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BILL FRISELL, A PORTRAIT

One of the most influential musicians of the last 30 years, guitarist and composer Bill Frisell has 46 albums under his belt—as well as countless collaborations with artists including Paul Simon, Lucinda Williams, Mike Gibbs, Paul Motian, Jim Hall, Hal Willner, Joey Baron and Jason Moran (all featured in this doc). Having contributed his creative touch to jazz, country, folk, rock, pop, blues and more, Frisell has built a worldwide reputation as a versatile genius, with a handful of awards to prove it.

Arctic Film Series: Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change

Join us at the BSM on Thursday, June 8th for the final film in our Arctic Film Series. We are finishing our series with an important look at the most critical issue impacting the Arctic today. "QAPIRANGAJUQ: INUIT KNOWLEDGE AND CLIMATE CHANGE", created by Zacharias Kunuk and his team at Isuma Productions with researcher Ian Mauro, PhD, University of Victoria, documents and communicates Inuit knowledge regarding climate change in Nunavut. Watch the trailer for this film here.

DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME

It's the place where Charlie Chaplin became a movie legend, Donald Trump's family made its fortune and Jack London heard the 'call of the wild.' Dawson City, Yukon, is one of Canada's most storied communities—a place whose colourful history and stunning landscapes are shrouded in myth. Drawing from a collection of over 500 lost silent films made between the 1910s and 20s that were unearthed from a sub-arctic swimming pool deep in the Yukon Territory, Bill Morrison (Decasia) has created a singular movie experience.

Alternative Facts Survival Guide: HOT TYPE: 150 YEARS OF THE NATION

Alternative Facts Survival Guide: Take heart! Today's best journalists arm you with the intellectual tools needed to decode a world of fake news.

In this riveting documentary, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines the history of The Nation, the oldest weekly publication in the United States. Under the inspirational leadership of editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, the magazine remains a hotbed for progressive ideas and hard-hitting investigative reporting, offering an innovative model for speaking truth to power in an age of "fake news".

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