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Oct 13
About Love. Adults Only (Russia, D: Various, site)
Love and marriage, Russian-style.
Suburbs: Richmond Hill
American Satan (USA, D: Ash Avildsen, site)
Would be rock'n'rollers follow their dreams to Los Angeles.
City: Scotiabank
  BPM (Beats Per Minute) (France, D: Robin Campillo, site)
Activists fights public and government indifference to France's AIDS epidemic.
City: Lightbox
  The Florida Project (USA, D: Sean Baker, site)
Kids play while living on the margins near Disney World.
City: Varsity
  Goodbye Christopher Robin (UK, D: Simon Curtis, site)
Young Christopher Robin becomes something of a celebrity as his father's Winnie The Pooh books find an audience.
City: Varsity
  The Limehouse Golem (UK, D: Juan Carlos Medina, site)
A string of murders point to the existence of a creature of legend.
City: Yonge & Dundas
  Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House (USA, D: Peter Landesman, site)
Hiding behind the moniker Deep Throat, a FBI officer feeds damning information about the President to a pair of crusading journalists.
City: Yonge & Dundas
  Marshall (USA, D: Reginald Hudlin, site)
Before he becomes the first African American on the United States Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall tries a case pivotal to his career.
City: Yonge & Dundas
  No Game, No Life: Zero (Japan, D: Atsuko Ishizuka, site)
A young man leading his people through a war-torn landscape teaches a female robot about humanity.
City: Yonge & Dundas (Fri-Sun only)
Suburbs: Winston Churchill (Fri-Sun only)
  The Outlaws (South Korea, D: Kang Yoon-Seong, site)
Police are called in to keep the peace when a gang war erupts.
City: Empress Walk
  Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (USA, D: Angela Robinson, site)
A psychologist creates the comic book character Wonder Woman while living in a polyamourous relationship.
City: Empress Walk    Varsity
Suburbs: Eglinton Town Centre    Queensway    Winston Churchill
  78/52 (USA, D: Alexandre O. Philippe, site)
Psycho's famed shower scene is dissected by fans, critics and fimmakers.
City: Lightbox
Oct 11
School Life (Spain/Ireland, D: Neasa Ni Chianain, site)
A pair of beloved teachers inspire students even as they near retirement.
City: Hot Docs (until Wed)
Unarmed Verses (Canada, D: Charles Officer, site)
Children facing eviction from soon-to-be-demolished public housing turn to music and poetry to expresa their feelings about their community.
City: Hot Docs (until Wed)
Oct 12
Bad Grandmas (USA, D: Srikant Chellappa, site)
Grandmothers Florence Henderson and Pam Grier wind up in a heap of trouble when they kill a con man.
City: Carlton
Bailaras (India, D: Ksshitij Chaudhary, site)
A competitive tractor pull driver suffers his family's insistence that he marry.
Suburbs: Mississauga
  An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (USA, D: Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk, site)
Al Gore continues his efforts to convince world leaders to battle climate change by adopting renewable energy sources.
City: Kingsway (one show Tue-Thu)
  The Last Dalai Lama? (USA, D: Mickey Lemie, site)
The 14th Dalai Lama, an exile from his native Tibet, looks back on his life and what may yet come.
City: Mt. Pleasant (one show Fri-Mon,Thu)
  Losing Our Religion (USA/UK/Canada, D: Leif Kaldor & Leslea Mair, site)
Preachers who no longer believe in God find common ground with atheists who desire a church experience.
City: Carlton
  Marjorie Prime (USA, D: Michael Almereyda, site)
An aging woman experiencing memory loss gains a companion designed to look like her dead husband.
City: Carlton
  Pearl Jam: Let's Play Two (USA, D: Danny Clinch, site)
Eddie Vedder and company play Chicago's Wrigley Field.
City: Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Winston Churchill
  Sky Hunter (China, D: Li Chen, site)
The Chinese air force is called in to handle a hostage crisis.
City: Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Markham    Scarborough
  White Night (Canada, D: Sonny Atkins, P.H. Bergeron, Bran Hamilton, Matt Purdy & Dan Slater, site)
Five different people experience emotional crises as they experience the art installations during Toronto's annual Nuit Blanche.
City: Carlton
Oct 13
Baby Driver (USA, D: Edgar Wright, site)
A young getaway driver is hired for a heist.
City: Kingsway (one show Fri,Sun,Tue,Thu)
Suburbs: Winston Churchill
Battle Of The Sexes (USA, D: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, site)
Tennis stars Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs work out their personal problems in a televised grudge match.
City: Canada Square    Humber    Varsity    Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Eglinton Town Centre    Elgin Mills    Queensway    Richmond Hill    Vaughan    Winston Churchill
  Beach Rats (USA, D: Eliza Hittman, site)
A 19-year-old navigates competing desires and a lifeless home while getting into trouble with his pals.
City: Carlton
  The Big Sick (USA, D: Michael Showalter, site)
An unexpected romance is complicated by one participant's traditional Muslim parents.
City: Mt. Pleasant (one show Fri-Sun,Tue,Thu)
  Blade Runner 2049 (USA, D: Denis Villeneuve, site)
Replicant hunter Ryan Gosling's investigation leads him to a reclusive Harrison Ford.
City: Don Mills VIP    Empress Walk (+IMAX)    Fairview    Humber    Market Square    Scotiabank (+IMAX)    Varsity    Yonge & Dundas (+4DX)    Yonge & Eglinton    Yorkdale
Suburbs: Beach    Eglinton Town Centre    Elgin Mills    Markham (+IMAX)    Mississauga (+IMAX)    Morningside    Orion Gate    Promenade    Queensway    Richmond Hill    Scarborough    Vaughan (+IMAX)    Winston Churchill (+IMAX)    Woodbine
  Brad's Status (USA, D: Mike White, site)
Touring colleges with his bright son makes middle-aged Ben Stiller feel morose about the choices he's made in life.
City: Canada Square
  Chasing The Dragon (Cantonese w/Chinese & English s.t.) (Hong Kong/China, D: Jason Kwan & Wong Jing, site)
Donnie Yen builds a drug-fueled crime empire under the watch of corrupt cop Andy Lau.
Suburbs: Markham
  City Of Rock (China, D: Dong Chengpeng, site)
A young man prepares to rock to save some rocks.
City: Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Markham
  Columbus (USA, D: Kogonada, site)
An architect's son and an architecture enthusiast explore the buildings of Columbus, Indiana.
City: Kingsway (one show daily)
  Don't Talk To Irene (Canada, D: Pat Mills, site)
An overweight teen serving communit service in a retirement home signs up its residents for a dance-oriented passion project.
City: Canada Square
  Dunkirk (USA/UK, D: Christopher Nolan, site)
Surrounded soldiers are evacuated from the beach at Dunkirk, France.
City: Canada Square    Kingsway    Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Winston Churchill
  The Glass Castle (USA, D: Destin Daniel Cretton, site)
A family lives a nomadic, cash-poor existence in small-town USA.
City: Regent (one show Fri-Sun,Tue,Wed)
  Great Great Great (Canada, D: Adam Garnet Jones, site)
An even-keeled couple get thrown for a loop by a parental divorce.
City: Carlton
  Good Time (USA, D: Benny & Josh Safdie, site)
A bungled bank job placed one brother in prison and the other (Robert Pattinson) on the run.
City: Regent (one show Sun,Tue,Wed)
  Judwaa 2 (India, D: David Dhawan, site)
Twin brothers separated at birth reunite to fight drug smugglers.
City: Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Eglinton Town Centre    Mississauga    Vaughan    Winston Churchill
  Last Night (Philippines, D: Joyce Bernal, site)
A man and a woman who've given up on life meet-cute at a joint suicide attempt.
City: Canada Square
Suburbs: Mississauga    Scarborough
  Loving Vincent (Poland/UK, D: Hugh Welchman & Dorota Kobiela, site)
The life of painter Vincent Van Gogh is recounted by way of oil-paint animation.
City: Canada Square    Lightbox
  Lucky (USA, D: John Carroll Lynch, site)
Legendary character actor Harry Dean Stanton plays a once hard-living senior now contemplating his own existence.
City: Lightbox    Mt. Pleasant (one show Fri-Sun,Tue-Thu)
  Maudie (Canada/Ireland, D: Aisling Walsh, site)
A fragile woman finds unexpected fame as a folk artist when she leaves home to take a housekeeping job. With Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.
City: Mt. Pleasant (one show Sun,Wed only)
  The Midwife (France, D: Martin Provost, site)
Solitary midwife Catherine Frot is asked to help her dead father's mistress (Catherine Deneuve) through tough times.
City: Kingsway (one show daily)
  mother! (USA, D: Darren Aronofsky, site)
Uninvited guests stoke growing tensions in a new couple's relationship.
City: Carlton    Kingsway    Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Vaughan
  The Mountain Between Us (USA, D: Hany Abu-Assad, site)
Idris Elba and Kate Winslet cross rough terrain after surviving a plane crash.
City: Empress Walk    Fairview    Market Square    Varsity    Yonge & Dundas    Yonge & Eglinton    Yorkdale
Suburbs: Eglinton Town Centre    Elgin Mills    Mississauga    Morningside    Orion Gate    Promenade    Queensway    Richmond Hill    Scarborough    Vaughan    Winston Churchill    Woodbine
  Never Say Die (China, D: Song Yang, site)
A boxer and a journalist change bodies. Adventure ensues.
City: Yonge & Dundas
Suburbs: Markham    Scarborough
  Rebel In The Rye (USA, D: Danny Strong, site)
J.D. Salinger works on the novel that will make him famous.
City: Canada Square
  Stronger (USA, D: David Gordon Green, site)
A man waiting at the finish line of the Boston Marathon is maimed by a terrorist attack.
City: Carlton    Scotiabank    Yonge & Eglinton
Suburbs: Beach    Vaughan    Winston Churchill
  The Trip To Spain (UK, D: Michael Winterbottom, site)
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon return for another round of eating fine food and trading sharp wit.
City: Regent (one show Sat,Sun,Tue,Thu)
  Viceroy's house (UK/India/Sweden, D: Gurinder Chadha, site)
The last Viceroy of India oversees the transition to independence as a cross-religion romance unfolds amongst his household staff.
City: Carlton    Kingsway (one show Fri,Mon-Thu)
  Victoria And Abdul (UK/USA, D: Stephen Frears, site)
Judi Dench's Queen Victoria befriends an Indian clerk.
City: Don Mills VIP    Empress Walk    Varsity    Yonge & Dundas    Yonge & Eglinton
Suburbs: Beach    Eglinton Town Centre    Promenade    Queensway    Richmond Hill    Vaughan    Winston Churchill
  Wind River (USA/UK/Canada, D: Taylor Sheridan, site)
A tracker is hired on by an investigation into a Reservation killing.
City: Carlton
  The Women's Balcony (Israel, D: Emil Ben-Shimon, site)
A rift grows in an Orthodox Jewish community due to a new Rabbi's treatment of women as second-class worshippers
City: Kingsway (one show Fri,Mon-Thu)    Mt. Pleasant (one show Sat only)

Compiled by Don Marks (contact)

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