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The Stones and Brian Jones
The story of Brian Jones, who along with Jaeger and Richards, was an original member of the Rolling Stones. Jones’ important early contributions to the band are documented using contemporary media, previously unseen archival footage, and candid interviews with band-mate Bill Wyman and others in the group’s inner circle.Proudly sponsored by Brad Aulthouse and Andrew Bandler, Portfolio Managers, BMO Nesbitt Burns.

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Featuring lush underwater photography and unforgettable characters this film follows a group of senior athletes in their sixties and beyond as they celebrate the beauty, strength, and joy found in synchronized swimming as they prepare for the U.S. Masters Artistic Swimming Championships.

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You Can Call me Roger
The story of Roger Joseph Augustine, retired Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. In his own words, Augustine recalls his remarkable life from residential school survivor, Chief of Staff to the National Chief Phil Fontaine, and signatory to the historic Declaration of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in 1981.

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Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer
An affectionate portrait of acclaimed German film director Werner Herzog that traces his career from the days of the New German Cinema (1962-1982) to the present. In the process, we get glimpses of his everyday life, rare archival footage, and lots of personal anecdotes. Interviews with colleagues including Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Chloé Zhao, Wim Wenders, and Christian Bale reflect Herzog’s contributions to modern cinema.

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Traveling for DocFest 2024? If you’re joining us from out of town over the in-person DocFest weekend February 23-25 we’re excited to announce that you can enjoy an exclusive discounted rate with Best Western Belleville.

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Did you know that in-person festival passes are available to purchase at the Belleville Pubilc Library, cash sales only? See full details and our pass purchase options on our website.

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Do you love documentary films? We’re on the lookout for dedicated volunteers to make DocFest 2024 an unforgettable experience! If you are interested or know someone who might be, please reach out through our online volunteer form.

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