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
Mathieu, a young loner from Quebec exiled to Berlin, works at a public pool. There, he locks eyes – and bodies – with Matthias. Beyond the obvious...
CANADA , Germany | 65 minutes | 2018
Mary, a world-famous Anishinaabe musician in her sixties, has had enough. Fleeing the hectic pace of touring, her abusive manager and even the love of her...
CANADA | 65 minutes | 2018
Welcome to St. John’s, Newfoundland, a close-knit island community where eye-for-an-eye justice prevails. A singularly straight-edged police officer...
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