Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 74 minutes | 2018
Get ready for a journey into the mind of Mike Maryniuk, the latest free spirit from the Winnipeg Film Group, accompanied by his hero, The Goose, a mute young man sporting a freakish haircut. Tired of being the punching bag of the village oafs, he finds his liberation in ventriloquism, time travel by fax, trippy conversations, stop-motion animation, vintage computers and arcade games. Maryniuk manipulates imagery like a maestro, layering on techniques in a delirious jumble. His sense of humour is equal parts geeky and experimental and his esthetic is pure punk. NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
The heroes of this inventive film are kids and teenagers from Pontiac in the Outaouais, a land of lakes and rivers light years away from the big city. They...
QUéBEC/CANADA | 74 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...
CANADA | 74 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 | 74 minutes | 2018
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