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Juraj HerzCzech Republic 196995 minutesCzech, Hebrew Subtitles in EnglishDCP

In collaboration with Panorama-Cinéma  Czechoslovak New Wave iconoclast Juraj Herz’s terrifying, darkly comic vision of the horrors of the Nazi racial ideology stars a supremely chilling Rudolf Hrušínský as the pathologically morbid Karel Kopfrkingl, a crematorium director in 1930s Prague who believes fervently that death offers the only true relief from human suffering. When he […]

The Deer Hunter [LAST SCREENING]
Michael CiminoUnited states1978183 minutesEnglishDCP

*As part of the Post-Moderne Ciné-club – choice of Pascal Plante  “My cinema bible. This colossal work by Michael Cimino set before, during and after the Vietnam War (the first major cinematographic work to address this conflict) prides itself on bringing together one of the most incredible collections of American actors of the most prosperous […]

The Dream and the Radio
Renaud Després-Larose, Ana Tapia RousioukCanada (Québec)2021135 minutesFrench with English subtitlesDCP

Constance works for an independent radio station where she broadcasts sound creations of political character. She lives with Eugene, an aspiring writer, voluntarily withdrawn from the outside world. Each week, the couple welcome Beatrice, a lonesome and tragically-minded homeless young woman, in their modest apartment. Destiny makes Constance and Beatrice stumble upon Raoul Debord, a […]

The Earth Is Blue as an Orange [LAST SCREENING]
Iryna TsilykUkraine, Lithuania 202074 minutesRussian, with English subtitlesDCP

In collaboration with RIDM Contemporary Ukrainian cinema Anna and her four children live in a Ukrainian town on the edge of the Donbass war zone. They have stayed despite the bombardments, and never stop trying to enjoy life and the pleasures of being together. Iryna Tsilyk takes us inside their lives just as the eldest […]

The End of Wonderland
Laurence Turcotte-FraserCanada (Québec)202185 minutesEnglish with French subtitlesDCP

The End of Wonderland is a feature documentary on Tara Emory, a veteran artist who works on her own terms in the sex industry. Facing a changing world and eviction from her packed studio, Wonderland, Tara must confront her family history of hoarding, her art, and herself. *RIDM 2021

The Gig is Up
Shannon WalshCanada (Québec)202188 minutesEnglish, French, Cantonese with English subtitlesDCP

Online platforms, part of the erroneously named “sharing economy,” abound with dazzling prospects for jobs promising attractive salaries, flexible hours, and no boss. In The Gig is Up, we find that reality is rather different from the dream. Shannon Walsh travelled far and wide, including to Nigeria, France, and the United States, to record the […]

The Goose
Mike MaryniukCanada201875 minutesEnglishDCP

Part of our late-night screenings, Bains de minuit! Film selected and presented by Matthew Rankin, filmmaker (The Twentieth Century) A mute young man attempts to regain his voice and to escape his oppressive surroundings with the help of an inventive, but behind the times Travel Agent. The Goose must traverse a gauntlet of miscommunication, small […]

The Great Silence
Sergio CorbucciItalia1968105 minutesItalian, Version with English subtitlesDCP - Restauration 2K

On an unforgiving, snow swept frontier, a group of bloodthirsty bounty hunters, led by the vicious Loco (Klaus Kinski – Nosferatu, For a Few Dollars More) prey on a band of persecuted outlaws who have taken to the hills. As the price on each head is collected one-by-one, only a mute gunslinger named Silence (Jean-Louis […]

The Green Knight [LAST SCREENING]
David LoweryIreland, Canada, United-States, United Kingdom 2021130 minutesAnglaisDCP

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers […]

The Hand of God
Paolo SorrentinoItalia2021130 minutesItalian, version subtitled in French and Version subtitled in EnglishDCP

Dec 19: Original Italian version with French subtitles For his latest feature, Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, La Grande Bellezza) revisits his own late-80s youth for a nostalgic turn in his hometown of Naples. The “hand of God,” of course, refers to the legendary Diego Maradona, whose addition to the local football team seems almost a […]

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