Opening film

UN OURS ET DEUX AMANTS

Kim Nguyen

Invite only

QUEBEC, Canada | 96 minutes | 2016

Closing feature

MALIGLUTIT

Zacharias Kunuk

Invite only

QUEBEC, Canada | 94 minutes | 2016

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PRÉSENTATIONS SPÉCIALES

#YA
Florencia Rovlich, Ygor Gama

A young woman, an activist, runs through the streets. A skater glides across the tarmac. Paint bombs are positioned and, when they explode, the police...

ARGENTINA, Germany, Chile | 15 minutes | 2015

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

(I) FRAME
Andrew Kim, Karissa Hahn

O.V. English

A mechanical ballet set to the original tempo characterizes motion on screen at 24 (I) frames a second. 

UNITED STATES | 12 minutes | 2016

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

16.03
Natalia Siwicka

O.V. Polish | st English

A girl wakes up after a night spent with a man on the outskirts of the city. The girl gets into her car, drives off, goes through villages and fields and...

POLAND | 17 minutes | 2016

CARTES BLANCHES

47 FOIS LE JOUR
Marie-Ève Juste

O.V. French | st English

Prisoners of a no man's land in the middle of the jungle, five women wake up for the 47th time, not remembering what happened the previous night.

CANADA | 3 minutes | 2016

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

6ÈME GAUCHE
Magdalena Froger

O.V. French | st English

19 year old Camille has an intrusive mother. He has to cope with her moods that swing from happiness to sadness, while trying to look after his...

SWITZERLAND | 13 minutes | 2015

HISTOIRE(S) DU CINÉMA

76 MINUTES & 15 SECONDS WITH ABBAS KIAROSTAMI
Seifollah Samadian

O.V. Persian | st English

A singular, touching portrait of Abbas Kiarostami based on the memories of his closest collaborators. For over 25 years, he was right by his side....

IRAN | 76 minutes | 2016

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

A DECENT WOMAN
Lukas Valenta Rinner

O.V. Spanish | st English

A cleaning woman stumbles onto the practices of her boss’s wealthy neighbours in this deliciously provocative social satire. Belen needs a job. She finds...

ARGENTINA, South Korea, Austria | 100 minutes | 2016

LES INCONTOURNABLES !

A LULLABY TO THE SORROWFUL MYSTERY
Lav Diaz

O.V. English | st English

An epic film about the Filipino soul, and an extraordinary cinematic experience. The winner of the Alfred Bauer award at this year’s Berlin Film...

PHILIPPINES | 480 minutes | 2016

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

A MAN RETURNED
Mahdi Fleifel

O.V. Arabic | st English

Reda is 26 years old. His dreams of escaping the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain El-Helweh end in failure after three years stuck in Greece.

GREAT BRITAIN, Netherlands, Denmark, Lebanon | 30 minutes | 2016

HISTOIRE(S) DU CINÉMA

A MILLION MILES AWAY
Jennifer Reeder

O.V. English | st English

Melancholy as a survival strategy in the American Mid-West: An adult woman (the conductor) on the edge of failing and a pack of teenage girls (the choir)...

UNITED STATES | 29 minutes | 2014

LES INCONTOURNABLES !

A QUIET PASSION
Terence Davies

O.V. English

Terence Davies’s superb Emily Dickinson biopic is carried by the astonishing Cynthia Nixon. The cliché is that she was a neurotic recluse. A madwoman....

ENGLAND | 125 minutes | 2016

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

ABSENCE IS PRESENT
Vladimir Paskaljevic

O.V. Croatian | st English

While Jelena, a young immigrant, looks for a better future in Canada, her mother Rada looks for a dog that she has lost in the streets of...

CANADA, Serbia | 20 minutes | 2015

FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA

ACCELERE CHAPULTEPEC
Kaveh Nabatian

O.V. - Without dialogue

 A hallucinatory 16mm dance, between sleep and wakefulness, starring the enthusiastic traffic cops of Mexico City. Set to music by the filmmaker’s band...

MEXICO, Québec/Canada | 4 minutes | 2016

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL

AFFAME TON CHIEN
Hicham LASRI

O.V. Arabic | st French

A politically charged, visually inspired satire that resurrects Morocco’s despotic former Interior Minister to set the record straight. In this, the...

MOROCCO, France | 94 minutes | 2015

LES INCONTOURNABLES !

AFTER THE STORM
Hirokazu Koreeda

O.V. Japanese | st English

A typhoon is the catalyst for reuniting a family shattered by divorce. Hirokazu works with a huge palette of emotions. Continuing his unflinching...

JAPAN | 117 minutes | 2016

FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA

L' AIR DE VENT
Jonathan Tremblay

O.V. French | st English

An exiled woman wrestling with a repressed past finds comfort by the sea. To allay her nostalgia, she writes a letter reminiscent of a message in a bottle.

QUéBEC/CANADA | 10 minutes | 2016

HISTOIRE(S) DU CINÉMA

ALABAMA MONROE
Felix Van Groeningen

st French

A man, a woman, an ailing child and music: a maelstrom of gut-wrenching emotions. 36-year-old Didier, a banjo player in a bluegrass group, worships all...

BELGIUM | 111 minutes | 2012

TEMPS Ø

ALIPATO: THE VERY BRIEF LIFE OF AN EMBER
Khavn De La Cruz

O.V. Filipino | st English

The Filipino enfant terrible, director of Mondomanila, employs neo-punk poetry in this provocative tale of a gang of kids who hold up the Central...

PHILIPPINES, Germany | 89 minutes | 2016

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

ALL ROT
Max Hattler

O.V. - Without dialogue

All Rot uses photographic reanimation to render the mundane environment of a decaying crazy golf course into a rapturous split-screen experiment in...

HONG KONG, Germany, Hong Kong | 4 minutes | 2015

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

AMARETTO SOUR
Zoe Pelchat

O.V. French

Two former classmates end up in an awkward bowling party of their own making.Presented as part of the Rencontres pancanadiennes du...

CANADA | 8 minutes | 2016

FNC SÉRIES

AMERICAN EPIC
Bernard MacMahon

O.V. English | st French

American Epic is three-part series that takes us on a journey across time to the birth of modern music. This story is set in the late 1920s, when record...

UNITED STATES, England | 120 minutes | 2015

LES INCONTOURNABLES !

AMERICAN HONEY
Andrea Arnold

O.V. English | st French

In her first U.S.-made film, Andrea Arnold follows a magazine-subscription sales team led by Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf. After leaving her dysfunctional...

ENGLAND, United States | 162 minutes | 2016

Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant

ANALOGUE
Ludovic Dufresne

O.V. French

Through comparison, the film explores three different ways of perceiving the interaction between humans and technology. Nothing is perfect, no model...

CANADA | 18 minutes | 2016

HISTOIRE(S) DU CINÉMA

AND I WILL RISE ONLY TO HOLD YOU DOWN
Jennifer Reeder

O.V. English

This short narrative chronicles an evening with a family on the verge of dissolve. A darkly humorous story about slow jams, bad magic and coming closer.

UNITED STATES | 23 minutes | 2011

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