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Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Best Canadian Feature, Hot Docs 2014

“An amazing work of film.” - Toronto Film Scene

With unprecedented access, multiple Emmy award winner John Kastner returns to the Brockville Mental Health Centre to capture patients struggling for control of their lives in the face of a society that fears and demonizes them for their violent acts. Special guests: John Kastner, director; Silva Basmajian, executive producer; Dr. Sandy Simpson, Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at CAMH; and John Stewart, brother of film subject.

NCR: Not Criminally Responsible

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2013

“Thoughtful.” - Torontoist

Twelve years after savagely attacking a stranger while in a delusional frenzy, a man is freed, but his victim fears a relapse. Emmy-winning director John Kastner compassionately presents the dilemma between the rights of the mentally ill and the safety of others. Special guests: John Kastner, director; Silva Basmajian, executive producer; Sean Clifton, subject; Dr. Sandy Simpson, Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at CAMH

WED, OCT 8, 6:30 PM

Watchers of the Sky

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

“Haunting and powerful.” - The Hollywood Reporter

Through the forgotten story of Raphel Lemkin, inventor of the word "genocide," Oscar nominated director Edet Belzberg explores the history of genocide and those fighting for justice and global action.

FRI, OCT 17 - 23, select dates and times

Mudbloods

Quidditch fans unite!

With more than 300 clubs around the world, quidditch is one of the fastest growing collegiate club sports today, transforming the magical sport into something you could have never imagined, until now.

FRI, OCT 10 - 13, select dates and times

See Mudbloods with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and save!

Levitated Mass

“Highly entertaining!” - Variety

The story of a 'rock star', Levitated Mass interweaves the artist’s biography, the dreams of a major museum, and the uniting of a city, while asking the perennial question: "What is art?"

FRI, OCT 24 - 30, select dates and times

Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film - A Christmas Carol (1951)

To accompany "Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Centur", the Bata Shoe Museum is celebrating launching a new film series - Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film. Comprised of classic Hollywood films made in the first half of the 20th century, the BSM is excited to present a film series based on some of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century. Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we celebrate the romance, mystery and adventure of 19th century literature in film! Included with your pay-what-you-can Thursday donation!

Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film - David Copperfield (1935)

To accompany "Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century" the Bata Shoe Museum is celebrating launching a new film series - Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film. Comprised of classic Hollywood films made in the first half of the 20th century, the BSM is excited to present a film series based on some of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century. Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we celebrate the romance, mystery and adventure of 19th century literature in film! Free with your pay-what-you-can Thursdays donation!

Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film - Les Misérables (1935)

To accompany "Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century" the Bata Shoe Museum is celebrating launching a new film series - Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film. Comprised of classic Hollywood films made in the first half of the 20th century, the BSM is excited to present a film series based on some of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century. Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we celebrate the romance, mystery and adventure of 19th century literature in film!

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