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Canada Now: August

The Tournament

Sam Vint
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2022 · Canada

Over the course of a weekend tournament, youth sledge hockey teams from the U.S. and Canada battle for supremacy. Designed for players who have a physical challenge, the fundamentals of the sport — passing, shooting, trash talking your opponents – remain the same. This short documentary profiles one of those teams, the Manitoba Sledgehammers.

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Mafia Inc.

Daniel Grou
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2020 · Canada

The Gamache family are tailors who have dressed the Paternò crime family for generations, but the youngest son, Vince, is eager to be more deeply involved in the mob. However, in his attempts to impress the Godfather, Vince puts the longstanding goodwill between their families in serious jeopardy.

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English movie from 2021: Night Raiders

Night Raiders

Danis Goulet
2021 Canada, New Zealand
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English movie from 2017: The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey
2017 Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg
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English movie from 2018: Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction

Rob Stewart
2018 Canada
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English movie from 2020: Dune

Dune

Denis Villeneuve
2020 United States, Canada
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English movie from 2018: The Accountant of Auschwitz

The Accountant of Auschwitz

Matthew Shoychet
2018 Canada
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NFB Gems

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen

Don Owen
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1965 · Canada

This documentary follows Leonard Cohen, famed Montreal poet-turned-musician, in the early days of his career, before he entered showbusiness in 1967. Directors Don Owen and Donald Brittain offer a closer look at Cohen through interviews and poetry readings that reveal his thoughts on fame, authorship, and irony.

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Stanleyville

Maxwell McCabe-Lokos
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2021 · Canada

A bored office worker leaves behind her banal life and enters a mysterious contest that promises both philosophical enlightenment and a chance at winning a new car. Once in the contest, she finds herself and the other four eccentric participants being subjected to an escalating series of absurd and violent competitive tasks.

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Canadian Series

Kim's Convenience

Ins Choi, Kevin White
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2016-2021 · Canada

The funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family who run a convenience store in downtown Toronto. In each episode of this TV show, the Kim family navigates the colorful landscape of urban Toronto, and their relationships to their neighbors, customers, and each other.

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English series from 2004-2009: The L Word

The L Word

Ilene Chaiken
2004 Canada, United States
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English series from 2020-2020: Trickster

Trickster

Michelle Latimer
2020 Canada
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CANADA NOW features a fresh selection each month of the best of Canadian storytelling. It’s an entertaining way to get to know your giant northern neighbour – the one that spells neighbour with a ‘u’ – a little better. We also invite you to venture and search for more Canadian films and series by genre or by special interest available to you on this site.

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