The great names in cinema
| 91 minutes | 1953
The lives of the earliest inhabitants of the historic land of Bohemia, recounted in a series of six stop-motion animation segments. Released in 1953, this film by the Czech director breathes humanity and empathy into the folk tales behind the heroes and legends of Czechoslovakia. Inspired by the book Ancient Bohemian Legends by Alois Jirásek, Old Czech Legends is proof not just of Trnka’s outstanding artistry and puppeteering talent, but also his amazingly inventive use of cinematic language.
The insane rantings of a Buddhist monk who’s adept at riling up the crowds. A documentary that uses its source material to examine the roots of evil. In...
FRANCE , Switzerland | 91 minutes | 2017
Moving portrait of a stubborn Congolese woman who, faced with setbacks, refuses to stay in the shadows. “On the count of ten, Félicité, you will be...
FRANCE , Belgium , Senegal , Lebanon | 91 minutes | 2017
Denis Côté explores the world of bodybuilding, taking an affectionate look at overdeveloped men. These are men of few words and lots of muscles:...
CANADA | 91 minutes | 2017
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