2016 Films

Lowdown Tracks - Monday, Oct 24, 7:30pm

Canada, 2015, Documentary, 86 minutes
Director: Shelley Saywell
Location: Dunfield Theatre, Cambridge

Summary: Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary that celebrates music, survival and those living on the outside. Juno award-winning musician and activist Lorraine Segato began this project when she did...Read More »

The Tiger Hunter - Tuesday, Oct 25, 7:00pm

USA, 2016, Comedy, 94 minutes
Director: Lena Khan
Location: Apollo Cinema, Kitchener

Summary: A young Indian man relocates to 1970s Chicago to become an engineer, but when his job falls through, resorts to an elaborate charade with misfit friends in order to woo his childhood sweetheart.

Program: MCAP SHORT Shorts awards...Read More »

Unless - Wednesday, Oct 26, 7:00pm

Canada/Ireland, 2016, Drama, 90 minutes
Director: Alan Gilsenan
Location: Apollo Cinema, Kitchener

Summary: Based on the novel by award winning Canadian writer Carol Shields, Unless stars Academy Award® nominated actress Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich, Into the Wild) as a mother whose eldest daughter Norah (Hannah Gross) suddenly...Read More »

Bickerman’s Grove - Wednesday, Oct 26, 9:15pm

Canada, 2016, Comedy, 86 minutes
World premiere
Director: Adrian Konstant
Location: Apollo Cinema, Kitchener

Summary: Old Tucker Herman is told that he’ll not be the one to light the tree at this year’s tree lighting ceremony.  Instead he must ‘pass the torch’...Read More »

Last Cab to Darwin - Thursday, Oct 27, 7:30pm

Australia, 2015, Drama, 123 minutes
Director: Jeremy Sims
Location: Galaxy Cinemas, Cambridge

Summary: When Rex, a taxi driver in Broken Hill, New South Wales, is told he doesn’t have long to live, he decides to pursue euthanasia at a clinic in Darwin, Northern Territory....Read More »

Angry Inuk - Thursday, Oct 27, 6:45pm

Canada, 2016, Documentary, 85 minutes
Winner 2016 Hot Docs $25,000 Audience Award
Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Location: Apollo Cinema, Kitchener

Summary: Seal hunting, a critical part of Inuit life, has been controversial for a long time. Now, a new generation of Inuit, armed...Read More »

First Round Down - Thursday, Oct 27, 9:15pm

Canada, 2016, Comedy, 96 minutes
Director: Jason and Brett Butler
Location: Apollo Cinema, Kitchener

Summary: First Round Down centers around Tim Tucker, a former junior hockey star and hitman. Tim returns home after a decade to take care of his brother and move on but...Read More »

The Incomparable Rose Hartman - Thursday, Oct 27, 7:30pm

USA, 2016, Documentary, 71 minutes
Director: Otis Mass
Location: Wilfrid Laurier University Library, Waterloo

Summary: Renowned photographer Rose Hartman is no shrinking violet. She doesn’t let much get in the way of whatever party, fashion show or opening she wants to shoot,...Read More »

The Space Between - Friday, Oct 28, 7:00pm

Canada, 2016, Comedy, 90 minutes
Director: Amy Jo Johnson
Location: UWSA, Cambridge

Summary: When Mitch (Cram), a proud new father, discovers that his baby isn’t his, he leaves his small-town and sets out on a journey to find the  baby’s true daddy. Meanwhile,...Read More »

Search Engines - Friday, Oct 28, 9:15pm

USA, 2016, Comedy, 98 mins.
Director: Russell Brown
Location: UWSA, Cambridge

Summary: This imaginative satire focuses on modern man’s relationship to his phone and suggests that technology can lead us astray from meaning, purpose and love. It’s Thanksgiving, and family and...Read More »

If You Build It - Saturday, Oct 29, 1:30pm

USA, 2013, Documentary, 85 minutes
Director: Patrick Creadon
Location: UWSA, Cambridge

Summary: From the director of WORDPLAY and I.O.U.S.A. comes a captivating look at a radically innovative approach to education. IF YOU BUILD IT follows designeractivists Emily Pilloton and Matthew...Read More »

Lunatic - Saturday, Oct 29, 4:00pm

Canada, 2016, Documentary, 60 minutes
Director: Kent Allison
Location: UWSA, Cambridge

Presented in partnership with Commons Studio and Local Focus Film Festival

Summary: When following your dreams, how old is too old? LUNATIC tells of a man’s quest to walk in the footsteps of his childhood heroes, despite being “over the hill”.

When...Read More »

Weirdos - Saturday, Oct 29, 7:30pm

Canada, 2015, Drama, 89 minutes
Director: Bruce McDonald
Location: UWSA, Cambridge

TIFF 16 Gala presentation

Summary: It’s the summer of 1976 and Kit (Dylan Authors), bored and restless, is dreaming of a more exciting life in the big city, away from the small...Read More »