Yearly Archives: 2011

Lost Down Memory Lane (Verdwaald in het geheugenpaleis)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:30pm
2010. Director: Klara Van Es
Post-screening discussion with Cathie Borrie, R.N. and Dr. Wilkins-Ho.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! One of the first films about Alzheimer’s as seen through the eyes of those who suffer from it.

Family Affair

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 – 7:30pm
USA 2009.    Director: Chico Colvard
Post-screening discussion with Allan Wade

“As a 10-year-old, Chico Colvard accidentally shot his older sister in
the leg. This seemingly random act detonated a chain reaction that
exposed unspeakable realities and shattered his family. Thirty years
later, in his film Family Affair, Colvard ruptures the secrecy
and silence again. As he bravely visits his relatives, what unfolds is a
highly personal film — uncompromising, raw, and cathartic.

Holding Hands

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 – 7:30pm
Australia 2009. Directors: Tonnette Stanford, Katherine Wilkinson
Post-screening discussion with Cathy Welch

ImageA stunning documentary following a young gay couple who were brutally attacked while holding hands after leaving a bar in Sydney’s gay district — and the following crises.

The Game of Death (Le jeu du la mort)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – 7:30pm
Post-screening discussion with Dr. Dave Unger and Dr. Peter Suedfeld

Explores our seemingly insatiable appetite for the amorality of reality television by re-imagining the infamous Milgram experiment of the early 1960s.


Wednesday, January 19, 2011 – 7:30pm
USA 2010. Director: Jeff Malmberg

Post-screening discussion with Dr. Derryck Smith

Winner of many Best Documentary honours, “one of the oddest
and most moving documentaries since Best Boy or Grey Gardens.”