films

In Pursuit of Peace
 
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In Pursuit of Peace 1 hr 26 min Canada Dir Gary Beitel In Pursuit of Peace follows four Canadians on the front lines of international peace initiatives – in South Sudan, Turkey, Congo and Iraq. We experience the challenges of their work, exploring how their peace building strategies are put to the test in this new 21st century paradigm of conflict resolution. buynow     BUYNOW 4.30pm oct 15th
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Indian Deities worshipped in Japan
 
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INDIAN DEITIES WORSHIPPED IN JAPAN 28 min 42 sec • Documentary DIRECTED BY Benoy Krishen Behl india Most people are not aware that at least a score of Hindu deities are very actively worshiped in Japan. Even deities which have been forgotten in India today, are revered in Japan. The 6th century Sanskrit script is preserved in Japan, though we do not use it in India. This Sanskrit script from India is found in practically every home of Japan.   A free event 12.30pm Oct 15th
Malvern public library 30 sewells
Kasippu
 
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Kasippu (71m, Australia, Sri Lanka) dir. by David Hansen Shot on location in Sri Lanka, Kasippu tells he story of a village torn apart by illicit alcohol use. Pushed to the brink of disaster, the local residents band together to fight the problem the before it becomes too late.   10am oct 12
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Welcome to the Smiling Coast
 
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Welcome to the Smiling Coast: Living in the Gambian Ghetto (72m, Gambia, Netherlands) dir. by Bas Ackermann Welcome to the Smiling Coast is a feature-length documentary that captures the daily struggles of 15 youngsters moving within the informal economy of the Gambian tourism industry of sun, safari . With the lure of a better future just around the corner, do they try their luck abroad or find their peace at home? Welcome to the Smiling Coast offers a rare insight into the lives of 15 youngsters moving within the bounds of the informal sector of the Gambian tourism industry.   10am Oct 14th
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Making A Killing; Guns, Greed and The NRA
 
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Making A Killing; Guns, Greed and The NRA 103m USA  Dir by Tommie Bayliss Making a Killing investigates the deep ties between the gun industry and the NRA, and draws the inescapable conclusion that the NRA is less a powerful citizens army than a sales and marketing division for gun companies. Its job is to sell fear and anger because fear and anger sell guns and gun sales support the lavish lifestyles and outsized paychecks of gun industry moguls and NRA leadership.      BUYNOW 6.30pm Oct 15th
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Marvi
 
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Marvi (52m, Canada, Pakistan, U S A) dir. by Tanya Panjwani This film embarks on a journey through Pakistan with renowned singer Sanam Marvi to discover her roots in Sindh and Punjab, through the shrines of Saints that inspired her to deliver the message of Sufism that permeates the land. It follows her creative process to spread this message through live concert performances, and documents her challenges in spreading the Sufi message in Pakistan and all over the world. We discover the Sufi Saints of Pakistan such as Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Laal Shahbaz Qalandar, Sachal Sarmast, Bulleh Shah, and Shah Hussain through the eyes of Marvi, and speak to teachers and experts who were a part of her mystical journey.   plays with Hurva The Klaf BUYNOW 8.30pm OCT 15th
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My Millennial Life
 
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My Millennial Life  52 min Canada Directed by Maureen Judge Produced by Maureen Judge & Charlotte Engel ‘A major work about the current twenty-something generation’ -John Doyle, the Globe and Mail My Millennial Life follows five dynamic millennials over a year, as they launch their lives. They set out on the same path their parents did, and assumed the same rules still apply – go to school, get a job, find fulfillment, fall in love. But somewhere along the way, the rug was pulled out from under their expectations. They’re living a reality that sees nearly half of their age group either unemployed or underemployed. Combining verité filming, interviews and video diary, with humour and compassion the documentary puts a human face on the quandary of finding a place in 21st century society. BUYNOW 10.030am Oct 11th Imagine cinema 80 front st east   BUYNOW 10.30am Oct 11th
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Nanny
 
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Nanny (12m, U S A) dir. by Diane Weipert From the writer of Solo Dios Sabe ( Diego Luna, Alice Braga; Sundance 2006) Niñera looks at the bitter ironies many nannies face, raising the children of strangers for a living while their own children are left to virtually raise themselves.   Malvern Public library a free event 3.00pm Oct 15th
Malvern public library 30 sewells
Pesum Parai (The Talking Drum)
 
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PESUM PARAI ( THE TALKING DRUM) by Maharjan Shanmuga Sundarum  27m Pesum Parai (The Talking Drum) is a short film which revolves around the life of an autistic child and his struggles to communicate with people around him on a daily basis. He lives with his parents and grandfather. Drawings and paintings are the only modes through which he communicates. His psychiatrist identifies a troubled mind in his drawings and expresses concern to the grandfather 10am oct 12th
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Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder
 
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Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder: A Visual Music Film by Stephen T. Pope and Friends Dir Stephen Pope 21m USASecrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder" is a feature-length abstract music/video ritual of thanksgiving in five parts: (1) a lament of surrender, (2) the reading of a teaching, (3) the celebration of the ritual, (4) the recitation of the creed, and (5) a hymn of benediction. When looked at this way, it follows the structure of rituals of gratitude celebrated throughout the ages and across cultures and religions (and especially the Catholic Mass). The five pieces of music incorporate voices in Latin, English and Arabic (texts from the Bible, by M. L. King and M. K. Gandhi) as well as bird and whale songs     BUYNOW 10.30am Oct 16th
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The Black Hmong and a Different Way of Life
 
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The Black Hmong and a Different Way of Life (8m, Viet Nam) dir. by Kyle Sandilands A group of Black Hmong women leave their traditional village to embark on a journey to the city of Hanoi, many for the first time. With the aim to promote their village and businesses to tourism companies, they must also navigate a modern world in this transformative journey.   12.30pm
Malvern public library 30 sewells
The Box
 
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The Box  13.00m by sonia hadad A Syrian refugee, number 364, is seeking asylum at West Camp. He is alone and has no access to outside world. The refugee is left in the company of West Camp's looping speaker that prepares him for his evaluation and possible new life. $8.00  $5.00 seniors 10.30am oct 13th talk series immigration
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The Fence
 
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THE FENCE (9m, India) dir. by Warren Pereira Short film that examines the controversial fence in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve that divides wildlife from mankind. $5.00 per ticket pay at the door 10am Oct 13th
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THE MAYOR OF RILEY
 
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The Mayor: The Age of Riley (66m, U S A) dir. by Barbara Tranter An inspiring story of a white, Irish democrat in the American south who provided guidance and compassion to his community for an incredible 40 year period as the Mayor of Charleston SC screens with "WATER WOMEN" BUYNOW 2:15pm Oct 15TH
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Revolution Begins at Home
 
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Revolution Begins at Home (90m, Canada) dir. by Clarke Mackey It’s 1969. What happens when your mother, brother and sister enthusiastically embrace hard core Maoist political organizing? Through the story of his family and other activists, filmmaker Clarke Mackey explores the political upheavals of the late 1960s in Canada and what lessons they might provide for today. Screens with TICK TOCK CLOCK 15 min USA   BUYNOW 12pm OCt 16th
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The Hurva and The Klaf
 
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The Hurva and The Klaf (38m, Canada) dir. by JANE HAWTIN The Hurva and The Klaf running time 38:12 documentary short . Orah Buck narrates the discovery of an 170 year old document - KLAF from 1837 -that reveals her father's ancestor's -his great grandfather's- major designation and appointment to begin the fundraising in 1850's for rebuilding of twice destroyed Hurva Synagogue in Jerusalem. Orah participates in the history of its rebuilding 2009 and major celebrations for its dedication and re opening plays with Marvi   BUYNOW 8.30pm OCT 15th
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Throw of a Dice
 
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Throw of a Dice (107m, United Kingdom) dir. by Chaand Chazelle Duncan Beckford is born in London of Trinidadian parents. Duncan stacks shelves in a supermarket, despite having a PhD in genetics. A chance meeting with Neeta an Indian geneticist changes the course of his life. Not only does he secure a job as a researcher, but he finds a bride beyond his expectations.   BUYNOW 2.30pm Oct 16TH Sunday
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Tick Tock Clock
 
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TICK TOCK CLOCK by GAIL REABEN  15m With rare 8mm film footage, this fun, historical film captures Texas teenagers in the 1950s who came of age during a monumental time of change -- the birth of a new music, rock 'n' roll, the birth of television, and rebellious new idols such as James Dean and Elvis Presley - to now, in the digital age of computers and the internet.     plays with revolution begins at home   BUYNOW 12.00pm Oct 16th
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Time
 
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Time The big endless question to suicide or not. A film Narrates a true story about one moment in Mona Life when she decides to suicide. The film genre is unique as the director herself is acting her own true story, this makes the film falls in this area between documentary and Narrative , It’s stylized melancholic tone film.   Malvern public library 30 sewells scarborough 3pm free screening 3.00pm Oct 15th
Malvern public library 30 sewells scarborough
Two Zions: The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon
 
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Two Zions: The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon (58m, Ethiopia, Israel, U S A) dir. by Cheryl Halpern Two Zions' focuses on the Zions of Jerusalem, Israel and Axum, Ethiopia. It describes the relationship between King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba that has connected two peoples and cultures through their religious observances from approximately 950 BC till today.   Tickets $5.00 buy at the door 10am Oct 13th
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