Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 65 minutes | 2018
Two young women from Québec, Manu and Alexa-Jeanne, head to Cuba for a holiday. There, they soak up the rays, frolic in the surf, dine out and wander through Havana. The contours of their friendship take shape through chance meetings and informal discussions with the locals — exchanges that also nod to a certain vision of humanity and North/South relations. Director Alex B. Martin’s first (and entirely independent) film sparkles with the chemistry of its two leads. A freewheeling yarn that unfolds largely after night falls in the sublimely tumble-down city. WORLD PREMIEREQ&A with the cast on October 5
Alone in an apartment, a young woman works on a nameless film, editing footage left by an absent lover, fleeting images of Russian melancholy. This mise en...
QUéBEC/CANADA | 65 minutes | 2018
Haida Gwaii is an archipelago some 60 km off the coast of mainland British Columbia. The islands are home to the Haida, whose language is brought back from...
CANADA | 65 minutes | 2018
Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava garnered raves with their play Mouthpiece. Now they’re the stars of veteran filmmaker Patricia Rozema’s screen...
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