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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!

Harmontown

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

“Hysterically funny.” - NOW Magazine

Freshly fired from Community, the cult sitcom he created, the hilariously funny Dan Harmon takes his live podcast on a tour across the US. Writer and performer Dan Harmon will participate in a post-screening Q&A on Saturday, October 4.

FRI, OCT 3 - 9, select dates and times

Doc Soup: Marmato

Official Selection, Sundance 2014

“Striking and vivid.” - ScreenDaily

Brave citizens of a Colombian mountain town struggle for survival against a Canadian mining company that seeks to dig up the $20 million in gold that lies beneath their feet. Director Mark Grieco will participate in post-screening Q&As.

WED, OCT 1 & THU, OCT 2, select times

Presented as part of Doc Soup, Hot Docs’ monthly screening series (October - April).

Björk: Biophilia Live

Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival 2014

“A Dazzeling audiovisual spectacle!” - The Hollywood Reporter

Recorded live in London at Björk's Alexandra Palace show in 2013, this concert film captures the human element of Björk's multi-disciplinary multimedia project and is a vital piece of the grand mosaic that is Biophilia.

FRI, OCT 10 - 16, select times

Jean-Philippe

Jean-Philippe is a French film, directed by Laurent Tuel and starring Fabrice Luchini and Johnny Hallyday.After an accident, Fabrice, a fan of Johnny Hallyday, falls into a coma. He wakes up in a parallel dimension in which "Johnny" (Jean-Philippe Smet) abandoned his singing career. He then convinces Jean-Philippe to become the rock star he should have been.

112 Weddings

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

“Thought-provoking”- Screendaily

Years after shooting their wedding videos, filmmaker Doug Block tracks down his customers to take a look at real love and what keeps couples together.

SAT, AUG 30 & THU, SEPT 4, select times

Screening as part of the Doc Days of Summer series (AUG 29 - SEPT 4)

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