Canadian Film Spotlight

The Canadian Film Spotlight features a curated selection of Canadian film, showcasing titles from the Canadian Independent Film Series and other distributors. Dramas, comedies, thrillers and more – see what this country's creative talent has to offer as they look to break onto the World stage!

 

Peace By Chocolate

May 16, 2022 | 96 min | Drama
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After the bombing of his father's chocolate factory, a charming young Syrian refugee struggles to settle into his new small-town life, caught between following his dream and preserving his family's legacy.click for more

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Black Conflux

August 23, 2021 | 100 min | Drama

The seemingly separate lives of an anxious, disillusioned teen girl and a troubled, alienated man converge fatefully in this haunting exploration of womanhood, isolation click for more

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Drifting Snow

September 6, 2021 | 75 min | Drama
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A car accident in the cold winter night leads two strangers, Joanne and Chris, to share a road trip the next day. As a snow storm rolls across their route, memories of theclick for more

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Between Waves

September 13, 2021 | 100 min | Drama
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A woman pursues her missing lover by crossing into a parallel dimension.click for more

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Events Transpiring Before, During and After a High School Basketball Game

October 4, 2021 | 75 min | Comedy
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As Middleview High School’s woeful boys basketball team prepares for another click for more

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Fanny: The Right To Rock

October 18, 2021 | 96 min | Documentary
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FANNY: The Right to Rock reveals the untold story of a Filipina American garage band that morphed into the ferocious rock group Fanny click for more

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Portraits From a Fire

November 1, 2021 | 104 min | Drama
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Portraits From a Fire is a coming-of-age story that follows Tyler, an eccentric and lonely teenager who spends his days making films in his Indigenous community, click for more

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Florian's Knights

November 15, 2021 | 104 min | Documentary
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Florian's Knights chronicles firefighters in both the US and Canada who form a controversial motorcycle club to cope with the crippling effects of PTSD click for more

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It Takes A Christmas Village

November 29, 2021 | 87 min | Romance
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In order to make the town’s Christmas market a reality, Mayor Alex Foster must convince the reclusive Darcy Hawkins to loan out his family's historic mill click for more

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The Boathouse

December 13, 2021 | 93 min | Horror
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When an emotionally-fragile young woman takes a job as nanny to two troubled children at a remote summer cottage, she falls in love with the click for more

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Last Of The Right Whales

February 23, 2022 | 92 min | Documentary
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LAST OF THE RIGHT WHALES brings a message of hope about a great whale on the brink of extinction.click for more

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The White Fortress

March 28, 2022 | 88 min | Drama
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In the rundown Sarajevo suburb of Alipasino Polje, Faruk is an orphan who lives with his ill grandmother and spends his days foraging for scrap metal and dabbling in petty crime click for more

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Marlene

April 11, 2022 | 104 min | Drama
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A woman fights to exonerate her husband from a crime he did not commit.click for more

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Participating Locations

Calgary, Country Hills
Kanata
Kelowna, Grand 10
Nanaimo
New Westminster
Orléans
Penticton
Waterloo
Whitby

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are typically available 1 week prior to release. Not all films are available at all locations. Film titles, show times and location availability are subject to change. Check your local cinema for showtimes and tickets.