4 nights, 4 films, 4 parties, 4 dinners 

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MIFF 2010

Canadian Afghanistan veterans, Captain Aaron Corey and Sergeant Dave Thompson, provided their thoughts on “Restrepo” following the screening, and Ciro Guerra, Director of “The Wind Journeys” provided insight into his film.

Click on the films below to learn more and see trailers

The Secret In Their Eyes

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior – both of which still haunt him decades later.

 

The Wind Journeys

A traveling musician goes on a mystical quest across the Colombian Caribbean to return his Devil-cursed accordion to the man who gave it to him. Columbia. Spanish w/ English subtitles. Official Selection – Cannes FF ’09.

 

Welcome

Celebrated director Philippe Lioret’s award-winning drama WELCOME is a compassionate and inspiring story about the hope of new beginnings and the power of love, centring on two couples contending with issues of separation and dislocation. 17-year-old Bilal has spent three months travelling across Europe, in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend Mina, who has

 

Restrepo

“Restrepo” is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers to Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the US military. This is an entirely