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 warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
CANADA | 87 minutes | 2017
A sensitive coming-of-age story from a director who resolutely strips all clichés from her rendering of the heightened emotions of youth. Tellingly,...
Delicate and heartrending portrait of a young woman and her tumultuous relationship with her mother. While preparing for a career-making performance, a...
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