IT’S TIME to announce the winners of the Lost Spaces Competition and to rethink spaces previously leftover and left behind. What ideas were proposed that might improve the use, public realm, and ecological value of a lost space? What ideas knock it out of the park as we consider how to find alternatives to space once lost?   BUY TICKETS

"Stronger than Arms" shows the evolution of Ukrainian realities starting from spontaneous attempts to capture the Presidential Administration on December 1, 2013 to bloody combats in the ruins of Donetsk airport. It allows the viewer to re-experience the exaltation and despair both of the revolutionist Maidan (the central square in Kyiv), and the war in eastern Ukraine.  Free Admission

Set in 1870s America, the film kicks off when a settler named Jon kills his family’s murderer, which unleashes the fury of notorious gang leader Delarue. Betrayed by his corrupt and cowardly community, the peaceful pioneer must turn vengeful hunter, slay the outlaws, and cleanse the town’s black heart.

Dripping with eroticism and dread, The Duke of Burgundy is a darkly decadent melodrama from Peter Strickland, the award winning writer and director of Berberian Sound Studio and Katalin Varga.

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day and the 15th anniversary of waydowntown, Calgary Underground Film Festival is presenting a special 35mm print screening of the film.The event includes an introduction and talk with writer/director Gary Burns.

A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play a dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.

A lonely Japanese woman abandons her structured life in Tokyo to seek a satchel of money rumored to be hidden in the Minnesota wilderness.

In the city of Timbuktu in Mali, jihadists enforce sharia law, while in the nearby hills, a cattle herder (Ibrahim Ahmed) lives peacefully with his wife (Toulou Kiki) and daughter (Layla Walet Mohamed), until they intersect with the jihadists.

Turkish Language film subtitled in English

Set at a Ukrainian boarding school for the deaf, the film’s narrative unfolds purely through sign language without a need for employing subtitles or voiceover, resulting in a unique, never-before-seen cinematic experience that engages the audience on a new level.

An intergalactic warrior battles alongside a cosmic Christ figure against a demonic 8-year-old girl and her pet hawk, as the fate of the universe hangs in the balance.

Ben’s At Home follows the newly 30 and single Ben (Abramovici) as he copes with life, love, and bouncing back from a bad breakup. Heartbroken and cynical after he’s dumped by his girlfriend, Ben makes the unusual decision never to leave his house again, revealing in the struggles that follow the extent to which social media shapes our personal lives. Relevant and witty, the film speaks to the heart of our scattered, digital age, and is a topical and comedic look at today’s wired generation.

At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. 

LAMBERT & STAMP tells the remarkable story of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, aspiring filmmakers from opposite sides of the tracks who set out to find a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor and manage the iconic band that would become known as The Who.

Six young computer hackers sent to work on a derelict spaceship, are forced to match wits with a vengeful artificial intelligence that would kill to be human.

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director—a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. 

This film documents Glen Campbell's amazing journey as he and his family attempt to navigate the wildly unpredictable nature of Glen’s progressing Alzheimer's disease using love, laughter and music as their medicine of choice.

A young, hipster entrepreneur (Nick Kroll) crashes and burns on the eve of his company's big launch. With his entire life in disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister (Rose Byrne), brother-in-law (Bobby Cannavale) and three year-old nephew in the suburbs - only to become their manny. Faced with real responsibility, he may finally have to grow up - but not without some bad behavior first. (C) Radius

Directed by Oscar winner Alex Gibney and based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright, Going Clear profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology-whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities-shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, detailing their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion. 

Sponsored by the Edmonton Movie Club (EMC), and taking place across 5 different cities in Alberta, the first India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA) will showcase the best Indian films from a variety of languages, genres, and film making styles, representing the richness of Indian films. True to our motto of “Bridging Cultures through Cinema,” EMC is devoted to exposing audiences who may or may not be familiar with Indian cinema, to the wide variety and depth of that world. 

IT’S TIME to announce the winners of the Lost Spaces Competition and to rethink spaces previously leftover and left behind. What ideas were proposed that might improve the use, public realm, and ecological value of a lost space? What ideas knock it out of the park as we consider how to find alternatives to space once lost?   BUY TICKETS

n this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.

Martha Barlow has been living in seclusion for years with her teenage son, Andy. She has a dark personal history she’d rather not remember and more skeletons in her closet than she’d care to admit. After Andy commits a horrible crime, Martha must face her violent past in order to secure her son’s future. To do so, she must ward off a crazed racehorse owner, reconcile with her estranged family, and reunite with Andy’s dangerous and long forgotten father.

A documentary film about The life and work of bike racer and builder Giuseppe Marinoni.

A documentary looking into the missing and murdered women along a 724 kilometer stretch of highway in northern British Columbia.Ticket proceeds go to the Highway of Tears Initiative  

The Canadian Indie Film Series has been launched in order to give Canadian Indie Filmmakers, Producers and Distributors access to theatrical exposure. More importantly, it has been created to give audiences easy and consistent access to excellent Canadian Indie films. 

Carol, an emotionally repressed woman, loses friends and alienates people when she begins singing songs she wrote about people she knows. But she unexpectedly inspires her boss, to whom she dedicates the song Asshole Dave, to attempt to reignite his dream of becoming a rock star.

 A disfigured concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss), unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband (Ronald Zehrfeld) who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

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