Films by Genre

Friday Morning

 

A Cambodian Spring

Cambodian corruption and greed meets three dedicated activists, one of whom is a Buddhist monk!

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 11:30 am, Market Hall

 

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

 

Running Against The Wind

A young Iranian woman revels in the forbidden "Parkour,” an outdoor form of jumping, running, and vaulting.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 3:50 pm, The Venue

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

 

The Long Way Home

A Canadian citizen is abducted by Sudanese authorities at the behest of CSIS.

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

Saturday Afternoon

 

Lost in Lebanon

Follow four Syrian refugees in Lebanon as they struggle to rebuild their shattered lives despite a constant state of concern for their safety.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 2:00 pm, Market Hall

 

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

A Chinese-American family bank, under siege from the American government, in the wake of the banking crash of 2008.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 2:00 pm, The Venue

Saturday Evening

 

White Walls Say Nothing

Buenos Aires, Argentina. Public spaces, street art, and activism. Graffiti on the go.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 5:15 pm, Showplace

 

The Other Side of the Wall

Honduran child immigrants struggle to keep their family together in Mexico when their mother is imprisoned.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 5:15 pm, The Venue

Sunday Morning

 

The Forger

A French teenager rescues thousands of Jews in wartime Paris.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 10:00 am, Market Hall

 

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Farmland - the new green gold. Hoping for export revenues, Ethiopia’s government leases millions of hectares of farmland to foreign investors. But the dream of prosperity has a dark side where the World Bank plays a very questionable role…

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 10:00 am, Showplace

Sunday Afternoon

 

Heart of the Land (Toivola)

A gentle, hard-working farming couple in Finland love their rural life but they are facing retirement.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 12:00 pm, Market Hall

 

Tongue Cutters

Cutting cod tongues has been work for Norwegian children for generations. Be amazed by Ylva and Tobias.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 12:00 pm, Market Hall

 

Asiyeh

Meet a warm, no-nonsense bonesetter in northeastern Iran who offers counselling on the side!

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

 

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