FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: April 5

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In his busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But...what is the correct path?

Brothers of the Wind

In English. No subtitles.

CANADIAN PREMIERE

This eagle’s story begins in the nest where natural wonders come to life; on the ground the dangers of survival are imminent. Living with his overbearing widowed father, Lukas secretly fosters an eagle chick with the help of his gentle neighbour (Jean Reno), who offers some much needed affection denied at home. A unique friendship is hatched as they train the eagle together. This film is a visually splendid and gripping feast of nature images. We recommend watching the teaser trailer!

Heidi

In German and Swiss-German with English subtitles.*
*A limited number of headsets are available for those who would prefer to have subtitles read aloud by an experienced reader. Please inquire to reserve headsets at the time of booking.

WEST COAST PREMIERE

In this fresh take on the classic story about a precocious orphan girl, Heidi is sent to live with her mysterious grandfather (Bruno Ganz) in the Swiss Alps. With cinematically striking and bucolic landscapes, grand set design, and lush costumes, Heidi is an epic tale about friendship, family, and following your instincts.

Hoop Dreamin'

Eight-year-old Tariq is off school for the summer and all he wants to do is play basketball with his friends. Unfortunately, the big boys are dominating the court. Stuck on playing ball, Tariq decides to find a way to purchase his own hoop. Since he doesn’t have any money, Tariq has to make a tough decision: work for his hoop or enjoy the summer doing something else with his friends.

I Am Not A Mouse

Every time Lucy is called 'Mouse' by her Mum, she turns into a real mouse! She doesn't care for her pet name-- or being a mouse. What is Lucy going to do?

Ingrid And The Black Hole

Ingrid experiences a lifetime of memories with Conrad as they imagine what it would be like to travel through a black hole. Recalling some of her happiest and darkest moments, Ingrid’s memories morph into a fond and impressionistic portrait of her past. Ingrid & the Black Hole is an exploration of Alzheimer’s from the perspective of a woman living with the disease.

Mamie

Mamie lives in Gaspésie, Québec, in a house that faces away from the sea. Her granddaughter wonders why it’s so difficult for her Mamie to show her affection. In this wondrous animation, filmmaker Janice Nadeau draws from her own childhood memories to share a personal and touching story about the break in ‘passing things on’ between her and her grandmother.

Mindfork

Incorporating the found sound of an English language lesson, Mindfork depicts a visual descent into confusion triggered by the effort to keep it all together when your brain is telling you one thing and your body is doing another.

Old Man

An old man confronts his greatest fear, and is literally consumed by it.

This Time It's Shopping

A peculiar customer interrupts a gift store owner's quiet day. Is she really shopping, or is this some kind of children's game?

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