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 For over 35 years, the Festival du nouveau cinema has contributed to the success of innumerable independent works, both local and from afar. It has introduced to audiences such Canadian and Quebec luminaries as François Girard, Atom Egoyan, Denis Villeneuve, Guy Maddin, Léa Pool, as well as international artists who have today earned worldwide acclaim, such as Jim Jarmusch, Abbas Kiarostami, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Raymond Depardon, Jane Campion, Pedro Almodovár, Wong Kar-Wai, Peter Greenaway, Chantal Akerman, Marguerite Duras... The founders of the Festival, Claude Chamberlan and Dimitri Eipidès, known for their temerity and bold intuition, took it upon themselves to broaden the horizons of Montreal audiences by delivering original formulas for screening the image. In 1982, their audaciousness lead them to introduce and recognize video in their programming. And urged on by the support and willpower of Daniel Langlois, President of the Board from 1997 to 2005, new media earned a significant role »
Just like me, were you pissed off because you had to stay in your hometown while the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) was happening? Well, it appears that the wait is over! In fact, the Festival du nouveau cinéma (Fnc) - which will be taking place in Montreal from October 7 to 18 - has revealed its line-up of Canadian films. Besides, this goes without saying that most of these films were previously shown at the Tiff.
So here's the list of feature films and (a few) documentaries. By the way, each film's description is taken directly from the media release that was sent to me.
Les Signes vitaux (dir.: Sophie Deraspe)
A film about generosity, humanity and the gift of self in the private moments between a young woman and the old people she meets in the final stages of their lives.Un ange à la mer (Angel at Sea) (dir. »
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2 items from 2009
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