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Return to Homs

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

“Exhilarating”- The Guardian

Filmed over the course of two years, Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize-winner Return to Homs takes us into the lives of two friends caught in the middle of the raging civil war in Syria. In Arabic, with English subtitles.

Director Talal Derki will participate in a Skype Q&A.

THU, AUGUST 14, at 6:30 PM

The Dog

 “Fascinating”- The Hollywood Reporter

John Wojtowicz’s larger-than-life persona as a lover, husband, soldier, activist, New Yorker, mama's boy and bank robber are captured in The Dog, the inspiration behind the Oscar-nominated Dog Day Afternoon.

FRI, AUGUST 15-21, select times

See The Dog with Dog Day Afternoon, on August 16, at 6:30 PM.

Rich Hill

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

“Mesmerizing!”- Indiewire

In a small rural town, three young residents find themselves dreaming big but living small in this achingly beautiful, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning depiction of adolescence.

FRI, AUGUST 22 - 28, select times

An Honest Liar

Top 10 Audience Favourite, Hot Docs 2014

“Absorbing…captivating”- POV Magazine

Famed magician James “The Amazing” Randi, enraged at seeing self-proclaimed psychics and faith healers using his cherished illusions dishonestly, commits his life to exposing lying profiteers, but ultimately has to confront a secret of his own.

FRI, AUGUST 8-21, select times

Finding Fela

Official Selection, Sundance 2014

“Absorbing.”- The Hollywood Reporter

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney examines the controversial life of Nigeria’s most famous musician, Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti, a revolutionary voice during the 70s who used music as his weapon.

FRI, AUGUST 22 - 28, select times

Elena

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2013

“Haunting and unforgettable”- The Hollywood Reporter

Twenty years ago, Elena, a young Brazilian actress, sought success in the bright lights of New York City. In this exquisite elegy, Petra follows in her big sister’s footsteps, searching for closure and a connection to her troubled sibling.

FRI, AUGUST 8-14, select dates & times

The Anonymous People

“Informative”- The Hollywood Reporter

The Anonymous People shares the voices of citizens, leaders, executives and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them-those living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

SAT, AUGUST 9-12, select dates & times

Breastmilk

“Affecting and Insightful”- The Hollywood Reporter

A frank, humorous and inspiring look at how the next generation gets fed, Breastmilk provides insight into the diverse experiences of modern parenthood.

FRI, AUGUST 1-7, select times

Bring your baby on August 5, at 11:30 AM, for our special Movies for Mommies screening.

Anita

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2013

“Enthralling”- The Hollywood Reporter

Anita Hill speaks about the defining moment that shaped her life-her powerful testimony against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas that brought sexual harassment into America’s national spotlight.

FRI, AUGUST 1-7, select times

For No Good Reason

Official Selection, TIFF 2013

“Captivating”- Los Angeles Times

Explore the life and art of seminal British artist and gonzo visionary Ralph Steadman in this insightful, humourous and visually stunning doc that examines honesty, friendship and the ambition that drives an artist.

TUE, JULY 4 & THU, JULY 17, select times

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