INSIDE LARA ROXX
In the Spring of 2004, 21-year-old Lara Roxx left her hometown of Montreal and headed to L.A to try and make a ton of cash in the adult entertainment industry. Within two months of working in this industry she contracted the most virulent form of HIV while performing sex in front of the camera. Miss Roxx’s story created a media sensation, but it’s when the media hype dies that Inside Lara Roxx begins - in a psychiatric ward in Montreal.
THE FROG PRINCES
A young man with down syndrome craves an independent life. He’s cast as the lead in a classic fairy tale and begins a journey of self-discovery that leads to opening night.
LAST TRAIN HOME
An emotionally engaging and visually beautiful debut film from Chinese-Canadian director Lixin Fan, Last Train Home draws us into the fractured lives of a migrant family caught up in China's desperate annual New Year's migration.
RIP! A REMIX MANIFESTO
Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A remix manifesto.
Three years in the making, this feature documentary follows the progression of the Muslim Punk scene: from its imaginary inception in a novel written by a white-convert named Michael Muhammad Knight to a full-blown, real-life scene of Muslim punk bands and their fans.
Based on a true story, Mokhtar recounts the tale of a young boy who lives with his family of goatherds in a remote, Moroccan village. One day, the boy finds a fallen owl and decides to keep it, despite the fact that the owl is considered a bad omen. Mokhtar’s new pet becomes a symbol of rebellion against his family and an icon of his fledgling independence. Kinship, religion and spirituality are all confronted in this film that celebrates inner and outer strength.
Antoine, private eye from Montréal, runs, drives, makes decisions and captures sounds. Antoine is five years old and he is blind.
S.P.I.T.: SQUEEGEE PUNKS IN TRAFFIC
Roach has been living on the streets since the age of 14, rebellious, loud and defiant. As part of SPIT, Roach has been given a camera to document his world. His footage is urgent, positioned behind enemy lines: living in derelict buildings, squeegeeing for money, hunted by police.
PUNK THE VOTE
Canada is not a democracy. It is a one-party system run by the Liberal Party of Canada, the « World’s Most Successful Political Party ». Roach and Starbuck, 2 hardcore street punks from Montreal, decide that it’s time for them to attack the status quo by running for election. One punk wants reform, the other wants destruction. Who’s right?
Featuring three youths ranging in age from 14 to 21, Gambling Boys delves in to the new and changing world of teen gambling – a world that offers up excitement and the allure of making fast money, but may lead to damaging consequences.
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