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    Canadian and World Cinema

UPCOMING
  • Parasite
    Parasite
    Thu, Jan 2 / 7 pm
    Fri, Jan 3 / 9 pm
    Sat, Jan 4 / 5 pm & 9:15 pm
    Sun, Jan 5 / 7 pm
    Wed & Thu, Jan 8 & 9 / 9 pm

    ADDED SCREENINGS:
    Mon, Jan 13 / 7 pm & 9:30 pm
    Sun, Jan 19 / 12 pm
    Mon, Jan 20 / 7 pm & 9:30 pm
    Sat, Jan 25 / 12 pm
    Sun, Jan 26 / 12 pm
    A return visit for what is regarded as the top foreign film of the year. Parasite is on virtually every critic's list and certain to win more awards. In this exhilarating film, a threadbare family of four, struggling to make ends meet, hatches a scheme to work for, and infiltrate, the wealthy household of an entrepreneur, his seemingly frivolous wife, and their troubled kids.
  • Canada's Top Ten: Murmur
    Canada's Top Ten: Murmur
    Thu & Fri, Jan 23 & 24 / 7 pm
    Sat, Jan 25 / 2:30 pm
    Sun, Jan 26 / 5 pm
    Wed, Jan 29 / 7 pm
    In one of the most auspicious debut features at TIFF, Heather Young further establishes herself as one of her country's most promising filmmakers. Brilliantly fusing documentary and fiction techniques. The story of Donna (Shan MacDonald), a woman in her sixties who lives alone, estranged from her daughter. Sentenced to community service at a local animal shelter after an impaired-driving conviction, she ends up taking home an elderly dog. The new-found companionship eases her loneliness, and to fill the void in her life further,
  • Canada's Top Ten: Antigone
    Canada's Top Ten: Antigone
    Fri, Jan 24 / 9 pm
    Sat, Jan 25 / 4:30 pm
    Sun, Jan 26 / 7 pm
    The Canadian entry at the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film, Antigone also won the Best Canadian Feature at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. Following the murder of their parents, Antigone, her sister Ismène, her brothers Étéocle and Polynice, and their grandmother Ménécée find refuge in Montreal. In this powerful drama tragedy strikes when Étéocle is wrongfully gunned down by police during the arrest of Polynice, a small-time drug dealer.
CINEMATHEQUE
  • Canada's Top Ten Film Festival (January & February 2020)
    The 19th edition of Canada’s Top Ten films, as curated by the Toronto International Film Festival, presents a superb line up of new independent cinema – from Zacharias (Atanarjuat) Kunuk’s latest moving story set in the North, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, to Heather Young’s Murmur – a compassionate look at an older woman who finds meaning in her life by adopting pets.
  • Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids! 2020
    What started as a dream in 2005 has blossomed into an annual rite of passage for parents and their kids. They can shake the snow off their boots and spend an afternoon at the movies for free every Sunday throughout January and February. The popularity of this series, aimed at children 6-12, means that families with children will be seated first. We appreciate your cooperation.
  • January/February Staff Picks
    Check out some highlights of what’s coming up at Cinematheque in January/February and download a PDF copy of the program guide.