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Retrospectives, Programmes & Festivals
Dec 6 - 10
 
Jayu Human Rights Film Festival @ Hot Docs
Taking stock of human rights abuses in North Korea and beyond.
 
Dec 7 - 8
 
Sinolux @ Lightbox
Chinese favourites. In this year's spotlight: Lou Ye!
 
Dec 7 - 8
 
Filmi @ Harbourfront
South Asian cinema culture.
 
Dec 7 - 20
 
Best Of 2019 @ Hot Docs
The cream of the 2019 doc crop, for your edification and entertainment. This week:
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019, USA, D: Stanley Nelson) -- Dec 7, 9:30pm; Dec 9, 3:30pm
Midnight Traveler (2019, UK/Canada/Qatar, D: Hassan Fazili) -- Dec 8, 1:15pm
Echo In The Canyon (2018, USA, D: Andrew Slater) -- Dec 10, 4:00pm
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (2019, Canada, D: Martha Kehoe & Joan Tosoni) -- Dec 11, 4:00pm
Amazing Grace (2018, USA, D: Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack) -- Dec 12, 11:45am
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice (2019, USA, D: Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman) -- Dec 12, 2:15pm
Where's My Roy Cohn? (2019, USA, D: Matt Tyrnauer) -- Dec 12, 4:45pm
Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love (2019, USA, D: Nick Broomfield) -- Dec 13, 1:15pm
Cold Case Hammarskjold (2019, Denmark/Norway/Sweden/Belgium, D: Mads Brugger) -- Dec 13, 4:00pm; Dec 14, 4:15pm
The Cave (2019, Syria/Denmark/Germany/USA/Qatar, D: Feras Fayyad) -- Dec 14, 2:00pm; Dec 15, 6:30pm
Coppers (2019, Canada, D: Alan Zweig) -- Dec 14, 7:15pm
Midnight Family (2019, Mexico/USA, D: Luke Lorentzen) -- Dec 15, 4:15pm
Scandalous: The True Story Of The National Enquirer (2019, USA, D: Mark Landsman) -- Dec 15, 9:00pm
 
Until
Dec 7
In The Realm Of Oshima: The Best of Japanese Master Nagisa Oshima @ Lightbox
A selection of the rebel filmmaker's greatest hits. This week:
Pleasures Of The Flesh (1965, Japan, D: Nagisa Oshima) -- Dec 7, 4:00pm
 
Until
Dec 14
News From Home: The Films Of Chantal Akerman @ Lightbox
The late feminist and formalist filmmaker is remembered. This week:
From The Other Side (2002, Belgium/France/Australia/Finland, D: Chantal Akerman) -- Dec 5, 6:20pm
Tomorrow We Move (2004, France/Belgium, D: Chantal Akerman) -- Dec 7, 6:15pm
La-Bas (2006, France/Belgium, D: Chantal Akerman)
    + Saute Ma Ville (1968, France, D: Chantal Akerman) -- Dec 8, 6:45pm
Almayer's Folly (2011, Belgium/France, D: Chantal Akerman) -- Dec 11, 6:30pm
No Home Movie (2015, Belgium, D: Chantal Akerman) -- Dec 14, 3:15pm
 
Until
Jan 4
Scorsese: A Retrospective @ Lightbox
Scorsese's all-encompassing love of cinema produces an equally wide-ranging body of work: religious-themed dramas, literary adaptations and, of course, the gangster films that made his reputation This week:
Taxi Driver (1976, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 5, 9:55pm
The Age Of Innocence (1993, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 6, 11:00am; Dec 12, 6:15pm
Goodfellas (1990, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 6, 3:30pm
Raging Bull (1980, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 6, 6:30pm; Dec 7, 12:50pm; Dec 8, 9:10pm; Dec 9, 8:45pm; Dec 10, 8:45pm; Dec 11, 3:20pm; Dec 12, 3:30pm
The Hustler (1961, USA, D: Robert Rossen) -- Dec 6, 9:15pm
The Color Of Money (1986, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 8, 4:00pm
After Hours (1985, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 10, 6:30pm
Hugo (2011, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 13, 11:00am
The Last Temptation Of Christ (1988, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 13, 6:15pm
The King Of Comedy (1982, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) w/ Mallory Andrews -- Dec 14, 6:00pm
Kundun (1997, US, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 15, 4:00pm
Cape Fear (1991, USA, D: Martin Scorsese) -- Dec 15, 6:45pm
 
One-Offs And Short Runs
Dec 5
Dec 9
 
Sonatine (1993, Japan, D: Takeshi Kitano)    Free!
Tokyo Yakuza hide out at the Okinawa beach following an outbreak of gang warfare.
 
@ Japan Foundation
 
2:00pm
6:30pm
Dec 5 Raise Hell: The Life & Times Of Molly Ivins (2019, USA, D: Janice Engel)   Doc Soup
Journalist Ivins takes on Texas corruption with force and wit.
 
@ Hot Docs 6:45pm
Dec 5 First Love (2019, Japan, D: Takashi Miike)
A boxer and an addict meet-cute against the backdrop of a gang war.
 
@ JCCC 7:00pm
Dec 5 CKY: Landspeed (1999, USA, D: Bam Margera)   Lobotomy Films
CKY2K (2000, USA, D: Bam Margera)
CKY3 (2001, USA, D: Brandon DiCamillo & Bam Margera)
Skateboarding and outrageous stunts provide the seeds for future Jackass-es. Plus: live music.
 
@ Grand Gerrard 8:00pm
Dec 5
Dec 6
 
If You Love Me (Se Mi Vuoi Bene) (2019, Italy, D: Fausto Brizzi)   L'Altra Italia
A man's urge to help out causes only disaster ... until it doesn't.
 
@ Vaughan
@ Lightbox
8:00pm
9:00pm
Dec 5 The Rebirth Of Mothra (1996, Japan, D: Okhiro Yoneda)   Trashterpiece Theatre
When Ghidora reawakens to unleash devastation, can the planet's protector Mothra be far behind?
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 9:00pm
Dec 5 Ivan Ladislav Galeta: End Art   Wavelengths    Free!
Galeta finds inspiration in symmetry.
 
@ Lightbox 9:00pm
Dec 6
- Dec 12
 
Gremlins (1984, USA, D: Joe Dante)   Flashback Film Series
Cute little creatures destroy a small town's Christmas when they are fed after midnight.
 
@ Cineplex
Dec 6
Dec 11
 
Almost Famous (2000, USA, D: Cameron Crowe)
A teen is given the opportunity to tour with a rising rock band and write about the experience for Rolling Stone.
 
@ Cineplex
 
Dec 6
 
 
White Christmas (1954, USA, D: Michael Curtiz)
Black Christmas (1974, Canada, D: Bob Clark)
Christmas contrast! Crosby, Kaye and Clooney bring the seasonal cheer; Canada gifts the slasher flick to the world. A Royal Christmas tradition.
 
@ The Royal
 
7:00pm
9:30pm
Dec 6 The Apartment (1960, USA, D: Billy Wilder)   FFF    Free!
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004, USA, D: Raja Gosnell)
Viewer's choice! 1: Office worker Jack Lemmon tries to get in good with the higher-ups by lending them his bachelor pad for rendezvous with their mistresses. 2: The Mystery Inc. gang are threatened by someone recreating villains from their past.
 
@ Innis Town Hall 7:00pm
Dec 6
 
 
Christmas Sucks (2019, Canada, D: Paul Bellini)   Paul Bellini Film Festival
The Eplet Triplet (2019, Canada, D: Paul Bellini)
Paul Bellini touches back with "Christmas movies for grinches".
 
@ Eyesore Cinema
 
7:30pm
9:00pm
Dec 6
Dec 7
Dec 8
 
Apocalypse Now (Final Cut) IMAX (1979, USA, D: Francis Ford Coppola)
Martin Sheen goes upriver to find the heart of darkness. New 4K restoration and cut!
 
@ Cinesphere
 
 
7:30pm
7:30pm
4:30pm
Dec 6 Lost And Found In Late Capitalism   Pleasure Dome
Found-footage videos put the products of capitalism to use in telling of life under its thumb. At the Small World Music Centre (180 Shaw).
 
7:30pm
Dec 6 Manborg (2011, Canada, D: Steven Kostanski)
"I am man ... I am borg ... I am Manborg." A cyborg and his misfit commandos take on Count Draculon and the armies of Hell. From Winnipeg cult film collective Astron 6. Plus: live music afterparty with Joe Cash.
 
@ Grand Gerrard 8:00pm
Dec 6 Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972, USA, D: Theodore Gershuny)   Killer B Cinema
Murders ensue after a man inherits an old asylum for the mentally insane.
 
@ Imperial Pub 8:30pm
Dec 6 Nightmare (1981, USA, D: Romano Scavolini)   Fear Is Free Fridays    Free!
Phantasm (1979, USA, D: Don Coscarelli)
Fear x 2.
 
@ The Kingsway 8:45pm
Dec 7
Dec 11
 
A Christmas Story (1983, USA/Canada, D: Bob Clark)   Cineplex Classic Film Series
Little Ralphie would love nothing more than for Santa to bring him a Red Ryder BB gun.
 
@ Cineplex
 
Dec 7 A Christmas Story (1983, USA/Canada, D: Bob Clark)
Elf (2003, USA, D: Jon Favreau)
Gremlins (1984, USA, D: Joe Dante)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989, USA, D: Jeremiah S. Chechik)
The Polar Express (2004, USA, D: Robert Zemeckis)
Community Day! Free Christmas-y movies & cheap concessions raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada.
 
@ Cineplex 9:00am
Dec 7 The Awful Truth (1937, USA, D: Leo McCarey)   7 From '37
Marriage begets divorce begets the possibility of reconciliation between Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. One of the great screwball comedies.
 
@ The Paradise 2:00pm
Dec 7
 
Dec 8
 
The Tokyo Night Is Always The Densest Shade Of Blue (2017, Japan, D: Yuya Ishii)
Three Stories Of Love (2015, Japan, D: Ryosuke Hashiguchi)
Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016, Japan, D: Ryota Nakano)
Tales of modern love, Japanese-style. 1: a nurse moonlighting at a bar meets an anxious construction worker. 2: three people from different walks of life grapple with change. 3: a single mom with a terminal illness resets family fortunes before time runs out.
 
@ The Revue
 
 
4:30pm
6:30pm
4:00pm
Dec 7 Solaris (1972, USSR, D: Andrei Tarkovsky)
Scientists manning a planetary outpost contend with materialized thoughts and memories. A high-art, sci-fi classic.
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 7 The Stunt Man (1980, USA, D: Richard Rush)   Colin Geddes' Kinovortex
A Vietnam vet on the run finds refuge as a stunt man on the set of a war epic.
 
@ Lightbox 9:00pm
Dec 7 Code 8 (2019, Canada, D: Jeff Chan)
A man marginalized by his special powers turns to the criminal underworld to make a living.
 
@ Yonge & Dundas 9:20pm
Dec 7 The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996, USA, D: Renny Harlin)   Drunken Cinema
A suburban Mom joins forces with a private detective to evade killers from her former life as a secret agent. Plus: drinking games!
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Dec 8
Dec 9
Dec 10
 
Promare (2019, Japan, D: Hiroyuki Imaishi)
Firefighting mechas fight fire-lighting mutants. Screening both subbed and dubbed.
 
@ Cineplex
 
 
Dec 8 The Land Before Time (1988, USA, D: Don Bluth)   Family Pics
Cute little dinosaurs try to outrun both a T-Rex and the coming ice age.
 
@ The Paradise 10:00am
Dec 8
 
 
 
 
Trouble In Paradise (1932, USA, D: Ernst Lubitsch)
Cinema Paradiso (1988, Italy/France, D: Giuseppe Tornatore)
Phantom Of The Paradise (1974, USA, D: Brian De Palma)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984, USA, D: Jim Jarmusch)
Paradise Day! Four films inspired by the notion embodied by the cinema's name. 1: a thief, a pickpocket and an heiress form an unlikely threesome. 2: a boy in a small village falls hard for cinema. 3: De Palma crosses Phantom Of The Opera with Faust. 4: a New York hipster takes a road trip to Florida with his friend and visiting Hungarian cousin.
 
@ The Paradise
 
 
 
1:00pm
3:15pm
6:00pm
8:30pm
Dec 8 Golda (2019, Israel/Germany, D: Sagi Bornstein, Udi Nir & Shani Rozanes)   Chai Tea
The story of the pioneering female prime minister of Israel is told.
 
@ Empress Walk 1:00pm, 4:00pm
Dec 8 Metropolitan (1935, USA, D: Richard Boleslawski)   TFS
They Shall Have Music (1939, USA, D: Archie Mayo)
Music! Opera stars strike out on their own; a runaway puts a violinist on the job of saving a music school for poor kids.
 
@ Innis Town Hall 1:30pm
Dec 8 The Pyx (1973, Canada, D: Harvey Hart)   Toronto Film Review Presents
An investigation into the murder of a prostitute uncovers evidence of a satanic cult. Plus: producer Julian (The Mask, The Bloody Brood) Roffman's son Peter will be present to introduce a filmed interview with his father.
 
@ Media Commons 2:00pm
Dec 8 Amazing Grace (2018, USA, D: Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack)    Free!
Aretha Franklin wows a Watts church circa 1972.
 
@ Aga Khan 3:00pm
Dec 8
 
 
This Means War (2012, USA, D: McG)   Menstruation Nation
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014, USA, D: Sean Anders)
Chris-mas Pine-fest!
 
@ Eyesore Cinema
 
5:30pm
7:30pm
Dec 8 The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978, USA, D: Steve Binder)   Hollow Moon Movie Club
Christmas, Wookie-style.
 
@ Handlebar 7:30pm
Dec 8 School Daze (1988, USA, D: Spike Lee)   Black Gold
Students at a historically black college clash over a protest. With Laurence Fishburne and Giancarlo Esposito.
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 9 Bend It Like Beckham (2002, UK, D: Gurinder Chadha)
The daughter of Sikh immigrants runs up against her parents' traditonalism when all she wants to do is play a little footie. Director Gurinder Chadha in attendance!
 
@ Lightbox 7:00pm
Dec 9 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989, USA, D: Jeremiah S. Chechik)
Chevy Chase and company indulge in a little holiday mayhem. At Cineplex VIP locations only.
 
@ Cineplex 7:00pm
Dec 9 Punch Drunk Love (2002, USA, D: Paul Thomas Anderson)
Adam Sandler struggles with anxiety, rage and romance (not to mention a bright blue suit). 35mm!
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 10 Freaked (1993, USA, D: Tom Stern & Alex Winter)   Laughsploitation
A chemical company's spokesman finds out for himself the freaky side efects of his employer's poisons. Plus: live comedy!
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 8:00pm
Dec 10 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989, USA, D: Jeremiah S. Chechik)   Band And A Movie
On screen: Chevy Chase's holiday mayhem. On stage: Dwayne Gretsky performs! Free tickets are available beginning at 5:30pm.
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 11 Stage Door (1937, USA, D: Gregory La Cava)   7 From '37
Young actresses hustle for their big break in New York showbiz. With Kathrine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers and Lucille Ball!
 
@ The Paradise 6:00pm
Dec 11 Tokyo Godfathers (2003, Japan, D: Satoshi Kon)   Anime @ The Revue
A trio of people living on the street search for an abandoned baby's parents on Christmas Eve.
 
@ The Revue 7:00pm
Dec 11 In Conversation With... Andre Aciman
The author of Call Me By Your Name discusses the novel's sequel. Plus: classical pianist Darren Creech plays selections from the Call Me By Your Name Soundtrack. A book signing follows the event.
 
@ Lightbox 7:00pm
Dec 11 The Elephant Man (1980, USA, D: David Lynch)
Sideshow attraction John Merrick becomes a Victorian celebrity.
 
@ Grand Gerrard 8:00pm
Dec 11 Lost In The Pacific (2016, China/Malaysia, D: Vincent Zhou)   2Bad4U
Wealthy passengers are marooned by an air crash.
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 8:00pm
Dec 11 Days Of Heaven (1978, USA, D: Terrence Malick)
A farm worker and his girlfriend scheme to grab of piece of a dying landowner's fortune.
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 11 Love, Actually (2003, UK, D: Richard Curtis)   Drunk Feminist Films
The DFF crew take on Curtis' epic holiday romantic comedy.
 
@ Hot Docs 8:30pm
Dec 12 Kitanaka Sketch (2018, Japan, D: Tsukasa Kishimoto)    Free!
A manga artist struggles with representing her hometown.
 
@ Japan Foundation 2:00pm
Dec 12 Holiday Video Chuck
BYOC! The members of Charles Street Video showcase their latest.
 
@ Toronto Media Arts Centre 6:30pm
Dec 12 Marie Antoinette (2006, USA/France, D: Sofia Coppola)   Designing The Movies
France's doomed queen revels in decadence. Plus: a presentation on Coppola's visual reference points.
 
@ The Revue 6:45pm
Dec 12 Crossroads (1976, USA, D: Bruce Conner)    Free!
The Exploding Digital Inevitable (2017, D: Ross Lipman)
Conner's classic found footage compilation of atomic bomb tests is paired with Lipman's live documentary essay sharing the story of Crossroads' creation.
 
@ Lightbox 7:00pm
Dec 12 Love Actually (2003, UK, D: Richard Curtis)
Love, love and more love - at Christmas. With Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Laura Linney.
 
@ The Fox 7:00pm
Dec 12 Puppet Killer (2019, Canada, D: Lisa Ovies)
You know the drill: students, cabin, killer ... puppet? Presented by Toronto Indie Horror Fest.
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 8:00pm
Dec 12 You've Got Mail (1998, USA, D: Nora Ephron)   Drunk Feminist Films
The DFF crew take on Ephron's internet-era update of The Shop Around The Corner.
 
@ Hot Docs 8:30pm
Dec 12 Movements Of A Nearby Mountain (2019, Austria/France/Nigeria, D: Sebastian Brameshuber)   MDFF Presents
A Nigerian mechanic fixes and exports cars from his workplace in Austria to his homeland. Director in attendance!
 
@ Lightbox 9:15pm
Dec 13 From Footnote To Main Text: Working With Minor Audiovisual Archives In Latin America
Archivist Juana Suarez discusses working with smaller, independent archives in an effort to resist hegemony.
 
@ Lightbox 11:30am
Dec 13 It's A Wonderful Life (1946, USA, D: Frank Capra)
"Bert? Do you know me?" Jimmy Stewart experiences the gloom of Christmas season.
 
@ Lightbox 3:30pm
Dec 13 Scarface (1983, USA, D: Brian De Palma)   Neon Dreams
"Say hello to my little friend!" Neon Dreams wishes you a White Christmas as Pacino flees Cuba to take over the Miami drug trade.
 
@ The Royal 7:00pm
Dec 13 Work, Bike & Eat: Films by Keith Lock & Jim Anderson   Ad Hoc Film Collective
Ad Hoc brings the early collaborations of Lock and Anderson to light, films crafted during their student years before their own work of the 1970s cemented their reputations.
 
@ Innis Town Hall 7:00pm
Dec 13 Carol (2015, USA/UK, D: Todd Haynes)   Inside Out
Pre-show drinks and seasonal karaoke (not to mention the booing of the Weinstein) make this screening of Haynes' Highsmith adaptation a veritable, if Dickens-less, Christmas Carol.
 
@ Hot Docs 7:00pm
Dec 13
 
 
Christmas Sucks (2019, Canada, D: Paul Bellini)   Paul Bellini Film Festival
An Irrelephant (2018, Canada, D: Paul Bellini)
Paul Bellini touches back with "Christmas movies for grinches".
 
@ Eyesore Cinema
 
7:30pm
9:00pm
Dec 13
Dec 14
Dec 15
 
Scrooged (1988, USA, D: Richard Donner)
Bill Murray is given the Dickens treatment.
 
@ Cinesphere
 
 
7:30pm
7:30pm
7:30pm
Dec 13 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, USA/UK, D: Stanley Kubrick)
Take the ultimate trip to space and beyond the infinite. Live score by RØISEN!
 
@ The Paradise 9:00pm
Dec 13 A Clockwork Orange (1971, UK/USA, D: Stanley Kubrick)
"Viddy well, little brother. Viddy well." Young thug Malcolm McDowell enters experimental therapy to cure his violent impulses.
 
@ Lightbox 9:30pm
Dec 13 Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986, USA, D: Tom McLoughlin)   Drunken Cinema
The Friday The 13th series revives its villain while going meta. Plus: drinking games! Plus plus: a live performance from Blood Opera.
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Dec 14 It's A Wonderful Life (1946, USA, D: Frank Capra)   Hot Docs For The Holidays    Free!
"Bert? Do you know me?" Jimmy Stewart experiences the gloom of Christmas season. Free, but please bring a food drive donation for The Stop. Tickets available in advance for members.
 
@ Hot Docs 10:45am
Dec 14 A Star Is Born (1937, USA, D: William A. Wellman)   7 From '37
Janet Gaynor's star rises as her alcoholic benefactor's declines.
 
@ The Paradise 11:00am
Dec 14
Dec 15
 
The Dog Who Stopped The War (1984, Canada, D: Andre Melancon)   Throwback Cinema
Kids over-commit to wintry war games.
 
@ The Revue
 
1:30pm
1:30pm
Dec 14 Shoes (1916, USA, D: Lois Weber)   A Woman's Work
A young working woman struggles with providing for her family. Live musical accompaniment by Marilyn Lerner. A discussion follows the film.
 
@ The Paradise 2:00pm
Dec 14
Dec 15
 
The Polar Express (IMAX 3D) (2004, USA, D: Robert Zemeckis)
'Tis the season for motion capture creep-out.
 
@ Cinesphere
 
3:30pm
3:30pm
Dec 14 In God I Trust (2018, Canada, D: Maja Jacob)
The lives of a young black man, a white nationalist and a vacationing couple meet in violence.
 
@ The Royal 7:00pm
Dec 14 Women Filmmakers, Embodiment and Abstraction   Ad Hoc Film Collective
Non-representational artifacts clash with very representational bodies in eight works by female filmmakers from 1970-1995.
 
@ Innis College, Rm 222 7:00pm
Dec 14 Heat (1995, USA, D: Michael Mann)
Pacino and DeNiro's first co-starring venture pits one's fanatical detective against the other's professional crook.
 
@ Lightbox 9:00pm
Dec 14 Gremlins (1984, USA, D: Joe Dante)   Dumpster Raccoon
Cute little creatures destroy a small town's Christmas when they are fed after midnight. Plus: live drag performances and pre-show commentary.
 
@ The Revue 9:30pm
Dec 14 A Very Harold And Kumar Christmas (2011, USA, D: Todd Strauss-Schulson)   Hot Docs For The Holidays    Free!
Former stoner best friends reunite to find the perfect Christmas tree. Free, but please bring a food drive donation for The Stop. Tickets available in advance for members.
 
@ Hot Docs 9:45pm
Dec 15 White Christmas (1954, USA, D: Michael Curtiz)   Hot Docs For The Holidays    Free!
Crosby, Kaye and Clooney bring the seasonal cheer. Free, but please bring a food drive donation for The Stop. Tickets available in advance for members.
 
@ Hot Docs 10:00am
Dec 15 Elf (2003, USA, D: Jon Favreau)   Family Pics
An adopted elf leaves the North Pole in search of his true family. With Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel.
 
@ The Paradise 10:00am
Dec 15 When You're In Love (1937, USA, D: Robert Riskin)   7 From '37
Cash-strapped and trapped-abroad Cary Grant hitches his wagon to a traveling opera singer to finance a trip back to the United States.
 
@ The Paradise 12:30pm
Dec 15 Dreaming Of A Jewish Christmas (2017, Canada, D: Larry Weinstein)   Hot Docs For The Holidays
Jewish songwriters contribute to the secularization of Christmas. Plus: A Chinese food sampler from Taste Of China Seafood Restaurant! Please bring a food drive donation for The Stop.
 
@ Hot Docs 2:15pm
Dec 15 Topper (1939, USA, D: Norman Z. McLeod)   7 From '37
New ghosts Cary Grant and Constance Bennett attempt to pull off a good deed to gain admittance to the afterlife.
 
@ The Paradise 3:00pm
Dec 15 Asphalt (1929, Germany, D: Joe May)   Silent Revue
A femme fatale at home in the Berlin criminal underground falls for the policeman who apprehends her.
 
@ The Revue 4:00pm
Dec 15 Dangerous Liaisons (1988, UK/USA, D: Stephen Frears)   High Tea Cinema
French royalty make wagers on the success of one's seduction game. Plus: tea and scones!
 
@ The Fox 4:00pm
Dec 15 City Of Lost Children (1995, France, D: Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro)   Squishy Freak Frolic Film Nite
The dream-less creation of a mad scientist kidnaps children to steal their dreams.
 
@ Eyesore Cinema 7:45pm
Dec 15 Rent (2005, USA, D: Chris Columbus)   Allysin Chaynes Presents
New Yorkers struggle with city life and the looming AIDS epidemic. Boozy drag queen commentary provided by Allysin Chaynes.
 
@ The Royal 8:00pm
Dec 15 Strange Brew (2010, Canada/USA, D: Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas)   The Second City At 60
"Fleshy-headed mutant, are you friendly?" "No way, eh? Radition has, like, made me an enemy of society!" Hosers Bob & Doug get mixed up in a Hamlet pastiche at a sinister brewery. With Max Von Sydow as the evil Brewmeister!
 
@ The Paradise 9:30pm

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