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Slums: Cities of Tomorrow

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

"Moving...fascinating." – Montreal Gazette

Challenging conventional thinking, first-person stories from slum dwellers on four continents and brilliant analysis by such critics as Rober Neuwirth make the case that slums are the solution and not the problem.

In Arabic, English, French and Hindi, with English subtitles.

FRI, NOV 7 - 13, select dates and times

Paris brûle-t-il ?

Screening at 7pm
The true story of the departure of the German occupiers from Paris in 1944.
Released in 1966 (2h50)
Directed by René Clément
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Alain Delon, Claude Rich...
Type : Historical documentary
In French with english subtites. This screening will be presented by Pauline George, cultural assistant at Alliance française de Toronto.

Of gods and Men

Screening at 7pm

Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.

Directed by Xavier Beauvois 

It will be screened in French with English subtitles.

Entrance: Pay what you can - No registration: on the first-come, first-served basis.

Before the Winter Chill

Screening at 7pm

Lucie presumes that her husband Paul - an older neurosurgeon - has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.

Directed by Philippe Claudel

Screening in partnership with Cinefranco. It will be presented by Marcelle Lean, artistic Director of the festival Cinefranco and be screened in French with english subtitles.

The Spanish Apartment

Screening at 7pm

A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.

Directed by Cédric Klapisch

Screening in partnership with The European Union Film Festival. It will be presented by Jérémie Abessira, Executive Director of the festival and be screened in French with english subtitles.

Art and Craft

Official Selection, Hot Docs 2014

"Fascinating"The Hollywood Reporter

This compelling tale paints a picture of a talented, eccentric forger with a history of deceiving museums and the obsessive curator who may have no way of stopping him.

FRI, OCT 3 - 16, select dates and times


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