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THE HART OF LONDON
Rating: NR
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English

THE HART OF LONDON (1970)

A sprawling, ambitious f ilm that combines newsreel footage of disasters, imagery of nature and urban-ization and footage evoking the cycles of life and death.

Director: Jack Chambers - Writer(s): n/a
THE JOURNALS OF KNUD RASMUSSEN
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 112 mins.
Language: English

THE JOURNALS OF KNUD RASMUSSEN (2006)

A portrait of the lives of the last great Inuit shaman, Avva, and his beautiful and headstrong daughter, Apak.

Director: Zacharias Kunuk - Writer(s): Eugene Ipkarnak, Madeline Ivalu, Herve Paniaq, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Louis Uttak
THE LAST WHITE KNIGHT
Rating: PG
Runtime: 78 mins.
Language: English

THE LAST WHITE KNIGHT (2012)

In 1965, 21-year-old Saltzman was assaulted at a civil rights protest by a member of the Ku Klux Klan. In 2007, Saltzman tracks him down to see if individual reconciliation is possible. This doc relates the five-year dialogue that ensues.

Director: Paul Saltzman - Writer(s): Paul Saltzman
THE LESSER BLESSED
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 86 mins.
Language: English

THE LESSER BLESSED (2012)

A First Nations teenager (Joel Evans) living in a small community struggles to find his place in the modern world. Also starring Benjamin Bratt.

Director: Anita Doron - Writer(s): Anita Doron, Richard Van Camp (novel)
THE LIFE AND HARD TIMES OF 
GUY TERRIFICO
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 86 mins.
Language: English

THE LIFE AND HARD TIMES OF 
GUY TERRIFICO (2005)

A faux documentary about the rise and fall of fictional country singer Guy Terrifico, featuring some legendary real-life performers.

Director: Michael Mabbott - Writer(s): Michael Mabbott
THE LUCK OF GINGER COFFEY
Rating: PG
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: English

THE LUCK OF GINGER COFFEY (1964)

Ginger Coffey (Robert Shaw) and his wife (Mary Ure) move from Dublin to Montreal and struggle to find acceptance and build a new life for themselves and their daughter. Based on Brian Moore’s novel.

Director: Irvin Kershner - Writer(s): Brian Moore
THE MAGICAL LIFE OF LONG TACK SAM
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

THE MAGICAL LIFE OF LONG TACK SAM (2003)

Filmmaker Fleming spent years creating this loving and entertaining portrait of her great-grandfather, a brilliant Chinese magician and acrobat named Long Tack Sam.

Director: Ann Marie Fleming - Writer(s): n/a
THE MAN WHO SKIED DOWN EVEREST
Rating: G
Runtime: 84 mins.
Language: English

THE MAN WHO SKIED DOWN EVEREST (1974)

The unbelievable journey of a Japanese skier who follows his lifelong dream to climb Mount Everest in order to ski down it.

Director: Bruce Nyznik, Lawrence Schiller - Writer(s): n/a
THE MASK
Rating: PG
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

THE MASK (1961)

A young archaeologist believes he is cursed by a mask that causes him to have weird nightmares and to possibly commit murder. Originally in 3-D.

Director: Julian Roffman - Writer(s): Franklin Delessert, Sandy Haver, Frank Taubes, Slavko Vorkapich
THE NATIONAL PARKS PROJECT
Rating: NR
Runtime: 127 mins.
Language: English

THE NATIONAL PARKS PROJECT (2011)

To celebrate Parks Canada’s centennial, 13 filmmakers were commissioned to pay tribute to the country’s national parks — amazing and inspirational parts of the country that many Canadians never visit. This omnibus documentary sets out to explore the ways in which the wilderness shapes our cultural imagination

Director: Hubert Davis, Sturla Gunnarsson, Zacharias Kunuk, Peter Lynch and others - Writer(s): Joel McConvey

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