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AVOIR 16 ANS / TO BE SIXTEEN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 125 mins.
Language: French

AVOIR 16 ANS / TO BE SIXTEEN (1979)

An austere and moving study of youthful dissent and institutional repression told from the point of view of a rebellious 16-year-old, Louis (Yves Benoît).

Director: Jean Pierre Lefebvre - Writer(s): Claude Paquette, Jean Pierre Lefebvre
BABINE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 112 mins.
Language: French

BABINE (2008)

Babine (Vincent-Guillaume Otis) is a simple-minded child who is shunned and mistrusted because his mother was a witch. When the village priest is found dead, Babine seems the likely scapegoat, but his mentor, Toussaint Brodeur, is determined to save the boy.

Director: Luc Picard - Writer(s): Fred Pellerin
BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY
Rating: n/a
Runtime: n/a mins.
Language:

BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY

1919 / Director: David M. Hartford / Writers: James Oliver Curwood, Nell Shipman / 73 min / Silent / NR
After her father is killed by an outlaw disguised as a Mountie, Dolores marries Peter and they set to the sea. But soon enough, Dolores comes face-to-face with her father’s killer — the captain of their ship.

Director: n/a - Writer(s): n/a
BARRYMORE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

BARRYMORE (2011)

Christopher Plummer reprises his celebrated stage incarnation of Hollywood legend John Barrymore reviewing his life while rehearsing for a performance of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Based on the play by William Luce.

Director: Érik Canuel - Writer(s): Érik Canuel
BEAUTY DAY
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: English

BEAUTY DAY (2011)

What motivates someone to snort eggs through their nostrils, ski off a rooftop or attempt to remove a swimming pool cover through the most reckless method imaginable? Welcome to the mind of Ralph Zavadil, better known by his fans as public-access cable hero Cap’n Video.

Director: Jay Cheel - Writer(s): Jay Cheel
BEING JULIA
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: English

BEING JULIA (2004)

Set in 1930s London, an aging stage actress turns to a younger man for romance while struggling to maintain her star status. Based on Somerset Maugham’s novel Theatre, and starring Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons.

Director: István Szabó - Writer(s): Ronald Harwood
BETHUNE: THE MAKING OF A HERO
Rating: PG
Runtime: 168 mins.
Language: English

BETHUNE: THE MAKING OF A HERO (1990)

A fighter, a lover, a healer, a hero: the true story of Canadian doctor Norman Bethune, who served as a doctor in Revolutionary China. Starring Donald Sutherland.

Director: Philip Borsos - Writer(s): Ted Allan
BETWEEN FRIENDS
Rating: AA
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

BETWEEN FRIENDS (1973)

A group of friends plan a heist that goes terribly wrong, testing friendships and loyalties against a desolate northern Ontario backdrop. With Michael Parks, Bonnie Bedelia and Chuck Shamata.

Director: Don Shebib - Writer(s): Claude Harz
BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
Rating: PG
Runtime: 2011 mins.
Language: English

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR (2011)

Inspired by the life of the legendary WWI flying ace, the film traces the aged Bishop’s journey from farm boy in Owen Sound to top flying ace of the British Empire. Based on the musical by John Grey and Eric Peterson.

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete - Writer(s): Barbara Willis Sweete
BLACK CHRISTMAS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 98 mins.
Language: English

BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)

Just before Christmas break, a psycho killer terrorizes a sorority house…from within.

Director: Bob Clark - Writer(s): Roy Moore

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