***THE RIDM UNDER THE STARS screenings did not taking place this year due to circumstances related to COVID-19. The RIDM hopes to restart them in 2021.***
Summer is back in Montreal, and so is the outdoor programming of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)! From July 10 to August 22, cinephiles are invited to attend four free outdoor screenings of documentaries that have made an impact in the past year. All screenings begin at nightfall, and all are followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.
EXARCHEIA, THE CHANTING OF BIRDS by Nadine Gomez
In its original Greek version with French subtitles
Wednesday, July 10 at Parc Laurier – 9:15 p.m.
The Exarcheia district, in Athens, is the home of Greek anarchism. Over the course of a night, Nadine Gomez takes the pulse of an idealistic society and its paradoxes.
CITY DREAMERS by Joseph Hillel
In its original version in French and English with French subtitles
Friday, July 26 at MR-63 Peel/Ottawa – 8:30 p.m.
Inside the fascinating world of pioneering women architects: an invitation to rethink the city with professionals who have dedicated their lives to improving our environment.
DU TEWEIKAN À L’ÉLECTRO : VOYAGE AUX SOURCES DE LA MUSIQUE AUTOCHTONE de Kim O’Bomsawin
In its original English, French, Innu and Cree version with French subtitles
Tuesday, August 6 at the Place de la Paix in the Quartier des spectacles – 9 p.m.
Parallel profiles of three indigenous musicians who are energizing Canadian music by melding their traditional musical heritage with contemporary styles, including folk, reggae and electronica.
AND WITH A SMILE, THE REVOLUTION! by Alexandre Chartrand
In its original Catalan, French and Spanish version with French subtitles
Thursday, August 22 at Parc Molson – 8:30 p.m.
A close look at the days before and after the Catalan independence referendum in 2017: a tribute to a popular movement, raising important questions about the idea of democracy.
*Magnus-Isacsson Award RIDM 2018
The RIDM thanks its partners : Cinéma sous les étoiles de Funambules Médias, MR-63, Société des arts technologiques [SAT] and le Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles, in collaboration with l’arrondissement de Ville-Marie and Télé-Québec/La Fabrique culturelle.