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Big Giant Wave

Jean-Marc Vallée was Executive Producer on this globetrotting and celebratory ode to the influence and power of music. Director Marie-Julie Dallaire explores music from multiple perspectives — anthropology, religion, musicology, neuroscience — through interviews with a host of researchers...

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Records

With his self-reflexive 2000 film Vinyl, Alan Zweig kicked off a storied documentary career and explored the motivations that drive the obsessive passion of vinyl record collectors. Now he returns to the well with Records, a sequel that finds...

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Junior Majeur (Major Junior)

Five years after the events of Les Pee-Wee: L’hiver qui a changé ma vie best friends Janeau (Pilon) and Joey (Goulet) have made it to Quebec’s semiprofessional hockey league. Both athletes have their sights set on the NHL and scouts...

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Oscar Peterson: Black + White

The life and career of legendary Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson is celebrated in this wonderful new documentary featuring archival footage, musical interludes and interviews with musicians he mentored and inspired. This portrait of one of Canada’s greatest artists...

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Je m’appelle humain (Call Me Human)

After spending most of her life working as an Innu language translator and transcriber, Joséphine Bacon rose to fame late in life in her second career as an award-winning poet. This moving profile frames her life and work in...

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Nelly (2016)

Nelly

Based on a true story, Isabelle Fortier chronicles her experience as a sex worker in a semi-autobiographical novel under the pen name Nelly Arcan (Mylène MacKay). The book becomes a scandalous international bestseller, leading to unexpected and unwanted fame...

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The Man Who Saved Christmas (2017)

The Man Who Invented Christmas

After a string of flops, Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens of Downton Abbey) finds inspiration from his own life to write his most famous work, A Christmas Carol. With a tight deadline and doubt over how successful a Christmas book...

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Falls Around Her (2018)

Falls Around Her

When a world-famous Anishinaabe musician (Cardinal) returns home in search of peace and quiet, she finds that her international fame allows her no time to relax. As she tries to combat a constant series of requests for her time,...

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Closet Monster (2015)

Closet Monster

The coming-of-age story gets an imaginative makeover with Stephen Dunn’s debut feature, which mixes affecting drama with whimsical fantasy to tell the story of high school senior Oscar (Connor Jessup), a young man who is struggling with his identity...

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Window Horses (2016)

Window Horses

This extraordinary animated feature tells the tale of Rosie, a young Canadian poet of Chinese and Persian descent. Rosie lives in Vancouver with her Chinese grandparents and dreams of travelling and seeing the world.  When she receives an invitation...

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West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson was an artist who greatly influenced the Group of Seven and is one of Canada’s most beloved painters. In 1917, at the peak of his creativity, he disappeared while canoeing. His body was found, but his death...

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