Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 87 minutes | 2017
An entire first love, set to a punk soundtrack. Everything goes faster when you’re not 20 yet! Théo celebrates his 18th birthday by getting drunk on beer and angry rock. He meets Mag, a charismatic young rebel. It might be love, but Théo has to leave Montreal soon for a new life far away. For this second feature, Pascal Plante captures adolescent turmoil on the margins. A sensitive slice of life with plenty of character.IN COMPETITION
A sensitive coming-of-age story from a director who resolutely strips all clichés from her rendering of the heightened emotions of youth. Tellingly,...
CANADA | 87 minutes | 2017
Inheritance, family bonds and identity are at the heart of this coming-of-age story based on the novel by Richard Wagamese. Spanning several decades, the...
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
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