DIVE! LIVING OFF AMERICA’S WASTE

/Note: This doc was shot before the HD era and the quality of image reflects this reality/ Directed by Jeremy Seifert 45min | US | 2010 | English SYNOPSIS Inspired by a curiosity about USA’s careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as […]

BETIBÚ

Directed by Miguel Cohan | 1h40 | 2014 | Argentina | Spanish with English subtitles SYNOPSIS A day like any other day, in a peaceful and well guarded private neighborhood, Pedro Chazarreta is found dead. News are quickly spread: Chazarreta is not only a powerful businessman, but also the only suspect of having murdered his […]

MISSION: SPUTINIK

Directed by Markus Dietrich & Pavel Strnad | 1h30 | 2013 | Germany | German with English subtitles SYNOPSIS An adventurous story about the “real” happenings of November 9, 1989 in Germany, the day the wall came down! For ten-year-old Frederike, October 1989 gets off to a disastrous start: her beloved Uncle Mike is expelled […]

THE HAND THAT FEEDS

Directed by Rachel Lears & Robin Blotnick | US | 2014 | 84 min | English & Spanish w/Engl. Subtitles SYNOPSIS At a popular bakery café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, […]

LESSONS OF A DREAM

Directed by Sebastian Grobler | Germany | 2011 | 113 min | German w/English subtitles SYNOPSIS The young teacher Konrad Koch is hired to teach English at a strictly-run German school for boys in 1874. The reform-minded headmaster von Merfeld has hired Koch as one of the very first English teachers of all at a […]

GRANNY POWER

December 30th – 8:00PM@ Staircase Theatre – 27 Dundurn NorthTickets: PWYC Directed by Magnus Isacsson | Canada | 2015 | 78 min | English SYNOPSIS GRANNY POWER is a documentary about a very original activist movement – the Raging Grannies. Spanning 10 years, the film follows several passionate, activist grandmothers and their “gaggles” as they […]

THE CIRCLE

Directed by Stefan Haupt | Switerzland | 2014 | 102 min | German w/English subtitles SYNOPSIS Founded in the early 1940s, the network around the magazine ‘Der Kreis’ (’The Circle’) was the only gay organization to survive the Nazi regime. It blossomed during the post-war years into an internationally renowned underground club. Legendary masked balls […]

THE SOWER

Directed by Julie Perron | Canada | 2013 | 80 min | French w/English subtitles SYNOPSIS A portrait of artist and seed producer Patrice Fortier, who dedicates his passion and expertise to preserving plant biodiversity. Patrice likes beets, especially hardy varieties which can stand up to a strong wind. He admires independence in a plant. […]

OCCUPY LOVE

Directed by Velcro Ripper | Canada | 2012 | 95 min | English SYNOPSIS From the Arab Spring to the European Summer, from the Occupy Movement to the global climate justice movement, a profound shift is taking place: humanity is waking up to the fact that the dominant system of power is failing to provide […]