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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

Two Indigenous women from vastly different backgrounds find their worlds colliding on an East Vancouver sidewalk when domestic violence forces one of them, a pregnant teen named Rosie (Violet Nelson), to flee her home. Àila (Tailfeathers) swiftly offers her...

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There’s Something in the Water

The term “environmental racism” may be unfamiliar to many, but its meaning is fairly literal. It refers to the discrimination minorities face when they are subjected to toxic levels of pollution, often because factories or waste sites are placed...

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Castle in the Ground (2019)

Castle in the Ground

While caring for his dying mother (Campbell) in their small apartment in Sudbury, Henry (Wolff) meets his neighbour Ana (Poots), an opioid addict in need of help. After his mother dies of an overdose, Henry’s grief leads to him...

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Giant Little ones (2018)

Giant Little Ones

Franky ( Wiggins) and Ballas (Mann) have been best friends since childhood. Now in high school, they are both well-liked stars of their school’s swim team, living an untroubled teenage life. That is, until an incident at Franky’s wild 17th...

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Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2017)

Bon Cop, Bad Cop 2

Eight years after they met in Bon Cop Bad Cop (above), the comically mismatched duo of straightlaced Ontario cop Martin Ward (Feore) and scruffy Quebec cop David Bouchard (Huard) reunite to investigate yet another major crime in this long-awaited...

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Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children (2012)

Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children

In 1994, then-General Roméo Dallaire was on the ground in Rwanda as a genocide unfolded. He returned to Canada haunted by these memories, and has found a new mission: to end the recruitment of child soldiers around the world.  ...

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up Year (2019)

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

On August 9, 2016, a 22-year-old Cree man named Colten Boushie was killed by a gunshot to the back of his head after entering a rural farm property in Saskatchewan with his friends. When an all-white jury acquitted the...

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One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk Year (2019)

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

It is 1961 in Kapuivik, north Baffin Island, and Noah Piugattuk’s nomadic Inuit band live and hunt by dog team as his ancestors did when he was born in 1900. When the white man known as Boss arrives at...

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Letter From Masanjia (2018)

Letter From Masanjia

When Julie Keith finds a mysterious note in her box of Halloween decorations asking for help, it begins an adventure to find its writer in Masanjia, an illegal labour camp in China. A political prisoner as a result of...

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Manborg (2011)

Manborg

In a dystopian future, the evil Count Draculon (Brooks) has taken over the world with his horde of vampire demons. The fate of the universe rests on the shoulders of a single soldier, brought back to life as MANBORG...

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Sharkwater Extinction (2018)

Sharkwater Extinction

Rob Stewart’s final film brings another urgent message about shark conservation, as a new threat faces this misunderstood predator. While the inhumane practice of shark finning is being banned worldwide, Stewart goes deeper to find the pirates that continue...

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