Tag: CANADA

July 25, 2022 / Animation

Animated drawings illustrate the life and explorations of Samuel de Champlain, founder of Québec City. The film follows Champlain from his first ambitions to map the New World and discover a passage to the sea, to his later dreams for New France.

July 9, 2022 / Comedy

A father brings a young child to an emergency room to get treatment for a minor injury occurring in an innocent accident, but he gets accused of child abuse. Child welfare agencies commit grossly unfair over-reactions to remove the child forcibly from the father, who must brave the arcane system to reclaim his daughter.

April 21, 2022 / Animation

Made as a tribute to the poet-painter Henri Michaux who died in 1985, this animated short film is inspired by one of his books, Mouvements (Gallimard, 1951), and offers an unusual rapprochement between an exceptional practice of writing and painting and the art of animation and cinema. Techniques: real shots and engraving on film.

April 6, 2022 / Animation
March 24, 2022 / Documentary

A “gentle rekindling of the human spirit” brought child survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp out of despair and moved them to create remarkable lives for themselves. In The Boys of Buchenwald, they return to the homes in France which took them in after the war, and reconnect with fellow survivors whose friendships helped to heal their devastating losses.

March 10, 2022 / Biography

This mini-series looks at the early years of America’s most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress. Based on Nigel Hamilton’s New York Times best-selling biography, JFK: Reckless Youth follows a young Kennedy as he makes the decisions that will shape his future: 35th President of the United States. Mischievous college student, competitive younger brother of Joe Jr., overseas traveller, Dutch journalist Inga Arvad’s lover, and commander of PT 109, this critically-acclaimed miniseries is a vivid, rich portrait of a President in the making.

March 4, 2022 / Erotic

A brilliant ensemble cast tests the limits of love, malice and madness in this gripping psychological thriller about getting even with a vengeance! Emotionally scarred by years of her tyrannical father’s mental cruelty and her ineffectual mother’s weakness, Lily seems destined to relive old patterns of abuse when she falls passionately in love with Tim, a seductive schemer who misses no opportunity to humiliate her. Even her best friend Kilo is powerless to help Lily see Tim for the scumbag he is. But one night, when her boyfriend’s brutality goes too far, Lily’s brittle facade of “love” is shattered, and she vows to exact the ultimate revenge against the two men who have made her life a living hell.

January 28, 2022 / TV Movie

Dennis Weaver stars in this TV movie as a blue-collar family man who has earned his own keep for 40 years. He holds down a well-paying job at a Massachusetts factory–until one day, when he is summarily dismissed. The reason? He has spent his adult life harboring a terrible secret: he has never learned to read or write.