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Canada Screens is a unique Video-on-Demand service dedicated to the best of Canadian cinema, curated by top Canadian filmmakers & stars and brought to you by the executive team from FirstWeekendClub.ca, friends to Canadian Film since 2003

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Tell us who your favourite nominee is for this year’s Awards and You could win a pair of tickets to an exclusive ‘Invite Only’ event during Canadian Screen Week! Read Rules here!

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It was a chance meeting that set off Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta on a journey to make Siddharth, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this month. 

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FirstWeekendClub.ca was excited to attend the annual celebration of Canadian Cinema at Palm Springs International Film Festival, #PSIFF15! FWC host/ producer, Alexandra Staseson attended the festival, along with Telefilm Canada and great Canadian filmmakers representing NINE Canadian Films which were honoured at the esteemed festival this year!

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Being an actor turned writer can have its privileges, as Chris Sparling, one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch can attest to.  “I knew at the very least which lines I’d hate to say,” said Sparling, speaking with Variety VP & Exec Editor Steven Gaydos at the Whistler Film Festival presentation on Dec 6.

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The Whistler Film Festival has unveiled its new Rising Stars program (sponsored by UBCP and ACTRA). Four Western Canadian actors were chosen: Camille Sullivan and Niall Matter, Dustin Milligan & Sara Canning – all of whom also appear in films premiering at the fest.  The new initiative is not only part of WFF’s strategy to spotlight emerging homegrown talent, but to also nurture their careers through an immersive professional development program that includes industry meetings/networking opportunities, public events, and more.

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Thanks to our friends at eOne entertainment, we can offer auction bidders 20 films from the following list of Canadian hits. Most of these films can be found in the FWC database where you can find synopsis and trailers to help make your selections and build your home entertainment library. 

3 Days In Havana
388 Arletta Avenue
A Dangerous Method
Adoration
Amal (2007)
Barney’s Version
Being Julia
Cadavres
Casino Jack
Céline 
Collaborator
Compulsion
Cosmopolis
Daydream Nation
Double Happiness
Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson
Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster
Emile
Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action
Foreverland
Fugitive Pieces
Gabrielle (English Subtitles)
Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed
Ginger Snaps III: The Beginning
Global Metal
Highlander III: The Sorcerer
Home Again
Incendies
Inch’Allah (English Subtitles)
Kissed
Leslie, My Name Is Evil
Lost and Delirious 
Louis Cyr: The Strongest Man in the World (English Subtitles)
Love, Sex & Eating the Bones
Mama
Maps to the Stars
Margaret’s Museum
Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey
Molly Maxwell
Monsieur Lazhar (English Subtitles)
Necessities of Life
Partition (2007)
Pompeii
Poor Boy’s Game
Rhymes for Young Ghouls
Shake Hands With the Devil
Splice
Starbuck (English Subtitles)
Super Duper Alice Cooper
The Bang Bang Club
The Burial Society
The Cry of the Owl (2009)
The Custody (English Subtitles)
The Entitled
The F Word
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Lesser Blessed
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
The Right Kind of Wrong
The Samaritan
The Statement (2003)
The Whistleblower
Toronto Stories
Trigger
Triptych
Victoria Day
Walking the Dead
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story
When We Were Boys (English Subtitles)
Where the Truth Lies
Wyvern
Year of the Carnivore
C’est pas moi, je le jure!
J’ai tué ma mère
Afghan Luke
Angel and the Badman
Antiviral
Ararat
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Black Robe
Blindness (2008)
Breakaway
Cafe de flore (English Subtitles)
Cell 213
Cube
Defendor
Eastern Promises
Enemy
eXistenZ
Facing Ali
Felicia’s Journey
Foxfire
Fubar (2002)
Fubar 2
Good Neighbours
Goon
GravyTrain
Gunless
Hard Core Logo 2
Hobo With a Shotgun
I Am Bruce Lee
Inescapable
It’s All Gone Pete Tong
Last Night
Mommy (English Subtitles)
Moving Day
Naked Lunch
No Clue
Our Man In Tehran
Passchendaele
Pontypool
Rare Birds
Repeaters
Resident Evil: Retribution
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
Sharkwater
Silent Hill
Silent Hill: Revelation
Small Town Murder Songs
Snow Cake
Spider
Stay
Stone of Destiny
Suck (2009)
Surviving Progress
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
The Barbarian Invasions
The Colony
The Grand Seduction
The Moth Diaries
The Red Violin
The Snow Walker
The Stone Angel
The Trotsky
The Whale
Trailer Park Boys 3: Don’t Legalize It
Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie
Whale Music
Young People F***ing

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