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Kayak to Klemtu

Canadian & International Features
Kayak to Klemtu
Sat & Sun, Aug 11 & 12 / 5 pm
Sat & Sun, Aug 18 & 19 / 5:15 pm
14-year-old Ella is determined to travel the length of the Inside Passage by kayak, along the shores of the Great Bear Rainforest in order to testify against a proposed pipeline that would see oil tanker traffic traveling through her beloved homeland waters. She's prepared to handle all of the challenges of the wildlife and the weather but the greatest challenge of all is that she has to bring her dysfunctional family with her.

Femme Totale: New Indigenous Women’s Shorts

Shorts & Artists Talks
Femme Totale: New Indigenous Women’s Shorts
Sat, Aug 11 / 7 pm
The female voice and perspective in Indigenous cinema remains a strong, vital, and influential force. From both sides of the Medicine Line – the Canadian-American border – outstanding new talents explore an array of topics that plunge into the core of humanity, creating an expansive discourse around issues from resurgence, deep cultural ties and traditions, to sisterhood and loss. Including Kayla Labriet's film Smoke that Travels which has traveled to festivals in Chicago, Seattle, and Melbourne, Australia.

The Third Murder

Canadian & International Features
The Third Murder
Fri & Sat, Aug 17 & 18 / 7 pm
Sun, Aug 19 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 22 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 23 / 9 pm
Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (After the Storm, Our Little Sister) recently won Cannes highest honor, the Palme d’Or for his new feature Shoplift but prior to that he created this beautiful Rashomon like film about a man accused of murder. The Third Murder is a powerfully moving story of a man struggling to find the truth while questioning his own faith in the law.

Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur)

Canadian & International Features
Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur)
Thu, Aug 23 / 7 pm
Fri, Aug 24 / 8:30 pm
Sat, Aug 25 / 3 pm
Sun, Aug 26 / 3 pm
Thu, Aug 30 / 8:30 pm
Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in this deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis (White Material). Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but she refuses to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life.

Brimstone and Glory

Canadian & International Features
Brimstone and Glory
Fri & Sat, Aug 24 & 25 / 7 pm
Sun, Aug 26 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Aug 29 & 30 / 7 pm
Fri, Aug 31 / 7 pm
The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of festivity unlike any other in the world. Artisans show off their technical virtuosity, up-and-comers create their own rowdy, lo-fi combustibles, and dozens of teams build larger-than-life papier-mâché bulls to parade into the town square, adorned with fireworks that blow up in all directions. For the people of Tultepec, the National Pyrotechnic Festival is explosive celebration, unrestrained delight and real peril.
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ABOUT US

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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