Canadian & International Features

Restoration Tuesdays: Heater

Canadian & International Features
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Restoration Tuesdays: Heater
Tue, Jan 7 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 14 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 21 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 28 / 7 pm
Ben and The Man are homeless during an icy Winnipeg winter. Their only hope for salvation is an unopened space heater that they share but have no use for. They decide to return their sole possession for a negligible sum of cash. What follows is a day long journey in which they meet a plethora of quirky characters while forming an unlikely bond.

Restoration Tuesdays: Quartet

Canadian & International Features
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Restoration Tuesdays: Quartet
Tue, Jan 7 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 14 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 21 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 28 / 9 pm
Marya (Isabelle Adjani), a former chorus girl of humble origins, is gleefully living it up in the decadence of 1920s Paris until Stephan (Anthony Higgins), her art dealer husband, is convicted of theft. Broke and alone, she is taken in …

Canada’s Top Ten: Murmur

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Canada’s Top Ten: Murmur
Thu & Fri, Jan 23 & 24 / 7 pm
Sat, Jan 25 / 2:30 pm
Sun, Jan 26 / 5 pm
Wed, Jan 29 / 7 pm
In one of the most auspicious debut features at TIFF, Heather Young further establishes herself as one of her country's most promising filmmakers. Brilliantly fusing documentary and fiction techniques. The story of Donna (Shan MacDonald), a woman in her sixties who lives alone, estranged from her daughter. Sentenced to community service at a local animal shelter after an impaired-driving conviction, she ends up taking home an elderly dog. The new-found companionship eases her loneliness, and to fill the void in her life further,

Canada’s Top Ten: Matthias & Maxime

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Canada’s Top Ten: Matthias & Maxime
Sat, Jan 25 / 9:30 pm
Wed, Jan 29 / 9 pm
Fri, Jan 31 / 9:30 pm
Sat, Feb 1 / 4:30 pm
A comeback for the Quebec wunderkind director Xavier Dolan who made a stir at Cannes with his first few features like I Killed My Mother and Mommy. Maxime (Xavier Dolan) is preparing to move from his hometown of Montreal to Australia, leaving behind his troubled mother (Anne Dorval) and boisterous group of twenty-something friends, including lifelong best pal Matthias (Gabriel D’Almeida Freitas) A few months before his departure, the gang spends the weekend at a lakeside retreat, where Matthias and Maxime agree to take part in an experimental student film, which requires them to kiss. This changes everything.

Canada’s Top Ten: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

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Canada’s Top Ten: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk
Thu, Jan 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Feb 1 / 7 pm
For decades, Zacharias Kunuk has been one of the most exciting, dynamic, and innovative filmmakers in Canada, and indeed the world. His film Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner was voted the best Canadian film of all time in a recent TIFF pollHis latest film hinges on a pivotal 1961 encounter on spring sea ice between the title character (Apayata Kotierk) and other community leaders and a government emissary (Kim Bodnia), who has come to ask them to relocate their families.
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Restoration Tuesdays: Heater

Tue, Jan 7 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 14 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 21 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 28 / 7 pm
Wed 29

Restoration Tuesdays: Quartet

Tue, Jan 7 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 14 / 9 pm
Tue, Jan 21 / 7 pm
Tue, Jan 28 / 9 pm
Thu 30

Canada’s Top Ten: Murmur

Thu & Fri, Jan 23 & 24 / 7 pm
Sat, Jan 25 / 2:30 pm
Sun, Jan 26 / 5 pm
Wed, Jan 29 / 7 pm
Thu 30

Canada’s Top Ten: Matthias & Maxime

Sat, Jan 25 / 9:30 pm
Wed, Jan 29 / 9 pm
Fri, Jan 31 / 9:30 pm
Sat, Feb 1 / 4:30 pm
Fri 31

Canada’s Top Ten: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

Thu, Jan 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Feb 1 / 7 pm

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