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Forever Pure

A film by Maya Zinshtein

 

Market screenings:
Saturday 10/09 at 19:15 - Scotiabank 13 - International premiere
Monday 12/09 at 15:45 - Scotiabank 10
Sunday 18/09 at 21:15 - Scotiabank 13

Press & Industry screening:
Monday 12/09 at 9:00 - Scotiabank 10

 

Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Forever Pure follows the team as two Muslim players join the team for the first time and sent the club spiralling out of control.


The Fall

A film by Daniel Gordon

 

Private screening:
Tuesday 13/09 at 9:15 - TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 6

The remarkable story of a South African barefoot runner; an American track and field prodigy and a journey behind the events of one of the most memorable moments in sporting history at the 1984 Olympics.

 

"An intriguing look at the ugly, inglorious side to the Olympics." ★★★★ - The Guardian

"Beautifully shot and brilliantly edited" - The Telegraph


The Confession

A film by Ashish Ghadiali

 

World premiere: Sheffield Doc/Fest

This is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West.

 

"A documentary of great clarity and gravitas" ★★★★ - The Guardian

★★★★ - The Irish Times

"A very significant film and highly recommended viewing" ★★★★ - The Upcoming


Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach

A film by Louise Osmond

 

Versus is a funny, provocative and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s foremost filmmakers, Ken Loach.

 

"A timely, if not golden, opportunity to examine Loach afresh, and Louise Osmond’s 93-minute film doesn’t disappoint." - ScreenDaily

"An insightful, surprising and moving portrait of a quiet man with a will of steel" ★★★★ - Dave Calhoun, Time Out

"A fitting and satisfying tribute" ★★★★ - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

 


Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back

A film by Maura Axelrod

 

World premiere: Tribeca Film Festival 2016

An art world upstart, provocative and elusive artist Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that send up the artistic establishment.

 

"Deftly and entertainingly constructed." - New York Magazine

"A beautifully beguiling feature documentary" -  Visionare


Burden

A film by Tim Marrinan & Richard Dewey

 

World premiere: Tribeca Film Festival 2016

A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an perfomrance artist who pushed the limits of creative expression and risked his life in the name of art.

 

'A must-see for followers of performance art and an eye-opener for others.' - The Hollywood Reporter

'Compelling... gets us into his head' ★★★★ - The Guardian


Sour Grapes

A film by Jerry Rothwell & Reuben Atlas

 

World premiere: Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sour Grapes is the story of one of the greatest ever wine fraud cases known to the public. A young Indonesian immigrant fooled the US wine world, making millions of dollars from fake vintage Burgundy created in his Los Angeles suburban home.


A film by Alma Ha'rel
Executive produced by Shia LaBeouf
Original score by Flying Lotus

World premiere: Tribeca Film Festival 2016

 

LOVETRUE offers a unique exploration of the challenges that love can present and how our past and present experiences shape the decisions we make when the fantasy of true love dissipates.


IN PRODUCTION


Vivienne Westwood: Get a Life

A film by Lorna Tucker

 

Vivienne Westwood: Get a Life charts the life and times of Vivienne Westwood, following her journey from fashion icon to activist.

Expected Q2 2017

 


Priorat

A film by David Fernández de Castro

 

At the end of the 70s, five ambitious individuals, arrived in Priorat. They took a land with no future and turned it into one of the most important wine producing regions in the world. Today, they are known as The Magnificent Five.

Expected Q4 2016


Heady Days

A film by Alexandra Dean

 

Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lemarr, was infamous for her marriages and affairs with everyone from Spencer Tracy to JFK. This film will rediscover her, not only as an actress, but as the brilliant mind who coinvented 1940's wireless technology. 

Expected Q1 2017