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Back to God's Country (1919)

Back to God’s Country

The first (and earliest surviving) feature film made in Canada by Canadians, Back to God’s Country tells the story of Delores LeBeau, who goes on a treacherous journey to the Arctic with her husband on a vessel captained secretly...

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Totem: The Return of the G’psgolox Pole (2003)

Totem: The Return of the G’psgolox Pole

In 1929, the Haisla people of British Columbia returned from a fishing trip to find their tribe’s nine-metre mortuary pole — otherwise known as the G’psgolox — missing, severed at the base. The pole’s fate was a mystery for...

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waydowntown (2000)

waydowntown

In the maze-like downtown core of Calgary, four young office workers inhabit a world full of interconnected skywalks between offices, apartment buildings, food courts and malls – making it possible, or perhaps even easy, to never go outside. But...

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Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

Why Shoot the Teacher?

Why Shoot the Teacher? is a delightful adaptation of the Max Braithwaite novel of the same name. During the great depression, Max (Cort) moves from an urban centre to the fictional prairie town of Willowgreen, Saskatchewan, where he lands...

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Remember (Souviens-toi) (2015)

Remember

Thrilling yet emotionally powerful, Remember follows retired veteran Zev Guttman (Plummer), who is asked to fulfill his friend’s dying wish: to hunt down a Nazi that has escaped capture for decades following World War II, and thus close their...

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One Week (Sept jours) (2008)

One Week

Ben Tyler (Jackson) is a young guy with a comfortable life, a good job as an English teacher and a sensible fiancée, Samantha (Balaban). When his doctor unexpectedly tells him he has cancer and “maybe two years, maybe one...

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Fubar (2002)

Fubar

Are you ready to just give’r? This hilarious mockumentary is based on the lives of lifelong friends and headbangers Terry (Spence) and Dean (Lawrence), who've devoted their lives to the important arts of beer, heavy metal, and, well, breaking...

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Fubar II (2010)

Fubar II

Years after the original Fubar, best friends and headbangers Terry (Spence) and Dean (Lawrence) are tired of barely scraping by. When they hear of the lucrative opportunity to head up north to Fort McMurray to find jobs in the...

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Birth of a Family (2016)

Birth of a Family

Four siblings, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.  Between 1955 and 1985, the federal and provincial governments in Canada took an estimated 20,000 Indigenous children from...

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