New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. Their joyous reunion catapults the 19-year-old brothers to international fame, but it also reveals an extraordinary and disturbing secret with an indeterminate number of victims at play. “A gripping, stranger-than-fiction account of a real-world medical conspiracy…” – Peter Debruge, […]
Based on one of the greatest love stories of our time, Johnny & June dishes up a nostalgic evening of acoustic music and theatrical storytelling, recalling the great love and lives of Johnny Cash and his loving companion, June Carter-Cash. Starring Doug Thoms as Johnny Cash (and acoustic guitar) and Kyrst Hogan as June Carter-Cash (and autoharp, […]
“Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love,” is about the enduring love between the Canadian singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, the Norwegian woman he met on the Greek island of Hydra in the early 1960s. It’s a story that is at once simple and threaded with startling complexities. Its emotional entanglements and narrative […]
Exhilarating, suspenseful, and emotionally charged, this documentary from director AlexHolmes chronicles Tracy Edwards’s 1989-90 precedent-setting sea voyage around the world with an all-female crew.The Whitbread Round the World Race (rechristened the Volvo Ocean Race in 2001) was considered an exclusively masculine endeavour when Edwards came along and, in the face of much sexist condescension, proved […]
A former speed-chess champion struggling with bipolar disorder (Cliff Curtis) takes over a coach of a chess team for at-risk youth, in the inspirational true story of New Zealand chess legend Genesis Potini.
Academy Award nominees Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcome the physical challenges of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists. “Maud’s life was constricted, but her gaze was expansive, and so is her movie.” – Bob Mondello, NPR