Opening film

Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve

Invite only

UNITED KINGDOM, United States, Canada | 163 minutes | 2017

Closing feature

Loving Vincent

Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Invite only

GREAT BRITAIN, Poland | 95 minutes | 2017

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LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

Comme si
Nicole Jolicoeur

O.V. - Without dialogue

Two veiled mouths lip synch an opera, the music substituted with a contrived and out-of-tune sound track. This incongruous encounter presents the body in...

CANADA | 5 minutes | 2016

PRÉSENTATIONS SPÉCIALES

Conversation with Ziad
Juliette Guérin

O.V. French

How do we leave a country when we are forced to ? What do we pack in our bags? What are the things that misses us the most ? So many questions that are...

QUEBEC | 7 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Copa-Loca
Christos Massalas

st English

Copa-Loca is an abandoned Greek summer resort and Paulina is the girl at its the heart. Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone — in every...

GREECE | 14 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Coup de grâce
Salomé Lamas

O.V. Portuguese | st English

Leonor returns unexpectedly from a trip and surprises of her father. In 24 hours they will live a crescendoing, hallucinated reality, led by Francisco’s...

PORTUGAL | 25 minutes | 2017

FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA

Le Cowboy du mont Laurier
Gabriel Vilandré

O.V. French

Ame?lie meets a strange man in a Laundromat.

CANADA | 11 minutes | 2016

FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA

Le Cri du lambi
Vincent Toi

O.V. - Without dialogue | st French

A man traces the actions of François Mackandal, the historic Haitian slave leader. Following a man trapped in a centuries-old curse, this modern fable...

CANADA | 20 minutes | 2017

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

Crossroads
Bruce Conner

O.V. English

Crossroads is a 1976 short film directed by Bruce Conner. It features 36 minutes of extreme slow-motion replays of the July 25, 1946 Operation Crossroads...

UNITED STATES | 37 minutes | 1976

FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA

Crème de menthe
Philippe David Gagné, Jean-Marc E. Roy

O.V. French | st English

Following the death of her father, Renée returns home to Saguenay for the funeral. Forced to empty her late father’s house, she finds a gigantic mess,...

CANADA | 23 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

The Curfew
Chris CHUN

O.V. Korean | st English

Min-Joo is first in her class has been assigned to mark the exams with her non-identical twin, Min-Jeong. With the teacher being later than promised, and...

SOUTH KOREA | 36 minutes | 2017

FNC EXPLORE

DEATHTOLLS EXPERIENCE
Ali Eslami

O.V. English

IN COMPETITIONDeathTolls Experience seeks to re-sensitize the public to the rea- lity behind the abstract statistics on the hundreds of thousands of deaths...

IRAN, Netherlands | 9 minutes | 2016

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL

Dark Skull
Kiro Russo

O.V. Spanish | st English

Mesmerizing aesthetics and a fragmented narrative plunge viewers into the daily life of mine workers in this first feature from the Bolivian director. When...

BOLIVIA, Qatar | 80 minutes | 2016

LES INCONTOURNABLES

The Day After
Sang-Soo Hong

O.V. Korean | st English

Heartbreak, sweet melancholy and necessary lies make up the ingredients of this joyous yet bleak romantic lark. Going back to his favourite theme — that...

SOUTH KOREA | 92 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Deer Boy
Katarzyna Gondek

O.V. - Without dialogue

A film about a hunter’s son, a boy born with antlers, and the man who has to kill everything he loves.

POLAND, Belgium, Croatia | 15 minutes | 2017

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL

Derniers jours à la Havane
Fernando Pérez

O.V. Spanish | st French

Two contrasting characters in a snapshot of today’s Cuba, walking the line between economic crisis, suppressed free speech and stubborn solidarity. In a...

CUBA | 93 minutes | 2016

PRÉSENTATIONS SPÉCIALES

Des nouvelles du moi
Benoit Rodrigue

O.V. French

After a quest to find inner peace, a man use his magic powers to enter the collective unconscious and put a definitive end to his loneliness.

QUéBEC/CANADA | 8 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Los Desterrados hijos de Eva
Omar Robles

O.V. Spanish | st English

Now a woman, Oscar returns to the city that once banished her. Her father is dying and her brother is full of resentment. She will have to overcome her own...

MEXICO | 16 minutes | 2017

HISTOIRE(S) DU CINÉMA

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards
Seijun Suzuki

O.V. Japanese | st English

Yakuza, Triads and maggoty GIs in a world of bloody revenge and impressionistic violence. A classic, just-restored cool-detective flick. An irreverent...

JAPAN | 89 minutes | 1963

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

Deyzangeroo
Ehsan Gharib

O.V. - Without dialogue

“Deyzangeroo” is a ritual performed in the Iranian port city of Bushehr. Influenced by the city’s colonial rule by the British and Portuguese, and...

CANADA | 5 minutes | 2017

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

Dix puissance moins quarante trois seconde
Francis .

O.V. - Without dialogue

A moment in the universe: a few seconds in space, a few minutes down here for a human, and how much for the plant that looks at it? Three paths blend and...

FRANCE | 14 minutes | 2016

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

Doktor Ripp
Matthew Ripplinger

O.V. English

Once an influential experimental, celluloid filmmaker, Doktor Ripp has hit rock bottom, yet attempts one last desperate comeback. Fuelled by jealously and...

CANADA | 9 minutes | 2017

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

Don't Cry
Alice Kim

O.V. English

Gina and her Korean-immigrant mother, Mi-Kyoung tirelessly work in their own dry cleaner business. An uncomfortable situation causes the two to confront...

CANADA | 11 minutes | 2017

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL

Donkeyote
Chico Pereira

O.V. Spanish | st English

“It’s about the journey, not the destination”: an adage that takes on its full meaning in this Don Quixote-inspired documentary. In defiance of his...

GERMANY, Spain, United Kingdom | 86 minutes | 2017

PRÉSENTATIONS SPÉCIALES

Double Peine
Léa Pool

O.V. English | st French

In Bolivia, Nepal, New York and Montreal, prison seen from the point of view of the inmates’ children. It’s a particularly distressing fact of life...

CANADA, Switzerland | 100 minutes | 2017

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

Drift
Helena Wittmann

O.V. German | st English

For her début feature, German filmmaker Helena Wittmann delivers a contemplative journey across the waves. After a weekend together on the North Sea, two...

GERMANY | 95 minutes | 2017

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