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Opens Friday, June 2

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Ryuichi Sakamoto Tribute

Featuring David Bowie and Ryuichi Sakamoto, and anchored by one of Sakamoto's finest scores, this multilayered film from Nagisa Oshima is a powerhouse of creative energy.
  • D: Nagisa Oshima
  • United Kingdom
  • 1983
  • 123 min
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Friday, June 2, 7:00 PM

a person putting on makeup

The Queen Pride Month Screening

Throw it back to 1967 and the glamorous origins of competitive drag in this vibrant piece of queer history that directly leads to Paris Is Burning and RuPaul's Drag Race.  
  • D: Frank Simon
  • USA
  • 1968
  • 68 min
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Friday, June 2, 9:00 PM

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Shakedown Pride Month Screening

Charting the eight-year run of Shakedown, a peripatetic Black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles, director Leilah Weinraub attempts “to portray the before and after of a utopic moment.”
  • D: Leilah Weinraub
  • USA
  • 2018
  • 72 min
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Saturday, June 3, 2:15 PM

a group of adults and children in baseball uniforms

The Bad News Bears Watch List: Play Ball!

Hard-drinking, ex-minor-league hopeful Morris Buttermaker attempts to whip a group of misfit and outcast little-leaguers into playing shape as a last shot at his fading glory.
  • D: Michael Ritchie
  • USA
  • 1976
  • 102 min
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Opens Saturday, June 3

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda Ryuichi Sakamoto Tribute

This intimate portrait explores famed composer Ryuichi Sakamoto’s return to music following a cancer diagnosis, leading to the creation of a haunting new masterpiece.
  • D: Stephen Nomura Schible
  • USA & Japan
  • 2017
  • 101 min
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Saturday, June 10, 1:30 PM

a woman on the phone

Network Watch List: BlackBerry Inspirations

Elevated by strong direction, powerful acting and a brilliant script, this searing satire of ratings-driven news remains sadly relevant more than four decades later.
  • D: Sidney Lumet
  • USA
  • 1976
  • 123 min
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Monday, June 12, 7:15 PM

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The War Room Watch List: BlackBerry Inspirations

The curtain lifts on Bill Clinton's 1992 political game-changing presidential campaign in this iconic documentary from Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker.
  • D: Chris Hegedus & D.A. Pennebaker
  • USA
  • 1993
  • 96 min
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Wednesday, June 14, 4:00 PM

two men sitting at a beach

Italy: Love It or Leave It Curious Minds Further Viewing

Award-winning documentary filmmakers Luca and Gustav take a road trip across Italy in an old Fiat 500 while pondering the question: should they stay in the country, or leave? 

Complement the exciting themes and stories of Dr. Kenneth Bartlett's Curious Minds series on Italy's Most Beautiful Cities with this screening.

  • D: Gustav Hofer & Luca Ragazzi
  • Italy & Germany
  • 2011
  • 75 min
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Thursday, June 15, 4:00 PM

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Roger & Me Curious Minds Further Viewing

Michael Moore triumphantly burst upon the American moviemaking scene in 1989 with this hilarious, penetrating forerunner of the independent film movement.

Complement the exciting themes and stories of Adam Nayman's Curious Minds series on A Brief History of Satire with this screening.

  • D: Michael Moore
  • USA
  • 1989
  • 90 min
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Thursday, June 15, 6:45 PM

two men talking Watch List: BlackBerry Inspirations

“Distilled from over 400 hours of filmed material, offers continued evidence of the essential nature of the documentary format” (BBC).
  • D: Chris Hegedus & Jehane Noujaim
  • USA
  • 2001
  • 107 min
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Friday, June 16, 9:45 PM

a man with a map and a man in a spacesuit

Operation Avalanche Watch List: BlackBerry Inspirations

Matt Johnson’s second feature blends mockumentray, black comedy and action-adventure into an engrossing undercover adventure at NASA.
  • D: Matt Johnson
  • Canada & USA
  • 2016
  • 94 min
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Saturday, June 17, 1:00 PM

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Original Cast Album: Company Watch List: BlackBerry Inspirations

This classic title for documentary and theatre aficionados offers a tantalizingly rare glimpse behind the Broadway curtain at Stephen Sondhein’s Company
  • D: D.A. Pennebaker
  • USA
  • 1970
  • 53 min
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Sunday, June 17, 9:00 PM

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A Perfect Christmas

Comedians Rachel Manson and MK Morris present their hit 420-friendly live show: getting high and commentating on the finest films the Hallmark channel has to offer.
  • D: Brian K. Roberts
  • USA
  • 2016
  • 100 min
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Sunday, June 18, 2:00 PM

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Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Quiet Time

Our series on mindfulness at the movies returns with this mind-expanding portrait of Richard Alpert, a.k.a. Ram Dass, one of the true spiritual icons of the 1960s and ‘70s. 

Featuring a special pre-film guided meditation by Moustafa Abdelrahman, an Applied Mindfulness Meditation Specialist.

  • D: Mickey Lemle
  • USA
  • 2001
  • 93 min
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Tuesday, June 20, 6:45 PM

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Batata  World Refugee Day

Discover the indomitable spirit of Maria and her Syrian migrant family in a decade-long journey that sheds light on the largest forced migration crisis of our times. 

Join director Noura Kevorkian and producer Paul Scherzer for a post-screening Q&A.

  • D: Noura Kevorkian
  • Canada & Lebanon
  • 2022
  • 125 min
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Wednesday, June 21, 6:45 PM

a person riding a horse

Aitamaako'tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun Indigenous Peoples Month

An intimate and thrilling portrait of a young Siksika woman in the golden plains of Blackfoot Territory as she prepares for one of the most dangerous horse races in the world. 

Featuring an introduction from ImagineNATIVE. 

Presented in partnership with imagineNATIVE.

  • D: Banchi Hanuse
  • Canada
  • 2023
  • 89 min
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Thursday, June 22, 7:30 PM

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Tramps! Pride Month Screening

Rising from the nihilistic ashes of the punk movement, revel in the unabashedly queer roots that permeated every inch of the New Romantics culture. 

Join director Kevin Hegge for a post-screening Q&A.

  • D: Kevin Hegge
  • Canada
  • 2022
  • 104 min
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Saturday, June 24, 9:00 PM

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Grease Sing-Along

Starring John Travolta and the late great Olivia Newton John, revisit Rydell High with full permission to sing the songs we're still hopelessly devoted to.
  • D: Randal Kleiser
  • USA
  • 1978
  • 110 min
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Sunday, June 25, 1:30 PM

a group of people playing music

Concert for George

This special re-release features gorgeous remastered video and full 5.1 surround sound mix, showcasing stunning renditions of some of the most significant music of the 20th century.
  • D: David Leland
  • United Kingdom & USA
  • 2003
  • 100 min
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Sunday, June 25, 4:15 PM

four men running

A Hard Day's Night

Directed with raucous, anything-goes verve by Richard Lester and featuring a slew of iconic pop anthems, this icon Beatles film exerted an incalculable influence on the music video.
  • D: Richard Lester
  • United Kingdom
  • 1964
  • 87 min
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Saturday, July 8, 7:00 PM

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For Viola: No Visible Trauma

Five years in the making, this striking film unravels the intertwined stories of three individuals who were the victims of extreme violence at the hands of police officers in Calgary. 

Join co-director Marc Serpa Francoeur, former Vancouver Police major crimes detective Lorimer Shenher for a Q&A, moderated by Anthony Truong Swan.

Presented in partnership with Story Money Impact.

  • D: Robbinder Uppal & Marc Serpa Francoeur
  • Canada
  • 2020
  • 98 min
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