Spotlight on homegrown cinema
CANADA , France
| 105 minutes | 2017
Fresh look at a homeless, downtrodden couple making their hard-luck way down the snow-covered highways of Canada. The story of a couple of small-time drifters accompanied by an eight-year-old boy, this debut feature by the French-born Canadian director stood out at the last Directors’ Fortnight for its confident staging and the genuine feeling conveyed by its misfit characters. A devastating account of a toxic relationship that manages to avoid pessimism.
A long healing process is chronicled in this documentary that captures the spirit of a people coming to grips with a traumatic history. Innu Nikamu is the...
CANADA | 105 minutes | 2017
Post-relationship blues and family dynamics are deftly handled in this first feature from Chinese-Quebecoise director Xiaodan He. After a violent breakup...
CANADA , China | 105 minutes | 2017
Genders, generations and cultures collide in this comedy about the modern family unit. A South Asian transgender woman sees her life flipped on its head...
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