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National Canadian Film Day | April 22
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National Canadian Film Day is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema. National Canadian Film Day is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema. Show less
Hockey Night | Kanopy
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HOCKEY NIGHT features Canadian icon Megan Follows (Anne of Green Gables) as Cathy Yarrow, a confident and talented young athlete. Having moved to a small ...Show more HOCKEY NIGHT features Canadian icon Megan Follows (Anne of Green Gables) as Cathy Yarrow, a confident and talented young athlete. Having moved to a small town, the bored and under-challenged Cathy straps on goalie pads and joins the boys' all-star hockey team--facing substantial criticism from the town, including local broadcaster Bum Johnson (Maury Chaykin) and the team's sponsor, lumber magnate Bill Moss (Henry Ramer)—both think girls have no place on the ice. Under pressure, Cathy stands firm between the pipes, helping the team win games while winning herself loyal allies in star player Spear Kozak (Yannick Bisson) and coach Willie Liepert (Rick Moranis). Show less
Bartleby | Kanopy
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Cult figure Crispin Glover lends his eerie presence to Bartleby, a modern adaptation of the classic short story by Herman Melville (author of Moby Dick) T...Show more Cult figure Crispin Glover lends his eerie presence to Bartleby, a modern adaptation of the classic short story by Herman Melville (author of Moby Dick) The film diverges from Melville's story, setting it in a modern office and adding sitcom-style humor, with an element of surrealism. The manager of a public records firm hires a new clerk named Bartleby. However, Bartleby is eccentric and with each passing day, he begins to refuse his boss' orders. Eventually, the boss discovers even stranger things about him. Starring Crispin Golver, David Paymer, Maury Chaykin Show less
Birth of a Family|NFB
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In this deeply moving feature-length documentary, three sisters and a brother meet for the first time. Removed from their young Dene mother during the inf...Show more In this deeply moving feature-length documentary, three sisters and a brother meet for the first time. Removed from their young Dene mother during the infamous Sixties Scoop, they were separated as infants and adopted into families across North America. Betty Ann, Esther, Rosalie, and Ben were only four of the 20,000 Indigenous Canadian children taken from their families between 1955 and 1985, to be either adopted into white families or live in foster care. As the four siblings piece together their shared history, their connection deepens, and their family begins to take shape. Show less
Black Spruce | Hoopla
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The disappearance of a young Cree woman in Toronto traumatizes her Northern Ontario family, and sends her twin sister on a journey south to find her. Directed by Don McKellar The disappearance of a young Cree woman in Toronto traumatizes her Northern Ontario family, and sends her twin sister on a journey south to find her. Directed by Don McKellar Show less
The Captive | Kanopy
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In this psychological thriller, Matthew (Ryan Reynolds) must live through a parent's worst nightmare when his young daughter, Cassandra, vanishes without ...Show more In this psychological thriller, Matthew (Ryan Reynolds) must live through a parent's worst nightmare when his young daughter, Cassandra, vanishes without a trace. Years later, when detectives Nicole and Jeffrey discover recent images of Cassandra online, Matthew puts everything on the line to get his daughter back. Filmmaker: Atom Egoyan Show less
Chicago | Hoopla
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At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves shar...Show more At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves sharing space on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends. But in Chicago, there's only room for one legend! Starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Dominic West, Taye Diggs, Colm Feore Show less
Dance Me Outside
Streaming Video - 2014
Flight of the Butterfiles | Hoopla
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Flight of the Butterflies is a Canadian documentary film directed and co-written by Mike Slee for IMAX, starring Megan Follows, Gordon Pinsent, and Shaun ...Show more Flight of the Butterflies is a Canadian documentary film directed and co-written by Mike Slee for IMAX, starring Megan Follows, Gordon Pinsent, and Shaun Benson. The film covers Dr. Fred Urquhart's nearly 40-year-long scientific investigation into the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), tracking the details of what is considered one of the longest known insect migrations: the flight of the monarch butterfly from Central Mexico to the United States and Canada and back. Show less
Hard Core Logo
Streaming Video - 1996
Ice Guardians | Kanopy
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Exploring one of the most controversial positions in the history of sport, ICE GUARDIANS journeys into the toughest job of the NHL: the Enforcer. With unp...Show more Exploring one of the most controversial positions in the history of sport, ICE GUARDIANS journeys into the toughest job of the NHL: the Enforcer. With unprecedented access to past and present players the humanity and struggles of the role is revealed. Features Dave Schultz, Jay Baruchel, Joe Kocur Show less
Carmilla
Streaming Audiobook - 2013
Liszt's Rhapsody | Kanopy
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This is a story of Franz Liszt, prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, ...Show more This is a story of Franz Liszt, prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary. He gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his prodigious virtuosic skill as a pianist. Starring Geordie Johnson, Drew Jurecka, Peter Keleghan Show less
Maudie | Kanopy
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Based on a true story, this amorous drama follows the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) and reclusive fishmonger Based on a true story, this amorous drama follows the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) and reclusive fishmonger Show less
Monsieur Lazhar | Kanopy
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After a Montreal elementary school teacher commits suicide one night after class, she is replaced by Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant seeking political refuge in Quebec. Filmmaker: Philippe Falardeau After a Montreal elementary school teacher commits suicide one night after class, she is replaced by Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant seeking political refuge in Quebec. Filmmaker: Philippe Falardeau Show less
Murdoch Mysteries - Season 1
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Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this "stylish period thriller" (The Globe and Mail). In the 1890s, Detective W...Show more Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this "stylish period thriller" (The Globe and Mail). In the 1890s, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like "finger marks" and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers. Starring Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris Show less
Rewind This!
Streaming Video - 2013
Roadkill | Kanopy
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Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the t...Show more Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back country she meets the weirdest people - and learns to drive. Show less
Slings and Arrows View | ACORN – Season 1, Oliver’s Dream
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Geoffrey Tennant carries on with a production of The Tempest despite the reality that his ragtag theatre company is broke. Over at the New Burbage Shakesp...Show more Geoffrey Tennant carries on with a production of The Tempest despite the reality that his ragtag theatre company is broke. Over at the New Burbage Shakespearean Festival, Geoffreys former mentor, Oliver Welles, opens a lavishly backed but artisticall... Show less
Two Worlds Colliding|NFB
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This documentary is an inquiry into what came to be known as Saskatoon's infamous "freezing deaths," and the schism between a fearful, mistrustf...Show more This documentary is an inquiry into what came to be known as Saskatoon's infamous "freezing deaths," and the schism between a fearful, mistrustful Indigenous community and a police force harbouring a harrowing secret. This documentary follows a major RCMP investigation into several suspicious deaths, the conviction of the two constables who abandoned one man and the reopening of an old case, leading to a judicial inquiry. Show less
Wargames|Hoopla
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Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a goverment super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ri...Show more Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a goverment super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to potential terrorists, and certain glitches have made Ripley become paranoid. Starring Colm Feore, Claudia Ferri, Matt Lanter, Maxim Roy, Chuck Shamata, Amanda Walsh Show less
Wilby Wonderful | Hoopla
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Wilby Wonderful is a bittersweet comedy about the difference a day makes. Over the course of twenty-four hours, the residents of the tiny island town of W...Show more Wilby Wonderful is a bittersweet comedy about the difference a day makes. Over the course of twenty-four hours, the residents of the tiny island town of Wilby try to maintain business as usual in the face of an emerging sex scandal. Starring Sandra Oh, Paul Gross, Maury Chaykin, Callum Keith Rennie Show less
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