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
The “firecrackers” in the title are Lou and Chantal, two teens who have way too much to say for their sleepy, isolated town. Bold, volatile, their...
CANADA | 65 minutes | 2018
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
Mourning her father, twentysomething Sarah returns to her home country of Uruguay, hoping to reconcile past and present. There she finds her paternal...
QUéBEC/CANADA | 65 minutes | 2018
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