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NOBODY WAVED GOOD-BYE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English

NOBODY WAVED GOOD-BYE (1964)

A stark portrayal of the realities of teenage love in straightlaced, mid-’60s Toronto. With Peter Kastner.

 

Director: Don Owen - Writer(s): Don Owen
NOBODY WAVED GOODBYE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English

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NOBODY WAVED GOODBYE (1964)

A stark portrayal of the realities of teenage love in straightlaced, mid-’60s Toronto. With Peter Kastner.

Director: Don Owen - Writer(s): Don Owen
NOTES FOR A FILM ABOUT DONNA & GAIL
Rating: NR
Runtime: 49 mins.
Language: English

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NOTES FOR A FILM ABOUT DONNA & GAIL (1966)

Two young women move to the city, work in a dress factory and share a room, eventually having to cope with the fact that sharing everything is driving them apart. Starring Jackie Burroughs and Michèle Chicoine.

Director: Don Owen - Writer(s): Don Owen, Gerlad Taaffe
OCCUPY LOVE
Rating: NR
Runtime: 86 mins.
Language: English

OCCUPY LOVE (2013)

This action-oriented doc explores love — love of humanity, love of the planet — by interweaving discussions with renowned alternative thinkers alongside scenes from the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, Occupy Wall Street in New York, protests at the Alberta tar sands, etc.

Director: Velcrow Ripper - Writer(s): Velcrow Ripper
ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS
Rating: G
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS (1985)

An angel is sent by Santa to help a cynical woman (Mary Steenburgen) and her family believe in Christmas again.

Director: Philip Borsos - Writer(s): Phillip Borsos, Barry Healey, Thomas Meehan
OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT
Rating: NR
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

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OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT (2014)

With unprecedented access, this doc profiles four residents of a mental health centre for the criminally insane, as they struggle to gain control over their lives and return to a society that fears and demonizes them.

Director: John Kastner - Writer(s): n/a
OUTRAGEOUS!
Rating: AA
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: English

OUTRAGEOUS! (1977)

An unlikely but strong bond grows between a female impersonator and a pregnant schizophrenic. Starring Craig Russell.

Director: Richard Benner - Writer(s): Richard Benner, Margaret Gibson Gilboord
PAINTED LAND: IN SEARCH OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

PAINTED LAND: IN SEARCH OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN (2015)

Using the backdrops of Algonquin Park and the Canadian Shield as inspiration, the Group of Seven are among Canada’s most iconic visual artists. This painterly documentary tracks down the landscapes these masters sought to portray. With vocal performances by Colm Feore, Paul Gross and Eric Peterson.

Director: Phyllis Ellis - Writer(s): Nancy Lang
PARSLEY DAYS
Rating: AA
Runtime: 79 mins.
Language: English

PARSLEY DAYS (2000)

Kate, a bicycle maintenance instructor, and Ollie, a birth control educator, seem like a perfect couple. But after five years, she worries she’s no longer in love…and worse yet, she’s pregnant.

Director: Andrea Dorfman - Writer(s): Andrea Dorfman
PASSING THROUGH/TORN FORMATIONS
Rating: NR
Runtime: 43 mins.
Language: English

PASSING THROUGH/TORN FORMATIONS (1988)

A kaleidoscopic and labyrinthine study of a family’s migration from Czechoslovakia to Canada, exploring tragedy, loss and the potential of the image to transform reality.

Director: Philip Hoffman - Writer(s): Philip Hoffman

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