Documentary

PG

Sarah Polley explores her family history, and the idea of memory.

Stories We Tell makes “documentary” seem the most limiting of labels. Sarah Polley’s brave quest to uncover her family’s deepest secrets unfolds like a thriller, one where the resolution is literally part of her DNA. It’s an intimate story of truth, memory and reconciliation, not just for Polley and her family but also for astonished viewers.

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CO-PRESENTED BY CUTEGECKO

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CO-PRESENTED BY THE SIGN DEPOT

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SAMSARA is a nonverbal, guided meditation that will transform viewers in countries around the world, as they are swept along a journey of the soul. Through powerful images pristinely photographed in 70mm and a dynamic music score, the film illuminates the links between humanity and the rest of the nature, showing how our life cycle mirrors the rhythm of the planet.

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“William Wilson wasn’t just any guy with a thirst for liquor; he founded Alcoholics Anonymous, which now counts about 2 million members. This is the inspiring story of the man behind the 12 steps. Wilson was born in 1895 and downed his first drink in his early 20s. For the often-depressed Wilson, imbibing seemed like a cure-all.

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PG

The True Story of a False Prophet

~~ The Tuesday October 9th, 9:10pm screening of Kumare will be introduced, jointly, by Jason Neelis, a Religion and Culture faculty member and Merin Shobhana Xavier, a doctoral student in the joint Laurier-Waterloo PhD program in Religious Studies.

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CO-PRESENTED BY WORDS WORTH BOOKS

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Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is a fascinating up-close look at renowned Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei and his ongoing battle with the Chinese government. Named by ArtReview as the most powerful artist in the world, Ai Weiwei is China's most celebrated contemporary artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.

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CO-PRESENTED BY WHITING DESIGN

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