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The Wedding Plan (Laavor et hakir)

Canadian & International Features
The Wedding Plan (Laavor et hakir)
Thu, Sept 7 / 9 pm
Fri & Sat, Sept 8 & 9 / 7 pm
Sun, Sept 10 / 3 pm
Thu, Sept 14 / 7 pm
Fri & Sat, Sept 15 & 16 / 9 pm
Sun Sept 17 / 3 pm

A deeply poignant and funny story of a spirited bride-to-be Michal who is eager for the comfort and companionship of marriage. Though her fiancé dumps her just one month before their wedding she keeps the booking and sets out to find her match.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

New World Documentaries
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
Sat, Aug 19 / 9 pm
Sun, Aug 20 / 3 pm
Sat, Aug 26 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Aug 27 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 31 / 9 pm
The story of the profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and others, RUMBLE shows how these talented Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

Risk

New World Documentaries
Risk
Thu & Fri, Aug 17 & 18 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 19 / 3 pm
Sun Aug 20 / 7 pm
Fri, Aug 25 / 9 pm
Laura Poitras, Academy Award winning director of Citizenfour, returns with her most personal and intimate film to date. Filmed over six years, Risk is a complex and volatile character study of Julian Assange, founder if WikiLeaks.

Eva Hesse

New World Documentaries
Eva Hesse
Wed, Aug 23 / 7 pm
Fri & Sat, Aug 25 & 26 / 7 pm
Sun, Aug 27 / 3 pm
Wed & Thu, Aug 30 & 31 / 7 pm
An extraordinary portrait of the artistic life and work of Jewish artist Eva Hesse, one of the most influential artists and sculptors of the 20th century.The film paints an exciting portrait of the 1960's New York pop art scene with the ferment of ideas and the clash of egos.

Lost in Artspace

Special Events
Lost in Artspace
Thu, Aug 24 / 8 pm - 1 am
This summer soirée has something for every culture lover: cinéma, photography, music, written, and live art performances, all with local food and beverage pairings. Artists and creators are at the heart of all we do and we are thrilled to release our lineup of participating artists and pairings: – Enjoy popcorn in Cinematheque while watching shorts by Winnipeg filmmakers Matthew Rankin, Leslie Supnet, Karen Asmundson, Gwen Trutnau, Curtis Wiebe, Trevor Kristjanson, and Alain Delannoy. – Grab a pint from Little Brown Jug before…

The Gardener

New World Documentaries
The Gardener
Fri - Sun, Sept 1 - 3 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Sept 6 & 7 / 7 pm
Fri, Sept 8 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 9 / 3 pm
Sun, Sept 10 / 7 pm
Wed, Sept 13 / 7 pm
The Gardener is a documentary reflecting on the meaning of gardening and its impact on our lives. The film focuses on The Chabot Garden, world famous as one of the largest private gardens in the world and offers an intimate tour of Cabot’s lush and expansive English-style garden and estate. Beautiful cinematography invites one to stroll Cabot’s gardens and explore the different worlds crafted out of trees and hedges.

Kedi

New World Documentaries
Kedi
Fri, Sept 1 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 2 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun Sept 3 / 3 pm
Sat Sept 9 / 9 pm
Kedi (Turkish for cats) is a charming and magical documentary about the street cats of Turkey who roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely.

Obit

New World Documentaries
Obit
Thu, Sept 14 / 9 pm
Fri, Sept 15 / 7 pm
Sat, Sept 16 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Sept 17 / 7 pm
Wed, Sept 20 / 7 pm
Thu, Sept 21 / 9 pm
In the new documentary Obit, Vanessa Gould meets the people who write them for the New York Times – practitioners of a form which has ‘nothing to do with the death and almost everything to do with the life’. A thoughtful, entertaining, and at times eccentric bunch, the journalists explain how they choose their subjects, from Stalin’s daughter to the inventor of the Slinky,

McDonald at the Movies: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
McDonald at the Movies: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Thu, Sept, 21 / 7 pm
Comedian Kevin McDonald will introduce this terrific parody of cop shows based on their 1982 TV show Police Squad! Their ingenuity was in casting stone faced Leslie Nielsen as the bumbling detective Frank Drebin who tries to solve the murder of the missing Queen Elizabeth II.

Architecture+Film: Integral Man

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Architecture+Film: Integral Man
Fri, Sept 22 / 7 pm
Landscape designer and artist Joseph Clement's debut film is an impressive work of art in its own right, with its masterful combination of beautiful soundscapes and gorgeous architectural details. It ultimately delivers a finely crafted portrait of Jim Stewart, the most published mathematician in the world and his beloved home.
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The Wedding Plan (Laavor et hakir)

Thu, Sept 7 / 9 pm
Fri & Sat, Sept 8 & 9 / 7 pm
Sun, Sept 10 / 3 pm
Thu, Sept 14 / 7 pm
Fri & Sat, Sept 15 & 16 / 9 pm
Sun Sept 17 / 3 pm

Sun 20

Introduction to the Oxberry

Sunday August 20 // 12pm - 4pm & 4pm - 8pm
Sun 20

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

Sat, Aug 19 / 9 pm
Sun, Aug 20 / 3 pm
Sat, Aug 26 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Aug 27 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 31 / 9 pm
Sun 20

Risk

Thu & Fri, Aug 17 & 18 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 19 / 3 pm
Sun Aug 20 / 7 pm
Fri, Aug 25 / 9 pm
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Eva Hesse

Wed, Aug 23 / 7 pm
Fri & Sat, Aug 25 & 26 / 7 pm
Sun, Aug 27 / 3 pm
Wed & Thu, Aug 30 & 31 / 7 pm

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