SEE THE WORLD SUNDAYS
(FRANCE/BELGIUM/CANADA/2016/THRILLER/DRAMA) January 15, 9PMPier Ulmann blames his family of diamond dealers for his father's tragic life – and death. To take revenge, he returns among them, in Antwerp, with a robbery plan in mind.
Language: French, German, Dutch, English
(GERMANY/AUSTRIA/2016/COMEDY) January 1, 9PMA 2016 comedy, Hans is a racist stuck with a Thai daughter-in-law, Lamai, when his son dies suddenly. Worse still, her mother comes to stay. The only saving grace is Lamai’s son who steal Hans’ heart. When Lamai is attacked, an unexpected hero arises.
ADIDAS VS PUMA – THAT’S THE NAME OF THE GAME!
(GERMANY/2016/DRAMA (BIOGRAPHY)) January 8, 9PMThis is the story of brothers Adi and Rudi who would go on to head two of the world’s most popular sportswear empires, Adidas and Puma. Rivalry between their wives rips them apart and the hatred and bitterness behind the brands take on epic proportions.
THE MAN FROM ORAN
(ALGERIA/FRANCE/2014/DRAMA (HISTORY)) January 22, 9PMDuring the first heady years that followed Algeria's independence, two friends, Djaffar and Hamid, look forward to a fine future in a free Algeria. But there comes a day when betrayal separates them.
Language: French, Arabic
MY INTERNSHIP IN CANADA
(CANADA/2015/COMEDY) January 29, 9PMAn independent Canadian MP holds the decisive vote that will determine if the country goes to war. He travels his district with his family and an idealistic intern from Haiti to consult his constituents even as lobbyist threaten to complicate matters.
Language: French, English, Creole
FESTIVAL PICKS SATURDAYS
CHILDREN OF SARAJEVO
(BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA/FRANCE/GERMANY/2012/DRAMA) January 7, 9PMDirector Aida Begic won the Un Certain Regard - Special Distinction of The Jury, Cannes Film Festival Official Selection, 2012 for this drama about the struggles of two Bosnian war orphans in Sarajevo. One turns to Islam; the other leads a double life.
24 HOURS IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN
(FRANCE/2002/DRAMA) January 14, 9PMLife in a French family boarding house in 1936 turns upside down when Louis’s mother runs away with a tennis coach. All the tenants denounce her except an enigmatic widow who tells Louis her own love story. Stars Oscar Best Actress Nominee, Berenice Bejo.
THE BUFFALO BOY
(FRANCE/BELGIUM/VIETNAM/2004/DRAMA) January 21, 9PM1940 French-occupied Indochina, 15-year-old Kim takes his family’s two buffaloes to the mountains to escape the floods. The journey is treacherous but he befriends a gang of buffalo keepers who are part-time bandits and learns the meaning of friendship.
IN YOUR WAKE
(FRANCE/2007/DRAMA) January 28, 9PMMarco’s estranged father, Gabriel, returns unexpectedly. Though old hurts exist, he also brings a new lease of life. Gabriel dreams of opening a bar like no other. All they need is money. Caught in his father’s ideals, no price is too high for Marco.
EVA BLOND: THE SIXTH SENSE
(GERMANY/2006/CRIME) January 6, 10PMThe body of a six year old girl is found. Blonde and Alyans learn that the youth welfare office previously made representations to the parents on suspicion of child abuse already. In particular, increasing evidence points towards the father.
THE SOUL OF EVIL
EVIL (FRANCE/2011/THRILLER) January 13, 10PMA serial killer who chops up women and burns them with acid is shot to death. But a year later, a copycat killer surfaces. Is it really a copycat or is the killer still alive? César Award-winners take the leads in this electrifying thriller.
(FRANCE/2010/CRIME/THRILLER) January 20, 10PMLouise is happy to be expecting a child with her partner of five years, Paul. While holidaying in France, Paul disappears and Louise discovers that he is really Antonio, a former robber and murder suspect. As investigations begins, so does her nightmare.
(FRANCE/2009/CRIME) January 27, 10PMAn ex-cop receives an anonymous mail with the names of those responsible for his parents murder 25 years ago. When the first person on the list is killed, he is a suspect. Working with his detective brother to clear his name, they uncover the dark truth.
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