More than 300 films and activities, it's normal to not know where to look... So here some recommendations for the middle of the Festival.
... but also the occasion to meet some interesting people ! That's one of the orientations of those recommendations ...
Those films were in our precedent recommendations, they are also screened tuesday if you miss it :
7 pm, STYX, Wolfgang Fischer ; uSetting the stage for one of today’s great tragedies — our powerlessness in the face of the migrant crisis — Styx is remarkable in both its handling of a red-hot topic and its tangible sense of mounting urgency. Co-presented be German films. Director in attendance !7 pm, STICKS AND STONES, Martin Skovbjerg Jensen ; This first film by a promising young Danish director stands out for its narrative (de)construction, editing and an innovative sound design that drives the action forward and takes the viewer to the point of no return. Director in attendance !
Those films were in our precedent recommendations, they are also screened wednesday if you miss it :
6 pm, SOCRATES, Alex Moratto ; Left to his own devices after his mother’s sudden death, Socrates now has to find his own way on the mean streets of São Paulo, struggling to survive and learn about himself. An astonishingly disciplined first outing, marked by a raw yet delicate naturalism. Director in attendance ! Presented by Image+Nation.
Those films were in our precedent recommendations, they are also screened thursday if you miss it :
7 pm, FALLS AROUND HER, Darlene Naponse ; The legendary Tantoo Cardinal shines as Mary, an Anishinaabe musician who flees the outside world to seek refuge in nature. A riveting portrait of resilience, female solidarity and fierce independence. Director in attendance !9:30 pm, FIRECRACKERS, Jasmin Mozaffari ; The “firecrackers” in the title are Lou and Chantal, two teens who have way too much to say for their sleepy, isolated town and who dream of only one thing: leaving. A lyrical, sensitive first feature. Director in attendance ! Presented by Vice.
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