Wednesday, November 21, 2018 – 7:30pm
Switzerland 2017. Dir: Dominik Locher. 85 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Writer-director Dominik Locher’s film is an engrossing exploration of traditional male and female gender roles. Post-screening discussion with Dr. John Oliffe, Professor in UBC’s School of Nursing, and founder and lead investigator of UBC’s Men’s Health Research program.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 7:30pm
France 2017. Dir: Xavier Legrand. 94 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! What begins as a domestic drama transforms into a horror film of heart-in-mouth proportions. Post-screening discussion with Dr. Susan Gamache and Vandana Sood.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2016. Dir: Bill Hurst. 65 min. Blu-ray Disc
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! An engrossing look behind the scenes at Headquarters, a 24/7 suicide prevention crisis centre in Lawrence, Kansas. Post-screening discussion with Josh Cytrynbaum, Sandy Biggerstaff and Alain Bedard-Gibson.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2016. Dir: Lara Stolman. 100 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! This atypical sports movie chronicles the rise of a competitive, co-ed swim team for teenagers on the autism spectrum. Post-screening discussion with Deborah Pugh. Co-sponsored by ACT- Autism Community Training
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – 7:30pm
Canada 2017. Dir: Robert Morin. 93 min. DCP
Prolific Québécois auteur Robert Morin’s 15th feature is a stunner — simultaneously an intense psychological thriller about a seemingly normal man’s descent into madness and a daring formal exercise in German Expressionism, evoking the films of Wiene, Murnau, and Lang. Post-screening discussion with Dr. Rene Weideman
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2017. Dirs: Jairus McLeary, Gethin Aldous. 90 min. DCP
This riveting, award-winning documentary is an extraordinarily raw and intimate look at group therapy inside California’s Folsom State Prison. Post-screening discussion with Alison Granger-Brown and Tom McCallum.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2017. Dir: Hope Litoff. 90 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Six years after the suicide of her older sister, director Hope Litoff attempts to answer the unanswerable — why? Post-screening discussion with Dammy Damstrom Albach, Program Manager at the Community Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training Project.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2017. Dir: Nanfu Wang. 85 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Nanfu Wang’s new documentary focuses on a charismatic street kid who is “homeless by choice.” Post-screening discussion with Dr. Sean Flynn
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 7:30pm
USA 2017. Dir: Jessica M. Thompson. 90 min. DCP
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! The debut feature of Jessica M. Thompson is a raw and revelatory film about the aftermath of a sexual assault. Post-screening discussion with Val Reede and Katrina Topping.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 7:30pm
USA 1950. Dir: Henry Koster. 105 min. DCP
ALL AGES WELCOME! Fans of Jimmy Stewart (and who isn’t!) are sure to be charmed by this offbeat, whimsical comedy. Post-screening discussion with Dr. Randall F. White