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Monday, August 15, 7:00 PM

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Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes

The remarkable story of a Chinese Jamaican family who helped launch a golden age of reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica.

Join director Mark James, executive producer Wael Kabbani, and music journalist and producer Reshma B for a special post-screening Q&A.

  • D: Mark James
  • United Kingdom
  • 2019
  • 86 min
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Tuesday, August 16, 7:00 PM

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Imagine: 50th Anniversary Screening

This fully remastered music doc shows a year in the lives of legendary couple John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the height of their artistic powers.
  • D: John Lennon & Yoko Ono
  • USA
  • 1972
  • 83 min
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Thursday, August 18, 7:00 PM

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The Princess Bride Pastoral Fantasies: A Cottagecore Series

Star-crossed lovers Buttercup and Westley battle the odds to reunite with each other in this 1987 cult classic.
  • D: Rob Reiner
  • USA
  • 1987
  • 98 min
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Sunday, August 21, 1:00 PM

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The Company of Strangers Watch List: The World of Marcel the Shell

An all-time favourite of Marcel the Shell with Shoes On director Dean Fleischer-Camp, this heartwarming hybrid doc follows seven elderly women who find themselves stranded in the wilderness.
  • D: Cynthia Scott
  • Canada
  • 1990
  • 101 min
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Saturday, August 27, 8:15 PM

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Mark Hunter on The Cobrasnake: Y2Ks Archive

No one captured the hipster heyday of L.A. and NYC parties like legendary photographer The Cobrasnake. Join Mark Hunter for an exclusive look at his new book, The Cobrasnake: Y2Ks Archive.

Sunday, August 28, 2:00 PM

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Mantra: Sounds into Silence Quiet Time: Mindfulness at the Movies

Give yourself the gift of a little quiet time with a cinematic sound bath in this profound exploration of the healing power of the human voice.

Featuring a special pre-film guided meditation by Toronto mindfulness teacher Moustafa Abdelrahman 
 
  • D: Georgia Wyss
  • USA
  • 2018
  • 85 min
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Tuesday, August 30, 7:00 PM

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The Long Weekend Pastoral Fantasies: A Cottagecore Series

This life-affirming tribute to Algonquin, one of Canada’s oldest and most storied provincial parks, celebrates the joys of nature and the deep bonds of family and friendship.

Post-screening Q&A with director Catie Lamer and producer Stuart Henderson.
  • D: Catie Lamer
  • Canada
  • 2022
  • 87 min
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