Tag Archives: Canadian

Who’s Yer Father

Who’s Yer Father, a film set and shot entirely on Prince Edward Island, is a hilariously good time with a surprising amount of heart.  “Who’s Yer Father”is a Maritime shorthand for a way to quickly figure out family and friend connections in close knit communities. It’s also the name of PEI’s only private investigation agency,…
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Days of Happiness

This emotionally complex drama, from Montreal-based writer-director Chloé Robichaud, follows a young orchestra conductor who’s becoming a major player on the Quebec classical music scene and now finds herself at a crossroads.  Emma is a recognizable queer character and proof that there’s a middle ground between the specificities of gay life being ignored and a…
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Concrete Valley

Wednesday, October 11 4 PM and 7 PM Rashid (Hussam Douhna), a doctor from Aleppo, Syria has been struggling to adjust to his life in Canada. He tries to hold on to his old identity by working as an unlicensed doctor for his neighbours while his wife Farah (Amani Ibrahim) becomes involved in their local…
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Viking

Wednesday, April 19, 6 PM at Landmark Grand 10 Welcome to the desert of the real: In Viking (2022), a sprightly and ironic morsel of Canadian content, the five members of the “Viking Society” decamp to a Quonset hut in the steppes of Alberta to simulate an expedition to Mars happening simultaneously overhead. The purpose…
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The Swearing Jar

Wednesday, May 10 6 PM at Landmark Grand 10 Canadian rom-com success. When was the last time we saw these three words together? Critics agree that Carey’s dilemmas are compelling: having two true soul-mates at the same time, and carrying a lie that threatens her marriage’s happiness. Adopted from a play that triumphed at the…
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