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The Search For Freedom explores the human desire to live in the moment.

Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival

Can't wait until its Aug. 28 opening at TIFF Bell Lightbox to check out the controversial drama that depicts India's judicial system as corrupt and incompetent? Court, Chaitanya Tamhane's absurdist portrait of justice, is in session, as the opening-night gala presentation at this year's MISAF.

(Aug. 6 to 9, Cineplex Mississauga and the Living Arts Centre)

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart's Final Show

Jon Stewart's ferocious satire was not only cutting-edge comedy, but a game-changing force in pop-world coverage and televised political journalism. Plus, he was just so darn entertaining with his funny outraged faces and what not. Say goodnight to the Daily Show host with popcorn and communal laughs.

(Aug. 6, free, Bloor Hot Docs)

The Search for Freedom

Freedom is just another word for motorcycling, mountain climbing, windsurfing, surfboarding, street-skating and skateboarding. A visually compelling documentary explores the human desire to live in the moment.

(Aug. 6, one-night only, Cineplex theatres)