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FNC reveals Focus sections with 17 features from Quebec and Canada

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17 FEATURES FROM QUEBEC AND CANADA – FOCUS 2012   The Festival du nouveau cinéma is pleased to announce the films for the Focus lineup (Quebec/Canada), including the opening film Mars et Avril by Martin Villeneuve to be screened on October 11 at the Cinéma Impérial. This year, the section highlighting the wide-ranging Quebec and Canadian film industry will feature 10 films in competition and six out of competition. Martin Villeneuve’s sci-fi-tinged fable Mar...

Awards for the Canadian Student Film Festival

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AWARDS – 43rd CANADIAN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL   NORMAN MCLAREN AWARD FOR THE OVERALL WINNER:  8,75$ by Claudia Hébert (York University, Toronto)  BEST NEW CANADIAN DIRECTOR:  YOUTH AND TRADITION by John Palanca (York University, Toronto)  BEST ANIMATION FILM:  TENGRI by Alisi Telengut (Concordia University, Montréal)  BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM:  HOTEL CANADA by Aliaa Khachouk (UQAM, Montréal)  BEST E...

Montreal World Film Festival launched with Million Dollar Crocodile...and 212 feature films

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  212 feature films (110 world or international premieres)  16 medium length films (12 world or international premieres)  144 short films (94 world or international premieres)  60 films in the Canadian Student Film Festival   A Chinese film “Million Dollar Crocodile” for the opening                              ...

The MWFF to honour Mel Hoppenheim

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The 36th Montreal World Film Festival announces that it will honour Mel Hoppenheim with its Grand Prize of the Americas. "There are few men in our cinema with the Mel Hoppenheim's stature," declared MWFF president Serge Losique. "He is among the men most responsible for the concrete development of Quebec and Canadian film industries. As a builder and entrepreneur but also as a generous philanthropist, Mel was a prime mover in the establishment of a true domestic film industry....

China Film Business Week at MWFF

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The Montreal World Film Festival is proud to announce the inaugural China Film Business Week at this year's 36th edition, August 23 – September 3, 2012. “The aim is to bring the burgeoning Chinese film industry on a permanent basis to North America,” explained MWFF president Serge Losique. “This is where the west will meet the east, where decision makers of the Chinese film industry will meet their western counterparts. All facets of the Chinese film industry will be i...

Newest From Quebec Enfant Terrible

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  The Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee first made significant waves in 2005 with his rock-infused coming-of-age film C.R.A.Z.Y., which won major prizes on the international film festival circuit and was sold to almost 50 international territories (a strong statement for a French language Canadian film). Unfortunately, its success was not matched in the United States, where it played at the New Directors/New Films festival and other prestigious events, but never got theatrically released....

At Night, They Dance - Directors' Fortnight

At Night, They Dance Isabelle Lavigne, Stéphane Thibault   A family story that takes us into the heart of a clan of women who have passed down the art of dancing from mother to daughter since time immemorial. Shot in Cairo, the film takes an unsentimental yet lyrical look at a hidden world full of surprise and fascination.   Screenplay Isabelle Lavigne, Stéphane Thibault

San Francisco International Film Festival 54: What I'm Looking Forward to

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It's springtime and the San Francisco International Film Festival is here again to enlighten us with the latest best film and commentary. May I say YAY? There is tons of good stuff in the program, so here's just a bit of what I'm looking forward to: 1st: As usual, The State of the Cinema Address. The seductive combination of academia + film and you have the best event of the year for film nerds. Every time I've been my hand is sore after from excitedly taking so many notes. Hmmm, maybe I'll bri...

Ecumenical prize in Berlin to Familiar Grounds, en terrains connus

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  PRIZE OF THE ECUMENICAL JURY - Forum section FAMILIAR GROUNDS (En terrains connus) a film by Stéphane Lafleur (Canada) "This film is structurally original in showing how "accidents" can alter human relationships.  It is innovative in drawing warm and human comic moments out of an alienated world where relationships are fragile. Its dialogue is sparse and well-controlled, and the soundtrack integrates very effectively with the film's visual imagery....

Fun at Quebec party SBIFF 2011

Tracy Roberson, Vanessa McMahon, Graham Pressley and director Carl Leblanc live it up at the Quebec party at SBIFF 2011. :-)

Sylvain Archambault

Director Sylvain Archambault or Quebec film: Piché: Sky and Ground (Entre ciel et terre) Read this article about Focus on Quebec from SB Independent: http://www.independent.com/news/2011/jan/27/focus-quebec/

Focus on Quebec

'Blind Spot' director Nicolas Bolduc and Quebec cultural rep Yanick Godbout discuss... Read this article on 'Focus on Quebec' at SBIFF: http://www.independent.com/news/2011/jan/27/focus-quebec/  

Quebec party SBIFF

NICOLAS BOLDUC and FABRICE BARRILLIET from 'Blind Spot' live it up at the Quebec party, SBIFF

2011 SBIFF RED CARPET

One of the four directors of the Quebec film, Blind Spot (2009) F. Barrilliet, N. Bolduc,J. Knafo, M.H. Panisset

Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma line up

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Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma celebrates its 39th edition from October 13 to 24. Once again this year, the Festival will delight you with a spectacular lineup, more than ever in tune with real-life changes in the film landscape and new technologies. Features and shorts, fiction and documentary, animation, retrospectives, tributes, professional panels, outdoor interactive installations and events will be served up over 12 days, for all audiences. Over 295 films from 51 countries, inclu...

Louis Bélanger Returns To Montreal Spotlight

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  Celebrated Quebec writer/director Louis Bélanger makes a triumphant return to the Montreal World Film Festival, which opens this evening with the director's latest film ROUTE 132. The film is making its World Premiere in the Competition Section of the event. In this highly dramatic caper drama, two old friends and small-time crooks embark on a crime spree, but take an unexpected detour that could lead them down the road to redemption. The film, co-written by the director ...

Yolande Racine, Head of the Quebec Cinémathèque

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Yolande Racine YOLANDE RACINE   Having grown up in Canada, it was my pleasure to meet, on the occasion of the Rencontres Cinéma Paris/Berlin/Madrid, held in Paris, early December, the Head of the Québec Cinémathèque, Madame Yolande Racine. This accomplished lady holds an M.A. (Master of Arts) in Art History from the University of Montréal. She began her career in museology in Canada, as Head of the Education Service at Montréal's Museum of Contemporary Art,  then movi...

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Montreal’s RIDM docu highlights

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Montreal’s international documentary film festival, the RIDM (Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal) is pleased to announce that TV, stage and screen actor Antoine Bertrand will be the spokesperson for its 12th annual event, which runs November 11-21. The multi-talented Antoine Bertrand came to widespread attention as Junior in the television series Les Bougon, which also brought him a Gémeaux nomination. He has quickly become one of the most popular young actors in Quebec, ...

Spotlight on the International Adventure Film Festival

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THE TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM OCTOBER 21 - 24, 2009After seven years of existence, The International Adventure Film Festival [MIAFF] changes its name to the Travel and Adventure Film Festival [TAFF]. To ensure the development of this unique event in North America, and to meet the demand of festivalgoers, a new step had to be taken to include the notion of travel by clearly identifying it in the name of the event and its programming. For Anne-Marie Braconnier, the...

Festival Du Cinema International En Abitibi-temiscamingue

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an electric program, involving long, medium and short length features (fiction and documentary) as well as animated films, all of these coming from about twenty countries with a preference for Quebec films.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts tribute to Ben Weider

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The president of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Brian M. Levitt, the director, Nathalie Bondil, and all the Museum staff wish to offer their condolences to the Weider family on the sudden demise of Mr. Ben Weider last Friday. "We were very sad to learn of Mr. Weider's death, at the very time that we were working with him on opening the galleries devoted to Napoleon, which we owe to the major gift of his Napoleonic collection. He was so happy about the opening, and had arranged it down to the ...

Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

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Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinéma presents its 37th annual event October 8 to 19. With nearly 250 films in every conceivable format, several North American and world premieres, and one of the most enjoyable festival experiences anywhere, the FNC is more accessible than ever. Films from some sixty countries including shorts and feature-length films, documentary and fiction, animation, retrospectives, tributes, exhibits, industry meetings and special events 11 full days to satisfy the most di...
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