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Where the Crawdads Sing

“…delivers a cinematic experience worthy of being seen.” – Stephanie Archer, Film Inquiry This captivating mystery, based on the best-selling novel, tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and … Read more

The Territory

“Both sumptuous and enraging, [The Territory] reminds viewers how film can be for remembering and preserving as much for rebellion and art.” – Robert Daniels, rogerebert.com An immersive on-the-ground look at the tireless fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by farmers and illegal settlers in the Brazilian Amazon. With awe-inspiring … Read more

Wes Anderson Presents The French

“For me, this film encapsulates everything I loved and love about the tennis of that moment; and in the hands of the great and singular William Klein, it is at once a gripping sports page, a fascinating piece of reportage, and a work of art.”—Wes Anderson William Klein, the legendary American photographer and filmmaker, was … Read more

The Hunger

In this outrageously sleek cult classic directed by Tony Scott, Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie are perfectly cast as Miriam and John, a pair of vampire lovers who have been together since the 18th century, and who now spend their nights stalking New York’s downtown club scene in search of fresh blood. Reeling from the … Read more

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

“A cosmic vaudeville show – an Old Master’s mischief…This is Buñuel’s most frivolously witty movie…” — Pauline Kael, The New Yorker In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-middle-class sextet sits down to a dinner that is continually delayed, their attempts to eat thwarted by vaudevillian events both actual and imagined, including terrorist attacks, military … Read more

The Good Boss

Blanco, the charismatic owner of a family-run factory, is under pressure as he covets a local award for business excellence. Everything needs to be perfect! But the veneer of the perfect company cracks as Blanco has to deal with a vengeful fired worker, a depressed supervisor, and an infatuated ambitious intern. To win the competition, … Read more

That Kind of Summer

“Defiantly unconventional Canadian director Côté’s latest wants to bring sexy back to Quebecois cinema.” – Peter Debruge, Variety In a countryside house where they are meant to explore the troubles in their sexuality, three women spend days and nights apprehending their inner demons. A serene German therapist and a kind-hearted social worker supervise them, help … Read more

European Vacation: Roman Holiday

Who doesn’t want to spend a couple hours in Rome with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck? Princess Anne (Hepburn) embarks on a highly publicized tour of European capitals. When she and her royal entourage arrive in Rome, she begins to rebel against her restricted, regimented schedule. One night Anne sneaks out of her room, hops … Read more

Spin Me Round

A woman wins an all-expenses trip to a company’s gorgeous “institute” outside of Florence, and also the chance to meet the restaurant chain’s wealthy and charismatic owner. She finds a different adventure than the one she imagined.

Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes w/Q&A!

“One of my favourite documentaries right now. It’s documentaries like this that bring us closer to the music” — Quincy Jones, via Forbes Featuring a Q&A with Wael Kabbani, director Mark James, and music journalist and producer Reshma B! This remarkable documentary tells the compelling story of the Chins, the Chinese Jamaican family behind Studio … Read more

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

In post-World War II London, Ada Harris (Academy Award® nominee Lesley Manville) earns a living cleaning houses. She’s led a lonely life since her beloved husband Eddie went missing in action, but she’s not the type to brood over any misfortune or to complain about her circumstances. Still, when the ever-pragmatic Ada spies an unimaginably … Read more

My Old School

In 1993, 16-year-old Brandon Lee enrolled at Bearsden Academy, a secondary school in a well-to-do suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. What followed over the next two years would become the stuff of legend. Brandon had been privately tutored in Canada while he accompanied his mother, an opera diva, on tour before her tragic death. The preternaturally … Read more

Interactive! Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Join us for our Interactive! series, where we transform your favourite movies into new, exciting experiences. This sing-along/gallop-along features bags full of imaginative props, a list of audience-led prompts and shout outs – a surefire way to make a movie unforgettable. The first 200 people will get a pair of coconut halves to clip-clop along … Read more

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

“People have been singing Hallelujah for thousands of years, to confirm our little journey here,” says the legendary singer and poet Leonard Cohen at the beginning of this portrait, which centres on his best-known and most-covered song, “Hallelujah.” The film is made up of previously unseen archival material from concerts, radio and TV interviews with … Read more

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the … Read more

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

With this trailblazing musical, writer-director-star John Cameron Mitchell and composer-lyricist Stephen Trask brought their signature creation from stage to screen for a movie as unclassifiable as its protagonist. Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig (Mitchell) undergoes a traumatic personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally … Read more

Carmen

Inspired by true events! Set in a sun-dappled village in Malta in the 1980s, Natascha McElhone gives a career-best performance as a 50-year-old woman finding a new start in life through romance. In Malta, it is tradition for the younger sister to devote her life to the church when an older brother enters the priesthood … Read more

CatVideoFest 2022

Our fuzzy overlords return to the big screen! Each year, CatVideoFest curates a compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos carefully selected from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses (Keyboard Cat, we’re looking at you). Screening events take place all over the world in … Read more

Girl Picture

“The film feels authentic and captivating with every piece of its identity working at an incredibly high level. Simply put, Girl Picture is stunning.” – Carson Timar, Clapper Best friends Mimmi and Rönkkö support each other unconditionally. They want to live adventurous lives, loaded with experiences and passion. Emma on the contrary has given her … Read more

Akira – 4K Restoration!

Iconic and game – changing, Akira is the definitive anime masterpiece! Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality. Neo-Tokyo, 2019. The city is being … Read more

Babysitter

“..such an endearingly, refreshingly weird satire.” – Isaac Feldberg, rogerebert.com Middle-aged sexist Cédric gets suspended from work after drunkenly kissing a female reporter during a prank on live TV. Stuck at home with his long-suffering girlfriend Nadine and their incessantly crying baby, Cédric teams up with his sensitive brother Jean-Michel to co-author a confessional book … Read more

Blue Island

“…epitomizes the power of cinema in preserving the truth.” – Wilson Kwong, VCinema A ByTowne Exclusive! Documenting three real-life characters who engaged in rebellions when they were young. Through reconstructing these events, the film dramatizes their scarred memories and experiences by using four young people who participated in the 2019 Anti-extradition Law Amendment Movement in … Read more