What to see in March at Cinéma Moderne

Cinéma Moderne is proud to present quality movies on the big screen, where new releases, special events and cult films are offered to the public.

In March, Cinéma Moderne will present these new releases from Quebec filmmakers: The Decline by Patrice Laliberté, in which a group training to deal with apocalyptic scenarios is surprised by an unforeseen disaster, as well as Simon Beaulieu‘s White Noise, a sensorial essay probing the fate of humanity in the Anthropocene era.

Moviegoers will be able to discover critically acclaimed movies from all over the world, like So Long My Son (Wang Xiaoshuai), a fiction film revolving around the one-child policy in China; O Que Arde (Óliver Laxe), which transports us to Galicia, where a peasant is leaving prison after being convicted of arson; and Bacurau (Kleber Medonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles), a political tale taking root at the time of the death of the matriarch of a village located in the Brazilian hinterland. A black and white version of Parasite (Bong Joon-ho) will also be on the program.

Also screening this month: Canadian productions Anne at 13.000 ft by Kazik Radwanski (selected in the Forum section of the 2020 Berlinale), which introduces a shy and clumsy woman whose attitude towards life will be transformed after skydiving, as well as The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open, by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn, in which two women explore together the consequences of violence.

Cinéma Moderne will offer Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno by Abdellatif Kechiche, an intimate and sensual vacation chronicle depicting the youth of southern France in the 90s; Rojo, an ambitious thriller by Benjamín Naishtat set in Argentina; Aren’t You Happy, the feminist and offbeat first feature film by Susanne Heinrich, which received the attention of the Berlin and Rotterdam festivals; and Deerskin, by Quentin Dupieux, an obscure tale in which the life of a man starts to spin out of control after he buys a suede jacket that makes him obsessed.

Special presentations are also planned. It will be possible to see Dune, a cult science fiction film by David Lynch, originally released in 1984. The launch of the album Peter Broderick Plays Justin Wright will give rise to an evening of music and projections, while the series Fond en coeur sur le vidéoclip will be back for an entertaining evening. The screening of Claude Fournier’s most recent film, Notre été avec André, about the legacy of director André Brassard, will be preceded by a medium-length film by the latter, Françoise Durocher, waitress.

The essential series Les Petits Modernes will present the two new releases La Fameuse invasion des ours en Sicile by Lorenzo Mattotti and Lou et l’île aux sirènes by Masaaki Yuasa, and the Filministes festival will take over Cinéma Moderne with its youth programming, Les filminis.


Parasite by Bong Joon-ho (Black and white version)

South Korea / 2019/ Original Korean version with French or English subtitles / 132 min 

From March 2


O Que Arde by Óliver Laxe

Spain, France, Luxembourg / 2019 / Original Galician version with French subtitles / 85 min

From March 5


Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno by Abdellatif Kechiche

France / 2018 / Original French version with English subtitles / 175 min

From March 6


The Decline by Patrice Laliberté

Quebec / 2019 / Original French version with English subtitles / 82 min

From March 13


So Long, My Son by Wang Xiaoshuai

China / 2019 / Mandarin Chinese version with French or English subtitles / 185 min

From March 13


Rojo by Benjamín Naishtat

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Switzerland / 2018 / Original Spanish version with French or English subtitles / 109 min

From March 14


Aren’t You Happy? by Susanne Heinrich

Germany / 2019 / Original German version with English subtitles / 80 min

From March 18


White Noise by Simon Beaulieu

Quebec / 2019 / Original French and English version with English subtitles / 78 min

From March 19

* With filmmaker Simon Beaulieu in attendance on March 19 and 29

Bacurau by Kleber Medonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles

Brazil, France / 2019 / Original English and Portuguese version with French or English subtitles / 131 min

From March 20


Anne at 13,000 ft by Kazik Radwanski

Canada, United States / 2019 / English original version / 75 min

From March 21


by Quentin Dupieux

France / 2019 / Original French version with English subtitles / 77 min

From March 27


The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn

Canada, Norway / 2019 / Original English version with French subtitles / 105 min

From March 29



Notre été avec André 
by Claude Fournier+ Françoise Durocher, waitress byAndré Brassard

Quebec / 2018 / Original French version with English subtitles / 71 min

Quebec / 1972 / Original French version / 29 min

From March 4


* With filmmaker André Brassard and producer Marie-José Raymond in attendance on March 4

LES FILMINISTES | Les Filminis: Youth Screening 
*10 years and up

Names for Snow by Rebecca Thomassie | Original English version with French subtitles, 6 min

A Celebration by Mahsa Razavi | Original English and Turkish version with French subtitles, 11 min

Something Else by Elodie Roy | no dialogue, 4 min

Super Special by Ashley Williams | English and Maori original version with French subtitles, 12 min

J’aime les filles by Diane Obomsawin | Original French version, 8 min

Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m.


* A discussion will be moderated by Antoine Beaudoin-Gentes from the organization Enfants transgenres.

ALBUM LAUNCH – Peter Broderick Plays Justin Wright

Performance by the artist along with nine short films exploring Montreal, made in collaboration with director Jonathan Durand.

Tuesday, March 10 at 9 p.m.


Briser le code by Nicolas Houde-Sauvé

Quebec / 2019 / Original French version / 52 min

Saturday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m.


*With filmmaker Nicolas Houde-Sauvé and protagonists in attendance

Dune by David Lynch

United States / 1984 / Original English version / 137 min

From March 26




La Fameuse invasion des ours en Sicile by Lorenzo Mattotti *7 years and up

France, Italy / 2019 / Original French version / 82 min

From March 21


Lou et l’île aux sirènes by Masaaki Yuasa *7 years and up

Japan / 2017 / French version / 112 min

From March 22



Videoclip Night

March 26



Antigone by Sophie Deraspe
Blade Runner by Ridley Scott
Close-Up by Abbas Kiarostami
Come and see by Elem Klimov
Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa
Dilili in Paris by Michel Ocelot

Greener Grass by Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe

Kuessipan by Myriam Verreault

L’Acrobate by Rodrigue Jean
La cordillère des songes by Patricio Guzmán

Le voyage du prince by Jean-François Laguionie
Paris-Texas by Wim Wenders
Sur les pas de Vivian Mayer by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel
The Lighthouse by Roger Eggers
The Twentieth Century by Matthew Rankin

Uncut Gems by Benny and Joshua Safdie
Beanpole by Kantemir Balagov
Varda by Agnès by Agnès Varda
Zombi Child by Bertrand Bonello

For more information about the March screenings and schedule, visitcinemamoderne.com


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