Barefoot Rasta

Documentary

A young Canadian man travels to Ethiopia to become Rasta.

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Ratings: 16 years and over

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Andy Siege

Germany, Ethiopia, Canada / 2016, 70 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Between 2 Shores – From Santo Domingo To Pointe-A-Pitre

Documentary

The everyday life of Johanna and Cristina, two Dominicans who live in Guadeloupe, who struggle to bring back their chlidren left in the Dominican Republic.

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Rating: General Audience

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Mariette Monpierre

Guadeloupe / 2017, 52 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 16 / 11:00am

By All Means: A Rock 'n Roll Story

*World Premier * Music / Documentary

A hilarious and touching insight into life on the road with a struggling rock band desperate to make it big by all means and against all the odds.

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Rating: 16 years and over

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Patrick Hewlett

Bahamas/Spain/America / 2017, 100 mins


Tuesday, December 12 / 8:00pm

Thursday, December 14 / 5:00pm

Delicate Balance - Fragil Equilibrio

Documentary

Will we be able to govern ourselves?

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Rating: 13 years and over

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Guillermo García López

Spain / 2016, 81 mins


Friday, December 15 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 17 / 11:00am

Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami is an electrifying journey through the performance, private and public worlds of pop cultural icon Grace Jones. Jones’ bold aesthetic echoes throughout the film as director Sophie Fiennes creates a powerful cinematic experience, contrasting musical sequences with intimate personal footage and reaching beyond the iconic mask

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Sophie Fiennes

UK/ Ireland / 2017, 115 mins


Friday, December 15 / 7:30pm

I Am Shakespeare (The Henry Green Story)

Documentary

I AM SHAKESPEARE poignantly chronicles the turbulent life of a young man living in an impoverished Inner-city and his remarkable return from death.

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Rating: 16 years and over

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Stephen Dest

United States / 2017, 76 mins


Saturday, December 16 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 17 / 12:45pm

I Do?

Documentary

A light-hearted documentary about the "crazy" concept of marriage.

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Rating: General Audience

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Joe Brandmeier

United States / 2016, 72 mins


Sunday, December 10 / 2:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 12:15pm

King Of The Goatskin Drums

The life story of the legendary Bahamian Cultural Icon John "Chippie" Chipman

* Special Screening - Nassau

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Thriston & Verline Ewing

Bahamas / 2017, 62 mins


Monday, December 11 / 10:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 2:15pm

Sunday, December 17 / 6:00pm

My Enemy My Brother

Documentary

Zahed and Najah are two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood brothers for life. 25 years after one saves the other’s life on the battlefield, they journey back into the heart of a region ravaged by war and ISIS.

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Rating: 16 years and over

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Ann Shin

Canada / 2017, 77 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 12:45pm

Rebels On Pointe

Rebels On Pointe is the first cinema verite documentary celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the all male, drag ballet company formed in New York City in 1974.

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Rating: Parental Guidance

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Bobbi Jo Hart

Canada / 2017, 90 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:30pm

Sunday, December 17 / 4:00pm

Sacred Water (L’eau Sacrée)

Documentary

Guided by Vestine, an extravagant star of radio nights, the film discovers Rwandan sexuality in search of the water that gushes out the female body and reveals with humor and spontaneity the mystery of female ejaculation.

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Rating: 18 years and over

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Olivier Jourdain

Belgium / 2016, 60 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Shingal, Where Are You?

Documentary, Drama

In 2014, the Yezidi city of Shingal in northern Iraq was conquered and destroyed by IS. The terror group murdered thousands of men and kidnapped 3,000 women and girls, who are still being kept as slaves. In a deserted coal mine on the Turkish border, thousands of Yezidi refugees wait for a safe return. Through the eyes of an older man, a teenage boy and a family, Shingal Where Are You? illustrates the burdens and dilemmas of this persecuted religious minority. Hanging around ruins and fishing pools, children discuss shockingly adult topics, such as the chances of another genocide taking place, and how much better life would be in Europe. In the meantime, the Havind family tries desperately to understand what has happened to them. Inconsolable, they talk on the phone with their daughter who reports from the slave camp. They try to buy her freedom through a chain of intermediaries and get close to the IS lines. The suffering is made all the more palpable when the family visits their city of Shingal, which has been reduced to rubble.

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Rating: 16 years and over

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Angelos Rallis, Hans Ulrich Gössl

Kurdish (English Subtitles) / 2017, 99 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 17 / 12:45pm

Slim Aarons: The High Life

Documentary

Slim Aarons spent his life documenting jet setters, movie stars and beautiful people doing beautiful things during the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. In “The High Life,” the story behind some of his most fabulous photographs are revealed among white sand beaches, longing palms and relaxed, gorgeous faces.

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Rating: General Audience

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Fritz Mitchell

United States / 2017, 65 mins


Monday, December 11 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 16 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 16 / 8:30pm

Susanne Bartsch : On Top

Susanne Bartsch: On Top is a feature documentary that explores self expression and the nightlife artists that surround Susanne Bartsch.

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Rating: 18 years and over

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Anthony Caronna, Alexander Smith

United States / 2017, 86 mins


Monday, December 11 / 8:30pm

Friday, December 15 / 5:00pm

Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber

Documentary, History

In 1916, the highest paid silent film director at Universal Studios was a woman named Lois Weber. Yet today, she is virtually unknown. "Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber" examines the achievements of this incredible woman, as told through the eyes of a young magazine photographer hoping to impress her.

Ratings: General Audience

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Svetlana Cvetko

United States / 2017, 6 mins


Sunday, December 10 / 2:00pm

Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am


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