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Canada, France, Germany

Duration: 95 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,France,Germany, 2014
Series:
Special Presentations

Perverse and playful, David Cronenberg’s merciless satire takes dead aim at the Hollywood glitterati’s vanities, psychoses and foolish belief that the past can be rewritten. A powerhouse ensemble—John Cusack, Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson—brings Cronenberg’s glamourous grotesques to life. “Mulholland DriveSunset Boulevard and The Player wrapped up into one darkly comic, Gothic-tinged package.”—Screen. Winner, Best Actress (Julianne Moore), Cannes 2014.

Audience Award Winners, Comedy, Mystery

Canada

Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2013
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 08:30 pm
Oct 10 12:00 pm

Learning the dark truth about his workplace, a factory worker revolts.

Animation
Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 06 04:45 pm

It turns out that there’s a distinct difference between growing up and growing old.

Comedy, Family Relations, Women Directors
Duration: 91 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 06 04:45 pm

A variety of formative experiences are conveyed in this wildly diverse collection of short films that employ absurdist humour, affecting drama, cosmic flourishes and haunting surrealism to share with us the moments that will forever change these stories’ young protagonists. Featured films: 40 Candles, The Cut, Dorsal, Godhead, Petit Frère, Ship and Stray

Comedy, Drama, Family Relations, Fantasy, Women Directors
Duration: 110 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Oct 03 04:00 pm
Oct 07 10:00 am

Wild fish populations in BC have been declining since the late 70s, at about roughly the same time the open-net fish-farm industry began to grow fish in marine waters. Focusing on the research of biologist Alexandra Morton, filmmaker Scott Renyard links the crash of many fish species on Canada’s West coast to diseases spread from fish farms in this persuasive and urgent call to action.

Economics & Globalization, Environment, Food, Farm & Garden
Duration: 14 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

After a tragic death, a Lebanese immigrant struggles to arrange Islamic pre-burial rituals in his adopted home.

Drama, Religion, Spirituality & Myth, Women Directors
Duration: 20 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 01 08:30 pm
Oct 09 04:45 pm

A full-time mother/part-time sex-worker goes missing on the Downtown Eastside during the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Aboriginal / First Nations
Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 01 11:00 am
Oct 03 10:30 am

A paean to Vancouver’s disappearing movie palaces.

Filmmaking, History
Duration: 87 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 03:00 pm

This multi-narrative drama chronicles life in a small town in the Alberta badlands over the course of one year. As we’re introduced to a pregnant teenager, a hard-drinking musician, a reclusive taxidermist and an ambitious RCMP officer, the intertwining stories in director Kyle Thomas’ ambitious, eloquently executed film render a rich portrait; four circles of Drumheller, if you will.

Music & Dance
Duration: 79 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Oct 01 01:30 pm

A boy follows his girlfriend to Hope, an ironically named town where his dreams die a slow death. However, his settled lifestyle is disrupted by a trip back to the city for a medical appointment, where he and a friend become stranded for 24 hours. René Brar tells the story of two troubled kids who never really grew up while examining the complex nature of relationships.

Drama, Romance
Duration: 10 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

A young dishwasher contemplates the nightmarish prospect of making a life as a kitchen worker.

Disabilities
Duration: 10 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 07 04:30 pm

A failing marriage leaves a woman sleepless and shrinking from sight.

Fantasy, Romance, Women Directors
(Tu dors Nicole)
Duration: 93 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 09:30 pm
Oct 04 02:00 pm

Nicole (Julianne Côté ) has some growing up to do in this sweetly absurd, wryly comic third feature from Stéphane Lafleur (Continental, a Film Without Guns). Vibrantly shot in textured black-and-white 35mm, the appealing dramedy displays a disciplined visual sense, a good ear for dialogue and characters that become more endearing as the episodic action progresses. "Unconventional and slyly entertaining…"—Screen

Comedy, Music & Dance, Youth Under 18 May Attend
Duration: 3 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

Dilys is full of energy as she gives us an entertaining insight into life at 91, and shares her ambitious hopes for the future.

Duration: 14 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 06 04:45 pm

A kid and his Big Brother mess around in the streets of a metropolis.

Comedy
Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 06 04:00 pm
Oct 08 07:15 pm

Memorial Necropole Ecumenica, the world’s tallest cemetery, allows the dead to be laid to rest amongst the clouds.

Religion, Spirituality & Myth
(La Répétition)
Duration: 7 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2013
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Oct 04 09:00 pm

Can thousands of carefully synchronized gestures and movements recreate an overall choreography?

Animation, Filmmaking, Music & Dance
(Mynarski chute mortelle)
Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 01 08:30 pm
Oct 09 04:45 pm

A fantastical, phantasmagoric retelling of the final moments of Winnipeg’s WWII legend Andrew Mynarski.

Animation, Experimental & Avant garde, Fantasy, War & Espionage
Duration: 2 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

Water fights can lead to dramatic outcomes.

Duration: 12 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 30 09:00 pm
Oct 08 05:00 pm

At a Saskatchewan cattle ranch during branding season, a blue-collar kid is rattled by an unsettling discovery.

Drama, Aboriginal / First Nations

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