Film

Welcome To Me

Welcome To Me, starring funny lady Kristen Wiig who plays Alice Kleig, a deeply complex and troubled woman, is a dramatic comedy about a woman with borderline personality disorder who wins the Mega-Millions and—much to the dismay of her parents, therapist, gay ex-husband, and local TV station—uses her winnings to fund her own television show, similar to that of her hero Oprah.

IRIS

Iris Apfel is a fashion entrepreneur and interior designer who expresses her style with bold prints and layering of accessories like no other. The flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades is honoured in the film IRIS by the late documentarian Albert Maysles. A fashion icon, Iris—immediately recognized by her trademark large owlish eyeglasses—is a collector of fashion who has had her collection exhibited in various museums.

Dr. Martens | Spirit of 69

Dr. Martens' ‘The Spirit of ’69’ collection is a modern interpretation of a look and attitude that was started back in 1969 by first generation skinheads. By working with brands that were involved with this influential subculture from its earliest days, Dr. Martens celebrates the meticulous attention to detail of early skinheads, as well as their relationship with ska, rocksteady and reggae music.

Coldwater

Inspired by true events, Coldwater tackles the troubling world of juvenile rehabilitation. This drama/thriller follows Brad Lunders, a troubled teen sent to a juve reform facility run by a retired war colonel and a team of alpha males. Lunders, who was forcefully abducted from his home in the middle of the night by his mother's consent is sent to a harsh wilderness reform compound.

Chef

Chef is a feel-good film written and directed by and starring Jon Favreau. A comedy that tells the story of Carl Casper (Favreau), who loses his chef job, but discovers a new venture that not only reestablishes his artistic promise, but at the same time reconnects him to his family. 

NSFW | TOBACCO "Streaker" by Eric Wareheim [video]

Eric Wareheim took an old porn VHS that one of the older kids hid in the woods, shoved it into Max Renn from Videodrome's chest vagina alongside the living-breathing nightmare tape and scored it to Tobacco's "Streaker". The results are horrifying, disgusting, and full of dark corners. But let's be honest, who doesn't want to explore a dark corner? I'm calling 1-844-TOBAXXO for a tour.

The Real People of Vancouver

Inspired and intrigued by the interesting characters he sees when walking around his city and not impressed with TV's misrepresentation of who is "real" in Vancouver, Joseph PS Klymkiw decided to document and feature the exact people he saw daily who are real to him and that is someone that "does what they love and keeps doing it" with a project called The Real People of Vancouver.

NXNE & Bloor Hot Docs Cinema presents Stop Making Sense

North by Northeast (NXNE) continues their partnership with Bloor Hot Docs Cinema with a special one-night-only presentation of Jonathan Demme’s 1984 classic concert film Stop Making Sense this Saturday at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. 

Devil's Knot

Directed by Canadian director Atom Egoyan, Devil's Knot is a film adaptation of the book of the same name, based on the true story of three teenagers known as the "West Memphis Three" who were convicted for killing three young boys during a suspected satanic ritual back in 1993.

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