The Bleeder

The Bleeder

A biopic of New Jersey boxer Chuck Wepner, whose legendary ability to take punishment in the ring made him the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky.

Monsieur Lazhar

Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long healing process, nobody in the school is aware of Bachir‘s painful former life. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

My Internship in Canada

An independent M.P. suddenly finds himself thrust into the parliamentary spotlight, and it’s up to his young Haitian intern to help the hapless backbencher navigate the complexities and pitfalls of Parliament Hill. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

The Good Lie

A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to this new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind.