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BEING CANADIAN
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

BEING CANADIAN (2015)

In this warm and funny doc about what it really means to be Canadian, Cohen explores our national identity, stopping to interview celebs such as Mike Myers, Michael J. Fox, Alanis Morissette, Seth Rogen and many more along the way.

Director: Robert Cohen - Writer(s): n/a
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
BIENVENUE À F.L. / WELCOME TO F.L.
Rating: NR
Runtime: 75 mins.
Language: French

BIENVENUE À F.L. / WELCOME TO F.L. (2015)

The graduating class of Quebec’s Sorel-Tracey high school candidly share their thoughts about the future — both ambitions and fears alike — in this quirky, fascinating doc.

Director: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles - Writer(s): Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
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
BIRTH OF A FAMILY
Rating: NR
Runtime: 79 mins.
Language: English

BIRTH OF A FAMILY (2016)

Four Indigenous siblings, adopted as infants into families across North America during the Sixties Scoop, meet together for the first time in this deeply moving doc about what it means to be a family.

Director: Tasha Hubbard - Writer(s): n/a
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
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

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