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FIGHT LIKE SOLDIERS, DIE LIKE CHILDREN
Rating: PG
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Swahili, Zande

FIGHT LIKE SOLDIERS, DIE LIKE CHILDREN (2012)

After witnessing the destruction caused by the Rwandan genocide, Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire embarks on a mission to end the use of child soldiers. This doc follows his journey across the world to find solutions and to speak one- on-one with former child soldiers.

Director: Patrick Reed - Writer(s): n/a
FIGHTING BACK
Rating: NR
Runtime: 85 mins.
Language: English

FIGHTING BACK (1980)

A story of the resilience and determination of a group of children at the War Memorial Children’s Hospital in London, Ontario, battling leukemia at a time when no child had survived the disease.

Director: John Kastner - Writer(s): John Kastner
FINAL OFFER
Rating: PG
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English, French, Kinyawanda, Lingala, Swahili, Zande

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FINAL OFFER (1985)

A fly-on-the-wall account of the dramatic 1984 negotiations between the Canadian section of the United Auto Workers and General Motors.

Director: Robert Collison, Sturla Gunnarsson - Writer(s): Robert Collison
FIRE
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 104 mins.
Language: English and Hindi

FIRE (1996)

Two women in New Delhi f ind disappointment in marriage but physical and emotional comfort with each other. Part of the Elements trilogy.

Director: Deepa Mehta - Writer(s): Deepa Mehta
FIRE SONG
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 96 mins.
Language: English

FIRE SONG (2015)

A young, two-spirited Anishinaabe man tries to reconcile his own identity with that of his community. Starring Ma-Nee Chacaby, Morteesha Chickekoo-Bannon and Brendt Thomas Diabo.

Director: Adam Garnet Jones - Writer(s): Adam Garnet Jones
FIX: THE STORY OF AN ADDICTED CITY
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: English

FIX: THE STORY OF AN ADDICTED CITY (2002)

Former IBM salesman and outspoken drug addict Dean Wilson heads the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users and has the help of an unlikely ally — the conservative mayor of Vancouver.

Director: Nettie Wild - Writer(s): Nettie Wild
FLOWER AND GARNET
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

FLOWER AND GARNET (2002)

A gritty portrait of love, loss and dysfunctional family relations in a small Canadian town. Starring Callum Keith Rennie, Jane McGregor and Colin Roberts.

Director: Keith Behrman - Writer(s): Keith Behrman
FORBIDDEN LOVE: THE UNASHAMED STORIES OF LESBIAN LIVES
Rating: AA
Runtime: 85 mins.
Language: English, French

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FORBIDDEN LOVE: THE UNASHAMED STORIES OF LESBIAN LIVES (1992)

Passion! Romance! Self-awakening! This documentary depicts the life-changing impact of lesbian pulp fiction on nine Canadian women. Winner of the Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary.

Director: Lynne Fernie, Aerlyn Weissman - Writer(s): Lynne Fernie, Aerlyn Weissman
FORCE OF NATURE: THE DAVID SUZUKI MOVIE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 93 mins.
Language: English

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FORCE OF NATURE: THE DAVID SUZUKI MOVIE (2010)

In this captivating portrait, the passionate environmentalist David Suzuki’s legacy lecture is entwined with candid interviews in which he reflects on his life and shares deeply personal stories, revealing a side previously unseen.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson - Writer(s): n/a
FORGOTTEN WARRIORS
Rating: NR
Runtime: 51 mins.
Language: English

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FORGOTTEN WARRIORS (1997)

Despite being exempt from conscription at the outbreak of World War II, thousands of brave Indigenous men enlisted voluntarily. These “forgotten warriors” — veterans who gave everything — share their thoughts in this sombre documentary.

Director: Loretta Todd - Writer(s): Loretta Todd

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