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Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: South Korea, 2014
Series:
Dragons & Tigers

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Sep 26 05:15 pm
Oct 01 05:15 pm

It’s amazing what you get to see when you’re working on demolishing or repairing an old roof. Tony Rayns

Duration: 133 mins
Country of Origin: Ukraine,Netherlands, 2014
Series:
Nonfiction Features

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Sep 26 10:00 am
Sep 30 03:15 pm
Oct 05 08:15 pm

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine makes Sergei Loznitsa’s (My Joy) achievement here doubly relevant and engaging. His chronicle of the revolution that overthrew Viktor Yanukovych’s corrupt regime has the kinds of urgency and artistry rarely seen in documentaries. "This stunning, epic-scaled film harkens back to the heroic, journalistic roots of documentary-making and yet feels ineffably modern and formally daring."—Hollywood Reporter

(Haihil [High Heel])
Duration: 125 mins
Country of Origin: South Korea, 2014
Series:
Dragons & Tigers

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Sep 25 01:30 pm
Oct 02 08:45 pm
Oct 06 10:00 am

Yoon (Cha Seungwon) is the ultimate hard man, a battle-scarred cop who gets his man by any means necessary. But Yoon has a secret: she’s a woman trapped in a man’s body. Arch-satirist Jang Jin delivers all the thrills and ultraviolence we’ve come to expect from Korean cop/gangster movies, but with a very subversive twist. Tony Rayns

Crime, Mystery, Queer Interest, Action, Thrills & Suspense
Duration: 90 mins
Country of Origin: USA,Colombia, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 03 02:00 pm
Oct 05 09:00 pm
Oct 07 02:00 pm

Two young Colombian brothers, stymied by a dearth of legitimate job opportunities, decide to run drugs up the coast in a fishing boat… "Shot on location in and around Buenaventura, the movie has a frantic, gritty energy attuned to its characters’ frustrations… It’s a fierce snapshot of reckless behavior enacted by helpless men."—Indiewire. Winner, Best New Narrative Director; Audience Award runner-up, Tribeca 2014.

Adventures Outdoors, Crime, Drama
Duration: 95 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,France,Germany, 2014
Series:
Special Presentations

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Sep 29 06:30 pm

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
Duration: 90 mins
Country of Origin: Italy,Canada,France, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 02 09:15 pm
Oct 04 04:00 pm

Giuseppe Marinoni has been making some of the most desirable bicycle frames in Canada for decades. A former competitive cyclist, he decides, at age 75, to attempt a world record for distance cycled in an hour for his age group. His perfectionism, combined with a curmudgeonly nature, leaves him impatient with director Tony Girardin, adding a lot of humour to this inspiring film.

Biography, Health (Mental & Physical), Sport
Duration: 87 mins
Country of Origin: USA,Colombia, 2014
Series:
Nonfiction Features

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Sep 28 09:00 pm
Sep 29 01:15 pm
Oct 02 02:00 pm

Colombian miners find their livelihoods and way of life threatened when a Canadian mining company sets up shop in their small town and targets the immense gold deposit that lies under their humble homes. Mark Grieco’s stirring documentary "impressively presents a beautifully shot (the views from the houses over the surrounding valleys are stunning) portrait of resistance…"—Screen. Winner, Grand Jury Prize: Documentary, Seattle 2014.

Audience Award Winners, Economics & Globalization, Environment, Human Rights
Duration: 79 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
BC Spotlight

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Sep 29 06:30 pm
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
(De chair et de lait)
Duration: 104 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2013
Series:
Nonfiction Features

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Sep 26 03:00 pm
Sep 30 04:30 pm
Oct 03 06:30 pm

Given reactions to the recent exposé of cruelty at a Fraser Valley dairy farm, this revealing, unsentimental account of where cattle stand in our world is bound to strike a chord. But this is not just a journey into a charnel house. It’s an unforgettable, globetrotting (from the Algerian Sahara to the Amazon to the Alps), ravishingly cinematic study of man’s relationship with his bovine brother.

Animals, Environment, Food, Farm & Garden
(Lelaki harapan dunya)
Duration: 93 mins
Country of Origin: France,Germany,Malaysia,Netherlands, 2014
Series:
Dragons & Tigers

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Oct 02 10:30 am
Oct 09 07:00 pm

Pak Awang wants to give his daughter a wedding gift: a house he finds in the jungle. He enlists fellow villagers to literally move it, on their shoulders, to their Malaysian village. But when an illegal African immigrant sheltering there is mistaken for a ghost, a madcap series of hilarious misunderstandings ensues. Black humour with a serious political/allegorical twist. Shelly Kraicer

Comedy, Family Relations
Duration: 116 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
Special Presentations

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Sep 28 09:15 pm
Oct 01 03:00 pm

Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children follows the story of a group of high-school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. The film attempts to stare down social issues such as video-game culture, anorexia, infidelity, fame-hunting, and the proliferation of illicit material on the Internet.

Family Relations, Literary (inc. Adaptations)
(Mercedes Sosa: La voz de Latinoamérica)
Duration: 93 mins
Country of Origin: Argentina, 2013
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Sep 28 02:00 pm
Sep 29 07:00 pm

Argentina’s Mercedes Sosa (1935-2009) was one of the most talented and politically engaged singers of the 20th century. Known as "the voice of the voiceless ones," she was a mainstay of the nueva canción folk movement, dazzled audiences worldwide and won numerous Grammy awards. Rodgrigo H. Vila’s loving portrait melds archival concert footage and contemporary interviews to breathtaking effect. Winner, Audience Award, Panama 2013.

Aboriginal / First Nations, Music & Dance
Duration: 124 mins
Country of Origin: Hong Kong, 2014
Series:
Dragons & Tigers

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Sep 26 03:30 pm
Oct 01 02:45 pm
Oct 04 09:30 pm

A mysterious incident empties Hong Kong (an eerie sight reminiscent of 28 Days Later), leaving a busload of disparate strangers to determine what happened. “Hong Kong doesn’t do sci-fi,” claims one survivor. Fruit Chan dispels that notion as he “bends genre like it’s putty in his hands, distilling the macabre from the everyday and making the apocalyptic seem absurdly matter-of-fact.”—Variety

Comedy, Action, Thrills & Suspense
Duration: 110 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 28 10:00 am
Oct 04 09:30 pm
Oct 06 04:45 pm

Daniel Grou (aka PODZ) directs this riveting ensemble film about interlocking lives. We have Xavier Dolan playing against type as a buttoned-down Jehovah’s Witness; Julien Poulin and Louise Turcot as casino employees with secrets; Robin Aubert as a high-powered man with gambling issues; Anne Dorval as his perpetually plastered wife and Gabriel Sabourin as a tortured drug mule. Wow.

Mystery
(Tirez la langue, mademoiselle)
Duration: 102 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2013
Series:
Spotlight on France

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Sep 25 04:30 pm
Sep 28 05:45 pm
Sep 30 10:30 am

Two very different pediatrician brothers (Cédric Kahn, Laurent Stocker) fall for the same barmaid (the luminous Louise Bourgoin) in Axelle Ropert’s (The Wolberg Family) intelligent romance. "Reminiscent of… [the] cleverly scripted adult dramas of François Truffaut’s late period. It’s at once astutely observed and deeply, though subtly, passionate… The direction and performances are spot-on throughout."—Hollywood Reporter

Romance, Women Directors
Duration: 80 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
Arts and Letters

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Oct 01 09:30 pm
Oct 03 01:30 pm
Oct 10 10:00 am

Legendary teacher Martha Hill made a colossal impact on the North American dance scene that few others can lay claim to. A colleague of Martha Graham, Hill became Juilliard’s first Director of Dance, where she pioneered a mix of classical ballet and modern dance forms. Sprinkled with archival footage and anecdotes from dance luminaries, Greg Vander Veer’s lively and inspiring biography celebrates this singular heroine.

Fine Arts or Theatre, Biography, Music & Dance
Duration: 134 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,France, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Sep 29 09:00 pm

The prolific Xavier Dolan reveals a newfound maturity with this bittersweet account of Diane (Anne Dorval, channelling Gena Rowlands) and her delinquent son (Antoine-Olivier Pilon, magnetic). Having abandoned the matricidal posturing of I Killed My Mother, Dolan sides with Diane on this occasion, crafting "a funny, heartbreaking and, above all, original work…"—Variety. Winner, Prix du Jury (ex aequo), Cannes 2014.

Family Relations, Health (Mental & Physical)
Duration: 104 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,France, 2014
Series:
Canadian Images

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Oct 03 09:15 pm
Oct 05 03:30 pm

Sturla Gunnarsson’s latest is a personal reflection on chaos, creation and faith in a land of believers. He explores the incomparably vast seasonal weather system that permeates and unifies the immense and varied cultures of India. As the huge system gradually engulfs every region of the country, we meet a remarkable array of individuals whose lives are fundamentally affected by the phenomenon.

Economics & Globalization, Environment
Duration: 149 mins
Country of Origin: UK,France,Germany, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Sep 28 06:00 pm
Oct 02 12:00 pm
Oct 08 01:00 pm

Acclaimed director Mike Leigh and perennially unsung actor Timothy Spall are at the heights of their considerable powers in this enthralling account of visionary J.M.W. Turner’s final years. "As successful in its tiny details as it is in its epic amplitude [it works] as a warts-and-all portrait of the painter and his circle, and as a large-scale evocation of Victorian England."—Screen. Winner, Best Actor, Cannes 2014.

Biography, History
Duration: 7 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

A cook working at a small mountain inn must deal with unexpected consequences when his first job as a hit man goes awry.

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