New World Documentaries

Gimme Some Truth presents: Shella Record – A Reggae Mystery

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Gimme Some Truth presents: Shella Record – A Reggae Mystery
Wed, Aug 21 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 22 / 9:30 pm
Fri, Aug 23 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Aug 25 / 7 pm
Wed, Aug 28 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 9 pm
Ten years ago, artist and vinyl fanatic Chris Flanagan unearthed a mysterious thrift store record that changed his whole life. Haunted by the voice of a woman listed only as 'Shella Record' he dropped everything and began a quest to find out who she was and what happened to her. Like Searching for Sugarman, Chris is determined to find the elusive artist and embarks on a pilgrimage to Kingston Jamaica to search out the music community. He soon travels to America following in her footsteps from New York to Los Angeles, enlisting the help of psychics, private investigators and ghost hunters in an increasingly desperate search. What he discovers may surprise you. 

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Wed, Aug 14 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 5 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun Aug 18 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 21 / 9 pm
How could Alice Guy-Blaché, a contemporary of Edison, the Lumieres, and Melies, ( all silent film pioneers) who wrote, directed or produced a thousand films and had a career longer than any of them, reach the heights of fame in France and financial success and then be forgotten? Eight years in the making, with narration by Jodie Foster, this detective thriller takes us around the world to find out more about the first female filmmaker who was shut out from the very industry she helped create.

Meeting Gorbachev

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Meeting Gorbachev
Fri, Aug 23 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Aug 25 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Wed, Aug 28 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 29 & 30 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 5 pm
The USSR’s last leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, steps back into the limelight in this riveting documentary focused on a life that changed history. Now 87 and in precarious health,Gorbachev nevertheless possesses a mind as sharp as ever as he parries Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) in a series of interviews and some remarkable archival footage.

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS ADDED:
Sat & Sun, Aug 3 & 4 / 1 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 1 pm
Mon, Aug 19 / 7 pm *
Mon, Aug 26 / 7 pm
On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system. Producer Jon Montes will introduce the Monday, Aug, 19, 7 pm screening.

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

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Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Thu & Fri, Aug 29 & 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Personal archive materials, studio sessions and interviews with everyone from Steve Earle to Syliva Tyson paint an intimate picture of this legendary songwriter in his element, candidly revisiting his idealistic years in Yorkville's coffeehouses, up through stadium tours and the hedonistic '70s.
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Tue 20

Restoration Tuesdays: Between the Lines

Tue, Aug 6 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 13 / 9 pm
Tue, Aug 20 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 27 / 9 pm
Tue 20

Restoration Tuesdays: The Fate of Lee Khan

Tue, Aug 13 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 20 / 9 pm
Tue, Aug 27 / 7 pm
Wed 21

Gimme Some Truth presents: Shella Record – A Reggae Mystery

Wed, Aug 21 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 22 / 9:30 pm
Fri, Aug 23 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Aug 25 / 7 pm
Wed, Aug 28 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 9 pm
Wed 21

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Wed, Aug 14 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 5 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun Aug 18 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 21 / 9 pm
Thu 22

Afro Prairie Presents: Hyenas

Thu, Aug 22 / 7 pm

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