Docs Screening in Canada This Week (Nov. 19 - 26)

Peggy Geuggenheim: Art Addict
Courtesy Films We Like


Don’t want to deal with the line-ups around Mockingjay this weekend? Why not see a doc?
We’ve rounded up Canadian showtimes for docs screening this week through Nov. 26.
(Like vegetables or sunshine, documentaries keep you healthy!)

Docs now playing:

After the Last River
Dir. Victoria Lean | Canada | 88 min.
-Toronto: Regent Park Film Festival (Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E) – Thurs. Nov. 19
—>Screening includes panel a panel on activism featuring Vicki Lean, Ali Kazimi, Wanda VanderStoop, Julian Carrington

All the Time in the World
Dir. Suzanne Crocker | Canada | 89 min.
-Parry Sound: Stockey Film Night – Thurs. Nov. 19
-Coburg, ON: The Loft Cinema – Fri. Nov. 20

Amy
Dir. Asif Kapadia | USA | 128 min.
-Ottawa: ByTowne Cinema – Wed. Nov. 25 & Thurs. Nov. 26

Best of Enemies
Dir. Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville | USA | 87 min.
-Surrey, BC: Get Reel, Semiahmoo Arts – Wed. Nov. 25

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Dir. Stanley Nelson | USA | 113 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Mon. Nov. 23 at 8:30 pm

Bikes Vs. Cars
Dir. Fredrik Gertten | Sweden | 90 min.
-Winnipeg: Winnipeg Cinematheque: Fri. Nov. 20 – Sunday the 29th

Drone
Dir. Tonje Hessen Schei | Norway/Pakistan/USA | 78 min.
-Toronto: Carlton Cinema – Fri. Nov. 20 – Thurs. Nov. 26
-Toronto: Kingsway Theatre – Fri. Nov. 20 – Thurs. Nov. 26

Fractured Land
Dir. Damien Gillis, Fiona Rayher | Canada/New Zealand/USA | 75 min.
-Vancouver: Vancity Theatre – Fri. Nov. 20 – Sat. Nov. 28
—>Filmmaker in attendance – Fri. Nov 20.

Hadwin’s Judgement
Dir. Sasha Snow | Canada | 87 min.
-Montreal: Cinéma du Parc – Mon. Nov. 23 – Thurs. Nov. 26

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World
Dir. Charles Wilkinson | Canada | 74 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Friday, Nov. 20 – Nov. 26
—>Director Charles Wilkinson will participate in Skype Q&As on Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 9:15 p.m.
-Vancouver: Vancity Theatre – Fri, Nov. 20 – Thurs. Nov. 25
—>Filmmaker in attendance – Fri Nov 20, Sat Nov 21

Heart of a Dog
Dir. Laurie Anderson | USA/France | 75 min.
-Ottawa: ByTowne Cinema – Fri, Nov. 20 – Mon. Nov. 23
-Toronto: Kingsway Theatre – Fri. Nov. 20 – Thurs. Nov. 26

In Jackson Heights
Dir. Frederick Wiseman | USA | 190 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Fri, Nov. 20; Sun, Nov 22; Wed. Nov. 25
—>Director Frederick Wiseman will participate in a Skype Q&A on Sunday, November 22.

Mavis!
Dir. Jessica Edwards | USA | 90 min.
-Saskatoon: Broadway Theatre – Nov. 21, 23, 25, 26
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Thurs. Nov. 19; Mt. Pleasant – Nov. 20, 21, 22. 25
-Vancouver: VanCity Theatre – Thurs. Nov. 19
-Winnipeg: Winnipeg Cinematheque – Thurs. Nov. 19 – Sat. Nov. 28

Meet the Patels
Dir. Geeta Patel, Ravi Patel | USA | 88 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Wed. Nov. 25 at 3:00 pm
-Toronto: Mt. Pleasant Theatre – Nov. 20, 21, 22, 24

Meru
Dir. Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | India/USA | 87 min.
-Toronto: Mt. Pleasant Theatre – Thurs. Nov. 19
-Victoria: The Vic – Fri. Nov. 20 – Sun. Nov. 22

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Dir. Lisa Immordino Vreeland | USA/UK/Italy | 96 min.
-Montreal: Cinéma du Parc – Mon. Nov. 23 – Thurs. Nov. 26
-Toronto: TIFF Lightbox – Fri. Nov. 20 – Thurs. Nov. 26
—>Kenneth Brummel, Assistant Curator of Modern Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, introduces the 7:10pm screening on Wednesday, November 25.

The Reflektor Tapes
Dir. Khalil Joseph | UK/Canada | 75 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Thurs. Nov. 19 at 9:00 pm; Thurs. Nov. 26 at 8:30pm

Requiem for the American Dream
Dir. Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott | USA | 73 min.
Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Thurs. Nov. 26 – Mon. Nov. 30

Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley
Dir. Jesse Freeston | Canada | 92 min.
-Ottawa: Mayfair Theatre – Wed. Nov. 25.
-Winnipeg: The Seanage – Sat. Nov. 21

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
Dir. Alex Gibney | USA | 128 min.
Winnipeg: Winnipeg Cinematheque – Thurs. Nov. 19

Sugar Coated
Dir. Michèle Hozer | Canada | 90 min.
-Bracebridge, ON: Spinning Reels – Mon. Nov. 23

That Sugar Film
Dir. Damon Gambreau | Australia | 90 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Sat. Nov. 21
—>Join Dr. Vera Tarman, Addictions Specialist and founder of Addictions Unplugged, and Tony Vassallo, Man On A Nutrition Mission™ for a post-screening Q&A.

This Changes Everything
Dir. Avi Lewis | Canada/USA | 90 min.
-Smithers, BC: Smithers Film Society – Sun. Nov. 22
-Cochrane, AB: Chinook Film Society – Wed. Nov. 25

The Trick with the Gun
Dir. Michael McNamara | Canada | 90 min.
-Toronto: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Thurs. Nov. 19 at 6:30 pm
—>Director Michael McNamara and subjects Scott Hammell and Christopher Gudgeon will introduce the film and participate in a Q&A

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