne L'Allier, Nico Gagnon Amalio Miran…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Randall Okita, Mio Adilman, …
fish in barrel - Randall Okita Following the intricate and ethereal dream landscape he created in Machine with Wishbone, Randall Okita continue… 
CastLeif Nygaard, Roberta Cenedese, Brendan McLe…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Pat…
An outlandish animation style captures the absurd wit and surreal adventures of plastic toys Cowboy, Indian and Horse. 
CastStéphane Aubier, Jeanne Baliber, Bruce Ellis…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/France/Luxem…
MM$G

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Johnnie To
A father comes to Hong Kong to avenge his daughter, whose family was murdered. Officially, he’s a French chef. Twenty years ago, he was a killer… 
CastSiu-Fai Cheung, Johnny Hallyday, Sau Yuk Ng,…
LanguageFrench   CountryHong Kong/France
SP$14A

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Bruce Alcock
Bruce Alcock’s animated depiction of a tragic Newfoundland love song (performed by Émile Benoit) illustrates the tune’s folk roots through its i… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Claire Denis
A family of French expatriates living in an African country where they own a coffee plantation find that their livelihood is threatened by the o… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Isaac…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$PG