Telefilm Canada has launched Canada Now, a new portal devoted to highlighting Canadian content in the U.S. The site will add new titles each month to its portfolio, which ranges from recent films such as “My Salinger Year
” and “Antigone
” to Oscar nominees like “Barbarian Invasions” and “Monsieur Lazhar
,” as well as some series.
The site, developed in collaboration with Telescope
, features close to 5,000 productions available across more than 150 VOD platforms.
Canada Now’s monthly boutique curation will spotlight six different programming sections in addition to the searchable database of productions accessible within the U.S. Every month the site will feature a section on New Arrivals, Classic Films and a spotlight called Indigenous
For the month of May, it will focus on a celebration of Asian Canadians with films including Sandra Oh
starring as a struggling single mother whose daughter decides that Taoist magic will make everything better,