Posts Tagged ‘Stories We Tell’

The Fruit Hunters

Watch Docs About Rare Fruits, Horse Racing and Prostitution Laws in Libraries This Fall


The NFB Film Club is presenting quite a lineup for film fans in fall 2013—a varied offering of short films and features, including plenty of new releases. You will be captivated by Oscar-nominated director Sarah Polley’s highly acclaimed Stories We Tell, which explores the secrets of a family of storytellers. This is a remarkable and more »


4 Films for Mother’s Day


Sifting through the online collection at I discovered 3 films and 1 interactive project which, although completely different from one another, connect beautifully with the theme of mothers and Mother’s Day. Sylvia Hamilton says, at one point in her film Black Mother Black Daughter, “When I look at my daughter Shani, I hope her more »


Catch Stories We Tell in a Canadian Theatre Near You


“Stories We Tell is clever, moving, often funny, very surprising, and likely one of the best movies you’ll see this year.” – Liz Braun, Toronto Sun “A brilliant film: an enthralling, exquisitely layered masterpiece.” – Brian D. Johnson, Maclean’s “A gripping tale, full of richness, tenderness and emotional complexity.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian “When more »


Stories We Tell: A post by Sarah Polley


The following is a guest post from filmmaker Sarah Polley about her new film, Stories We Tell. *** Today in Venice my latest film, Stories We Tell, will be screening for the first time. Until now, thanks to the extraordinary decency of many people – including some journalists who have known the story for years more »


Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell at Venice Days Film Festival and TIFF


Oscar®-nominated director Sarah Polley’s latest film Stories We Tell will have its world premiere at the Venice Days Film Festival, followed quickly by a North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. With this project, Polley offers up a genre-twisting film that playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to reveal the truth at more »