Canadian & International Features

Pain & Glory

Canadian & International Features
Pain & Glory
Thu Dec 5 / 7 pm
Fri, Dec 6 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 7 / 5 pm & 7:15 pm
Sun, Dec 8 / 7 pm
Wed, Dec 11 / 7 pm
Thu, Dec 12 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 7 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 2 pm
A revival screening of his controversial classic reunites filmmaker Salvador (Antonio Banderas) with the film's star, Alberto, a longtime junkie. Alberto lures Salvador into seeking solace in opiates, and reminds him of a script he abandoned long ago, opening up a flood of old acquaintances and vivid memories, involving his beloved mother (Penélope Cruz) and an old flame ravaged by addiction.

Tigers Are Not Afraid

Canadian & International Features
Tigers Are Not Afraid
Wed & Thu, Dec 4 & 5 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Dec 7 / 3 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 8 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Wed, Dec 11 / 9:15 pm
A haunting horror fairytale set against the backdrop of Mexico’s devastating drug wars, this film follows a group of orphaned children armed with three magical wishes, running from the ghosts that haunt them and the cartel that murdered their parents.

Restorations Tuesdays: My 20th Century

Canadian & International Features
Restorations Tuesdays: My 20th Century
Tue, Dec 3 / 9 pm
Tue, Dec 10 / 7 pm
Tue, Dec 17 / 9 pm
Tue, Dec 24 / 7 pm
New 4K restoration by the Hungarian Filmlab, courtesy of Kino Lorber. Ildikó Enyedi’s fairytale-like film spins the tale of twins, Dóra and Lili, born in Budapest at the very moment that Edison’s electric light-bulb is unveiled. Winner of the Camera D’Or at Cannes in 1989.

Restoration Tuesdays: The Cremator

Canadian & International Features
Restoration Tuesdays: The Cremator
Tue, Dec 3 / 7 pm
Tue, Dec 10 / 9 pm
Tue, Dec 17 / 7 pm
Tue, Dec 24 / 9 pm
Czech New Wave iconoclast Juraj Herz’s terrifying, darkly comic vision of the horrors of the Nazi racial ideology. Karel Kopfrkingl, (the chilling Rudolf Hrušínský) a crematorium director in 1930s Prague, believes that death offers the only true relief from human suffering. Herz’s long-banned masterpiece stands as one of cinema’s most disturbing portraits of evil.

Chained for Life

Canadian & International Features
Chained for Life
Thu, Dec 12 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Dec 18 & 19 / 9:15 pm
In a deft tragicomic performance, Jess Weixler (Teeth) plays Mabel, a movie star “slumming it” in an outré art-horror film. As her relationship with Rosenthal (Under the Skin’s Adam Pearson), a gentle young man with a facial deformity, evolves, cinematic notions of beauty, representation, and exploitation are questioned. Unlike anything you've ever seen recently this brilliant, weird feature resembles David Lynch's Eraserhead and Todd Browning’s Freaks
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Pain & Glory

Thu Dec 5 / 7 pm
Fri, Dec 6 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 7 / 5 pm & 7:15 pm
Sun, Dec 8 / 7 pm
Wed, Dec 11 / 7 pm
Thu, Dec 12 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 7 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 2 pm
Thu 05

Tigers Are Not Afraid

Wed & Thu, Dec 4 & 5 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Dec 7 / 3 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 8 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Wed, Dec 11 / 9:15 pm
Sat 07
Tue 10

Restorations Tuesdays: My 20th Century

Tue, Dec 3 / 9 pm
Tue, Dec 10 / 7 pm
Tue, Dec 17 / 9 pm
Tue, Dec 24 / 7 pm

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