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CE QU’IL FAUT POUR VIVRE / THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 108 mins.
Language: French

CE QU’IL FAUT POUR VIVRE / THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE (2008)

In 1952, an Inuit hunter (Natar Ungalaaq) leaves his northern community to be treated for tuberculosis in Quebec City, where he is alone and despondent, until a young orphan arrives at the sanatorium. The hunter shares his culture with the boy and rediscovers his pride and energy along the way.

Director: Benoît Pilon - Writer(s): Bernard Émond
CE QU’IL RESTE DE NOUS/WHAT REMAINS OF US
Rating: G
Runtime: 77 mins.
Language: English, French and Tibetan

CE QU’IL RESTE DE NOUS/WHAT REMAINS OF US (2004)

A Tibetan-Canadian smuggles a message from the Dalai Lama into her homeland and documents the suffering of her people.

Director: Hugo Latulippe, Francois Prevost - Writer(s): Hugo Latulippe, Francois Provost
CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT
Rating: G
Runtime: 94 mins.
Language: Sichuanese and Mandarin

CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT (2012)

In south-western China, poor rural teenagers are recruited to become boxing champions. Upon graduation, top students face a difficult choice: Should they fight for the collective good or for themselves?

Director: Yung Chang - Writer(s): Yung Chang
CHRISTOPHER’S MOVIE MATINEE
Rating: G
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

CHRISTOPHER’S MOVIE MATINEE (1968)

When cameras were put in the hands of a few young people, they filmed themselves at sit-ins, love-ins, discussions and encounters with adults.

Director: Mort Ransen - Writer(s): n/a
CONTINUOUS JOURNEY
Rating: PG
Runtime: 87 mins.
Language: English

CONTINUOUS JOURNEY (2004)

This inventive docudrama explores the exclusionary politics behind Canada’s historic Continuous Journey regulation, which kept the 376 Indian passengers of the Komagata Maru sequestered at sea for over two months in this infamous standoff of 1914.

Director: Ali Kazimi - Writer(s): n/a
COSMOS
Rating: French
Runtime: 99 mins.
Language: AA

COSMOS (1996)

Through Cosmos, an immigrant cab driver, worlds collide with six seemingly disparate yet interconnected characters and stories.

Director: Various - Writer(s): Marie-Julie Dallaire, Sebastien Joannette, Denis Villeneuve
CRACKIE
Rating: n/a
Runtime: n/a mins.
Language:

CRACKIE

2009 / Director-Writer: Sherry White / 94 min / English / NR
Teenaged Mitsy (Meghan Greeley) comes of age in Newfoundland, where she struggles with being abandoned by her mother and raised by her grandmother (Mary Walsh).

Director: n/a - Writer(s): n/a
CUBE
Rating: n/a
Runtime: n/a mins.
Language:

CUBE

1997 / Director: Vincenzo Natali / Writers: André Bijelic, Vincenzo Natali, Graeme Manson / 90 min / English / 18A
Six strangers awaken to f ind themselves trapped in a mysterious cubical maze full of deadly booby traps.

Director: n/a - Writer(s): n/a
CURLING
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: French

CURLING (2010)

Set in the remote Quebec countryside, Curling takes a keen look at the unusual private life of a father and daughter as the fragile balance of their relationship is jeopardized.

Director: Denis Côté - Writer(s): Denis Côté
CYBERMAN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 87 mins.
Language: English

CYBERMAN (2001)

A portrait of Steve Mann, University of Toronto engineering professor and self-proclaimed cyborg.

Director: Peter Lynch - Writer(s): n/a

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