Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 80 minutes | 2017
An unusual film dedicated to the maker of La Jetée, the most legendary of unknown filmmakers. With his experimental, evocative, poetic documentaries, Chris Marker (1921-2012) was one of the true innovators of the cinematic essay. A “Marker mystery” obsessive, Syned Sindrajed has made an enigmatic film in which a woman explores the nooks and crannies of her own memory, where she finds none other than the mysterious director. An inspired tribute, filmed around the world.Vlasta Vrana et Renée-Madeleine LeGuerrier will be attending.
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...
CANADA | 80 minutes | 2017
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
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 | 80 minutes | 2017
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