Screenings

Barry Jenkins MOONLIGHT Opens @ TIFF Bell Lightbox Oct 28th

Barry Jenkins MOONLIGHT Opens @ TIFF Bell Lightbox Oct 28th

Don’t miss the chance to see the film everyone is talking about. “[A] socially conscious work of art as essential as it is insightful.” — Peter Debruge, Variety “Moonlight is both a disarmingly, at times almost unbearably personal film and an urgent social document, a hard look at American reality and a poem written in […]

Classic Film TAMPOPO Opens October 28th in LA then Across US

Classic Film TAMPOPO Opens October 28th in LA then Across US

“Unfolds like a prix fixe tasting menu of strange comic delights, the director’s fabulist sensibilities feeding into an episodic foodie fantasia about all of the things that give life its flavor and make it worth savoring.” – David Ehrlich, IndieWire “Very funny. Tampopo is one of those utterly original movies that seems to exist in […]

Gianfranco Rosi’s FIRE AT SEA Opens in Toronto & Vancouver

Gianfranco Rosi’s FIRE AT SEA Opens in Toronto & Vancouver

Winner, Golden Bear, 2016 Berlin Int’l Film Festival & Italian submission for 2016 Oscar – Best Foreign-Language Film Opens Friday October 21 in Toronto at TIFF Bell Lightbox & November 9 at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver   Gianfranco Rosi’s new award-winning documentary Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) will open on Friday, October 21, 2016 at […]

DRIVING WITH SELVI – Co-Presented by I am a Girl & Reel Asian

DRIVING WITH SELVI – Co-Presented by I am a Girl & Reel Asian

After winning the Truth to Power Best Documentary Award at Reel Asian and screening at 50+ international film festivals on four continents from London to Florida, Australia, and Mumbai, and a recent screening at the UN in Brussels, Toronto filmmaker Elisa Paloschi brings the award-winning documentary Driving With Selvi home to Toronto audiences for a […]

OFF THE RAILS – Canadian Theatrical Premiere

OFF THE RAILS – Canadian Theatrical Premiere

“Offbeat” and “Enjoyable”— The Hollywood Reporter “Heart-rending.”— The Huffington Post “An absolute must see. . . as high a recommendation as I can give.”— Unseen Films Arguably the best-trained driver New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ever had, Darius McCollum has spent nearly half his life in jail for the crime of driving buses […]

Split/Screen: The Cinema of Brian De Palma

“I’ve always been controversial. People hate me or love me.” — Brian De Palma “Truth be told, my favorite director of the Movie Brats was Brian de Palma.” — Quentin Tarantino “De Palma constructs movies that have the surface of crowd-pleasing entertainment but the guts of high art, filled with bravura sequences that don’t so […]

Film Movement’s MEN GO TO BATTLE Open July 15th in NY & LA

“An instant-classic Western. Treitz persuasively and passionately re-creates a grand panorama on an intimate scale.” – Richard Brody, The New Yorker “Absorbingly atmospheric. A cast of authentic reenactors turns the movie into an immersive memorial to differing paths marked by blood.” – Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York “Richly naturalistic. This is no ordinary historical […]

LESLIE CARON: THE RELUCTANT STAR Opens July 28th @ TIFF

LESLIE CARON: THE RELUCTANT STAR Opens July 28th @ TIFF

http://filmbutton.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/LC-promo.mp4 A movie icon recalls a whirlwind life in and out of Hollywood in Larry Weinstein’s latest film, Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star. The film will make its world premiere June 28 at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox, screening as part of a showcase on the acclaimed director’s long career in documentary. Leslie Caron’s life was […]