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BLACK ROBE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 101 mins.
Language: English, Algonquin, Latin

BLACK ROBE (1991)

In 1634, an Aboriginal group agrees to escort a young white man on a journey none of them fully understands. Starring Lothaire Bluteau.

Director: Bruce Beresford - Writer(s): Brian Moore
BLACKBIRD
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

BLACKBIRD (2012)

Sean (Connor Jessup), a socially isolated and bullied teenage goth, is falsely accused of plotting a school shooting and struggles against a criminal justice system that is stacked against him.

Director: Jason Buxton - Writer(s): Jason Buxton
BLOOD AND DONUTS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

BLOOD AND DONUTS (1995)

A vampire from 1969 awakens to discover that there’s a place between the living and the dead… and it’s open 24 hours.

Director: Holly Dale - Writer(s): Andrew Rai Berzins
BREAKFAST WITH SCOT
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

BREAKFAST WITH SCOT (2007)

A former sportscaster (Tom Cavanagh) and his gay partner have to come to terms with their identities when an effeminate nephew is left in their care and teaches them the true meaning of family.

Director: :aurie Lyndy - Writer(s): Sean Raycraft, Michael Downing (novel)
BYE BYE BLUES
Rating: PG
Runtime: 117 mins.
Language: English

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BYE BYE BLUES (1989)

A WWII wife and mother (Rebecca Jenkins) joins a local dance band to provide for her family while her husband is at war.

Director: Anne Wheeler - Writer(s): Anne Wheeler
C’EST PAS MOI, JE LE JURE! / IT’S NOT ME, I SWEAR!
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: French

C’EST PAS MOI, JE LE JURE! / IT’S NOT ME, I SWEAR! (2008)

Ten-year-old Léon has a dysfunctional family, an overly fertile imagination and a penchant for lying and destroying the neighbours’ property. Based on Bruno Hébert’s novel of the same name and featuring Antoine L’Écuyer and Suzanne Clément.

Director: Philippe Falardeau - Writer(s): Philippe Falardeau
CAFÉ DE FLORE
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Runtime: n/a mins.
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CAFÉ DE FLORE

2011 / Director-Writer: Jean-Marc Vallée / 120 min / French / 14A
Love — the mysterious force that connects a man to a woman in present-day Montreal, and a mother and her child in 1969 Paris — is explored in this story that crosses the barriers of time and space. Featuring Vanessa Paradis.

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CAIRO TIME
Rating: PG
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

CAIRO TIME (2009)

While in Cairo waiting for her husband, Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq (Alexander Siddig).

Director: Ruba Nadda - Writer(s): Ruba Nadda
CALENDAR
Rating: NR
Runtime: 75 mins.
Language: English and Armenian

CALENDAR (1993)

An Armenian-Canadian photographer (Atom Egoyan) and his wife (Arsinée Khanjian) tour their homeland, taking pictures for a calendar.

Director: Atom Egoyan - Writer(s): Atom Egoyan
CANADA’S SWEETHEART: THE SAGA OF HAL C. BANKS
Rating: NR
Runtime: 115 mins.
Language: English

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CANADA’S SWEETHEART: THE SAGA OF HAL C. BANKS (1985)

The violent and corrupt state of labour-management relations in Canada from the late 1940s to early 1960s is explored through the true story of an American thug imported to Canada to crush the Seafarers’ International Union. Starring Maury Chaykin.

Director: Donald Brittain - Writer(s): Richard Neilson, Donald Brittain

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