Tributes — Retrospectives — Films about cinema
QUéBEC, Canada | 96 minutes | 1979
Arriving home from work, Suzanne is raped. The initiator of the NFB’s avant-garde En tant que femmes series, director Anne-Claire Poirier, shakes us with her exposé of a stubborn taboo: rape as a tool of male dominance. A feminist tract, both brutal and necessary, the film is now considered a classic of Quebec cinema. The exceptional narration, somewhere between fiction and mise en abyme, still raises fundamental questions about the subjugation of women’s bodies throughout history.ERRATUM: The film was previously scheduled at 5:00pm in Cinémathèque Principale.In collaboration with Réalisatrices Équitables.
The enfant terrible of Quebec cinema is back with the story of Albert, a beekeeper and mead brewer working from Montreal’s rooftops. Enter Brother...
QUéBEC, CANADA | 102 minutes | 2019
Retro children’s TV takes a comical jab when one letter of the alphabet gets a new association.
CANADA | 2 minutes | 2012
A charismatic French writer passing through Montreal, a young female student who idolizes him, her shrewish mother, a discarded husband and a good-natured...
CANADA, FRANCE | 93 minutes | 1994
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