Spotlight on our cinema
ONTARIO, Canada | 90 minutes | 2019
Sanja Zivkovic’s first feature is built around a complex mother-daughter relationship, damaged by the broken dreams of forced exile. Former architect Jasna and teenage Nina have left Serbia for Canada, where they struggle to establish themselves in their new land. Far from her homeland and her friends, Nina tries to express herself through theatre while her mother, dulled by medication, gradually slips through the cracks. Mirjana Jokovic, the unforgettable heroine of Emir Kusturica’s Underground, shines here in a role on the razor’s edge alongside Nina Kiri (The Handmaid’s Tale).Q&A with Sanja Zivkovic on October 10th and 11th"Easy Land, the first feature from Serbian-Canadian filmmaker Sanja Zivkovic, is a balanced, reserved, but emotionally resonant look at the modern immigrant experience, mental illness, and mother-daughter bonds." The Gate
Toronto Film Festival
At the end of the Second World War, Elsa, a young Inuk woman, must come to terms with motherhood after she is raped — and with the changing epoch ushered...
QUéBEC, NUNAVUT, CANADA | 99 minutes | 2019
Anne is a lonely young daycare worker who has trouble following the rules and connecting with others. Uncompromising and prone to excess, she’s complex...
ONTARIO, UNITED STATES, CANADA | 75 minutes | 2019
His monumental sculptures, often constructed as public performance, paved the way for contemporary art in Quebec. Born in 1929, Armand Vaillancourt is a...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 80 minutes | 2019
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