Film catalogue

Includes the films distributed by Spira as well as works from the Vidéo Femmes collection

Between : and min.
Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau, Yannick Nolin 2019 9 min.
Documentary

May 2017. As the new President of the United States takes his ease in the White House, the city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is the theatre of the mythic Crawfish Festival. It’s just another day, in America.

Jean-Marc E.Roy et Philippe David Gagné 2019 20 min.
Fiction

Jura Department, France. A judge orders the re-enactment of a crime scene in order to shed some light on inconsistencies in a murder case. Under the eye of Lady Justice, the accused, a family of three women from Quebec, have to thoroughly relive the day of the crime.

Josiane Roberge 2018 10 min.
Documentary

In this short film, the director gently puts her camera in the house that has seen her grow up. She caresses the daily life of her parents in a series of paintings showing us, through still shots, the wealth of simple moments spent together. She shares with us her difficulty to accept time passing by and her keen desire to enjoy it, while paying tribute to these two dear ones.

François Dubé 2018 11 min.
Documentary

In music, the return to the original movement. Reflections on the rhythm of childhood and parenthood from birth.

Anne-Marie Bouchard 2018 5 min.
Experimental

“There is only one moral worth in this story, one essential fact: we are nothing but ridiculous sparks in the light of the universe. May we have the wisdom not to forget it.”

- Hubert Reeves

Guillaume Harvey 2018 19 min.
Fiction

Maxime, a rather cerebral blogger, is back in his hometown for the holidays. His father Jacques, a retired thrill seeker who's more the manual type, seizes the opportunity to get closer to his estranged son. His proposal : a father-son snowmobile ride...

Fannie Giguère 2018 3 min.
Experimental

The viewer plunges into an abstract universe that transports him to the liking of images and sounds, to a surprising reality.

 

Martin Rodolphe Villeneuve 2018 30 min.
Fiction

A grand-father

A countryside in the spring

An old house

 

A scar starts to heal

Clarissa Rebouças et Julie Bernier 2018 7 min.
Documentary

Katiana emerges. She finally takes her head off the water and she speaks for all Haitian women.

Jeremy Peter Allen 2018 9 min.
Fiction

Lucien Kovacic introduces himself as a wellness counsellor, a rich persons’ travel agent and an explorer of the human spirit. Through the fusion of biological and artificial intelligence, this medical renegade has plans to upgrade humanity’s operating system.

Elias Djemil 2018 7 min.
Fiction

1943, a revolt broke out at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Among the resistants, a famous polish ballerina. It is said that she disarmed a cruel SS officer with the simple grace of a ballet movement. Only her story has survived until today. Her name was Franciszka Mann.

Carole Laganière 2018 8 min.
Documentary

When Guillaume was born, his life expectancy was about four days. Today he’s eight years old and he doesn’t have much time left. His autism and love for music make Guillaume an exceptional being, who has got an intense joy of life. As if he knew that each moment could be the last one.

Jean-Marc E.Roy 2018 71 min.
Documentary

Des histoires inventées (Imaginary Tales) is a documentary feature best described as the portrait of an author about and with André Forcier. It is the story of an exceptional and undeniable filmmaker in our national cinema's landscape and a pillar at the heart of its identity.

David B. Ricard 2018 80 min.
Documentary

While filming his native land, David B. Ricard is entrusted with the task of documenting the creating process of a show of poetry and music across the Canadian Francophonie. This project gives him the opportunity to question the relationship to rooting (land, language), adaptation (poetry, territory) and the process of relationship with the other (team, subject). In this documentary essay, the filmmaker questions his own point of view as a Quebec documentarist. He explores these themes formally inspired by the poem Le Vivant by Carl Lacharité, driving force of the project.

Jason Béliveau 2018 17 min.
Fiction

Audrey and Simon don’t love each other. Well, yes, maybe. Audrey shows up at Simon’s an evening during the weekend. She is a student, he is her teacher. Is this story written in advance?

Martine Asselin 2018 64 min.
Documentary

Louis Maltais loves challenges. At 27, this ex-circus artist begins his training to become the first male midwife in Quebec. During 4 years, the movie follows Louis on his initiatory journey. Beyond midwifery, it tells a universal tale. A tale of transformation, about a man who, despite ordeals, doubts, and misconceptions, is determined to live out his passion.

Tigris Alt Sakda 2018 5 min.
Animation

One of anthropocene's charismatic megafauna - Ailuropoda melanoleuca : "... and if I hear anyone else say 'isn't he cute'..."

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay 2018 25 min.
Documentary

Identifying as queer and also being Muslim is a reality for Yara, A. and brothers Monib & Tariq.

Justine Gauthier 2018 11 min.
Fiction

 

For the first time since her divorce, a mother welcomes her two kids into her modest new flat. Her son’s liveliness and her daughter’s questions make for a weekend that wavers between tension and tenderness.

Gabrielle Demers 2018 11 min.
Fiction

Fall of 1970, an all-female film crew is about to shoot a soft-porn. Jane, the director, starts having a crush on a new girl. An eroticized power game unfolds between the filmmaker and her actress.

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