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2 November 2016 Festival

More than 40 Films from Quebec and the Rest of Canada at the 19th RIDM

True to its mission of supporting and showcasing the Canadian documentary industry and encouraging new talents, the RIDM is proud to present more than 40 films from Quebec and across Canada for its 19th edition.


World premieres:

24.24.24Daniel Dietzel 

André Levesque Missionnaire, Oksana Karpovych (Soirée de la relève)

Andrew Keegan déménage, Justine Harbonnier 

C’est tombé dans l’oreille d’une sourde, Véro Leduc  (Soirée de la relève)

Combat au bout de la nuit, Sylvain L'Espérance

Hier à NyassanCatherine Hébert 

Kupanishkueu, Mélodie Jourdain-Michel (Soirée de la relève)

La maison de Yara, Emilie Baillargeon  (Soirée de la relève)

La résurrection d’Hassan, Carlo Guillermo Proto 

Le goût d’un paysFrancis Legault 

Pantalons supérieurs, Féroë Pontay  (Soirée de la relève)

Photo jaunie, Fanie Pelletier  (Soirée de la relève)

Un journaliste au front, Santiago Bertolino 

Vol de nuitClara L'Heureux-Garcia 


Canadian Premieres: 

Le cri de la marmotte, Colin Nixon (Soirée de la relève)

Tales of the Two Who Dreamt, Andrea Bussmann et Nicolás Pereda 

The Botanist, Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis et Maude Plante-Husaruk 


North American Premiere:

Animal Anaesthesia : Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts, Brian M. Cassidy et Melanie Shatzky 


Quebec Premieres: 

Aim for the Roses, John Bolton

Angry Inuk, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril 

Chez les géants, Aude Leroux-Lévesque et Sébastien Rist

Gatekeeper, Yung Chang  

Gulîstan, terre de roses, Zaynê Akyol 

INAATE/SE/ [it shines a certain way, to a certain place/it flies. falls./], Adam Khalil et Zack Khalil 

Les beiges, Étienne Lacelle (Soirée de la relève)

Michael Shannon Michael Shannon John, Chelsea McMullan 

Quebec My Country Mon Pays, John Walker 

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, Brett Story 

The Stairs, Hugh Gibson 

We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice, Alanis Obomsawin 


Montreal Premiere:

Dialogue(s), Philippe David Gagné 


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