Tag: CANADA

January 11, 2022 / TV Movie

David takes his autistic child to a new therapy center and meets Dr. Rachel Lindsey. Their chemistry results in an affair that doesn’t help her already-shaky marriage.

December 25, 2021 / Drama

Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his affection for Giulietta and admiration for the performers gives him a new lease on life, Giulietta’s father, the leader of the troupe, opposes the relationship and is determined to keep them apart. Meanwhile, Frac and Giulietta discover a gang of children who are held prisoner by a criminal leader who forces them to do his bidding, and they devise a plan to win the kids their freedom.

December 14, 2021 / Animation

This animated film paints a vivid portrait of two strangers intimately linked by the shared ceilings, floors and plumbing of their apartments. When an unexpected problem arises, these comfortable connections are compromised. Wendy Tilby uses a painstaking animation process involving painting on glass and stop-action filming.

December 14, 2021 / Biography

A biographical story of rock idol and TV star Ricky Nelson. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson’s early life, their rise to TV stardom in the 50’s, Ricky’s struggles with his Dad Ozzie Nelson to move into music and out of his Dad’s control, and his star drop after his early teen successes. Features behind the scenes stories of one of the top celebrities of the 50’s and 60’s.

December 14, 2021 / Animation

This animated short film attempts to answer the eternal questions, What is dying? and How does it feel? Based on recent studies, case histories and some of the ancient myths, the afterlife state is portrayed as an awesome but methodical working-out of all the individual’s past experiences. Film without words. Score by Herbie Mann.

December 5, 2021 / Neo-Noir
October 31, 2021 / Comedy

Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied companion arouses trouble…

October 31, 2021 / Biography

Documentary of the life and music of Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke, considered to be the greatest jazz cornet player. Dead at 28 and still a legend. He and Louis Armstrong pioneered the playing of jazz solos. When it was made in 1981 there was no known video of Bix playing. But the documentary surmounted that limitation with the skillful use of music recordings, period stills and movies, Hopper paintings, and extensive interviews with musicians that played with him (e.g., Louis Armstrong, Artie Shaw, Hoagy Carmichael, and many others).