Spotlight on our cinema
QUéBEC, Canada | 96 minutes | 2019
Something strange is happening around the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reserve: dead fish start coming back to life, followed shortly by dead humans. All too soon, the Indigenous residents of Red Crow — remarkably immune to the hideous plague — find their community invaded by white refugees, whose survival they must ensure . . . Jeff Barnaby (Rhymes for Young Ghouls) surely had one of the year’s best pitches with this brilliantly twisted storyline. His dark sophomore feature, harrowing and unsettling, gives the zombie movie a very of-the-moment twist, nodding to the genre’s political roots while placing it firmly within the burgeoning militancy of the present day.Q&A with the cast and crew on October 17th"Like the best of zombie cinema, Blood Quantum is deeply steeped in sociopolitical conversations. There’s a lot of visual interest here, including stunning animated segments that make it feel unlike any other zombie movie I’ve ever seen, even if the fascinating and nuanced Mi’gmaq angle hadn’t already distinguished the film." Slash Film
Toronto Film Festival - Midnight Madness
Sitges Film Festival
Taking her usual place off-camera and on, Sophie Bédard Marcotte goes on a joyride from Montreal to Los Angeles looking for inspiration… and Miranda...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 85 minutes | 2019
On the cusp of the 20th century, a young William Lyon Mackenzie King negotiates the obstacles strewn in his path on the way to becoming prime minister of...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 90 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...
QUéBEC, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, CANADA | 101 minutes | 2019
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