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FRANCE | 79 minutes | 2019
Could it be that rock was not born with Elvis Presley in the 50s, but rather with Édith Piaf and her legendary 1949 performance of Hymne à l’amour the night her lover Marcel Cerdan was killed in a plane crash? Such is the premise of journalist François Armanet’s feature-length rock doc, which sets out to give the genre’s women their just due. From Françoise Hardy to Vanessa Paradis to Charlotte Gainsbourg, ten French female rock stars discuss their careers, their roles as icons of emancipation and the blows for freedom they struck for their sisters in a testosterone-fuelled industry rife with stereotypes.CANADIAN PREMIEREIn collaboration with CISM 89.3 FM."Oh Les Filles is an inspirational love letter to a musical movement and a tour de force of electrifying energy. Much like the genre it pays tribute to, Oh Les Filles is completely unapologetic in its political messages, and it’s all the better for it." The Upcoming
Cannes Film Festival
2002 - La Bande Du Drugstore (Berlin Festival, 2002)
Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a forgotten prison planet populated with civilization’s most dangerous and unstable criminals. She soon finds...
UNITED STATES | 114 minutes | 1992
In April 1961, with John F. Kennedy in the White House and the Cold War ramping up, a Canadian government agent arrives in Kapuivik, north Baffin Island....
NUNAVUT, QUéBEC, CANADA | 103 minutes | 2019
2022. The world’s population has exploded. Natural resources have been depleted. Food substitutes alleviate the spread of misery, while brutal police...
UNITED STATES | 97 minutes | 1973
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