Spotlight on our cinema
QUéBEC, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada | 101 minutes | 2019
Jackie, a teen in late-80s Newfoundland, is dealing with the trials of adolescence – friendship, dating, wanting to belong vs. having to conform – as she comes to grips with her emerging womanhood. In parallel, Dennis, a lonely outcast, struggles with his increasingly dark fantasies. What will happen when their paths cross? Nicole Dorsey’s debut feature, remarkably nuanced, reinvents the coming-of-age movie, using The Rock’s brooding magnificence to breathtaking effect. Ella Ballentine as the young Jackie looking to follow her own star is a revelation.Q&A with the cast and crew on October 13th and 14th“A striking calling card for its talented maker” Screen Daily"Black Conflux is a constant visual delight" The Hollywood Reporter“Writer/Director Dorsey places us in a world seething with menace and tense spaces" NOW Magazine“The final scenes are a startling blend of suspense and grace” Original Cin
Toronto Film Festival
Middle-aged Donna is working off her hours of community service — the result of a DUI conviction — in an animal shelter. Deeply affected by the plight...
NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA | 85 minutes | 2019
Brought to the stage by Sophocles, Cocteau, Anouilh and Brecht and to the silver screen by Liliana Cavani, the myth of Antigone reaches across the...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 110 minutes | 2018
In a province not so distant from ours, now controlled by a far-right government, the borders are closed and immigrants, now under threat, are desperate to...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 112 minutes | 2019
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