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Wednesday, April 19th @ 7:00 PM - Saturday, April 22nd @ 3:00 PMFree
We’re kicking things off on National Canadian Film Day, Wednesday, April 19 and re-visiting popular titles from this festival — here’s your chance to see what you missed or see your favourites again!
In celebration of Canada’s 150th we’re revisiting some festival favourites and you can join the celebrations for FREE! All screenings at The Screening Room. You don’t need to worry about tickets or passes, we’ll open the doors 30 minutes before on a first come, first served basis. Here are the films we’re showing this year:
ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE
Wednesday, April 19 at 7 pm
Independent journalists Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, and Michael Moore expose government lies and corporate deception, inspired by the legendary investigative journalist I.F. Stone.
Thursday, April 20 at 7 pm
One of the most moving Canadian documentaries in recent years, THE STAIRS introduces viewers to Marty, Greg and Roxanne, three people who have survived some very tough times on Toronto’s meanest streets. Now, as their Regent Park neighbourhood undergoes a massive revitalization, they face troubling changes of their own.
Friday, April 21 at 7 pm
Nova Scotia. 1976. It’s the weekend of the American Bicentennial and 15-year-old Kit is running away from home. Enlisting the help of his girlfriend Alice, Kit hitchhikes through the stunning maritime landscape towards a new home with his glamorous, artistic mother Laura. However, as Kit and Alice near their final destination they find their relationship tested as Kit approaches a realization that will change his life forever.
Friday, April 21 at 9:15 pm
KCFF’s short program culls the best Canadian short films made over the past year, with an eye toward curating an exciting demonstration of the strongest filmmaking talent our country has to offer. Comedy, drama, documentary, horror. There’s something for everyone.
Saturday, April 22 at 1 pm
A 1956 western that teamed John Wayne with director John Ford, The Searchers has long been revered as a Hollywood classic that revealed the racial codes underlying representations of American frontier life. Now, one of Canada’s greatest filmmakers has put his own distinctive stamp on Ford’s story of revenge by resituating the western within an Inuit context.
Thursday, August 24th @ 6:30 PM - 12:00 AM