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The Wandering Muse

A joyous discovery of Jewish culture and music.

From ram’s horn to beatbox, from Argentina to Uganda, The Wandering Muse  looks into the kaleidoscope of Jewish identities through the ever-changing music of the diaspora.

National Gallery

By award-winning director Frederick Wiseman.

Award-winning director Frederick Wiseman takes viewers on a breathtaking journey to the heart of London’s renowned National Gallery, where more than 2,300 masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century are showcased.

FRI, DEC 26 - FEB 1, select dates and times.

The Decent One

"Engrossing...gripping."  Screen International

Filmmaker Vanessa Lapa uses personal letters, photos and archival film footage to paint a portrait of Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler-a chief architect of the Holocaust who thought of himself in heroic terms.

FRI, DEC 12 - 18, select dates and times.

Awake: The Life of Yogananda

"An absolute treasure." – The Movie Network

Explore the life and teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s, attracting a loyal following and inspiring millions of people around the world who practice yoga today.

FRI, DEC 5 - 11, select dates and times.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice

"Worthy of Oscar-buzz" – The Huffington Post

This visually stunning journey to the end of the world gives testament to humanity’s thirst for adventure, while exploring the extremes that accompany a year in Antarctica-the last pristine wilderness on the globe.

FRI, DEC 12 - 18, select dates and times.

Advanced Style

Top Ten Audience Favourite— Hot Docs 2014

Based on the popular blog by renowned fashion photographer Ari Seth Cohen, Advanced Style examines the lives of seven New York women aged 62 to 95, whose eclectic personal style and vivacious spirit have guided their approach to aging.

FRI, DEC 19 - JAN 4, select dates and times.

Documentary "Keepers of the Loom"

Time: 7.00 pm
Location: VEMU/ Estonian Studies Centre, 310 Bloor Street West Toronto (use the main door of Madison Avenue) 
Admission: $10
The threads that stitch together Canada’s many subcultures vary widely, bringing new colours and textures from all over the world to form a single unified country. One could argue that there is not a definite Canadian culture, but instead a collection of diverse cultures.


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