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Folk Horror: Blood on Satan’s Claw

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Folk Horror: Blood on Satan’s Claw
Tue, Dec 7 / 7pm *
Wed, Dec 15 / 9:10pm
Thu, Dec 30 / 9:15pm
Sun, Jan 2 / 7pm
* December 7th screening introduced by Kier-La Janisse. The ‘Folk Horror’ genre reached its grisly peak with the legendary 1971 Tigon shocker still hailed as “haunting” (Empire), “daring and significant” (The Digital Fix) and “very, very nasty” (British Horror). When …

Folk Horror: Clearcut

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Folk Horror: Clearcut
Tue, Dec 7 / 9:30pm *
Thu, Dec 16 / 9:15pm
Sun, Dec 19 / 3pm
Wed, Jan 5 / 7pm
* December 7th screening introduced by Kier-La Janisse. A white lawyer arrives to a remote area in Northern Ontario to defend Indigenous activists who are blocking a logging company’s clearcut of old growth on their land. A pacifist by nature, …

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

New World Documentaries
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
Wed, Dec 8 / 7pm
Thu, Dec 9 / 9:15pm
In this follow-up to the 1981 punk rock documentary “The Decline of Western Civilization,” filmmaker Penelope Spheeris dissects the world of heavy metal. Through live performance footage and interviews that feature popular hard rock musicians, Spheeris examines the metal genre …

The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

New World Documentaries
The Decline of Western Civilization Part III
Wed, Dec 8 / 9:15pm
Sun, Dec 12 / 3pm
In this documentary, filmmaker Penelope Spheeris captures the life of Los Angeles “gutter punks”: homeless teenagers who prefer anarchy and chaos to organized society. Many of the film’s subjects come from abusive households and have developed alcohol and drug problems. …

The Decline of Western Civilization Part I

New World Documentaries
The Decline of Western Civilization Part I
Thu, Dec 9 / 7pm
Their message is brutally clear: Destroy the old and make way for the new. This is the punk’s violent revolution; Their lawless world. This is The Decline of Western Civilization. A Riveting, unflinching account of the punk rock phenomenon and …
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Folk Horror: Blood on Satan’s Claw

Tue, Dec 7 / 7pm *
Wed, Dec 15 / 9:10pm
Thu, Dec 30 / 9:15pm
Sun, Jan 2 / 7pm
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Folk Horror: Clearcut

Tue, Dec 7 / 9:30pm *
Thu, Dec 16 / 9:15pm
Sun, Dec 19 / 3pm
Wed, Jan 5 / 7pm
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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

Wed, Dec 8 / 9:15pm
Sun, Dec 12 / 3pm

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Cinematheque is an intimate movie theatre devoted to screening the very best in Canadian and world cinema. More than just screening films, we also provide artist talks, panel discussions and special events to feed the minds of cinema fans.
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