Zooey & Adam

Adam and Zooey have been unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant for 7 months, then end up pregnant after a rape. Unsure of the parentage of their child, they decide to have him anyway.
Genre
Drama
Director
Sean Garrity
Provider
Bedbugs Films
 
Cast
Tom Keenan, Omar Khan, Daria Puttaert, Aurum McBride
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2010 — R.T.: 85 min. — Rate: R

Blood Pressure

A quietly frustrated woman finds her life changed by a secret admirer, sending letters bearing lavish gifts and increasingly strange instructions.
Genre
Drama
Director
Sean Garrity
Provider
Flying Horsie Films
 
Cast
Michelle Giroux, Jonas Chernick, Judah Katz, Tatiana Maslany, Jake Epstein
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2013 — R.T.: 95 min. — Rate: 14 A

The Tracey Fragments

Tracey Berkowitz, 15, a self-described normal girl, loses her 9-year old brother, Sonny. In flashbacks and fragments, we meet her overbearing parents and the sweet, clueless Sonny. We watch Tracey navigate high school, friendless, picked on and teased.
Genre
Drama
Director
Bruce McDonald
Provider
Shadow Shows
 
Cast
Ellen Page, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Ari Cohen, Erin McMurtry, Zie Souwand
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2007 — R.T.: 77 min. — Rate: R

Roadkill

The film stars Valerie Buhagiar as Ramona, an intern at a Toronto record label who is sent to Sudbury by promoter Roy Seth (Gerry Quigley) to track down the label's star band, Children of Paradise, after they disappear on tour.
Genre
Action & Adventure
Director
Bruce McDonald
Provider
Shadow Shows
Rating
(1)
Cast
Valerie Buhagiar, Gerry Quigley, Larry Hudson, Bruce McDonald, Shaun Bowring
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1989 — R.T.: 80 min. — Rate: 14 A

Dance Me Outside

A story of life on an Indian reservation in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ... and murder.
Genre
Drama
Director
Bruce McDonald
Provider
Shadow Shows
 
Cast
Ryan Rajendra Black, Adam Beach, Jennifer Podemski, Michael Greyeyes, Lisa LaCroix
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1994 — R.T.: 84 min. — Rate: R

Walker Percy: A Documentary Film

This documentary examines the ideas in the work of author Walker Percy, as well as providing an overview of his life.
Genre
Fine Arts
Director
Win Riley
Provider
Win Riley Productions
Rating
(3)
Cast
Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Robert Coles, Richard Ford, Paul Elie, Walter Isaacson
Info
Cnty: United States — Rlsd: 2011 — R.T.: 60 min. — Rate: Unrated

Walter Anderson: Realizations of an Artist

This film explores Anderson's life and art, from his student days to his last trip to Horn Island in 1965, during Hurrucane Betsy. Using never before seen film footage, as well as artwork and archival photographs, this biography traces the extraordinary life of the fiercely independent artist.
Genre
Fine Arts
Director
Win Riley & David Wolf
Provider
Huracan Pictures
Rating
(1)
Cast
Walter Anderson
Info
Cnty: United States — Rlsd: 2006 — R.T.: 60 min.

One Big Hapa Family

After a realization at a family reunion, half Japanese-Canadian filmmaker, Jeff Chiba Stearns, embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find out why everyone in his Japanese-Canadian family married interracially after his grandparents’ generation.
Genre
Sociology
Director
Jeff Chiba Stearns
Cast
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2010 — R.T.: 85 min. — Rate: PG

The 40,000

A fascinating documentary about Canada's covert involvement in the Vietnam War, the 40,000 Canadians who secretly served there, & the only person to ever make a movie about it. Featuring interviews with cast and crew members of Barry Levy's award winning feature film 'SPOOK', & the mysterious 'Kick'
Genre
War-Conflict
Director
Barry W. Levy
Provider
MIGHTY PHARAOH FILMS
Rating
(1)
Cast
Barry W. Levy, Peter Lacroix, Rachel Cronin, Malcolm Stewart, Jay Brazeau
Info
Cnty: Canada,United States — Rlsd: 2006 — R.T.: 44 min. — Rate: 18 A

SPOOK

Based on the chilling true story of 'Kick,' a Canadian who operated as a sniper for the CIA in Vietnam, and his personal post-war mission to expose the Canadian government's covert involvement in the war, and the 40,000 Canadians who secretly served there.
Genre
Drama
Director
Barry W. Levy
Provider
MIGHTY PHARAOH FILMS
Rating
(1)
Cast
Peter Lacroix, Barry W. Levy, Rachel Cronin, Malcolm Stewart, Jay Brazeau
Info
Cnty: Canada,United States — Rlsd: 2003 — R.T.: 89 min. — Rate: R

The Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter is an acclaimed 1997 Canadian film written and directed by Atom Egoyan. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Russell Banks. This film documents the effects of a tragic bus accident on the population of a small B.C. town.
Genre
Art Film
Director
Atom Egoyan
Provider
Entertainment One
Rating
(2)
Cast
Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Caerthan Banks, Tom McCamus, Gabrielle Rose
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1997 — R.T.: 112 min. — Rate: R

Iron Sky

A Finnish-German-Australian comic science fiction action film tells the story of a group of Nazi Germans who, having been defeated in 1945, fled to the Moon where they built a space fleet to return in 2018 and conquer Earth.
Genre
B-Movie & Camp
Director
Timo Vuorensola
Provider
Reich Stuff Productions
Rating
(4)
Cast
Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Peta Sergeant, Stephanie Paul
Info
Cnty: Australia,Finland,Germany — Rlsd: 2012 — R.T.: 93 min. — Rate: 14 A

40 Days at Base Camp

At 18,000 feet (5,400 m) above sea level and over the course of 40 days last spring, documentary filmmaker Dianne Whelan immersed herself in the challenging and captivating world of Base Camp at Mt. Everest. With spectacular footage of the Himalaya as a backdrop, 40 DAYS AT BASE CAMP is an intriguin
Genre
Adventure-Exploration
Producer
Dianne Whelan
Provider
Rebel Sister Productions
Rating
(2)
Cast
Apa Sherpa, Peter Hackett, Arjun Vajpai
Info
Cnty: Canada,Nepal — Rlsd: 2011 — R.T.: 88 min. — Rate: G

Carts of Darkness

Everyday life on the streets of Vancouver, this sub-culture depicts street life as much more than stereotypes portrayed in mainstream media. The films takes a deep look into the lives of the men who race carts, the adversity they face, and the appeal of cart racing despite the risks.
Genre
Sociology
Director
Murray Siple
Provider
Canadian Content Portal
Rating
(1)
Cast
Fergie, Big Al, Little Al, Geordie, Bob
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2008 — R.T.: 60 min. — Rate: PG

On the Line

An eco-adventure documentary like no other. Follow Frank Wolf and Todd McGowan on a 2,400 km journey by foot, bike, raft and kayak as they seek to uncover the truth about a proposed 5.5 billion dollar oil pipeline.
Genre
Environment
Director
Frank Wolf
Provider
Frank Wolf
Rating
(1)
Cast
Frank Wolf, Todd McGowan, Bill Henderson, Nathan Cullen, Ian McAllister
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2011 — Rate: G

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

a 2001 Canadian film directed by Zacharias Kunuk. It was the first feature film ever to be written, directed and acted entirely in Inuktitut, the language of Canada's Inuit people. Set in the ancient past, the film retells an Inuit legend passed down through centuries of oral tradition.
Genre
Historical / Epic
Director
Zacharias Kunuk
Provider
Entertainment One
Rating
(2)
Cast
Natar Ungalaaq, Sylvia Ivalu, Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Madeline Ivalu
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2001 — R.T.: 172 min. — Rate: 14 A

This Land

In March 2007, seven Canadian and Inuit rangers and one female documentary filmmaker set out to cover more than 2000 km of the harshest terrain on the planet. They confront blizzards, labyrinths of crushed sea ice and near-impassable glaciers, to raise a flag on the northernmost tip of Canadian soil
Genre
Adventure-Exploration
Director
Dianne Whelan
Cast
Dianne Whelan
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2009 — R.T.: 34 min. — Rate: G

A History of Violence

A History of Violence began life as a graphic novel written and drawn by John Wagner and Vince Locke. When it was picked up and turned into a movie directed by David Cronenberg in 2005, History of Violence arguably became one of the best movies ever made. (slight exaggeration)
Genre
Action & Adventure
Director
David Cronenberg
Provider
Entertainment One
Rating
(5)
Cast
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ashton Holme, William Hurt, Ed Harris
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2005 — R.T.: 96 min. — Rate: 14 A

Adoration

Director Atom Egoyan explores the concept of cyberspace as a place for redemption in this drama about an adolescent boy named Simon (Devon Bostick) who reinvents his life on the Internet. Before long, Simon's deeply personal journey provokes strong reactions from around the globe.
Genre
Drama
Director
Atom Egoyan
Provider
Entertainment One
Rating
(1)
Cast
Devon Bostick, Rachel Blanchard, Scott Speedman, Louca Tassone, Kenneth Welsh
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 2009 — R.T.: 101 min. — Rate: PG

Kitchen Party

A group of teenagers come together to indulge in that great Canadian pastime, the house-party, and find themselves literally confined to the kitchen trapped by an extraordinary well manicured carpet in the living room.
Genre
Comedy
Director
Gary Burns
Provider
Canadian Content Portal
Rating
(2)
Cast
Scott Speedman, Laura Harris, Tygh Runyan, John Payne, Dean collins
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1997 — R.T.: 84 min. — Rate: PG

Hard Core Logo

Hard Core Logo is a 1996 Canadian mockumentary adapted by Noel Baker from the novel of the same name by author Michael Turner. The film has been frequently ranked amongst the greatest movies ever to come out of Canada.
Genre
Mockumentry
Director
Bruce McDonald
Provider
Shadow Shows
Rating
(2)
Cast
Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1996 — R.T.: 92 min. — Rate: 14 A

Highway 61

Highway 61 is a 1991 film by Canadian director Bruce McDonald. A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse to New Orleans.
Genre
Comedy
Director
Bruce McDonald
Provider
Shadow Shows
Rating
(1)
Cast
Valerie Buhagiar, Don McKellar, Earl Pastko, Peter Breck, Art Bergmann
Info
Cnty: Canada — Rlsd: 1991 — R.T.: 102 min. — Rate: R

A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon follows a group of astronomers who travel to the Moon in a cannon-propelled spaceship, explore the Moon's surface, escape from an underground group of Selenites (lunar inhabitants), and return in a splashdown to Earth with a with a captive Selenite in tow.
Genre
Fantasy & Fantastique
Director
Georges Méliès
Provider
Public Domain Demo Inc.
Rating
(1)
Cast
Georges Méliès, François Lallement, Bleuette Bernon, Henri Delannoy
Info
Cnty: France — Rlsd: 1902 — R.T.: 14 min. — Rate: Unrated

The Gold Rush

Considered by many to be Chaplin's masterpiece and perhaps the finest comedy ever made, this original version of the immortal silent classic finds the Little Tramp caught under an avalanche of hilarious mishaps while in gold rush Yukon.
Genre
Comedy (Slapstick)
Director
Charlie Chaplin
Provider
Public Domain Demo Inc.
Rating
(2)
Cast
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite
Info
Cnty: United States — Rlsd: 1925 — R.T.: 95 min. — Rate: Unrated

Cyrano de Bergerac

The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.
Genre
Drama
Performer
José Ferrer
Provider
Public Domain Demo Inc.
Rating
(1)
Cast
José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince, Morris Carnovsky, Ralph Clanton
Info
Cnty: United States — Rlsd: 1950 — R.T.: 112 min. — Rate: N/A
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