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J’AI TUÉ MA MÈRE / I KILLED MY MOTHER
Rating: 14A`
Runtime: 96 mins.
Language: French

J’AI TUÉ MA MÈRE / I KILLED MY MOTHER (2009)

A semi-autobiographical story starring Dolan as a young gay man at odds with his mother. Featuring Suzanne Clément.

Director: Xavier Dolan - Writer(s): Xavier Dolan
JÉSUS DE MONTRÉAL / JESUS OF MONTREAL
Rating: AA
Runtime: 118 mins.
Language: French

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JÉSUS DE MONTRÉAL / JESUS OF MONTREAL (1989)

A group of actors puts on an unorthodox Passion play that incites the opposition of the Church while the actors’ lives begin to mirror the Passion itself.
 With Lothaire Bluteau.

Director: Denys Arcand - Writer(s): Denys Arcand
JOHN AND THE MISSUS
Rating: PG
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: English

JOHN AND THE MISSUS (1987)

A small Canadian town is devastated when a local mine — the town’s only source of income — is closed. One miner (Gordon Pinsent) refuses to leave in search of work, as everyone else has done, so he and his wife (Jackie Burroughs) set out to save the town.

Director: Gordon Pinsent - Writer(s): Gordon Pinsent
JOSHUA THEN AND NOW
Rating: AA
Runtime: 117 mins.
Language: English

JOSHUA THEN AND NOW (1985)

Based on the autobiographical novel by Mordecai Richler, a Jewish writer in Montreal grows up, marries the non-Jewish woman of his dreams and leads an increasingly complicated life. Starring James Woods.

Director: Ted Kotcheff - Writer(s): Mordecai Richler
JUST EAT IT
Rating: NR
Runtime: 75 mins.
Language: English

JUST EAT IT (2014)

After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed away each year in North America, filmmakers Jen and Grant pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking.

Director: Grant Baldwin - Writer(s): Grant Baldwin, Jenny Rustemeyer
JUST WATCH ME: TRUDEAU AND THE 70s GENERATION
Rating: PG
Runtime: 75 mins.
Language: English

JUST WATCH ME: TRUDEAU AND THE 70s GENERATION (1999)

Journey into the hearts of the Trudeau Generation by exploring the impact of this prime minister’s bilingual and bicultural vision of Canada.

Director: Catherine Annau - Writer(s): n/a
KAMOURASKA
Rating: R
Runtime: 124 mins.
Language: French

KAMOURASKA (1973)

Based on Anne Hébert’s novel, this story of a woman’s dramatic life in mid-1800s Quebec is told in a series of flashbacks at her second husband’s deathbed. Starring Geneviève Bujold.

Director: Claude Jutra - Writer(s): Anne Hébert, Claude Jutra
KANEHSATAKE: 270 YEARS OF RESISTANCE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 199 mins.
Language: English and French

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KANEHSATAKE: 270 YEARS OF RESISTANCE (1993)

A comprehensive and compelling review of the Oka Crisis — a standoff between the Mohawks of Kanehsatake and the Quebec provincial police and Canadian army in the summer of 1990.

Director: Alanis Obomsawin - Writer(s): Alanis Obomsawin
KHALED
Rating: G
Runtime: 82 mins.
Language: English

KHALED (2001)

When 10-year-old Khaled’s ex-junkie mom suddenly dies, Khaled tries to continue living alone without telling anyone — until everything starts to unravel. Starring Michael D’Ascenzo and Michelle Duquet.

Director: Asghar Massombagi - Writer(s): Asghar Massombagi
KIDS IN THE HALL : BRAIN CANDY
Rating: AA
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

KIDS IN THE HALL : BRAIN CANDY (1996)

Scientists develop an amazing antidepressant that makes people remember their happiest moments… with unfortunate side effects.

Director: Kelly Makin - Writer(s): Norm Hiscock, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson

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