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Careful

Careful

Director: Guy Maddin
Year: 1992

Cult director Maddin scales new heights of cinematic strangeness in this weird and funny quasi-Freudian parable of sexual repression in a remote Alpine village.

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FLicKeR

FLicKeR

Director: Nik Sheehan
Year: 2008

This award-winning documentary about poet, calligrapher and mystic Brion Gysin portrays the life and legacy of an artist who believed art could revolutionize human consciousness. This film chronicles Gysin's complex ideas and influence with some key counterculture figures, such as William Burroughs and Kurt Cobain.

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Café de Flore

Café de Flore

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Year: 2012

Cafe de Flore is a love story about people separated by time and place, but connected in profound and mysterious ways. Atmospheric, fantastical, tragic and hopeful, the film chronicles the parallel fates of Jacqueline, a young mother with a disabled son in 1960s Paris, and Antoine, a recently divorced, successful DJ in present day Montreal. What binds the two stories together is love - euphoric, obsessive, tragic, youthful, timeless love.

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Griefwalker

Griefwalker

Director: Tim Wilson
Year: 2008

GRIEFWALKER is an extraordinary portrait of Harvard-trained theologian Stephen Jenkinson, who teaches that death empowers us to live and that we must know grief well in order to appreciate our own lives.

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I Killed My Mother

I Killed My Mother

Director: Xavier Dolan
Year: 2009

Focusing on the relationship between Hubert Minel (Xavier Dolan), a 16-year-old Quebecois living in suburban Montreal, and his single mother Chantale (Anne Dorval), I KILLED MY MOTHER beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship.

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Mystical Brain

Mystical Brain

Director: Isabelle Reynauld
Year: 2007

Is it possible to shed light on the states of grace experienced by mystics and meditators? Mystical Brain shows us the most recent discoveries of scientific research on this phenomenon in North America and abroad.

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Nuit #1

Nuit #1

Director: Anne Émond
Year: 2011

Anne Émond's striking feature film debut is a daring examination of a one-night stand. Clara and Nikolaï meet at a rave. They return to Nikolaï's apartment and frantically make love. Afterwards, instead of parting, the two lovers divulge their deepest secrets to one another.

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A Previous Engagement

A Previous Engagement

Director: Joan Carr-Wiggin
Year: 2008

When Julia talks her husband into a family vacation in Malta she has a secret agenda: a date made twenty-five years earlier with her first love. With one last day in Malta, Julia must choose between the husband she never really knew and the man she's dreamt of for twenty-five years.

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Radiant City

Radiant City

Director: Gary Burns, Jim Brown
Year: 2006

Surrealist filmmaker Gary Burns (Waydowntown, A Problem with Fear) joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the burbs.

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Old Stone

Old Stone

Director: Johnny Ma
Year: 2016

In Johnny Ma’s thrilling debut feature, a Chinese taxi driver finds himself plunged into a Kafkaesque nightmare where no good deed goes unpunished.

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