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RIDM 10 - 21 Nov. 2021

Forum RIDM 13 - 17 Nov. 2021

Montreal

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CINÉMATHÈQUE QUÉBÉCOISE

The Cinémathèque québécoise is Montreal’s museum of moving images. Its mission is to acquire, document and preserve the world’s audiovisual heritage, with an emphasis on Quebec and Canadian works as well as international animation, and to make it available for cultural and educational purposes.   

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Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin

Located within the Quartier des Spectacles, this movie theatre is at the heart of Montrealers' lives. A real crossroads for moviegoers, it offers a diverse program of Quebec films, French films, auteur and blockbusters, cult retrospectives, opera, theater ... and many festivals!

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Cinéma du Parc

Cinéma du Parc is a Montreal cultural centre and a social economy enterprise dedicated to showcasing local and international cinema. Our unique programming and strong community roots situate Cinema du Parc at the heart of alternative cinema.

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Cinéma Moderne

Cinéma Moderne offers a unique cinematic experience and a program devoted to promoting diversity and celebrating independent filmmakers, combined with quality screening conditions in an intimate, warm and vibrant space. Cinéma Moderne presents a space where movie lovers of all stripes can enjoy a rich experience.

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Espace Libre

Espace Libre is a theatre that offers an open mind to its neighborhood and its city, while attentive to our times and questions that arises from them.  Its mission is to promote exploration, intercultural dialogue and to present scenic adventures where pleasure and performance aligns together.

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Momenta | Biennale de l'image

An international contemporary art biennale devoted to the image, an exceptional rendezvous in Montréal’s most important museums, galleries and artist-run centres. Based in Montréal, the biennale has taken place every two years since 1989. Its activities include exhibitions, public events, educational programs, artistic and social collaborations, and more. 

www.momentabiennale.com/en
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SODEP

SODEP is an association dedicated to the defense and promotion of Quebec’s cultural magazines. SODEP regroups near 45 unique magazines respectively about visuals arts, film, litterature, history and heritage, theater, music and social issues.

www.sodep.qc.ca
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24 images

Since its creation in 1979, the magazine 24 images has been committed to thinking about cinema here and elsewhere, past and present, witnessing its evolution, its diversity and the relationship it has with the society from which it comes, while observing society through the prism of the films that reflect it.

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Ciel variable

For more than 30 years, the magazine Ciel variable showcases essential content to follow the evolution of current photographic practices. It features high-quality images supported by critical essays, interviews, as well as reviews of recent exhibitions and publications.

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Where to eat

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Bánh Mì Bánh Yiu

Banh Mi Banh Yiu is your neighbourhood lunch counter, located on St-Viateur a few doors from the bagels. All fresh ingredients with unique recipes made in house. Inexpensive, healthy, quick and delicious, come say hi!

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Bar Furco

This cozy warm modernist space is a bar that also features a fine selection of great eats. The owner's main desire is to offer high quality wines, spirits and food in a relaxed and electric setting.

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Brasserie T!

No matter the location, Brasserie T! offers an accessible and casual cuisine which highlights local products.

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Café Parvis

Café Parvis, nestled in the heart of Quartier des spectacles, an enchanting café with a fresh menu to go through your day, and different work spaces.

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Camellia Sinensis

For over 20 years Camellia Sinensis has been specializing in high quality teas selected at source every year from producers in Asia. Discover their authentic, original approach and the beauty of fresh tea in their stores of Montreal, Quebec City or online. Tea pure and simple.

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Dieu du Ciel!

The brews offered from the taps of Dieu du Ciel! are a disarmingly delightful distraction on Laurier West in Mile End. Enjoy a sip or three at this warm and friendly haunt.

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Kaza Maza

Kaza Maza offers Syrian specialties in a casual atmosphere. Take the time to hang out, listen to or buy music, discuss and change the world.

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La Pimenterie

Founded by documentary filmmaker, Julien Fréchette, La Pimenterie is specialized in crafting original small batch hot sauces in Montreal to enhance any dining experience. We promote the use of locally sourced ingredients in our sauces. 

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Lola Rosa

The new Lola Rosa on Place des arts is just few blocks away from here! We are, for vegetarian or not, dedicated to make good food. You could enjoy a glass or a cocktail in the lounge with a spectacular view before your show or simply eat a good meal after. 

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Omnivore

Omnivore (Latin Quarter branch) offers a soothing atmosphere, along with healthy, affordable and tantalizing dishes inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine.

 

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Pullman

Located in downtown Montreal, the Pullman is essentially devoted to the sinful pleasures of wine. Enjoy the noble libation with varieties of cheese, charcuteries or small plates, in a relaxed atmosphere and a decor combining sophistication with a hint of eccentricity. 

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Sésame

Asian cuisine enthusiasts are welcome to discover the reasons for Sésame’s success : an exceptional array of revisited Asian classics, made from fresh food products, without added MSG and prepared in-house.

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Transportation

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Taxi Coop

Founded in 1980, Taxi Coop Montreal is unquestionably one of Montreal's most popular taxi companies. With our wide customer base, demand for our services continues to grow. Our drivers are specially trained to give you full satisfaction and make sure you arrive quickly and safely at your destination. 

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Aéroports de Montréal

The airport has been busy making a name for itself as a world leader in innovative airport management and leading edge technologies, to ensure flexibility for passengers. Did you know? Montréal–Trudeau International Airport welcomes more than 18 million passengers. It is served by some 30 passenger carriers offering non-stop service to more than 140 non-stop destinations.

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Via rail

Connecting people from city to city and coast to coast, we continuously strive to offer a unique and memorable travel experience. VIA Rail is a smarter way to move. It's green, efficient, and fun. Welcome aboard!

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Location Sauvageau

From its very beginnings, Location Sauvageau distinguished itself with its product line, its ability to provide you with the right vehicle and the quality of its service. Over the years, we have become the rental specialists for work vehicles in Quebec.

www.sauvageau.qc.ca/en

Friends of the festival

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Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

The Carrousel international du film de Rimouski enriches our youth by promoting the moving image as an art form, an educational tool, and a means of expression. Through its activities and events, the Carrousel becomes a gateway to the world, raising viewers awareness and stimulating creativity.

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Ciel Variable

In the print magazine, as well as online, Ciel variable takes special care to publish thoughtful texts and quality images for a bilingual readership sensitive to arts and culture. It is a reference on contemporary photography practices in Canada.

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Cinéma public

A cinema on the move, on screens big and small. Cinéma Public celebrates local and international cinema via screenings and meetings between the public and the artists. The team is also working on opening a new theatre to give Montreal moviegoers new options and new cultural activities.

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Cinéma sous les étoiles

Le Cinéma sous les étoiles de Funambules Médias is the biggest outdoor cinema event in Quebec. It aims to promote current social and political documentary cinema, as well as the development of critical thinking through discussions with the public around the works presented.

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Ciné Vert

Ciné Vert is an environmental documentary film festival, co-produced by SUCO and Funambules Médias, whose mission is to support ecological transition. Combining documentary films on the environment and discussion and reflection activities that promote public debate, it enables a process of mobilization and citizen engagement to be initiated.

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Fantasia Festival

The Fantasia International Film Festival will return in July 2022 to celebrate its 26th anniversary. Its continued growth since its first edition still attracts a legion of film-lovers as well as the attention of the international film industry, making it an important cultural and professional destination.

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Film POP

For POP’s 2021 hybrid edition, Film POP is back with an incredible lineup of films taking place at Mile End favourite, Cinéma Moderne. With safety at heart, these intimate showings are sure to shock, educate, and inspire. 

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International festival of films on art

FIFA is dedicated to the international promotion and distribution of films on art and media arts. It presents an annual event in March, which allows discovery of the latest documentaries on art. Its 40th edition will take place from 15 to 27 March 2022. FIFA has recently launched ARTS.FILM, a new virtual art center.

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Montreal’s nouveau cinema Festival

Montreal’s nouveau cinema Festival (FNC) has been dedicated to constitute a springboard for original and unpublished work, promoting the development of cinema and new media authors. The FNC will celebrate its 50th anniversary, from October 6 to 31, 2021, with a hybrid edition. Discover the best of today’s cinema !

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MOMENTA

MOMENTA Biennale de l’image is a contemporary art event devoted to the image, taking place in Tiohtià:ke / Mooniyang / Montreal every two years since 1989. From September 8 to October 24, 2021, discover the 17th edition of the biennale and its ambitious program: 51 artists from 24 countries in 15 exhibitions, including an Indigenous-led collective garden and an augmented reality circuit in the city.

www.momentabiennale.com
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SODEP

SODEP is an association dedicated to the promotion and representation of cultural magazines in Quebec and throughout the Francophonie. Its mandate is to make these publications accessible to the widest possible readership and to publicize their crucial contribution to the intellectual and artistic ecosystem.

 

 

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Tënk

TËNK.ca is a subscription-based broadcast platform entirely dedicated to independent documentary films, available online across Canada. Each week, five new films are hand-picked by our passionate team of curators. At the heart of the project: our desire to bring the best of documentary to you !

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Festivalgoer discounts

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Candlewood Suites - 15%

Candlewood Suites Montreal is located in the heart of Downtown. The hotel is specialized in extended stays and all of the suites have fully equipped kitchens.

 

15% discount to festival-goers on room rentals at regular rates during the festival.

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La Pimenterie - 10%

Founded by documentary filmmaker, Julien Fréchette, La Pimenterie is specialized in crafting original small batch hot sauces in Montreal to enhance any dining experience. We promote the use of locally sourced ingredients in our sauces. 

 

Enjoy a 10% discount on online orders by using the promo code: RIDM 2021

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Omnivore - 15%

Omnivore (Latin Quarter branch) offers a soothing atmosphere, along with healthy, affordable and tantalizing dishes inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine.

 

Enjoy a 15% discount on presentation of a RIDM passport/ticket or a Forum RIDM accreditation during the festival.

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Tënk

TËNK.ca is a subscription-based broadcast platform entirely dedicated to independent documentary films, available online across Canada. Each week, five new films are hand-picked by our passionate team of curators. At the heart of the project: our desire to bring the best of documentary to you !

 

*Take advantage of a 15% discount offered on all TËNK.ca subscriptions using the promotionnal code FOUDUDOC2021

 

**Following the purchase of a RIDM online passport, you will receive a promo code giving access to 40% off the six-month and one-year plans from TËNK.ca.

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