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.
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.
Summer 1997. The summer plan of Lea is falling. It is with a broken leg and a low enthusiasm that she begins the heat wave of July, stuck in a dreary bungalow of the suburb. However, while looking at his sister’s room, she discovers an opening to a whole new universe that will bring her to the door of her adolescence.
The Last Villains (Mad Dog & The Butcher) immerses us in filmmaker Thomas Rinfret’s journey to direct a documentary on the lives of the famed Vachon wrestling family. His protagonist is the last living member of the dynasty: Paul “The Butcher” Vachon.
Someone has been killing cats in Emmanuelle’s neighborhood while her own pet has been missing for two months. The tenacious and headstrong young woman is still desperately looking for it until she crosses path with an uptight neighbour. A look on social tensions, Nothing to See Here mixes dark humour and suspense to create a contemporary urban tale.
In an estate located in St-Alfred of Beauce, Carl and Alexandra are attempting to take on the life of their forefathers, but cannot escape the reality of the modern world. The belief that their values will be transmitted kindles their hope and makes them fight on.
Ex-ATV champion, Martin spent the last six years in prison. Back in his hometown, he founds out that he is no longer welcome in Val-Bélair. His sister and his niece are gonna help him proving to everybody that the Prince is not dead.
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.
In music, the return to the original movement. Reflections on the rhythm of childhood and parenthood from birth.
“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
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...
On the eve of an inevitable exile towards the urban centers, the youth of Temiscamingue is torn between the desire of a better future and the attachment to its territory.
The viewer plunges into an abstract universe that transports him to the liking of images and sounds, to a surprising reality.
A countryside in the spring
An old house
A scar starts to heal
Katiana emerges. She finally takes her head off the water and she speaks for all Haitian women.
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.
In a small boxing gym in Louisiana, two generations of female boxers reveal how the sport changed their lives.
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.
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.
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.
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