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17 - 27 Nov. 2022

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14:00 Shabu
Shamira Raphaëla | 2021 | Dutch | S.T French

After wrecking his grandmother’s car, young dreamer Shabu must find a way to pay back his debts. An affectionate film steeped in vibrant summer hues.

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19:30 The soirée de la relève Radio-Canada
(1) Agonie
Arnaud Beaudoux | 2022 | - Without dialogue

Through the filmmaker's contemplative and agonizing experience on a fishing boat, Agonie brings forth an impressive visual and sound exploration.

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(2) Correspondance
Laurence Ly | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Several voices intertwine poetically with images in Correspondance, a personal and communal reflection on an abandoned school and the transformation of a gentrifying neighbourhood.

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(3) NDDJ (Notre-Dame-du-Jambon)
Grace Singh, Sita Singh | 2022 | French | S.T. English

With a sense of unbridled freedom, this hybrid, vintage-contemporary short film follows two young brothers on their trek to the village and back.

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(4) Surface
Adèle Foglia | 2022 | french or english | S.T. French

This skillfully constructed sports documentary follows the Canadian women’s water polo team as they qualify for the Olympic Games, from their physical and mental preparation to the reality of the competition.

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(5) Tio Kevin
Kayla Fragman | 2022 | Portuguese, English, French | S.T. French

A filmmaker turns a complicit camera on her uncle. By interacting with him during his daily life and discussing his possessions and memories, she explores the complexity of grief and family relationships.

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(6) Milikᵘ tshishutshelimunuau (Accordez-moi votre confiance)
Isabelle Kanapé | 2022 | Innu, French | S.T. French

A savvy camera captures intimate moments of a councilor candidate’s electoral campaign in this acutely constructed short film filled with positivity and gentle laughter.

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15:45 The Eclipse *
Nataša Urban | 2022 | Serbian, Romanian | S.T English

The Eclipse poetically shows the individual scars and social traumas of war in the former Yugoslavia, examining the traces of a still-visible past.

See full details
19:30 The Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada
The Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada

Every year, the soirée de la relève Radio-Canada is a chance to discover short documentaries from Quebec’s emerging filmmakers. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for audiences to appreciate the talents of the voices set to shine brightly on our screens.

Radio-Canada will award a $10,000 grant to the winner of the Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada to support the production of a project. A jury of documentary professionals will choose the prize winner. The soirée de la relève’s shortlisted films will also be available to stream free of charge on ICI TOU.TV starting November 21, 2022.

The films for the Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada are:

Agonie

Arnaud Beaudoux / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 13 min / Sans paroles
Through the filmmaker's contemplative and agonizing experience on a fishing boat, Agonie brings forth an impressive visual and sound exploration.

Correspondance
Laurence Ly / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 12 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
Several voices intertwine poetically with images in Correspondance, a personal and communal reflection on an abandoned school and the transformation of a gentrifying neighbourhood.

NDDJ (Notre-Dame-du-Jambon)
Grace Divya Singh / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 20 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
With a sense of unbridled freedom, this hybrid, vintage-contemporary short film follows two young brothers on their trek to the village and back.

Surface
Adèle Foglia / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 15 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
This skillfully constructed sports documentary follows the Canadian women’s water polo team as they qualify for the Olympic Games, from their physical and mental preparation to the reality of the competition.

Tio Kevin
Kayla Fragman / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 17 min / v.o. portugais / anglais / français s.-t. français ou anglais
A filmmaker turns a complicit camera on her uncle. By interacting with him during his daily life and discussing his possessions and memories, she explores the complexity of grief and family relationships.

Milik? tshishutshelimunuau (Accordez-moi votre confiance)
Isabelle Kanapé / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 12 min / v.o. innu s.-t. français
A savvy camera captures intimate moments of a councilor candidate’s electoral campaign in this acutely constructed short film filled with positivity and gentle laughter.

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19:30 One Take Grace
Lindiwe Matshikiza | 2021 | Sepedi | S.T English

A creative and rare portrait of the demanding life of a South African woman who wears many hats: one of a mother, a housekeeper, and a talented actress.

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17:00 Swing and Sway *
Fernanda Pessoa, Chica Barbosa | 2022 | Portuguese, English, Spanish | S.T English

Between Brazil and the US, two friends exchange video-letters inspired by other female directors while social upheavals infiltrate daily pandemic life.

See full details
17:30 Rewind & Play
Alain Gomis | 2022 | French, English | S.T English

Alain Gomis uses archival footage from a TV show to display the power of editing and expose the creation of a colonial discourse on Thelonious Monk.

See full details
19:30
(1) Aski Masinikan
Bryan Coocoo | 2021 | Atikamekw | S.T French

Shot near Wemotaci, this short film reveals the beauty of a landscape scarred by mysterious lines. We learn more about their origin through the words of an elder.

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(2) ROJEK
Zaynê Akyol | 2022 | English, French, Arabic, Kurdish | S.T French

Featuring the testimonials of imprisoned members of the Islamic State, this unsettling and highly symbolic work provides an unprecedented cinematic perspective.

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15:00 Listening session & discussion : Projet Polytechnique : Faire face
Listening session & discussion : Projet Polytechnique : Faire face

Radio-Canada OHdio invites you to Cinéma du Musée on Sunday, November 20, at 3 p.m. for an exclusive listening session of the first episode of its podcast Projet Polytechnique: Faire face produced by Porte Parole in collaboration with Picbois Productions.
More than 30 years after the Polytechnique tragedy, Marc Lépine’s admirers are still active, and the issue of gun control remains unresolved. Femicides are on the rise, and anti-feminist rhetoric is rampant online. Actors Marie-Joanne Boucher and Jean-Marc Dalphond have embarked on a citizen’s initiative to create a documentary play on this topic. They risk striking up conversations with those whose views are entirely different from theirs, and they suggest we do the same.

The listening session will be followed by a discussion with creators Marie-Joanne Boucher and Jean-Marc Dalphond, Annabel Soutar of Porte Parole Productions and Myriam Berthelet, the podcast’s producer.

See full details
13:00 Day After... *
Kamar Ahmad Simon | 2021 | Bengali | S.T English

The passengers of a hundred-year-old boat are presented as a cross-section of Bangladeshi society in this kaleidoscopic film, which sets its own course in genre-blurring cinema.

See full details
16:00 Short and medium length competition 5
(1) urban solutions
Minze Tummescheit, Luciana Mazeto, Vinícius Lopes, Arne Hector | 2022 | Portuguese, German | S.T English

In Brazil’s rich neighbourhoods, a colonial legacy is seen in the sacred right to private property and working conditions of the guards of order and normality.

See full details
(2) Mecánicos piratas de Lima
Carlos Ferrand | 2021 | - Without dialogue | S.T English

Using Super 8 footage shot over 45 years ago, the short film Mecánicos piratas de Lima is a deeply poetic journey into a timeless past.

See full details
(3) Nothing To See Here
Nicolas Bouchez | 2022 | Portuguese | S.T English

The filmmaker light-heartedly explores the relationship between humans and their urban environment. Meaning springs from a glance—even if there is nothing to see.

See full details
(4) Zug Island
Nicolas Lachapelle | 2022 | English, French, Spanish | S.T English

A sound mixer goes to the edge of industrialized Zug Island, found between Windsor and Detroit, to investigate a mysterious sound emanating from it.

See full details
18:30 5 Dreamers and a Horse *
Vahagn Khachatryan, Aren Malakyan | 2022 | Armenian | S.T English

Dreamlike landscapes accompany this tale of four protagonists whose contrasting aspirations represent different generations and realities in Armenia.

See full details
20:30 Way Out Ahead of Us *
Rob Rice | 2022 | English | S.T French

In this first feature, filmmaker Rob Rice makes his own rules, steering clear of the sensationalist and glib to produce a work of rare creative freedom.

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13:30 back home *
Nisha Platzer | 2022 | English | S.T French

In a combination of filmed memories and images of daily life, Nisha Platzer tries to piece together a portrait of the brother she lost as a child.

See full details
16:00 Terra Femme *
Courtney Stephens | 2021 | English

An essay film or a cinematographic performance, Terra Femme ingeniously assembles travelogues shot by women between 1920 and 1950, investigating the female gaze.

See full details
18:15
(1) Puamun
Josée Benjamin | 2022 | French | S.T English

An intimate story of marine life where a young man recounts his dream of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming the captain of his own fishing boat.

See full details
(3) The Dependents
Sofía Brockenshire | 2022 | English, Spanish, Korean | S.T English

Blending the past and present, this film portrays a bold and sonically rich family portrait about home, displacement, and current major immigration movements.

See full details
20:45 Tolyatti Adrift
Laura Sisteró | 2022 | Russian | S.T French

Laura Sisteró's fascinating portrait of Tolyatti portrays disenchanted youth drifting old, remodeled cars across frozen lakes to relieve their angst.

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13:15 Jet Lag
Zheng Lu Xinyuan | 2022 | English, Mandarin, Burmese | S.T English

A personal, non-linear odyssey that explores issues of family and identity as the filmmaker tries to return to China during the pandemic.

See full details
17:30
(1) Vidéo Femmes par Vidéo Femmes
Nicole Giguère, Lynda Roy | 1984 | French

Looking back at over 10 years of production, screening, and distribution of feminist video works, this film explores the beginnings of a collective destined for great things using humour and levity.

See full details
(3) C'est une bonne journée
Johanne Fournier, Françoise Dugré | 1984 | French

A deconstructed short story on depression and mental health among women, this film delves into a subject long considered off-limits within our societies.

See full details
11:00 Family screening - Screening 1
(1) Dans la nature
Marcel Barelli | 2021 | French

In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple can also be a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You might not know it, but homosexuality isn't just a human story.

See full details
(2) La peau de l'ours
Valérie Mréjen | 2012 | French

When asked about language and language learning, children answer questions about the meaning of certain words and expressions.

See full details
(3) Patouille, des graines en parachute
Inès Bernard-Espina, Mélody Boulissière, Clémentine Campos | 2021 | French

Patouille is a marvelous little creature that lives at vegetation’s pace. With his friend Momo, he discovers the incredible specificity of plants.

See full details
(4) J'aime toute
José Mestenapéo | 2017 | French

José, 8 years old, invites us to discover his village, Nutashkuan, and everything he loves about it.

See full details
(5) Quand je suis triste
Lilit Altunyan | 2021 | French

A smile travels through the universe of sadness. Under the influence of emotions and thoughts, it is transformed and reborn thanks to a loving kiss.

See full details
(6) Le vol du dinosaure
Munro Ferguson | 1996 | French

During prehistoric times, these vertebrates only liked to have fun and party all night. But there are dangers in having too much fun...

See full details
15:30
(1) Les ciseaux
Katia Kurtness | 2022 | French | S.T. English

As the camera justly exposes the precision and confidence of Annette’s artistic work, she discusses her first cardboard cutouts and the passage of her art.

See full details
(3) Self-Portrait
Joële Walinga | 2022 | - Without dialogue

An original portrait pieced together from diverse images from surveillance cameras around the world, Self-Portrait shapes raw reality into a reflective and thought-provoking whole.

See full details
20:15
(1) Fursona
Aly Labbé-Hervieux | 2022 | French | S.T English

Aly’s biggest passion is drawing Furries, including an avatar she embodies, Dexter, who spreads joy and comfort all around her.

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(3) My Two Voices
Lina Rodriguez | 2022 | Spanish, English | S.T English

With images shot in 16mm, three Latin-American women share their memories and experiences of immigrating to Canada.

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11:00 Family screening - Screening 1
Family screening - Screening 1

Held at the Cinémathèque québécoise for the eighth time, the RIDM is pleased to invite both the young and the not-so-young on Sundays, November 20 and 27, to family screenings to introduce budding filmmakers to documentary-inspired cinema. Family Screenings feature a selection of short films for ages six and up, curated by the Carrousel international du film de Rimouski.

Up to your neck in nature : For approximately 40 minutes, immerse yourselves in this vibrant and captivating panorama of human, plant, and animal life.

* This screening will be presented exclusively in French

In the program :

DANS LA NATURE / Marcel Barelli / Switzerland / 2021 / Animation / 5 minutes / french version
LA PEAU DE L’OURS / Valérie Mréjen / France / 2012 / Documentary / 13 minute / french version
PATOUILLE DES GRAINES EN PARACHUTE / Inès Bernard-Espina, Mélody Boulissière, Clémentine Campos / France / 2021 / Animation / 6 minutes / french version
J’AIME TOUTE / José Mestenapéo / Canada / 2017 / Documentary / 3 minutes / french version
QUAND JE SUIS TRISTE / Lilit Altunyan / Armenia / France / 2021 / 7 minutes / french version
LE VOL DU DINOSAURE / Munro Ferguson / Canada / 1996 / Animation / 6 minutes / french version

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14:00 Roundtable : Beyond Borders
Roundtable : Beyond Borders

A roundtable discussion about works that blur the boundaries between documentary and fiction. By adopting the language of fiction to get at a particular truth or by drawing on reality to subvert it, these films question the status quo of reality and, in so doing, allow cinema to do away with labels. Three authors reveal the different creative approaches that underpin films selected for this year’s program.

Panelists
Jason Fox, Moderator - Editor at World Records
Morgane Dziurla-Petit - Filmmaker (Excess Will Save Us)
Rob Rice - Filmmaker (Way Out Ahead of Us)
Teyama Alkamli - Screenwriter (Concrete Valley)

This discussion will be in English.

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17:00 TaCIC Happy Hour
TaCIC Happy Hour

Come and meet the Table de Concertation Interrégionale en Cinéma to highlight the territorial diversity of Quebec cinema through regionally-produced films selected by the RIDM.

This free happy hour is open to all and will be an opportunity for the TaCIC to present its mission, to highlight the projects carried out by its members and to underline the work done by filmmakers whose regionally-produced films are showcased at the RIDM.

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22:00 Newcomer's Night
Newcomer's Night

After our grand evening for the Soirée de la relève, come take a drink and celebrate this grand evening with the filmmakers of the moment !

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11h
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
11H00 Dans la nature (1)
La peau de l'ours (2)
Patouille, des graines en parachute (3)
J'aime toute (4)
Quand je suis triste (5)
Le vol du dinosaure (6)
(1) Marcel Barelli | 2021 | French

In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple can also be a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You might not know it, but homosexuality isn't just a human story.

See full details (2) Valérie Mréjen | 2012 | French

When asked about language and language learning, children answer questions about the meaning of certain words and expressions.

See full details (3) Inès Bernard-Espina, Mélody Boulissière, Clémentine Campos | 2021 | French

Patouille is a marvelous little creature that lives at vegetation’s pace. With his friend Momo, he discovers the incredible specificity of plants.

See full details (4) José Mestenapéo | 2017 | French

José, 8 years old, invites us to discover his village, Nutashkuan, and everything he loves about it.

See full details (5) Lilit Altunyan | 2021 | French

A smile travels through the universe of sadness. Under the influence of emotions and thoughts, it is transformed and reborn thanks to a loving kiss.

See full details (6) Munro Ferguson | 1996 | French

During prehistoric times, these vertebrates only liked to have fun and party all night. But there are dangers in having too much fun...

See full details
11H00 Family screening - Screening 1
Family screening - Screening 1

Held at the Cinémathèque québécoise for the eighth time, the RIDM is pleased to invite both the young and the not-so-young on Sundays, November 20 and 27, to family screenings to introduce budding filmmakers to documentary-inspired cinema. Family Screenings feature a selection of short films for ages six and up, curated by the Carrousel international du film de Rimouski.

Up to your neck in nature : For approximately 40 minutes, immerse yourselves in this vibrant and captivating panorama of human, plant, and animal life.

* This screening will be presented exclusively in French

In the program :

DANS LA NATURE / Marcel Barelli / Switzerland / 2021 / Animation / 5 minutes / french version
LA PEAU DE L’OURS / Valérie Mréjen / France / 2012 / Documentary / 13 minute / french version
PATOUILLE DES GRAINES EN PARACHUTE / Inès Bernard-Espina, Mélody Boulissière, Clémentine Campos / France / 2021 / Animation / 6 minutes / french version
J’AIME TOUTE / José Mestenapéo / Canada / 2017 / Documentary / 3 minutes / french version
QUAND JE SUIS TRISTE / Lilit Altunyan / Armenia / France / 2021 / 7 minutes / french version
LE VOL DU DINOSAURE / Munro Ferguson / Canada / 1996 / Animation / 6 minutes / french version

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13h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
13H00 Day After... *
Kamar Ahmad Simon | 2021 | Bengali | S.T. English

The passengers of a hundred-year-old boat are presented as a cross-section of Bangladeshi society in this kaleidoscopic film, which sets its own course in genre-blurring cinema.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
13H30 back home *
Nisha Platzer | 2022 | English | S.T. French

In a combination of filmed memories and images of daily life, Nisha Platzer tries to piece together a portrait of the brother she lost as a child.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
13H15 Jet Lag
Zheng Lu Xinyuan | 2022 | English, Mandarin, Burmese | S.T. English

A personal, non-linear odyssey that explores issues of family and identity as the filmmaker tries to return to China during the pandemic.

See full details
14h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 10
14H00 Shabu
Shamira Raphaëla | 2021 | Dutch | S.T. French or English

After wrecking his grandmother’s car, young dreamer Shabu must find a way to pay back his debts. An affectionate film steeped in vibrant summer hues.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Norman-McLaren
14H00 Roundtable : Beyond Borders
Roundtable : Beyond Borders

A roundtable discussion about works that blur the boundaries between documentary and fiction. By adopting the language of fiction to get at a particular truth or by drawing on reality to subvert it, these films question the status quo of reality and, in so doing, allow cinema to do away with labels. Three authors reveal the different creative approaches that underpin films selected for this year’s program.

Panelists
Jason Fox, Moderator - Editor at World Records
Morgane Dziurla-Petit - Filmmaker (Excess Will Save Us)
Rob Rice - Filmmaker (Way Out Ahead of Us)
Teyama Alkamli - Screenwriter (Concrete Valley)

This discussion will be in English.

More info
15h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 10
15H45 The Eclipse *
Nataša Urban | 2022 | Serbian, Romanian | S.T. English

The Eclipse poetically shows the individual scars and social traumas of war in the former Yugoslavia, examining the traces of a still-visible past.

See full details
Cinéma du Musée
15H00
15H00 Listening session & discussion : Projet Polytechnique : Faire face
Listening session & discussion : Projet Polytechnique : Faire face

Radio-Canada OHdio invites you to Cinéma du Musée on Sunday, November 20, at 3 p.m. for an exclusive listening session of the first episode of its podcast Projet Polytechnique: Faire face produced by Porte Parole in collaboration with Picbois Productions.
More than 30 years after the Polytechnique tragedy, Marc Lépine’s admirers are still active, and the issue of gun control remains unresolved. Femicides are on the rise, and anti-feminist rhetoric is rampant online. Actors Marie-Joanne Boucher and Jean-Marc Dalphond have embarked on a citizen’s initiative to create a documentary play on this topic. They risk striking up conversations with those whose views are entirely different from theirs, and they suggest we do the same.

The listening session will be followed by a discussion with creators Marie-Joanne Boucher and Jean-Marc Dalphond, Annabel Soutar of Porte Parole Productions and Myriam Berthelet, the podcast’s producer.

More info
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
15H30 Les ciseaux (1)
* les ciseaux (2)
* Self-Portrait (3)
*
(1) Katia Kurtness | 2022 | French | S.T. English

As the camera justly exposes the precision and confidence of Annette’s artistic work, she discusses her first cardboard cutouts and the passage of her art.

See full details (2) Katia Kurtness | 2022 | French | S.T. English

See full details (3) Joële Walinga | 2022 | - Without dialogue

An original portrait pieced together from diverse images from surveillance cameras around the world, Self-Portrait shapes raw reality into a reflective and thought-provoking whole.

See full details
16h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
16H00 urban solutions (1)
* Mecánicos piratas de Lima (2)
* Nothing To See Here (3)
* Zug Island (4)
*
(1) Minze Tummescheit, Luciana Mazeto, Vinícius Lopes, Arne Hector | 2022 | Portuguese, German | S.T. English

In Brazil’s rich neighbourhoods, a colonial legacy is seen in the sacred right to private property and working conditions of the guards of order and normality.

See full details (2) Carlos Ferrand | 2021 | - Without dialogue

Using Super 8 footage shot over 45 years ago, the short film Mecánicos piratas de Lima is a deeply poetic journey into a timeless past.

See full details (3) Nicolas Bouchez | 2022 | Portuguese | S.T. English

The filmmaker light-heartedly explores the relationship between humans and their urban environment. Meaning springs from a glance—even if there is nothing to see.

See full details (4) Nicolas Lachapelle | 2022 | English, French, Spanish | S.T. French or English

A sound mixer goes to the edge of industrialized Zug Island, found between Windsor and Detroit, to investigate a mysterious sound emanating from it.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
16H00 Terra Femme *
Courtney Stephens | 2021 | English

An essay film or a cinematographic performance, Terra Femme ingeniously assembles travelogues shot by women between 1920 and 1950, investigating the female gaze.

See full details
17h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 12
17H00 Swing and Sway *
Fernanda Pessoa, Chica Barbosa | 2022 | Portuguese, English, Spanish | S.T. English

Between Brazil and the US, two friends exchange video-letters inspired by other female directors while social upheavals infiltrate daily pandemic life.

See full details
Cinéma du Musée
17H30 Rewind & Play
Alain Gomis | 2022 | French, English | S.T. French or English

Alain Gomis uses archival footage from a TV show to display the power of editing and expose the creation of a colonial discourse on Thelonious Monk.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
17H30 Vidéo Femmes par Vidéo Femmes (1)
* Vidéo Femmes par Vidéo Femmes (2)
* C'est une bonne journée (3)
*
(1) Nicole Giguère, Lynda Roy | 1984 | French

Looking back at over 10 years of production, screening, and distribution of feminist video works, this film explores the beginnings of a collective destined for great things using humour and levity.

See full details (2) Nicole Giguere, Lynda Roy | 1984 | French

Looking back at over 10 years of production, screening, and distribution of feminist video works, this film explores the beginnings of a collective destined for great things using humour and levity.

See full details (3) Johanne Fournier, Françoise Dugré | 1984 | French

A deconstructed short story on depression and mental health among women, this film delves into a subject long considered off-limits within our societies.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Norman-McLaren
17H00 TaCIC Happy Hour
TaCIC Happy Hour

Come and meet the Table de Concertation Interrégionale en Cinéma to highlight the territorial diversity of Quebec cinema through regionally-produced films selected by the RIDM.

This free happy hour is open to all and will be an opportunity for the TaCIC to present its mission, to highlight the projects carried out by its members and to underline the work done by filmmakers whose regionally-produced films are showcased at the RIDM.

More info
18h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
18H30 5 Dreamers and a Horse *
Vahagn Khachatryan, Aren Malakyan | 2022 | Armenian | S.T. English

Dreamlike landscapes accompany this tale of four protagonists whose contrasting aspirations represent different generations and realities in Armenia.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
18H15 Puamun (1)
* Puamun (2)
* The Dependents (3)
*
(1) Josée Benjamin | 2022 | French | S.T. English

An intimate story of marine life where a young man recounts his dream of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming the captain of his own fishing boat.

See full details (2) Josee Benjamin | 2022 | French | S.T. English

An intimate story of marine life where a young man recounts his dream of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming the captain of his own fishing boat.

See full details (3) Sofía Brockenshire | 2022 | English, Spanish, Korean | S.T. English

Blending the past and present, this film portrays a bold and sonically rich family portrait about home, displacement, and current major immigration movements.

See full details
19h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 10
19H30 Agonie (1)
Correspondance (2)
NDDJ (Notre-Dame-du-Jambon) (3)
Surface (4)
Tio Kevin (5)
Milikᵘ tshishutshelimunuau (Accordez-moi votre confiance) (6)
(1) Arnaud Beaudoux | 2022 | - Without dialogue

Through the filmmaker's contemplative and agonizing experience on a fishing boat, Agonie brings forth an impressive visual and sound exploration.

See full details (2) Laurence Ly | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Several voices intertwine poetically with images in Correspondance, a personal and communal reflection on an abandoned school and the transformation of a gentrifying neighbourhood.

See full details (3) Grace Singh, Sita Singh | 2022 | French | S.T. English

With a sense of unbridled freedom, this hybrid, vintage-contemporary short film follows two young brothers on their trek to the village and back.

See full details (4) Adèle Foglia | 2022 | french or english | S.T. French

This skillfully constructed sports documentary follows the Canadian women’s water polo team as they qualify for the Olympic Games, from their physical and mental preparation to the reality of the competition.

See full details (5) Kayla Fragman | 2022 | Portuguese, English, French | S.T. French

A filmmaker turns a complicit camera on her uncle. By interacting with him during his daily life and discussing his possessions and memories, she explores the complexity of grief and family relationships.

See full details (6) Isabelle Kanapé | 2022 | Innu, French | S.T. French

A savvy camera captures intimate moments of a councilor candidate’s electoral campaign in this acutely constructed short film filled with positivity and gentle laughter.

See full details
19H30 The Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada
The Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada

Every year, the soirée de la relève Radio-Canada is a chance to discover short documentaries from Quebec’s emerging filmmakers. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for audiences to appreciate the talents of the voices set to shine brightly on our screens.

Radio-Canada will award a $10,000 grant to the winner of the Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada to support the production of a project. A jury of documentary professionals will choose the prize winner. The soirée de la relève’s shortlisted films will also be available to stream free of charge on ICI TOU.TV starting November 21, 2022.

The films for the Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada are:

Agonie

Arnaud Beaudoux / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 13 min / Sans paroles
Through the filmmaker's contemplative and agonizing experience on a fishing boat, Agonie brings forth an impressive visual and sound exploration.

Correspondance
Laurence Ly / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 12 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
Several voices intertwine poetically with images in Correspondance, a personal and communal reflection on an abandoned school and the transformation of a gentrifying neighbourhood.

NDDJ (Notre-Dame-du-Jambon)
Grace Divya Singh / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 20 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
With a sense of unbridled freedom, this hybrid, vintage-contemporary short film follows two young brothers on their trek to the village and back.

Surface
Adèle Foglia / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 15 min / v.o. français s.-t. anglais
This skillfully constructed sports documentary follows the Canadian women’s water polo team as they qualify for the Olympic Games, from their physical and mental preparation to the reality of the competition.

Tio Kevin
Kayla Fragman / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 17 min / v.o. portugais / anglais / français s.-t. français ou anglais
A filmmaker turns a complicit camera on her uncle. By interacting with him during his daily life and discussing his possessions and memories, she explores the complexity of grief and family relationships.

Milik? tshishutshelimunuau (Accordez-moi votre confiance)
Isabelle Kanapé / Canada (Québec) / 2022 / 12 min / v.o. innu s.-t. français
A savvy camera captures intimate moments of a councilor candidate’s electoral campaign in this acutely constructed short film filled with positivity and gentle laughter.

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Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 12
19H30 One Take Grace
Lindiwe Matshikiza | 2021 | Sepedi | S.T. English

A creative and rare portrait of the demanding life of a South African woman who wears many hats: one of a mother, a housekeeper, and a talented actress.

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Cinéma du Musée
19H30 Aski Masinikan (1)
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(1) Bryan Coocoo | 2021 | Atikamekw | S.T. French or English

Shot near Wemotaci, this short film reveals the beauty of a landscape scarred by mysterious lines. We learn more about their origin through the words of an elder.

See full details (2) Zaynê Akyol | 2022 | English, French, Arabic, Kurdish | S.T. French or English

Featuring the testimonials of imprisoned members of the Islamic State, this unsettling and highly symbolic work provides an unprecedented cinematic perspective.

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20h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
20H30 Way Out Ahead of Us *
Rob Rice | 2022 | English | S.T. French

In this first feature, filmmaker Rob Rice makes his own rules, steering clear of the sensationalist and glib to produce a work of rare creative freedom.

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Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
20H45 Tolyatti Adrift
Laura Sisteró | 2022 | Russian | S.T. French or English

Laura Sisteró's fascinating portrait of Tolyatti portrays disenchanted youth drifting old, remodeled cars across frozen lakes to relieve their angst.

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Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
20H15 Fursona (1)
Fursona (2)
My Two Voices (3)
(1) Aly Labbé-Hervieux | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Aly’s biggest passion is drawing Furries, including an avatar she embodies, Dexter, who spreads joy and comfort all around her.

See full details (2) Aly Labbe-Hervieux | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Aly’s biggest passion is drawing Furries, including an avatar she embodies, Dexter, who spreads joy and comfort all around her.

See full details (3) Lina Rodriguez | 2022 | Spanish, English | S.T. English

With images shot in 16mm, three Latin-American women share their memories and experiences of immigrating to Canada.

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Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Norman-McLaren
22H00 Newcomer's Night
Newcomer's Night

After our grand evening for the Soirée de la relève, come take a drink and celebrate this grand evening with the filmmakers of the moment !

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