Monthly Archives: March 2010

NFB Presents Green Screens

If I’m hon­est, I’d have to say the Toronto’s NFB Mediatheque pro­grams so much great stuff every day of the week that I can’t keep up with it all. Just recently, I dis­covered that they host a monthly envir­on­­ment­ally-themed screen­ing … Continue read­ing

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Le Coach

Le Coach (Director: Olivier Doran): Max Chene (Richard Berry) is a “coach” who helps to motiv­ate every­body from pro­fes­sional ath­letes to gov­ern­ment min­is­ters to busi­ness exec­ut­ives. After his gambling debts get out of con­trol and his wife throws him out, … Continue read­ing

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Welcome (Director: Philippe Lioret): The title of Philippe Lioret’s latest film drips with irony. The French coastal town of Calais, where the film is set, resembles a fas­cist police state, at least when it comes to illegal immig­rants and any­one … Continue read­ing

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Soundtrack for a Revolution

Editor’s Note: Doc Soup is a monthly doc­u­ment­ary screen­ing pro­gramme run by the good folks at Hot Docs. It gives audi­ences in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver their reg­u­lar doc fix each year from the fall through to the spring, … Continue read­ing

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Les femmes de l’ombre (Female Agents)

Les femmes de l’ombre (Female Agents) screens as part of Cinefranco 2010 on Tuesday March 30 at 7:00pm at the AMC Yonge and Dundas. Les femmes de l’ombre (Female Agents) (Director: Jean-Paul Salomé): Films about World War 2 res­ist­ance fight­ers … Continue read­ing

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