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Docs in Bloom: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Docs in Bloom: This spring, revel in the wonders of nature and meet the creative visionaries who make it blossom. 

Immerse yourself in some of the world’s most beautiful gardens in this documentary on revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf. Best known for his work on New York’s High Line and Chicago’s Millennium Park, Five Seasons shows you Oudolf's finest achievements, guides you through his creative process and explores his radical impact on public spaces. Relaxing and inspiring, this is a film will redefine your conception of gardens as works of art in themselves.

Leaning into the Wind

Director Thomas Riedelsheimer and trailblazing artist Andy Goldsworthy reunite 16 years after their sleeper hit Rivers and Tides. This equally-stunning follow-up accompanies the British landscape sculptor on a globe-trotting journey to create ephemeral and permanent art out of nature, cities, and his own body. From Edinburgh and London to the South of France and New England, each environment he encounters becomes a fresh canvas. Peeling away the layers of a renowned artist’s unique process, Leaning Into the Wind will inspire new ways of looking and thinking about the nature of art.

This Film Should Be Played Loud: Metric: Dreams So Real

This Film Should Be Played Loud: See new, classic and rare concert films on the big screen.

With a view even better than the front row, Dreams So Real captures the epic final performance of Metric’s year-long sold-out world tour in 2016. Recorded in Vancouver with 26 cameras and sound mixed by Grammy-winner David Bottrill, this unforgettable experience sets a new standard for the concert documentary. Featuring hits from across Metric’s body of work such as hits "Breathing Underwater," "Gold Girls Guns" and "Help I'm Alive," see and hear your favourite songs like never before.

RBG

The so-called “Notorious RBG,” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has developed a trailblazing legal legacy while becoming an unexpected internet icon. From filmmakers Betsy White and Julie Cohen, this Sundance hit chronicles Ginsburg’s extraordinary life and career—from her early legal battles for gender equality and her work with the ACLU, to her unlikely rise to the head of the Supreme Court. Featuring interviews with Gloria Steinem, Nina Totenberg, and more, RBG offers an unprecedented glimpse at what makes Ginsburg a cultural icon, feminist crusader and history maker.

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Oftentimes when we remember our great heroes, we can gloss over important chapters of their story in order to create mythological narratives. In Sara Driver’s remarkable documentary Boom for Real, she details the pivotal years that preceded legendary American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s fame. A dazzling record of New York City's art world during the late 70s and 80s, discover how the magnetic Basquiat developed into a cultural icon.

Exhibition on Screen: Cézanne: Portraits of a Life

Exhibition on Screen: Experience the work of masters in exhibitions around the world. 

Discover the visionary work of 19th century master Paul Cézanne. While underrated amongst his contemporaries, the French artist's genius is on full display in a vital new exhibition in Paris and London where his stunning portrait work takes center stage. Experts from the MoMA, Musée d’Orsay, National Portrait Gallery London and the National Gallery of Washington offer insight into his distinct techniques and vision, revealing the man's life and philosophy on the art of painting.

Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum

Founded in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa, Magnum Photos is an elite photo cooperative that has produced some of the most memorable images of our times. On its 70th anniversary, Cinema Through the Eye of Magnumchronicles the agency’s unique relationship with the world of film. Over the decades, Magnum’s on set photography has immortalized such classics as Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious and countless stars including Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor and Kate Winslet.

In the Intense Now

50 years after the Spring 1968 revolutions shook the world, In the Intense Now immerses us in the uprisings as they unfolded in Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, and Beijing. Brilliantly weaving documentary newsreel, on the ground archives, and stunning home footage, Brazilian director João Moreira Salles crafts a profound meditation on a seismic historical event that resonates deeply in our present moment.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

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