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Canada Now 2019 is a touring showcase of New Canadian Cinema in the UK & Ireland, featuring a bold and diverse selection of the finest fiction and documentary features coming out of the Great White North. Featuring four titles through August at GFT, this year’s festival showcases more than ever the sheer depth and range of New Canadian Cinema.

Canada Now is presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with the High Commission of Canada and with the support of the Quebec Government Office in London.

Films in this Season

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12 August

Edge of the Knife (CTBC)

A significant landmark in the short history of Canadian Indigenous film

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5 August

Hugh Hefner's After Dark: Speaking Out in America (CTBC)

Exploring freedom of speech and social concerns

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19 August

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz (CTBC)

Barry Avrich’s gripping new documentary tells the fascinating story of Ben Ferencz

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25 August

Through Black Spruce (CTBC)

​Based on the Giller Award-winning novel

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