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An Audience of Chairs

Based on the award-winning novel by Joan Clark, An Audience of Chairs follows the heartbreaking story of Maura (Bartczak) and the aftermath that follows the incident of leaving her two young daughters unattended on an island near her summer home during a mental breakdown. Although the children are both rescued unharmed, her world slowly begins to unravel further when her husband Duncan (Jacot) makes the difficult choice to end their marriage and take the children to his native home in Scotland. In the twenty years that follow, Maura has attempted to rebuild her life by learning how to cope with her mental illness until one day she is presented with the opportunity to re-connect with her children.
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Colette

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette’s fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion, and sexual expression.
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La chute de Sparte (The Fall of Sparta)

When you’re young, sometimes it feels like the whole world is against you. At least, that’s how sixteen year-old Steeve Simard (Doré) feels. Having just begun his final year at suburban Gaston-Miron High, he’s sharp-witted and bookish, and has a hard time relating to his parents and other students. He hides behind his books and music, keeping the world at bay, except for his one close friend, Virgil (St-Armand). An unexpected incident involving the Spartans’ linebacker–the biggest, toughest guy in school–forces Steeve to take charge of his own destiny.
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Dogman

Marcello (Fonte), a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simoncino (Pesce), a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood. In an effort to reaffirm his dignity, Marcello will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance. This is the latest feature film from acclaimed writer/director Matteo Garrone, whose film Gomorrah was featured at the 2008 edition of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival.
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En guerre (At War)

Despite heavy financial sacrifices on the part of their employees and record profits that year, the management of Perrin Industries decides to shut down a factory. The 1100 employees, led by their spokesman Lauren Amédéo (Lindon), decide to fight this brutal decision and are ready to do everything in their power to save their jobs.
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En liberté (The Trouble with You)

In a town on the French Riviera, detective Yvonne (Haenel) is the young widow of police chief Santi (Elbaz), a local hero. When she realizes her husband was not exactly the model of virtue so idolized by their young son, and that an innocent young man, Antoine (Marmaï), has spent 8 years in prison as Santi’s scapegoat, she is thrown into turmoil. Yvonne wants to do everything she can to help this charming young man get back to his life and his wife. Everything that is, except telling the truth. When Antoine begins having trouble adjusting to life on the other side, he soon blows a fuse leading to a spectacular sequence of events.
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Ferris's Room

Toronto artist Sarah Keenlyside’s re-creation of Ferris Bueller’s bedroom at the Gladstone Hotel was one of the most bussed-about art events of 2016. This brand-new documentary follows Keenlyside as she travels to Chicago to mount Ferris Bueller’s bedroom as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of John Hughes’s classic comedy. Get a glimpse of her process as she tracks down replicas of Ferris’s prized possessions and works against the clock to get the installation ready in time for the big day. Along the way, she faces unexpected challenges, meets super fans who keep the spirit of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off alive, and reveals how art (whether it’s a nostalgic installation or a lighthearted film) brings us together.
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Fleuve noir (Black Tide)

François (Cassel), a cop with a history of alcoholism, is tasked with investigating a case involving the disappearance of a teenage boy who happens to be the same age as his son, with whom he has a complicated and problematic relationship. He is soon introduced to the missing boy’s teacher (Duris), who resides within the same apartment building and demonstrates a strange eagerness to help with the investigation.
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Funny Story

After years of being a neglectful father, a womanizing TV star decides to crash his estranged daughter’s same-sex destination wedding. Michael Gallagher’s delightfully dark wedding comedy Funny Story takes us on a California coastal road trip full of dreams, love, and disillusionment then rams it all into a head-on collision.
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Mon garçon (My Son)

Julien (Canet) travels constantly for work and his perpetual absence from home has wrecked his marriage. During a stopover in France, he gets a message from his very distraught ex-wife: Mathys (Laurent), their seven-year-old, has disappeared. Julien begins the search for his son. He will stop at nothing to get the boy back. Christian Carion places long-time collaborator Guillaume Canet in unique shooting conditions to create this searing portrait of a man out of control and a father forced into violence by terrible circumstances. A relentless, unbearably tense thriller.
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The Girl in the Fog (La ragazza nella nebbia)

Based on the best-selling novel by Donato Carrisi, The Girl in the Fog is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to the hazy mountain village of Avechot, where Detective Vogel (Servillo) is investigating the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna Lou. But with the case at the heart of a media storm, the fine line between the police and criminals begins to blur and soon everyone becomes a suspect. This story is a tangle of secrets that comes from the past, because in Avechot nothing is what it seems and nobody tells the whole truth. This is not a disappearance like the others, in this story every deception hides another more perverse one.
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Keely and Du

An extremist anti-choice faction executes a brazen kidnapping and transports a young pregnant woman to a remote location where she will be forced to bring her pregnancy to term. Sedated, Keely (Leboeuf) awakens to find herself captive in a rustic fishing cabin in Northern Ontario, alone but for Du (Palk), a middle-aged zealot who has been assigned to be both her guard and caregiver. Their only connection to the outside world is through Robert (Devine), the menacing mastermind of the operation whose unpredictable arrivals by boat bring equal parts provisions, preaching, and fear. The writing/directing team Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert are no strangers to Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival, as their previous work Margarita was an audience favourite in 2012.
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A Little Wisdom

A Little Wisdom is an observationally nuanced portrait of the lives of orphaned young monks living in an isolated Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Lumbini, Nepal, the birthplace of the Buddha. Through the eyes of Hopakuli, a young novice monk, we search for transcendent insights on the relationships between brothers, between friends, between teachers and student, and perhaps most importantly, between the rough and tumble lives of adolescent boys and the austere religious environment they call home.
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Mandy

Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller (Cage), a broken and haunted lumberjack, lives in the woods with his artist girlfriend Mandy (Riseborough) who spends her days reading fantasy paperbacks. One day, she catches the eye of a crazed cult leader who conjures a group of motorcycle-riding demons to kidnap her. Red, armed with a chainsaw and various other weapons, stops at nothing to her back, leaving a bloody, brutal pile of bodies in his wake.
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My Generation

British film icon Michael Caine narrates and stars in My Generation, the vivid and inspiring story of his personal journey through 1960s London. Based on personal accounts and stunning archival footage, Batty’s film sees Caine travel back in time to talk to The Beatles, Twiggy, David Bailey, Mary Quant, The Rolling Stones, David Hockney, and other star names. My Generation has been painstakingly assembled over six years to tell the story of the birth of pop culture in London, through the eyes of the young Michael Caine. “For the first time in history the young working class stood up for ourselves and said; we’re here, this is our society and we’re not going away!” My Generation uses carefully intercut audio of Caine’s conversations with his co-stars blended with unseen archive material to take the movie viewer back to the heart of the 1960s. In one poignant sequence we accompany Caine as he drives through Piccadilly Circus—today overlaid with original 60s film to create a remarkable ti
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The Sisters Brothers

The colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Ahmed) has been pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli (Reilly) and Charlie (Phoenix) Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.
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Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu (Franky) and his son comes across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife, Hatsue (Kiki), agrees to take care of her after learning the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.
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The Silent Revolution (Das schweigende Klassenzimmer)

Theo (Scheicher) and Kurt (Gramenz) are two teenage boys who, upon traveling to West Berlin to visit the grave of Kurt’s grandfather, a former SS officer, stumble upon a cinema newsreel about the Hungarian uprising. Together, they persuade their East German classmates to participate in a silent protest within the classroom as a way to commemorate the victims of the violent uprising. An investigation led by the headmaster (Lukas), the Education Board (Triebel), and the Education Minister (Klaubner) forms in an attempt to figure out which students are responsible for spreading Western propaganda in the East. The risk rises when students are given a week to reveal the identity of those responsible, or everyone will be banned from ever being able to graduate within all of East Germany.
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Studio 54

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism—a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club’s hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.
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Three Identical Strangers

Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret—a secret with radical repercussions for us all. Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award, Three Identical Strangers is an exuberant celebration of family that transforms into a thriller with colossal implications and proof that life is stranger than fiction.
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