The Grizzlies

leafThe Grizzlies is based on the true story of Russ Sheppard (American actor Ben Schnetzer), a high school teacher who moved to the town of Kugluktuk, Nunavut in 1998 and started a lacrosse team, which changed the community's way of life forever.
(April 19, 2019)

Stockholm

leaf Stockholm is based on the absurd but true story of a 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The film follows Lars Nystrom, (Ethan Hawke) who dons a disguise to raid a central Stockholm bank. He then takes hostages in order to spring his pal Gunnar (Mark Strong) from prison. One of the hostages and Nystrom form a bond. This connection gave rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm syndrome”
(April 12, 2019)

Firecrackers

leaf In Firecrackers, two best friends’ plan to escape their destitute town becomes derailed when the consequences of a night of debauchery begins to dismantle their friendship and threatens their chance at freedom.
(March 29, 2019 - Toronto, Vancouver)
(April 5, 2019 - Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon)
(April 19, 2019 - Victoria, Ottawa)

Carmine Street Guitars

leaf Set in New York's Greenwich Village, Carmine Street Guitars focuses on custom guitar maker Rick Kelly and his young apprentice Cindy Hulej, build handcrafted guitars out of reclaimed wood from old hotels, bars, churches and other local buildings, while all around him The Village is changing thanks to encroaching gentrification.
(April 5, 2019 - Montreal: Cinema du Parc, Toronto: TIFF Bell Lightbox, Vancouver: The Cinematheque)
(April 12, 2019 - Saskatoon: Broadway Theatre)
(April 16, Hamilton: Playhouse Cinema)

Falls Around Her

leaf Falls Around Her tells the story of legendary singer Mary Birchbark (Tantoo Cardinal) who returns home to her northern reserve of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation to reconnect with the land, her family and her community after spending years touring internationally. Living alone in an isolated bush camp, Mary begins to hear disturbing noises and becomes paranoid that someone might be watching her.
(April 5, 2019 - Sudbury, ON)
(April 16, 2019 - Victoria, BC)

Through Black Spruce

leafSuzanne Bird, a young Cree woman, goes missing in Toronto, where she went after leaving the remote Northern Ontario town she grew up in, to become a successful model. Up north, her uncle Will (Brandon Oakes) clashes with a local drug dealer who believes Will knows her whereabouts. Through Black Spruce was directed by Don McKeller.
(March 29)

Giant Little Ones

leafGiant Little Ones is a coming-of-age story about the power of love without labels. It is writer/director Keith Behrman’s 2nd feature film, following the success of his acclaimed debut feature Flower & Garnet.
(March 29, 2019)

The Hummingbird Project

leaf Cousins from New York, Vincent and Anton Zaleski (Jesse Eisenberg & Alexander Skarsgård) are players in the high-stakes game of High Frequency Trading, where winning is measured in nanoseconds. Their dream? To build a fibre-optic cable straight between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions. The Hummingbird Project is a Canada-Belgium co-production directed by Kim Nguyen.
(March 21)

Level 16

leaf Level 16 tells the story of teenaged Vivien, who is trapped in a prison-like school known as The Vestalis Academy, a very strict boarding school for girls. It is Vivien's (Katie Douglas) only home and, having been punished for insubordination as a young girl, she obeys all the rules.
(March 15 - Toronto, Calgary)
(March 22 - Ottawa)
(March 28 - Winnipeg(br/>

Invisible Essence: The Little Prince

leafInvisible Essence: The Little Prince is a feature documentary from director Charles Officer that examines the legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's famous novella
(April 5, 2019 - Vancouver, BC)
(April 19, 2019 - Guelph, ON)

Colm Feore

In Greta we meet Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City. When she finds a handbag on the subway she doesn’t think twice about returning it to its owner, Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher. Having recently lost her mother, Frances grows closer to widowed Greta, but Greta’s maternal charms become increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems. Greta screened at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Look for Canadian actor Colm Feore as Frances' dad.
(March 1)

Jay Baruchel

Jay Baruchel returns as the voice of Hiccup in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World directed by Ottawa-born Dean DeBlois from Universal Studios and Dreamworks Animation.
(Feb 22)

Ghost Town Anthology

leaf In Denis Côté's Ghost Town Anthology, a car drives off the road instantly killing the 21-year-old man behind the wheel. His mother and older brother visit the scene. Was it suicide or just a strange accident? They soon become aware of masked people are wandering, haunting the windy fields and the nearby snowy barns. But what is happening and who are these strange, fleeting figures, some of whom have familiar faces?
(February 15, 2019 - Montreal)
(March 15, 2019 - Toronto)
(March 29, 2019 - Vancouver

Tom Jackson

Cold Pursuit from Elevation Pictures stars Liam Neeson as Nelson "Nels" Coxman, a snowplow operator in a small Colorado ski town in the Rocky Mountains. His quiet life with his wife (Laura Dern) is destroyed when their son is murdered by a drug cartel. Nels sets out to get revenge on those responsible. Look for Tom Jackson in a supporting role.
(Feb. 8)

RaceTime!

leaf Racetime! is the sequel to the highly successful 2015 animated feature SnowTime! It’s a wild romp through the trials and tribulations, passionate joys and little victories of childhood as the kids plan a spectacular sled race through the village.
(Dec. 7 - Quebec)
(Jan. 25 - TROC)

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