Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 107 minutes | 1985
This unsung documentary about women’s bodybuilding features abundant sweat, ripped bodies and 80s nail polish. In 1977, the unlikely docudrama Pumping Iron went behind the scenes of muscle-man competitions; it was a commercial success that launched a new star, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Eight years later, it was the women’s turn. Bev Francis, Rachel McLish and other strongwomen square off in this colourful sequel that forces us to reconsider our standard images of the female body.DIRECTOR GEORGE BUTTLER WILL BE PRESENT
A candid-camera view of professional wrestling as seen in the Montréal Forum, where some of the biggest bouts are staged, and in back-street wrestling...
QUéBEC/CANADA | 107 minutes | 1961
Wajda looks back on the Katyn massacre perpetrated by the Russian army in 1940 — an event that saw the murder of his father, an infantry captain. Through...
POLAND | 107 minutes | 2007
To date there are four features in Alain Gomis’ body of work, and all four are steeped in intelligence, humanity, poetry and gritty urban realism. Born...
107 minutes | 0
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