New World Documentaries

78/52

New World Documentaries
78/52
Thu, Dec 14 / 9 pm
Fri - Sun, Dec 15 - 17 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Dec 21 & 22 / 9 pm
There may be no more iconic sequence in the history of cinema than the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 masterpiece Psycho. In 78/52, Hitchcock historians, horror aficionados, filmmakers, critics and actors-from Peter Bogdanovich and Guillermo del Toro to Elijah Wood-gleefully pick apart this legendary movie moment, uncovering its enduring power and influence.

Blue Velvet Revisited

New World Documentaries
Blue Velvet Revisited
Thu, Jan 4 / 9 pm
Fri & Sat, Jan 5 & 6 / 9:15 pm
Thu, Jan 11 / 9 pm
Sat, Jan 20 / 9:30 pm
This intriguing documentary is based on hours of footage that was filmed and photographed on the set of David Lynch’s Blue Velvet by German filmmaker Peter Braatz. Braatz received exclusive rights to document the entire shoot by Lynch and most of this footage has never been seen before.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Wed - Sun, Jan 10 - 14 / 7 pm
Wed, Jan 17 / 7 pm
Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lemarr, was infamous for her marriages and affairs with everyone from Spencer Tracy to JFK.This documentary will rediscover her, not only as an actress, but as a brilliant mind. It turns out “the most beautiful woman in the world” was also a secret inventor. She helped create the technology that paved the way for secure cellphone communication, WiFi, Bluetooth, and drone warfare.

Canada’s Top Ten: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

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Special Events
Canada’s Top Ten: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
Fri & Sat, Jan 12 & 13 / 9 pm
More than the Who, the Rolling Stones or Elvis Presley, it was Link Wray’s distorted guitar (in the instrumental Rumble) that forever changed the sound of rock ‘n’ roll. Blending audio archives, concert footage and interviews with industry icons Robbie Robertson and Buffy St. Marie, and many others, this Sundance award-winner is an unforgettable and political exploration of a musical history that was silenced for too long.

Architecture+Film: Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture

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Special Events
Architecture+Film: Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture
Fri, Jan 19 / 7 pm
This documentary takes us to Boston, where acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie teaches at Harvard, showing some of his recent projects, including the expansion of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. It also follows him on his first visit to Israel in fourteen years, where he works on the plans for the Mamilla neighbourhood of Jerusalem, a long-term project designed to bring the city’s Jewish and Arab communities together.
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Wed 20

The Little Hours

Wed – Fri, Dec 20 – 22 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Dec 28 & 29 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 30 / 9 pm
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78/52

Thu, Dec 14 / 9 pm
Fri - Sun, Dec 15 - 17 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Dec 21 & 22 / 9 pm
Wed 27

The Trip to Spain

Wed - Fri, Dec 27 - 29 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 30 / 3 pm & 7 pm

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