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SAT - Territoires des Amériques

Territories of the Americas

Territoires des Amériques is an immersive fulldome film inspired by the career of multidisciplinary artist René Derouin.Presented as a sort of...

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November 10th to 25th, 2021 4 x Wapikoni Mobile

4 x Wapikoni mobile

To highlight the talent of Indigenous creators and the importance of the issues they explore, the RIDM and Wapikoni Mobile are joining forces to...

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November 11, 2021 Anniversary Screening - 25 years of INIS

25 years of L'inis : from strength to strength

25 years of passion, 25 years of encounters, 25 years of documentaries.To celebrate this anniversary, L'inis presents a special program of some of its...

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November 12, 2021 CISM - Live Recording

Champ Libre at the RIDM

CISM will be at RIDM headquarters to talk about the festival program. The discussion, featuring guests, will be hosted by the team from Champ Libre, a...

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November 12, 2021 Screening - Discussion


The screening of the film Seuls will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Paul Tom accompanied by the three protagonists as well as a...

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November 13, 2021 Séance famille

Family Screening and Workshop

For a seventh yeah, the RIDM is pleased to welcome families to the Cinémathèque québécoise to introduce young children to artistic documentary...

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November 13, 2021 RIDM Round-tables

Working in the cultural sector - Redefining what’s essential

For artists and those working in the cultural sector, conditions have always been unstable, but the COVID-19 pandemic threw that instability into...

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November 14, 2021 Soirée de la relève

The soirée de la relève Radio-Canada is your chance to see short documentaries by Quebec’s next generation of filmmakers. Audiences will have the...

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November 15th to 17th, 2021 Challenging reality. A retrospective of Vitaly Mansky

Challenging reality. A Vitaly Mansky retrospective

Vitaly Mansky is a leading figure of contemporary Russian documentary. For over three decades, this prolific Ukraine-born filmmaker and producer has...

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November 17, 2021 Challenging reality. A retrospective of Vitaly Mansky

Vitaly Mansky Masterclass

This year, the RIDM pays tribute to filmmaker Vitaly Mansky, whose keen eye and critical perspective on political questions is more necessary than...

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November 19, 2021 Les vidéographes - Le devoir de mémoire

The Vidéographes – The Duty of Remembrance

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Vidéographe, artist and filmmaker Luc Bourdon has drawn on the 2,300 works in the collective’s catalogue to...

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November 20, 2021 RIDM Round-tables

Regional documentary cinema - creation, production, and distribution

Documentary cinema is a reflection of our society, our culture, and our stories. For this event, documentary filmmakers, producers, and distributors...

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