Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 96 minutes | 2017
A long healing process is chronicled in this documentary that captures the spirit of a people coming to grips with a traumatic history. Innu Nikamu is the name of a major First Nations music festival held each year in Maliotenam, Quebec. For his first documentary, the Innu director sets out to capture the essence of an event that builds bridges, drawing on ancestral traditions to help restore a North Shore community’s sense of who they are. A cinematic legacy for a proud people reclaiming their past.The first screening will be presented with french subtitles (screening 4), the second with english subtitles (screening 165)
At the crossroads of genres, a complex cinematic portrait that sets out to give a voice to the people the system forgot. For his first feature, Vancouver...
CANADA | 96 minutes | 2017
Genders, generations and cultures collide in this comedy about the modern family unit. A South Asian transgender woman sees her life flipped on its head...
Post-relationship blues and family dynamics are deftly handled in this first feature from Chinese-Quebecoise director Xiaodan He. After a violent breakup...
CANADA , China | 96 minutes | 2017
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