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Full Program for February 21 Screening

We are tickled to be launching our EIGHTH great season on Thursday February 21st. We’d love it if you could join us!

Thursday February 21st at 7:00pm
Cinecycle
129 Spadina Avenue (slightly down the alley)


Still from BROTHERHOOD

BROTHERHOOD

Dir: Meryam Joobeur
Canada/Tunisia/Qatar/Sweden – 2018

Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. He is deeply shaken when his eldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. Tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.

  • Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Toronto International Film Festival

Duration: 25:00


Still from ALL-INCLUSIVE

ALL-INCLUSIVE

Dir: Corina Schweingruber Ilic
Switzerland – 2018

Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas.

  • Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival
  • Official Selection – Toronto International Film Festival

Duration: 10:00


Still from CAROLINE

CAROLINE

Dirs: Celine Held and Logan George
USA – 2018

When plans fall through, a six-year-old is faced with a big responsibility on a hot Texas day.

  • Best North American Short – Palm Springs International ShortFest
  • Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival

Duration: 12:00


Still from BENEATH THE INK

BENEATH THE INK

Dir: Cy Dodson
USA – 2018

As society’s belief systems are seemingly changing, or even reverting in time, one Ohio artist is challenging his community by saying, “bring me your mistakes.” Inspired by recent events, Billy Joe White and his Red Rose Tattoo Studio are promoting one simple concept… ERASE THE HATE. Beneath the Ink is a timely look at hate and racism in the western foothills of this Appalachian region that reveals heartfelt stories of change and redemption.

  • Audience Award, Best Documentary – Palm Springs International ShortFest

Duration: 12:00


Still from FAST HORSE

FAST HORSE

Dir: Alexandra Lazarowich
Canada – 2018

Fast Horse follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horse racing tradition in a new form: Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison RedCrow struggles to build a team with second-hand races and a new jockey, Cody BigTobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede.

  • Special Jury Award for Direction – Sundance Film Festival

Duration: 14:00


Still from FATHERLAND

FATHERLAND

Dir: George Sikharulidze
Georgia – 2018

.In 2016, on the 63rd anniversary of his death, Stalin’s worshippers gather outside his birthplace in Georgia to demand his canonization as a saint … when something uncanny materializes.

  • Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

Duration: 15:00


Help us kick off our 2019 season! The Facebook RSVP is free, and door tickets are just $10 (a 20% price reduction from previous years). And why not bring a friend? 🙂

Full Program for January 14 Screening

It’s hard to believe, but we are launching our FIFTH amazing season of showing “the best little films on the big screen” and we’d love it if you could join us!

Thursday January 14th at 7:00pm
Carlton Cinemas
20 Carlton Street (steps from College subway station)


Still from Timmy Brothers - Water Makers

TIMMY BROTHERS – WATER MAKERS

Dir: Paul Riccio
USA – 2015

A short look at the Timmy Brothers, Brooklyn–based makers of bespoke drinking water.

Bill and Terry Timmy are introducing handcrafted water to the world with an almost pathological attention to craftsmanship and a thirst for helping people become less thirsty.

The Timmy Brothers. They make water.

Duration: 5:00


Still from Digits

DIGITS

Dir: Alexander Engel
USA – 2015

After losing the last two digits of a girl’s number, a socially awkward fish enthusiast tries every combination to seek her out.

Duration: 7:45


Still from Frontman

FRONTMAN

Dir: Matthew Gentile
USA – 2015

When an emotionally self-destructive rock star starts to lose his hearing, his personal and professional lives begin to unravel.

Duration: 19:00


Still from Lothar

LOTHAR

Dir: Luca ZuberbĂĽhler
Switzerland – 2013

Forced to be alone: Whenever Lothar sneezes, nearby objects explode. To protect the world he locks himself into a subterranean home, isolated from the outer world.

Duration: 13:00


Still from Slingshot

SLINGSHOT – AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER

Dir: David Hansen
Australia – 2015

An amusing analogy of modern love, seen through the eyes of one of its latest victims.

Duration: 7:00


Still from Tom

TOM

Dir: Omry Fisher
Israel – 2015

An astronaut encounters a major problem upon returning to earth after a long space voyage.

Duration: 9:00


Still from Bottle

BOTTLE

Dir: Kirsten Lepore
USA – 2010

Animated on location at a beach, in the snow, and underwater, this stop-motion short details a transoceanic conversation between two characters via objects in a bottle.

Duration: 5:00


Still from Red Onions

RED ONIONS

Dir: Simon Ryninks
UK – 2014

Failed writer Ryan is a man on the edge. Alone and broke, with an estranged wife and mounting debt, he attempts to earn some quick cash by agreeing to pen a short story for a magazine. With the deadline just hours away he heads to a local café and, inspired by the young waitress and the customers around him, cooks up a love story tinged with cynicism.

Duration: 5:00


Still from Living Legend

LIVING LEGEND

Dir: Alonso Llosa
USA/Peru – 2015

Charly, the most dangerous gangster in Lima, must face his ultimate fear: moving out of his mother’s house.

Duration: 15:00


Join us as we kick off our 2016 season! The Facebook RSVP is free, advance tickets are (still!) $10, and door tickets are just $12. And why not bring a friend? 🙂