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ROMEO AND JULIET IN SARAJEVO
Rating: NR
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

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ROMEO AND JULIET IN SARAJEVO (1994)

In war-torn Sarajevo, a Muslim woman and a Serbian man attempt to escape, but are gunned down and die in each other’s arms, the tragic moment actually captured by a photojournalist’s lens. This doc focuses on the circumstances that led to the killing, and on the emotional aftermath.

Director: John Zaritsky - Writer(s): n/a
ROMÉO ONZE / ROMEO ELEVEN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 91 mins.
Language: French, Arabic

ROMÉO ONZE / ROMEO ELEVEN (2011)

Rami (Ali Ammar) is a shy, physically handicapped young man — but on the Internet, he poses as a successful businessman. That is, until the girl he’s been messaging wants to meet him.

Director: Ivan Grbovic - Writer(s): Ivan Grbovic
ROOM
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 118 mins.
Language: English

ROOM (2015)

Nominated for four Oscars, with Brie Larson winning for Best Actress, Room follows a young mother and her son as they make their escape after years of captivity. This adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s best-selling novel also won nine Canadian Screen Awards and introduced young star Jacob Tremblay.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson - Writer(s): Emma Donoghue
RUDE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

RUDE (1995)

From her illicit broadcast booth, pirate radio DJ Rude guides us through three stories of hope and transformation.

Director: Clement Virgo - Writer(s): Clement Virgo
SABAH
Rating: AA
Runtime: 86 mins.
Language: English

SABAH (2005)

One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man and embarks on a whirlwind affair in which culture and love collide. Starring Arsinée Khanjian and Shawn Doyle.

Director: Ruba Nadda - Writer(s): Ruba Nadda
SAINT RALPH
Rating: PG
Runtime: 98 mins.
Language: English

SAINT RALPH (2004)

The unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outruns everyone’s expectations except his own in a bold quest to win the 1954 Boston Marathon. With Gordon Pinsent.

Director: Michael McGowan - Writer(s): Michael McGowan
SARAH PRÉFÈRE LA COURSE / SARAH PREFERS TO RUN
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: French

SARAH PRÉFÈRE LA COURSE / SARAH PREFERS TO RUN (2013)

In this meditative coming-of-age tale, Sarah (Sophie Desmarais) intensely pursues one singular goal: to be the best runner she can be. Against her parents’wishes, she joins the university team, but soon discovers that all paths aren’t quite so linear.

Director: Chloé Robichaud - Writer(s): Chloé Robichaud
SCANNERS
Rating: R
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

SCANNERS (1981)

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. Starring Jennifer O’Neill and Stephen Lack.

Director: David Cronenberg - Writer(s): David Cronenberg
SCARED SACRED
Rating: 18A
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: English

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SCARED SACRED (2004)

A f ive-year search around the world for ways in which people take the experience of being scared and turn it into something sacred. Sites of catastrophe are scoured for signs of hope.

Director: Velcrow Ripper - Writer(s): n/a
SCAREDSACRED
Rating: 18A
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: English

SCAREDSACRED (2004)

 A five-year search around the world for ways in which people take the experience of being scared and turn it into something sacred. Sites of catastrophe are scoured for signs of hope.

Director: Velcrow Ripper - Writer(s): Velcrow Ripper

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