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LA MEMOIRE DES ANGES/THE MEMORIES OF ANGELS
Rating: NR
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English and French

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LA MEMOIRE DES ANGES/THE MEMORIES OF ANGELS (2008)

A chronicle of the evolution of the city of Montreal, from its industrial heyday to its time as a stage for the Quiet Revolution and Expo 67.

Director: Luc Bourdon - Writer(s): n/a
LA MOITIÉ GAUCHE DU FRIGO /
 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE FRIDGE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: French

LA MOITIÉ GAUCHE DU FRIGO /
 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE FRIDGE (2000)

Christophe agrees to be f ilmed by his roommate while he is searching for a more meaningful career. Unfortunately, the camera crew proves to be a hindrance in his job hunt. Featuring Paul Ahmarani  and Stéphane Demers.

Director: Philippe Falardeau - Writer(s): Philippe Falardeau
LA NEUVAINE / THE NOVENA
Rating: G
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: French

LA NEUVAINE / THE NOVENA (1997)

The stories of two strangers brought together by chance are woven into a meditation on retaining faith when faced with senseless violence. Starring Elise Guilbault and Patrick Drolet.

Director: Bernard Émond - Writer(s): Bernard Émond
LA PASSION D’AUGUSTINE / THE PASSION OF AUGUSTINE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: French

LA PASSION D’AUGUSTINE / THE PASSION OF AUGUSTINE (2015)

In 1960s Quebec, Mother Augustine struggles to preserve her convent music school amidst the changes of Vatican II and the Quiet Revolution. Nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards and starring Céline Bonnier, Lysandre Ménard and Valérie Blais.

Director: Léa Pool - Writer(s): Léa Pool, Marie Vien
LA PEAU BLANCHE / WHITE SKIN
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: French

LA PEAU BLANCHE / WHITE SKIN (2004)

A pair of friends discover that the girls they’ve been dating may be vampires. With Marc Paquet and Marianne Farley.

Director: Daniel Roby - Writer(s): Joël Champetier (novel and screenplay), Daniel Roby
LA PETITE REINE / DOWNFALL OF A CHAMPION
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 108 mins.
Language: French

LA PETITE REINE / DOWNFALL OF A CHAMPION (2014)

Years of training, dedication — and drug-doping — come to a head as Julie (Laurence Leboeuf), a world-champion cyclist from Quebec, closes in on winning the World Cup.

Director: Alexis Durand-Brault - Writer(s): Sophie Lorain, Catherine Léger
LA SARRASINE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 109 mins.
Language: French

LA SARRASINE (1992)

A beautifully rendered story of an Italian-Canadian couple in 1904 Montreal, caught in the tension between the city’s Italian- and French-Canadian communities. Tony Nardi won a Genie for his performance.

Director: Paula Tana - Writer(s): Tony Nardi, Bruno Ramirez, Paul Tana
LA VRAIE NATURE DE BERNADETTE /  
THE TRUE NATURE OF BERNADETTE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 115 mins.
Language: French

LA VRAIE NATURE DE BERNADETTE / 
THE TRUE NATURE OF BERNADETTE (1972)

A middle-class woman (Micheline Lanctôt) moves to the countryside with her 5-year-old son to discover her “true nature” and becomes involved in the politics of rural life.

Director: Gilles Carles - Writer(s): Gilles Carles
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,  MR. LEONARD COHEN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 45 mins.
Language: English and French

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MR. LEONARD COHEN (1965)

This critically acclaimed black-and-white portrait of iconic Canadian songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen shows him at age 30 on a visit to his hometown of Montreal, where he reads his poetry to an enthusiastic crowd, strolls the streets of the city and relaxes in his three-dollar-a-night hotel room.

Director: Donald Brittain, Don Owen - Writer(s): n/a
LAST TRAIN HOME
Rating: PG
Runtime: 85 mins.
Language: Mandarin

LAST TRAIN HOME (2010)

Every spring, China’s cities are plunged into chaos as millions of migrant factory workers attempt to return home by train to their rural villages for Chinese New Year. This arresting documentary draws us into the fractured lives of a single family caught up in this desperate annual migration.

Director: Lixin Fan - Writer(s): n/a

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