Cape Breton Island Film Series – Fall Schedule

Like great movies? You are in for a treat. The Cape Breton Island Film Series is back with an impressive fall schedule, as seen below.

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Sep 20


Documentary (3D): Director Wim Wenders’ stunning, sensual tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, who redefined the art of dance, emancipating performers to speak, sing, laugh, and cry—as well as dance. (Germany, France, UK) 103 min.

Sep 27


Drama: A doctor commutes between his idyllic town in Denmark and an African refugee camp, where his family encounters a new arrival from Britain, and a relationship rich in both promise and peril. Dir: Susanne Bier. (Denmark, Sweden) 119 min.

Oct 4


Drama: A police officer calls fast-food joint and accuses a teenage counter girl of stealing from a customer’s purse. She denies it, but the manage complies with the officer’s orders to detain Becky, touching off an ethical nightmare. Dir: Craig Zobel. (USA) 130 min.

Oct 11


Documentary: An intimate portrait of China’s most famous dissident artist as he prepares for for several museum exhiubitions—and for ever more frequent clashes with state authorities. Dir: Alison Klayman. (USA) 91 min.

Oct 18


Comedy: Checking out a oddball classified ad, three cynical magazine writers discover a likeable but paranoid supermarket clerk who says he’s figured out time travel, and plans to depart soon. Dir: Colin Trevorrow (USA) 85 min.

Oct 25


Drama: Quebec phenom Xavier Dalton (I Killed My Mother) tells the love story of a man’s 10-year struggle to maintain a passionate romance with his female soulmate after he undergoes a sex change. (Canada, France) 161 min.

Nov 1


Comedy: An irreverent story of friendship, trust, and human possibility in which an aristocrat, disabled by a paragliding accident, hires a street-smart ex-con as his caretaker—to the horror of his friends. Dir: Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano. (France) 112 min.

Nov 8


Comedy with Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey: In tiny  Carthage, TX, a beloved, Sunday-school-teaching funeral director befriends a wealthy but irredeemably sour widow. Dir: Richard Linklater. (USA) 104 min .

Nov 15


Comedy | Drama with Emily Blunt: Iris invites friend Jack, distraught over his brother’s death, to use her family’s remote island cabin, where he falls into a drunken encounter with Iris’s sister Hannah. When Iris shows up next morning, things get complicated. Dir: Lynn Shelton. (USA)  90 min.

Nov 22


Sci-Fi: Crossing Manhattan in a stretch limo, 28-year-old billionaire asset manager Eric’s day falls apart when the yuan unexpectedly rises, destroying a bet he’s made against it. Meanwhile, city streets erupt in wild activity. Dir: David Cronenberg. (USA) 108 min.

Nov 29


Drama: Girgos Lanthimos follows his Academy Award-nominated cult hitDogtooth with another darkly comic, absurdist take on human relationships. A mysterious underground organization helps mourners recover from grief by impersonating the deceased. (Greece) 93 min.

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