Films by Genre

Friday Morning

 

A Moon of Nickel and Ice

A Putin-era mining city in the Arctic struggles to provide community and hope.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 11:30 am, The Venue

Friday Afternoon

 

Birth of a Family

Four siblings, all Sixties Scoop survivors, rekindle their lost family connections decades after their forced adoptions.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 2:00 pm, The Venue

 

Older Than What?

Featuring the experiences, struggles, knowledge, sex appeal, and charm of LGBTQ elders!

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 3:50 pm, Market Hall

 

ShapeMaker: The Sculptor Don Frost

Master sculptor Don Frost reveals his wondrous art.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 3:50 pm, Showplace

Friday Evening

 

Conversation with Ziad

A Syrian refugee reminisces as he responds to images of his country projected on a wall.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 5:00 pm, Market Hall

 

Fix and Release

Turtle rescue in Peterborough county.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 5:00 pm, Showplace

 

The Oldest Tree in the World

Interweaving poetics, song, and stories of the land, while honouring the oldest maple tree in this region of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg Territory.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 5:00 pm, Showplace

 

nature mother

A son explores his photographer mother’s love of nature and beauty with a view through her lens.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 7:30 pm, Market Hall

 

Modified

Nine years in the making, this mother-daughter activist doc dishes out the reasons to label GMOs in our food!

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 7:30 pm, Market Hall

 

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

A profound, essential, and—until now—missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous Influence.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 7:30 pm, Showplace

Saturday Morning

 

Migration – Move

Waiting in a train on a track, dancers create body percussion and soulfully sing, “You Gotta Move.”

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 10:00 am, Market Hall

 

Dance for Life

Mozambican Pulga Muchachonda shifts from soccer to something he really loves: contemporary dance.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 10:00 am, Market Hall

 

Locked in a Way

A performance piece about writing, memory, and loss — based on the last recorded conversation between a mother and daughter.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 10:00 am, Market Hall

 

Migration – Pilgrimage

Nine dancers journey through open farms and fields to find solace, shelter, and connection.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 10:00 am, Market Hall

Saturday Afternoon

 

The Hundred-Year-Old Whale

“Granny,” a one hundred year old whale, has proven it better to be wild and free!

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 4:00 pm, Showplace

 

Lovesick

The residents of Lovesick Lake fight against resort development.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 4:00 pm, Showplace

Saturday Evening

 

Shiners

From the brash street shiners of New York City, to the masked shoe shine boys of La Paz, Shiners travels the world to show you what it means to be a shoe shiner.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 7:30 pm, Market Hall

 

Shut Up And Say Something

Passionate poet Shane Koyczan shares his personal pain as he reunites with his estranged, caring father.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 7:30 pm, Showplace

Sunday Afternoon

 

The Thinking Garden

South African grandmothers create an immense garden to “take control of their food and their futures.”

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 2:30 pm, Market Hall

 

BIRTHMARK

When personal trauma aligns with a culturally “unlucky” birthmark, the filmmaker talks to people about their own “spots.”

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 2:30 pm, Showplace

 

Sweat

Kristin Snowbird’s poetic exploration of her journey to a sweat lodge ceremony.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 4:45 pm, Market Hall

 

Pushback

Homelessness, addiction and poverty in Peterborough through the lens of the Warming Room.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 4:45 pm, Showplace

 

City Specific: The Roost

Elsa Taylor serves up craft cocktails and feminist values at this Winnipeg restaurant bar.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 4:45 pm, The Venue