Far From Home & Eastern

Far From Home

US, 2015, documentary, 74 min, dir: Galen Knowles

Saturday, May 21, 2016 | 6:30PM | CANADIAN PREMIERE | TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX

Brolin Mawejje, who has travelled great physical and emotional distances to adapt to a new life in the US, discovers friendship and acceptance in the sport of snowboarding. Now he wants to become Uganda's first Winter Olympian. 

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Canada, 2016, documentary, 43 min, dir: Luke Galati

Students at a storied Toronto high school with a great basketball pedigree, four young men representing Eastern Commerce find themselves competing for the school’s last chance at championship glory. They are trying to write a memorable end to one of Canada’s most historic high school basketball programs.