When Marnie Was There
A shy girl makes a mysterious new friend while convalescing in a sleepy seaside village, in Studio Ghibli’s fantastical adaptation of the children’s novel by Joan G. Robinson.
On the run from the cops and a murderous former lover, a sultry outlaw (Nadia Litz) and her young son take refuge with her estranged father (Stephen McHattie) in the small Saskatchewan town of Big Muddy, in this modern-day murder ballad from writer-director Jefferson Moneo.
Welcome to Me
A woman suffering from borderline personality disorder (Kristen Wiig) becomes an overnight celebrity after a huge lottery jackpot allows her to launch her own off-the-wall talk show.
An awkward teenage outcast (2014 TIFF Rising Star Julia Sarah Stone) finds unlikely companions in two aged residents of the retirement home where she works, in this charming and poignant debut by Canadian director Lindsay MacKay.
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
The highly anticipated new documentary from Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney (The Armstrong Lie) investigates the controversial and secretive Church of Scientology, tracing its history from its founding by L. Ron Hubbard to revelations of its recent practices from high-profile ex-members.
A concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss) searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis, in this gripping drama from leading German filmmaker Christian Petzold (Jerichow, Barbara).