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Force Nature Series

Force of Nature Natalia

  • UK
  • 82
  • PG
  • Gerry Fox
SUN, MAR 15 - 6:00 PM

Be swept off your feet by the fiery star of The Royal Ballet in this intimate year-in-the-life portrait of Natalia Osipova and the spirits that move her.

Standingonthe Line Series

FREE SCREENING // NFB's Standing on the Line

  • Canada
  • 80
  • Paul Émile d’Entremont
WED, MAR 25 - 6:00 PM

In both amateur and professional sports, being gay remains taboo. Breaking the code of silence that prevails on the field, on the ice and in the locker room, this new NFB doc focuses on athletes who’ve joined their voices in support of the LGBTQ cause.

Gordon Lightfoot Series

Canadian Screen Award Nominee: Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

  • 2019
  • 88
  • PG
  • Martha Kehoe, Joan Tosoni
SAT, MAR 28 - 2:00 PM

Follow Gordon Lightfoot’s life and musical evolution from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour, international star, and beloved Canadian icon.


Canadian Screen Award Nominee: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

  • Canada
  • 98
  • PG
  • Tasha Hubbard
SUN, MAR 29 - 12:30 PM

A grieving family's pursuit of justice becomes a flashpoint of the inequity and racism in the Canadian legal system after the killer of Colten Boushie, a young Cree man in Saskatchewan, is acquitted of murder charges.

Nytop Docs2020 Series

The New York Times's Op-Docs: From Here To Home

  • Various
  • 79
  • Various
WED, APR 29 - 6:30 PM

Join us for a selection five short films from The New York Times’s acclaimed Op-Docs series on the big screen. Each entry in this newest collection offer a personal and diverse perspective on the immigrant experience.

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