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The Decent One

"Engrossing...gripping."  Screen International

Filmmaker Vanessa Lapa uses personal letters, photos and archival film footage to paint a portrait of Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler-a chief architect of the Holocaust who thought of himself in heroic terms.

FRI, DEC 12 - 18, select dates and times.

Awake: The Life of Yogananda

"An absolute treasure." – The Movie Network

Explore the life and teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s, attracting a loyal following and inspiring millions of people around the world who practice yoga today.

FRI, DEC 5 - 11, select dates and times.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice

"Worthy of Oscar-buzz" – The Huffington Post

This visually stunning journey to the end of the world gives testament to humanity’s thirst for adventure, while exploring the extremes that accompany a year in Antarctica-the last pristine wilderness on the globe.

FRI, DEC 12 - 18, select dates and times.

Advanced Style

Top Ten Audience Favourite— Hot Docs 2014

Based on the popular blog by renowned fashion photographer Ari Seth Cohen, Advanced Style examines the lives of seven New York women aged 62 to 95, whose eclectic personal style and vivacious spirit have guided their approach to aging.

FRI, DEC 19 - JAN 4, select dates and times.

Documentary "Keepers of the Loom"

 
Time: 7.00 pm
Location: VEMU/ Estonian Studies Centre, 310 Bloor Street West Toronto (use the main door of Madison Avenue) 
Admission: $10
 
The threads that stitch together Canada’s many subcultures vary widely, bringing new colours and textures from all over the world to form a single unified country. One could argue that there is not a definite Canadian culture, but instead a collection of diverse cultures.

Carry on, Sergeant!

Featuring: Jimmy Savo, Hugh Buckler, Nancy Ann Hargreaves, Niles Welch and Louise Cardi

In honour of war veterans on the centennial of the First World War, the Lost Dominion Screening Collective presents the 1928 Canadian film Carry On, Sergeant! This silent film follows a married Canadian soldier on the front lines of battle and his secret affair.

A soundtrack by Italian film composer Ennio Morricone accompanies the film and will be performed live by indie pop band Hilotrons.

SAT, NOV 8, 6:30 PM.

Madonna: Truth or Dare

“Captivating!” – Variety

Strike a pose and get ready for a night of Madonna madness as we turn up the sound for the revealing 1991 documentary Madonna: Truth or Dare. Don’t miss special guest Matthew ‘Snoopy’ Cuff who will perform a voguing set on stage and Vag Halen’s DJ Vee Stun who will get the party started! Drink specials include $5 Steam Whistle Tall Boys.

SAT, NOV 29, DOORS OPEN 8:00 PM SCREENING 9:30 PM

Co-presented by NXNE.

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