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Canada Now 2017

Canada Now Film Festival

Canada Now At Curzon Soho, London June 15-18, 2017 In Cinemas and On Demand from July 1, 2017 canadanow.co.uk The best of new Canadian Cinema descended upon London on June 15th with the inaugural Canada Now film festival. Nine films played across four days at the Curzon Soho cinema, and then from July 1st (Canada […]

Canada Now: Hello Destroyer

Canada Now: Hello Destroyer

Hello Destroyer Directed by Kevan Funk Starring Jared Abrahamson, Kurt Max Runte, Joe Buffalo, Paul McGillion and Sara Canning Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Bernie C Byrnes A junior hockey player’s life is shattered by an in-game act of violence. Desperate to find a means of reconciliation and a sense of […]

Canada Now: Maliglutit (Searchers)

Canada Now: Maliglutit (Searchers)

Maliglutit (Searchers) Directed by: Zacharias Kunuk and Natar Ungalaaq Starring Jonah Qunaq, Benjamin Kunuk, Joseph Uttak, Joey Sarpinak, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Jocelyne Immaroitok and Karen Ivalu Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Bernie C Byrnes Nunavut, circa 1913. Kuanana returns from a caribou hunt to discover his wife and daughter kidnapped, and the […]

La Biennale di Venezia – 57th International Art Exhibition

La Biennale di Venezia - 57th International Art Exhibition

Biennale Arte 2017 La Biennale di Venezia – 57th International Art Exhibition VIVA ARTE VIVA Curated by Christine Macel Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th, 2017 Giardini and the Arsenale venues Venice, Italy by Katharine Fry For six months every two years, Venice’s Giardini, Arsenale and many splendoured palazzos play host to the Art […]

Canada Now: Window Horses

Canada Now: Window Horses

Window Horses: The Poetic Epiphany of Rosie Ming Directed by Ann Marie Fleming Starring Sandra Oh, Nancy Kwan, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Camyar Chaichian, Omid Abtahi, Navid Negahban, Ellen Page and Don McKellar Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Joanna Orland Window Horses: The Poetic Epiphany of Rosie Ming is a poetic film about […]

Canada Now: Sleeping Giant

Canada Now: Sleeping Giant

Sleeping Giant Directed by Andrew Cividino Starring Nick Serino, Reece Moffett, Jackson Martin, David Disher and Erika Brodzky Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Joanna Orland Sleeping Giant is filled with familiar tropes found in many coming-of-age films; but with masterful skill, director Andrew Cividino has produced a stylish, charming and empathetic […]

Canada Now: Koneline: Our Land Beautiful

Canada Now - Koneline: Our Land Beautiful

Koneline: Our Land Beautiful Directed by Nettie Wild Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Bernie C Byrnes Koneline: Our Land Beautiful premiered at the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, where it won the award for Best Canadian Documentary. It has also won the award for the ALFF 2016: Audience Choice […]

Canada Now: Nelly

Canada Now: Nelly

Nelly Directed by Anne Émond Starring Mylène Mackay, Mylia Corbeil-Gauvreau, Mickaël Gouin, Sylvie Drapeau, Catherine Brunet and Francis Leplay Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Bernie C Byrnes Nelly is a compelling depiction of Borderline Personality Disorder inspired by the life and work of Canadian novelist It’s a gorgeous, sensitive biopic that […]

Canada Now: Weirdos

Canada Now - Weirdos

Weirdos Directed by Bruce McDonald Starring Dylan Authors, Julia Sarah Stone, Molly Parker, Allan Hawco, Cathy Jones and Rhys Bevan-John Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Joanna Orland This low-key, light on substance coming-of-age drama is not at all as weird as the title may suggest. Weirdos is the tale of two […]

Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Directed by Peter Berg Starring Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan and J.K. Simmons Available on Digital Download June 19th, 2017 (watch via iTunes or ) On Blu-ray & DVD June 26th, 2017 () by Joanna Orland At first I struggled to understand why a film about a modern terrorist attack has been […]