Docs Screening in Canada This Week (Dec. 11 - 17)

The Last of the Unjust

By Pat Mullen

POV hopes that the recent news of editor Marc Glassman’s honour from the DOC Institute inspires readers to seek out more documentaries. Supporting filmmakers at the box office is the first step towards a strong doc community!

Docs now playing:

Al Purdy Was Here
Dir. Brian D. Johnson | Canada | 90 min.
-Picton, ON: Cinefest Picton – Sat, Dec. 12
-Toronto, ON: Kingsway Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17

All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records
Dir. Colin Hanks | USA | 94 min.
-Ottawa, ON: Mayfair Theatre –Wed, Dec. 16 – Thurs, Dec. 17

Beyond the Ararat
Dir. Tülin Özdemir | Belgium | 57 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sat, Dec. 12

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Dir. Stanley Nelson | USA | 113 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sat, Dec. 12; Tues, Dec. 15

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
Dir. Adam Benzine | Canada/UK | 40 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Wed, Dec. 15
-Director Adam Benzine will join following the screening for an intimate and in-depth conversation. (Members screening)

Drone
Dir. Tonje Hessen Schei | Norway/Pakistan/USA | 78 min.
-Toronto: Kingsway Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11; Sun, Dec. 13; Tues, Dec. 25, Thurs, Dec. 17

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Dir. Douglas Tirola | USA | 98 min.
-Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Cinematheque: Fri, Dec. 11 – Sat, Dec. 12

A Family of Strangers
Dir.Oscar Fenoglio | Canada | 43 min.
-Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Cinematheque – Thurs, Dec. 17
-screens with: My Jewish Death
Dir. Saul Henteleff | Canada | 30 min.

Green Day: Heart Like A Hand Grenade
Dir. John Roecker | USA | 96 min.
-Edmonton, AB: Metro Cinema – Sat, Dec. 12

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World
Dir. Charles Wilkinson | Canada | 74 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Wed, Dec. 16

Heart of a Dog
Dir. Laurie Anderson | USA/France | 75 min.
-Toronto, ON: Kingsway Theatre – Fri, Dec. 4 – Thurs, Dec. 10
-Vancouver, BC: Vancity Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17
-Victoria, BC: Cinecenta – Sun, Dec. 13 and Mon, Dec. 14

Hitchcock/Truffaut
Dir. Kent Jones | USA | 80 min.
-Toronto, ON: TIFF Lightbox – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17

I am a Girl
Dir. Rebecca Barry | Australia | 88 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sun, Dec. 13

I Will Not Be Silenced
Dir. Judy Rymer | Australia/Kenya | 84 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sat, Dec. 12

The Last of the Unjust
Dir. Claude Lanzmann | France /Austria | 220 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Thurs, Dec. 16

Lessons in Dissent
Dir. Matthew Torne | Hong Kong | 97 min
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Fri, Dec. 11

Mavis!
Dir. Jessica Edwards | USA | 90 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Mon, Dec. 14
-Toronto, ON: Kingsway Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11; Mon, Dec. 15 – Thurs, Dec. 17
-Toronto, ON: The Revue – Mon, Dec. 14

Paul Taylor: Creative Domain
Dir. Kate Geis | USA | 86 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17 (No Monday show) *Director Kate Geis will be in attendance for post-screening Q&As on Friday, December 11, at 9:00 p.m., and on Saturday, December 12, at 12:00 p.m.

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Dir. Lisa Immordino Vreeland | USA/UK/Italy | 96 min.
-Hamilton, ON: Westdale Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17
-Montreal, QC: Cinéma du Parc – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17
-Toronto, ON: Kingsway Theatre – Fri, Dec. 11; Sun, Dec. 13; Tues, Dec. 15; Thurs, Dec. 17
-Toronto, ON: TIFF Lightbox – Fri, Dec. 11 – Thurs, Dec. 17
-Toronto, ON: The Fox – Wed, Dec. 16 – Thurs, Dec. 17

This Changes Everything
Dir. Avi Lewis | Canada/USA | 90 min.
-Toronto, ON: Cinema Politica (Toronto Danforth) – Fri, Dec, 11
-Vancouver, BC: Vancity Theatre – Sat, Dec. 12

Trials of Spring
Dir. Gini Reticker | Egypt | 90 min.
-Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sun, Dec. 13

Is your film or theatre not listed here?
Send your showtimes to: pat[at]povmagazine.com (Documentaries only, please!)