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International Shorts

On the eve of departing overseas, Ellen makes the fateful decision to gift her boyfriend to another girl—but it’s often difficult to move on from someone you once loved.

Romance, Women Directors
Canadian Images

A noir-tinged journey into Montreal’s red light district, where a score is about to be settled in a cut-rate strip club.

Animation, Film Noir, Mystery, Women Directors
Cinema of Our Time

A tour de force of directorial precision and control, Joanna Hogg’s unnerving drama dissects the marriage of two middle-aged artists (Viv Albertine, of 1970s punk legends The Slits, and Turner Prize-nominated artist Liam Gillick) as they prepare to vacate their gleaming modernist digs. "A brilliantly chilly portrait of a couple, a home, and an unspoken horror…"—Guardian

Fine Arts & Theatre, Experimental & Avant Garde, Drama, Family Relations, Sex & Eroticism, Women Directors
Cinema of Our Time

While caring for an elderly woman, a young nursing assistant is deemed the miracle cure for an entire family’s multiple dysfunctions. Employing improvisation and invention in this accomplished film, Nathan Silver "locates the ordinary madness bubbling just beneath the surface of his own life, and flickers of lunacy abound…"—Village Voice

Comedy, Drama, Family Relations, Health (Mental & Physical), Jewish Interest
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Nonfiction Features

Set against ancient glaciers, an old-fashioned schooner carries a merry band of scientists and artists (Daniel Richter and Tal R) to absolutely sublime arctic lands previously unvisited. Displaying a spirit of adventure and sense of the absurd, Daniel Dencik’s striking documentary takes us on "a sublimely idiosyncratic odyssey."—Maclean’s

Adventures Outdoors, Fine Arts & Theatre, Environment, Science & Technology