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Christopher Plummer

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate and uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death in Knives Out from Lionsgate and MRC.
November 27, 2019

Stand!

leaf Based in part on the famous Winnipeg Strike of 1919, Stand! is an adaptation of the Danny Schur and Rick Chafe hit musical Strike! Set in 1919. Stefan Sokolowski (Marshall Williams) and his father Mike have fled Ukraine for the New World, where they struggle to earn enough to re-unite the family. Stefan is instantly smitten with the Jewish suffragette neighbour, Rebecca (Laura Slade Wiggins) but Rebecca's brother Moishe and Mike oppose the would-be Romeo and Juliet romance.
November 29, 2019 - Canada-wide

Assholes: A Theory

leaf We live in a time of venomous social media, resurgent authoritarianism and rampant narcissism threatening to trash civilization as we know it. Producer-Director John Walker holds a cinematic mirror up to all that nonsense and with some terrific on-screen help he explains why A-holes thrive in certain environments and how they keep getting elected. Updated Nov 29:
Montréal - Cinéma du Parc (Nov. 25 - Dec. 5)
Toronto - Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (Nov. 29 - Dec. 5)

Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is...

leaf Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power is an intimate look into the life of the renowned Canadian writer in a production that had exclusive access and took more than a year to make. This 92-minute documentary is from the award winning production company White Pine Pictures. Updated Nov. 29:
Nov. 14 - Dec. 19 - Toronto, ON (Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema)
Dec. 1 - Kingston, ON (Screening Room)
Dec. 1-7 - St. Catharines, ON (PAC Film House)
Dec. 2 - Montréal, QC (Cinéma du Parc)
Dec. 12 - Stratford, ON (Queen of the Square)

Antigone

leaf Antigone is set in modern day Montréal and adapted from the classic Greek tragedy of the same name. The lead character, Antigone, helps her brother to escape from prison. But she is now in the grip of the authorities and has little choice but to confront the police and the criminal justice system. Antigone won the Best Canadian Feature award at TIFF 2019 and is Canada's selection for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2020 Academy Awards. Updated Nov. 29:
Québec City - Cinéma Cartier (Nov. 29 - Dec. 5)
Sainte-Foy - Le Clap Sainte-Foy (Nov. 29 - Dec. 1)
Loretteville - Le Clap Loretteville (Nov.29 - Dec. 4) November 8, 2019 - Québec

A Christmas Story

leaf The 1983 Christmas Classic A Christmas Story returns 36 years later to entertain a whole new generation of fans. Updated Nov. 22:
Winnipeg, MB - Cineplex Odeon McGillivray (Dec. 1, 3, 7, 11, 16, 19, 22, 23, 24, 2019)

La beauté du monde

leaf Brother Marie-Victorin (Yves Jacques), author of the Laurentian Flora and founder of Montreal’s Botanical Garden, is bored with heaven and decides to return earth to help Albert Payette (Roy Dupuis) save Quebec’s flora from Transgenia, a multinational that is poisoning the Earth with chemicals. La beauté du monde was also released as Forgotten Flowers. Updated: Nov. 29:
Magog, QC - Cinéma Magog (Nov.29 - Dec.2).
Release date: October 25, 2019 (Montreal & Québec-wide)

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

leafOn August 9, 2016, 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a resident of the Cree Red Pheasant First Nation, died from a gunshot to the back of his head after he and his friends entered a rural property near Biggar, Saskatchewan. The jury’s decision to acquit captured international attention. nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up was named Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award at Hot Docs 2019.
Nov 29 - Dec 12 - Calgary (Globe Cinema)

Donald Sutherland

U.S. Army Corps engineer and astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) embarks on a search across the galaxy for his long-lost scientist father, Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones), who didn't return from a mission to find alien life 20 years earlier. Ad Astra costars include Donald Sutherland.
September 20, 2019

And The Birds Rained Down

leaf On the shores of a lake in the heart of the Abitibi forest, three elderly men living as hermits have found peace. However, when one of them passes away, the death threatens to throw off their perfect balance. Il pleuvait des oiseaux (And the Birds Rained Down) costars include Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Rémy Girard & Kenneth Welsh. Updated: Nov. 29
Sainte-Foy - Le Clap Sainte-Foy (Nov. 29 - Dec. 1)
Loretteville - Le Clap Loretteville (Nov. 29 - Dec. 5)
Release Date: September 13, 2019 - (Montréal, Québec)

Jacob Tremblay

Just how bad can one day get? Three best friends find out in Good Boys from Universal Pictures and co-produced by Seth Rogen. After being invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max (Canadian actor Jacob Tremblay) is panicking because he doesn’t know how to kiss.
August 16, 2019

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