10th Annual CSFF

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2018 Festival Program

 Opening night: Friday, June 8, 2018 |  6:30pm  

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Doc. Spain, 71 min  North American premiere
Swimmers from developing nations, looking to be the first from their country to qualify for the Olympics, train at a state-of-the-art sports centre in Thailand…
Screening with Ride for Promise

 Kids screening: Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 11:15am

Kids Screening

Seven of our favourite kids shorts from CSFF’s first 10 years

 Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 1:30pm


2017, documentary, Belgium, 54 min, dir: Kenneth Michiels North American premiere
An immigrant from Senegal, Moussa volunteers to coach BX Brussels’ 12- and 13-year-old team. The players are themselves immigrants…
Screening with Mama Agatha

 Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 3:45pm

Football for Better or Worse

2017, documentary, Sweden, 72 min, dir: Inger Molin Canadian premiere
FC Rosengård is one of the best soccer teams in the world. But as Therese Sjögran, an 18-year-veteran of the Swedish national team, ends her playing career…
Screening with Run 4 All Women

 Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 6:30pm

Time Trial

2017, documentary, UK, 82 min, dir: Finlay Pretsell Canadian premiere
Professional cyclist David Millar is trying to find one more moment of glory. The only British rider to have won all of the Tour de France jerseys, Millar is attempting to return…
Screening with Real Men Don’t Cry

 Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 9:15pm

Minding the Gap

2018, documentary, US, 93 min, dir: Bing Liu
In an Illinois town suffering through hard economic times, three young men bond over skateboarding as a way to escape volatile families…
Screening with Meke

 Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 1:00pm

Killer Bees

2018, documentary, US, 82 min, dirs: Benjamin Cummings & Orson Cummings Canadian premiere
Preparing to defend their state championship, the Bees are a symbol of hope for an historic African American community that is struggling to survive racial discrimination and absurd income inequality in one of the wealthiest districts in the country…
Screening with The Language of Ball

  Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 4:00pm


2017, documentary, Hungary/Greece, 84 min, dir: Balazs Simonyi North American premiere
The famed run between Athens and Sparta by Athenian messenger Pheidippides is the apocryphal basis of the modern marathon. Today the route is home to the Spartahlon, a gruelling 246 km ultramarathon…
Screening with Iron Hands

  Closing night: Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 7:00pm

The Fall

2016, documentary, UK, 96 min, dir: Daniel Gordon North American premiere
Two women just wanted to run. In Los Angeles in 1984, American star Mary Decker went head-to-head with young Zola Budd, a barefoot runner from South Africa…
Screening with Little Hard Knox and McKayla

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