Montreal International Documentary Festival

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17 - 27 Nov. 2022

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17:45 Le mythe de la femme noire *
Ayana O'Shun | 2022 | French, English | S.T English

Black women share their experiences and knowledge, deconstructing and dismantling the racist and sexist stereotypes negatively impacting their identity.

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20:15 All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Laura Poitras | 2022 | English

Stepping deftly between the present and past, this film looks at photographer Nan Goldin’s activism alongside archival footage of her life and work in the New York underground scene.

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18:00 De l'autre côté *
Lessandro Sócrates | 2022 | French | S.T English

Despite their austere lifestyle, the cloistered nuns of l’Abbaye Sainte-Marie des Deux-Montagnes are charismatic women with an incredible love of life.

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20:30 Short and medium length competition 7
(1) Le spectre visible
Sarah Seené, Maxime Corbeil-Perron | 2022 | French | S.T English

Five individuals share their stories and reflections on the rare experience of being struck by lightning and surviving.

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(2) Infinite Distances
Pablo Alvarez Mesa | 2022 | English | S.T English

In this auditory immersion, several messages on an answering machine are heard in succession, creating a polyphony of tones, voices, and emotions.

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(3) Cloud Gate 2
OK Pedersen | 2022 | English | S.T English

Designed as a cleverly (de)constructed letter, Cloud Gate 2 is a fascinating study of memory and our relationship with multifarious technology that claims to enhance our collective knowledge.

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15:30 An Eternity of You and Me
Sanne This | 2022 | Danish | S.T English

This film documents the filmmaker’s fertility and artificial insemination treatments with its gentle humour teasing out the absurd side of the drama.

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17:30 Waiting for the Carnival
Marcelo Gomes | 2019 | Portuguese | S.T English

In the “national jeans capital,” a small Brazilian town transformed by neoliberalism, residents share their intense work routine and dreams.

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20:00 Foragers
Jumana Manna | 2022 | Arabic, Hebrew | S.T French

Jumana Manna’s meditative yet whimsical film depicts how the simple act of foraging wild herbs becomes an act of anti-colonial resistance.

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21:30 All That Breathes
Shaunak Sen | 2022 | Hindi | S.T English

In this warm-hearted, urban story, two brothers are devoted to caring for birds falling from the sky due to pollution in the Indian capital.

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13:15 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.

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(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.

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(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.

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(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.

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15:45 Chaylla
Clara Teper, Paul Pirritano | 2022 | French | S.T English

Through a skillful and respectful lens, this documentary follows Chaylla on her difficult path to freedom, justice and rebuilding her identity.

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17:45 L' île de Sukwan *
Perihan Incegöz, Jonathan Tremblay | 2022 | English, Thai | S.T French

With help from her parents, a child playing in the jungle of Thailand builds an imaginary island known only to her.

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20:15 L' Histoire jugera *
Germán Gutiérrez | 2022 | Spanish | S.T English

An important and often personal work of memory, History Will Judge captures the uncertainty about the future of a country emerging from 52 years of civil war.

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17:30 Quiconque meurt, meurt à douleur *
Robert Morin | 1998 | French

A brutal depiction of a riot in a squat where marginal youth, police, and the media collide.

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20:30 What About China?
Trinh T. Minh-Ha | 2022 | English, Chinese | S.T English

With this compelling essay, the filmmaker and theorist builds on 40 years of cinematographic work of great intellectual vitality.

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17:00 L’inis Kitchen Party
L’inis Kitchen Party

L’inis wants to welcome you to its kitchen party!

Come join us in a laidback and friendly atmosphere as we celebrate documentaries in all their forms.
On the menu, experienced and emerging filmmakers exploring hot topics, such as the quest for a subject, the choice of protagonists, the fostering of trust-worthy relationships, and the evolution of a project from the initial spark to the final outcome.
Appetizers: screenings of film excerpts produced by our past and current students.
Dessert: juicy anecdotes and experiences about the reality of the industry in its current state.

Considering pursuing a career in documentary filmmaking? Come get a taste of your future profession.
You’re already established in the field? Come share a penne for your thoughts.

Enjoy!

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21:00 RIDMs 25th Birthday
RIDMs 25th Birthday

25 years of RIDM, documentaries, encounters and parties ! Come celebrate with us our quarter of century during this celebratory evening that will be memorable !

See full details
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13h
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
13H15 urban solutions (1)
* Mecánicos piratas de Lima (2)
* Nothing To See Here (3)
* Zug Island (4)
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(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
15h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
15H30 An Eternity of You and Me
Sanne This | 2022 | Danish | S.T. English

This film documents the filmmaker’s fertility and artificial insemination treatments with its gentle humour teasing out the absurd side of the drama.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
15H45 Chaylla
Clara Teper, Paul Pirritano | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Through a skillful and respectful lens, this documentary follows Chaylla on her difficult path to freedom, justice and rebuilding her identity.

See full details
17h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 10
17H45 Le mythe de la femme noire *
Ayana O'Shun | 2022 | French, English | S.T. French or English

Black women share their experiences and knowledge, deconstructing and dismantling the racist and sexist stereotypes negatively impacting their identity.

See full details
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
17H30 Waiting for the Carnival
Marcelo Gomes | 2019 | Portuguese | S.T. English

In the “national jeans capital,” a small Brazilian town transformed by neoliberalism, residents share their intense work routine and dreams.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
17H45 L' île de Sukwan *
Perihan Incegöz, Jonathan Tremblay | 2022 | English, Thai | S.T. French or English

With help from her parents, a child playing in the jungle of Thailand builds an imaginary island known only to her.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
17H30 Quiconque meurt, meurt à douleur *
Robert Morin | 1998 | French

A brutal depiction of a riot in a squat where marginal youth, police, and the media collide.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Norman-McLaren
17H00 L’inis Kitchen Party
L’inis Kitchen Party

L’inis wants to welcome you to its kitchen party!

Come join us in a laidback and friendly atmosphere as we celebrate documentaries in all their forms.
On the menu, experienced and emerging filmmakers exploring hot topics, such as the quest for a subject, the choice of protagonists, the fostering of trust-worthy relationships, and the evolution of a project from the initial spark to the final outcome.
Appetizers: screenings of film excerpts produced by our past and current students.
Dessert: juicy anecdotes and experiences about the reality of the industry in its current state.

Considering pursuing a career in documentary filmmaking? Come get a taste of your future profession.
You’re already established in the field? Come share a penne for your thoughts.

Enjoy!

More info
18h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 12
18H00 De l'autre côté *
Lessandro Sócrates | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Despite their austere lifestyle, the cloistered nuns of l’Abbaye Sainte-Marie des Deux-Montagnes are charismatic women with an incredible love of life.

See full details
20h
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 10
20H15 All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Laura Poitras | 2022 | English

Stepping deftly between the present and past, this film looks at photographer Nan Goldin’s activism alongside archival footage of her life and work in the New York underground scene.

See full details
Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - Salle 12
20H30 Le spectre visible (1)
* Infinite Distances (2)
* Cloud Gate 2 (3)
*
(1) Sarah Seené, Maxime Corbeil-Perron | 2022 | French | S.T. English

Five individuals share their stories and reflections on the rare experience of being struck by lightning and surviving.

See full details (2) Pablo Alvarez Mesa | 2022 | English | S.T. French

In this auditory immersion, several messages on an answering machine are heard in succession, creating a polyphony of tones, voices, and emotions.

See full details (3) OK Pedersen | 2022 | English

Designed as a cleverly (de)constructed letter, Cloud Gate 2 is a fascinating study of memory and our relationship with multifarious technology that claims to enhance our collective knowledge.

See full details
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
20H00 Foragers
Jumana Manna | 2022 | Arabic, Hebrew | S.T. French or English

Jumana Manna’s meditative yet whimsical film depicts how the simple act of foraging wild herbs becomes an act of anti-colonial resistance.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Crave
20H15 L' Histoire jugera *
Germán Gutiérrez | 2022 | Spanish | S.T. French or English

An important and often personal work of memory, History Will Judge captures the uncertainty about the future of a country emerging from 52 years of civil war.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Fernand-Seguin
20H30 What About China?
Trinh T. Minh-Ha | 2022 | English, Chinese | S.T. English

With this compelling essay, the filmmaker and theorist builds on 40 years of cinematographic work of great intellectual vitality.

See full details
21h
Cinéma du Parc - Salle 2
21H30 All That Breathes
Shaunak Sen | 2022 | Hindi | S.T. French or English

In this warm-hearted, urban story, two brothers are devoted to caring for birds falling from the sky due to pollution in the Indian capital.

See full details
Cinémathèque québécoise - Salle Norman-McLaren
21H00 RIDMs 25th Birthday
RIDMs 25th Birthday

25 years of RIDM, documentaries, encounters and parties ! Come celebrate with us our quarter of century during this celebratory evening that will be memorable !

More info
16h30After circus *

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