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Love, Cecil

A multi-talented Academy Award-winning artist, Cecil Beaton is responsible for some of Hollywood’s most memorable set and costume design (My Fair Lady, Gigi) and had a significant career as a gifted photographer with The British Royal Family among his clients. In part because of his different focuses, Beaton was never as highly-regarded in any one field as he deserved. Love, Cecil explores the life and work of an eccentric Renaissance man whose irreverence, wit and vision made him a controversial and memorable figure.

Member Screening: A Murder in Mansfield

Acclaimed filmmaker Barbara Kopple (Harlan County USA, Shut up and Sing) is being recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award as part of the 25th anniversary of the Hot Docs Festival next month. We’re proud to start the celebration early with the Canadian premiere of her latest film, Murder at Mansfield, for this special member screening. Collier Landry returns to his hometown 26 years after testifying against his father as young boy in the 1989 murder of his mother Noreen Boyle.

West of the Jordan River

This urgent portrait of the Israel-Palestinian conflict takes a cross-section look at the situation today from a multitude of perspectives. Directed by award-winning Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai (Rabin, Free Zone), who returns to the occupied territories for the first time since he made his acclaimed 1982 film, Field Diary. West of the Jordan River shows how people from different sides and angles are working towards peace as conventional politics fail to resolve one of of the world’s foremost and longstanding issues.

Walk With Me

Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me follows the footsteps of renowned Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, whose teachings have popularized the art of mindfulness worldwide. Giving you a rare glimpse inside the secluded monastery of Plum Village in the South of France, this profoundly meditative documentary captures the daily lives and rituals of Thich Nhat Hanh's community of monks and their pursuit for a deeper connection to themselves and the world. Craving an escape from your busy life and the turmoil that surrounds us?

Learning to See: The World of Insects

Macro photographer Robert Oelman has documented some of the world's most exotic insects in striking detail. Taking you on a journey through stunning rainforests in Columbia, Ecuador and Peru, Oelman magnifies a world we’ve never seen before. Occasioned by a New York gallery show, Learning to See will change the way you think about insects and their relationship to the world we inhabit.

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