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MONKEY WARFARE
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 75 mins.
Language: English

MONKEY WARFARE (2006)

A sly and funny look at countercultural politics, this f ilm follows two bohemians in a ramshackle Toronto neighbourhood as they try to score drugs after their dealer is busted. Starring Don McKellar, Tracy Wright and Nadia Litz.

Director: Reginald Harkema - Writer(s): Reginald Harkema
MOURIR À TUE-TÊTE / A SCREAM FROM SILENCE
Rating: NR
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: French

MOURIR À TUE-TÊTE / A SCREAM FROM SILENCE (1979)

Poirier mixes documentary footage with fictional narrative in this story of a director and an editor who are working on a film about the brutal sexual assault of a young nurse

Director: Anne Claire Poirier - Writer(s): Anne Claire Poirier, Marthe Blackburn
MUFFINS FOR GRANNY
Rating: NR
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

MUFFINS FOR GRANNY (2007)

Telling the urgent story of how the Canadian residential school system affected her grandmother’s life, filmmaker McLaren weaves together home movies with accounts from seven other survivors to document this painful period of our history.

Director: Nadia McLaren - Writer(s): n/a
MY AMERICAN COUSIN
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

MY AMERICAN COUSIN (1985)

Twelve-year-old Sandy yearns for adventure when her older cousin suddenly comes to town.

Director: Sandy Wilson - Writer(s): Sandy Wilson
MY BLOODY VALENTINE
Rating: R
Runtime: 91 mins.
Language: English

MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981)

After a deadly Valentine’s Day accident, a mining town vows never to celebrate the holiday again. Twenty years later, some teens throw a Valentine’s party — with deadly results.

Director: George Mihalka - Writer(s): Stephen A. Miller, John Beaird
MY PRAIRIE HOME
Rating: NR
Runtime: 76 mins.
Language: English

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MY PRAIRIE HOME (2013)

From overly religious parents to disheartening transphobia, Rae Spoon’s life on the range wasn’t easy. Featuring
gorgeous cinematography and Spoon’s musical performances, this lyrical doc was nominated for Best Feature Length Documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards.

Director: Chelsea McMullan - Writer(s): Chelsea McMullan
MY WINNIPEG
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English

MY WINNIPEG (2007)

A touching and often bizarre and hilarious docu-comedy about f ilmmaker Maddin’s hometown, Winnipeg.

Director: Guy Maddin - Writer(s): Guy Maddin
MYSTIC BALL
Rating: NR
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

MYSTIC BALL (2006)

Hamilton shares his passion for the dance, medi-tation and culture of chinlone, Myanmar’s 
traditional sport. Hamilton, a Canadian, has become 
a national champion of chinlone in Myanmar.

Director: Greg Hamilton - Writer(s): n/a
NELLY
Rating: NR
Runtime: 101 mins.
Language: French and English

NELLY (2016)

A creative biopic of controversial Quebec writer Nelly Arcan (Mylène Mackay), who scandalized the literary world with her radical, semi-autobiographical novel based on her time as a sex worker.

Director: Anne Émond - Writer(s): Anne Émond
NINTH FLOOR
Rating: NR
Runtime: 81 mins.
Language: English

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NINTH FLOOR (2015)

At Montreal’s Sir George Williams University in 1969, a student protest against the administration’s institutional racism became a 14-day occupation. Shum’s first feature documentary looks at an important moment in Canadian social justice history. Winner of the Women in Film Artistic Merit Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Director: Mina Shum - Writer(s): Mina Shum

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