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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

Life In Other Words

Comedy, Drama

Its about Life, in other words-

The Kabir family are having a terrible day. Their doting son, Ronny has failed class five and his sister, Reenu has quit her job. All this on a day when there is barely any food at home and Bangladesh is playing a crucial cricket match against England in the World Cup. It couldn't get any worse for Kabir.

Trailer

Rating: 13 years and over

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Abrar Athar

Bangladesh / 2017, 16 mins


Sunday, December 10 / 3:30pm

Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Roselyn

Roselyn is a young girl, on a ship with her mother and other Haitian refugees. During the night, a number of situations happen to the ship and crew.  It's a short film about hope.

Rating: General Audience

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Jason Evans

Bahamas / 2017, 12 mins


Sunday, December 10 / 7:30pm

Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 11:00am

Cut Bait

Comedy

A father-son fishing trip gone wrong.

General Audience

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Robert Walkine

Bahamas, United States / 2017, 4 mins


Monday, December 11 / 11:30am

Thursday, December 14 / 5:30pm

An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch

Documentary

An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch follows the work of the world's premier fisheries scientist, Dr. Daniel Pauly, as he investigates how close we are to a global crash in fish populations.

Rating: General Audience

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Alison Barrat

United States, Bahamas / 2017, 46 mins


Monday, December 11 / 11:30am

Thursday, December 14 / 7:00pm

Liyana

Documentary

Five children in Swaziland dive into their imaginations to create an original African tale about a girl on a dangerous quest.

Rating: General Audience

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Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp

Swaziland, USA, Qatar / 2017, 70 mins


Monday, December 11 / 1:00pm

Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 16 / 7:00pm

Green Days By The River

Drama

In 1952 Trinidad, an ambitious Black village boy struggling with poverty and his sick father finds solace in a wealthy Indian farmer and his captivating daughter, until he falls for a city girl, and discovers the scheming entrapment of his solace that would shatter his love life and manhood.

Trailer

Ratings: 12 year and over

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Michael Mooleedhar

Trinidad & Tobago / 2017, 102 mins


Tuesday, December 12 / 12:00pm

Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Silent Nights

Drama, Romance

Young Danish woman Inger volunteers at a homeless shelter in Copenhagen, where she meets and falls in love with Kwame, an undocumented immigrant from Ghana. The couple builds a life together, but a devastating secret from Kwame's past may undermine their happiness.

* 2016 Academy Award Nominated Film*

Rating: 18 years and older

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Aske Bang

Denmark / 2016, 30 mins


Tuesday, December 12 / 2:00pm

Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 3:30pm

The Real Thing

Drama

A soldier returns home to meet his daughter, who transitioned while he was on tour. 

Rating: 13 years and over

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Brandon Kelley

United States / 2017, 8 mins


Tuesday, December 12 / 6:30pm

Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 5:00pm

By All Means: A Rock 'n Roll Story

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.

Trailer

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

The Life Of Marie

Drama

Countess Anne von Borke commissions her maid Marie to take part in an aristocratic event  - dressed according to the occasion. She is expected to redeem her mistress’ honor, by regaining a letter from her formerly middle-class lover. However, Marie does not feel comfortable in her clothes, which is why everyone can see the maid in her.

Rating: 16 years and over

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Rolf Kasteleiner

Germany / 2017, 23 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

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.

Trailer  

Rating: General Audience

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Mariette Monpierre

Guadeloupe / 2017, 52 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 16 / 11:00am

Shingal, Where Are You?

Documentary, Drama

Feminicide in the Age of ISIS 

Trailer

Rating: 16 years and over

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Angelos Rallis

Turkey, Greece / 2017, 99 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 17 / 12:45pm

The Adventure Of Selika

Drama

When Selika flees the comfort and safety of her home in rural France, she sets out for Paris to forge her own independent path in the world.

Rating: 16 years and over

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Sybil H. Mair

United Kingdom / 2017, 7 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 11:00am

At Eye Level

Drama, Family Film
Social drama about the theme dwarfism.

Trailer

Ratings: General Audience

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Evi Goldbrunner & Joachim Dollhopf

Germany / 2016, 98 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 5:00pm

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.

Trailer

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

Dim The Fluorescents

Drama, Comedy

When a struggling actress and an aspiring playwright accept a job doing corporate role-playing demonstrations, they end up funnelling all of their creative ambitions into the biggest show of their lives — a hotel conference.

Trailer

Rating: Over 16 Years

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Daniel Warth

Canada / 2017, 128 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 1:30pm

Sunday, December 17 / 2:30pm

Catfish

Drama

A GIRL...

Rating: 16 years and over

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Sourena Bayramloo

Iran / 2017, 8 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Devil's Luck

Western, Comedy

After murdering a friendly sheriff, the Sinmore Brothers are hunted down by his less friendly wife in a showdown of words and weapons

Rating: 13 years and over

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Robert C. Eaton

United States / 2017, 7 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Limbo

Drama

The leopard shall lie down with the goat. The wolves shall live with the lambs. And the young boy will lead them.

Rating: 13 years and older

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Konstantina Kotzamani

France / 2016, 30 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Retouch

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Maryam's husband died in front of her eyes and she just watches until he died.

Rating: 18 years and over

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Kaveh Mazaheri

Iran / 2017, 20 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Cowboy & Indian

Drama

In an unlikely encounter in the desert, a cowboy chances upon a young Bengali bride and the two develop a dynamic where both come to realize that things should not be taken at face value.

Rating: 14 year and over

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Sujata Day

United States / 2016, 9 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 2:45pm

Million Loves In Me

Drama

A film about power, love, delusion, confinement delivered through the not-so-ordinary relationship between a mother and daughter.

Trailer

Ratings: 18 year and over

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Sampson Yuen

Hong Kong, Malaysia, Canada / 2016, 109 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 3:45pm

Saturday, December 16 / 8:15pm

Beauty Mark

Drama * World Premiere

Inspired by true events, after finding out their house is condemned, a poverty-stricken young mother must get the money she needs to help her family from the only person she knows with any - the man who abused her as a child.

Trailer

Ratings: 16 years and over

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Harris Doran

United States / 2016, 87 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 4:45pm

Sunday, December 17 / 11:00am

The Catch / La Pesca

A day in the life of a family of traditional fishermen

Rating: General Audience

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Pablo Alvarez Mesa / Fernando Lopez Escrivá

Canada, Colombia / 2017, 22 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 5:30pm

Straws

Documentary

STRAWS is a short documentary about plastic straw litter and how we all can make a sea of change...one straw at a time.

Trailers

Rating: General Audience

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Linda Booker

United States / 2017, 33 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 5:30pm

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Documentary

This documentary explores some myths, the mystery, the romance, the sea faring traditions - a touch of the 200 million years of history and successful life on this planet, brought together in an engaging experience that invites viewers to learn more about he endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle.

Rating: General Audience

Trailer

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Cynthia Neal

United States / 2016, 16 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 5:30pm

Environment & Oceans Benefit

Thursday, December 14

Bahamas National Trust

5:30 PM - Reception

6:00 PM - Film Screening

Conversation Following Films

$20.00 BNT Members
$25.00 Non Members

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Thursday, Dec. 14 / 5:30pm

Asleep

Drama

James, a freelance photo journalist, finds himself stuck in a life and death situation in Syria.

Ratings: 16 years and over

Trailer

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Mak Abdelhai

Canada / 2017, 11 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 3:30pm

BIFF Shorties

Multiple Short Films will be shown at Liquid Courage

Thursday, December 14

6pm showing and 8pm showing  

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Thursday, Dec. 14 / 6:00pm

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.

Trailer

Rating: 18 years and over

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Olivier Jourdain

Belgium / 2016, 60 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Barefoot Rasta

Documentary

A young Canadian man travels to Ethiopia to become Rasta.

Trailer

Ratings: 16 years and over

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Andy Siege

Germany, Ethiopia, Canada / 2016, 70 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

What Remains Of You

Drama

Michel and Sophie are two lovers. They don't dare to think about the future yet. And then fate gets on their way. How to finish what had just started?

Rating: 16 years and over

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Kevin Dresse

France / 2016, 19 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 3:30pm

Rosario

Drama

Rosario, a housewife who is the caregiver for her ill husband, silently struggles between her responsibilities and her desire for a more fulfilling life.

Trailer

Rating: 18 years and over

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Marlen Ríos-Farjat

Mexico / 2016, 10 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 3:30pm

Another Girl

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Sam’s ex-lovers aren’t so “ex” to him. In fact, they always seem to re-appear at the worst possible moment, sabotaging his hopes of finding new love. Can Sam banish them from his life before they ruin his chances with the newfound girl of his dream

Ratings: 16 years and over

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Austin Kase

United States / 2017, 22 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:00pm

Saturday, December 16 / 3:30pm

Bad News

Drama

After witnessing a common element of grief while working at a funeral home, a young man creates a new career out of desolation, giving people a second chance to appreciate the true value of time, just to find out he was the one that needed it the most.

Trailer

Ratings: 16 years and over

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Matteo Petrelli

Italy / 2017, 22 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 16 / 6:00pm

The Definites

Drama

A woman leaves her husband to be, and instead weds her own wild desire when she flies away to a libidinous, party-filled weekend at Art Basel Miami.

Trailer

Ratings: 18 year and over

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Mackenzie Donaldson and Hannah Cheesman

Canada / 2017, 82 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:30pm

Friday, December 15 / 12:45pm

Noble Earth

Drama

Noble Earth is a study of ennui and female repression within a world rarely seen onscreen— Italy's hermetic nobility.

Trailer

Ratings: 16 year and over

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Ursula Grisham

Italy, United States / 2017, 70 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 16 / 6:00pm

Vìré

Drama

A young guadeloupean named Isaac has troubles to mourn over the death of his brother Legba. During an apnea fishing, the vision of a diver brings him to the bounds of the unconscious, a first exploration of a new horizon. Vìré is the initiatory journey of a man renewing with his origins. 

Rating: General Audience

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Hugo Rousselin

Guadeloupe / France / 2016, 19 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 7:00pm

Earthy Encounters

Family, Action - Adventure

15-year-old Kyle’s believes he can save his dying older brother with a plant he’s found in the garden centre he works at – problem is, there’s a shadowy government agency out to destroy it first.

Rating: General Audience

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Sam Johnson

United Kingdom / 2017, 22 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 7:00pm

Comfort & Joy

Comedy

An awkward, nerdy guy desperately tries to protect his true identity after waking up and getting stuck in a family home on Christmas Day following a one-night stand.

Rating: 18 years and over

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Will Jeffs, AJ Simmons

United Kingdom / 2017, 12 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 5:00pm

Leo Johnson

Comedy, Drama

Ben and Donna are an LA couple whose relationship has drifted into neutral. When their charismatic old friend, Leo, reappears in their lives with a desperate plan to steal an engagement ring from his ex-fiancée, Donna jumps at the chance for an adventure.

Trailer

Rating: 18 and over

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Evan Bluestein

United States / 2017, 21 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 5:00pm

Forever Now

Biography, Comedy, Drama

After several years together William and Cecilie breaks up. To treat the sorrow with love the same night they decide to do the drug, MDMA, together. This results in a emotional rollercoaster ride for better or worse over a whole weekend, where they're isolated together in their apartment.

Rating: 16 and over

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Kristian Håskjold

Denmark / 2017, 19 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 5:00pm

Pria

Drama, Family, Romance

Caught between the traditions of his upbringing in rural Indonesia and his idealization of Western freedom, a teenager struggles with the expectations of imminent manhood.

Trailer

Rating: 16 years and over

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Yudho Aditya

Indonesia / 2017, 20 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 4:00pm

Outside The Lines

Drama, Sport

Insecurities and shifting priorities test a long-standing friendship between two pro basketball players.

Trailer

Rating: 16 years and over

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Joshua Jacobs

United States / 2017, 12 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:00pm

Sunday, December 17 / 5:00pm

Tisay

Crime, Thriller, Romance

In the world of semi-pro basketball, a beautiful bookie recruits a promising player to the underworld of game-fixing.

Ratings: 18 year and over

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Alfonso Torre

Philippines / , 84 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:15pm

Saturday, December 16 / 10:15pm

7x7

Drama, Thriller 

High-flying tech entrepreneur Carson drinks to cope with the weight of expectation for his new company and the burden of providing for his sick father. When he wakes up in blackout with blood all over his car on the same morning a fatal hit-and- run is reported, his world spirals as he tries to build a relationship with June, the girlfriend of the victim who suspects that he might be the killer.

Trailer

Ratings: 18 years and over

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Liam Hughes

United States / 2016, 93 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:15pm

Friday, December 15 / 3:45pm

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.

Trailer

Rating: 18 years and over

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Bobbi Jo Hart

Canada / 2017, 90 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:30pm

Sunday, December 17 / 4:00pm

Lacrimosa

Drama

The young girl Mila wakes up in an unknown world full of mysteries. On her journey through ever changing surreal landscapes she meets her lover Theo. Mila has to learn that love also means to let go.

Rating: General Audience

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Tanja Mairitsch

Austria / 2017, 18 mins


Thursday, December 14 / 8:30pm

Los Labios

Come and Listen to the AMAZING Band Los Labios

Compass Point

Thursday, December 14

10:00 PM to 12:00 AM

FREE CONCERT !!!

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Thursday, Dec. 14 / 10:00pm


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