Festival du Nouveau Cinema Unveils In-Person Screenings Venues including a Drive-in at a Montreal Airport

In theaters October 7-18, 2020

The Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema (FNC), the 49th edition of which will be online and in person, is pleased to announce its venues which include the Imperial Cinema and, for the first time, 4 drive-in evenings at the P11 parking lot of YUL Montreal-Trudeau International Airport -including a MAD MAX night and THE SHINING night as part of the 40th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s film. At the opening of the Festival, 200 lucky people will also be able to discover Sophie Dupuis’s free SOUTERRAIN world premiere at la Place des Festivals du Quartier des spectacles thanks to the support of BNP Paribas. 

4 Special Presentations at the FNC x YUL Drive-in

As part of this special edition and for the first time, the FNC will present 4 exceptional events: cult films, timeless and unmissable in a new place, the parking lot P11 of YUL International Airport Montreal-Trudeau converted into a movie park for the occasion. From the comfort of their car, festival-goers will be able to (re)discover the whole saga of George Miller during a great MAD MAX NIGHT as intense as it is memorable. Also on the program: Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING and Paul Verhoeven’s TOTAL RECALL, which are celebrating their 40th and 30th anniversary respectively this year, as well as the mythical musical PINK FLOYD: THE WALL in tribute to Alan Parker, who sadly passed away last July.

Firsts at the Imperial Cinema

The FNC will be back in theaters, at the Imperial Cinema from October 7 to 18, in accordance with current health standards. Spectators will be able to discover many premieres and films which have distinguished themselves on the festival circuit this year: ANOTHER ROUND by Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, a poignant tale of friendship with Mads Mikkelsen and the documentary THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw, both screened at Cannes 2020 and selected at TIFF; DAYS from Taiwan’s Tsai Ming-Liang, winner of the Teddy Award at the Berlinale; THE WOMAN WHO RAN by Korea’s Hong Sangsoo, Silver Bear for Best Director at the last Berlin Film Festival; LUX AETERNA, Gaspar Noé’s most recent film starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Béatrice Dalle, in North American premiere; and THE CLOUD IN HER ROOM by Zheng Lu Xinyuan, a personal and daring first film, winner of the Tiger Award at the Rotterdam Film Festival.

In addition to the aforementioned films, the FNC will also present at the Imperial Cinema several titles already announced including:

SOUTERRAIN by Sophie Dupuis (opening film)
MY SALINGER YEAR by Philippe Falardeau (closing film)

LA CONTEMPLATION DU MYSTÈRE by Albéric Aurtenèche with Emmanuel Schwartz and Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse

IL N’Y A PAS DE FAUX MÉTIER by Olivier Godin

NULLE TRACE by Simon Lavoie

SIN LA HABANA by Kaveh Nabatian

VIOLATION by Dusty Mancinelli and Madeleine Sims-Fewer


EFFACER  L’HISTORIQUE by Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine


MANDIBULES by Quentin Dupieux

MUSIC HOLE by Gaetan Lekens and David Mutzenmacher

OUT OF THE BLUE by Dennis Hopper

SIBERIA by Abel Ferrara


Prices and ticket sales

Tickets for physical projections (excluding opening and clare now available online only on the festival website at: https://nouveaucinema.ca/fr/billetterie-2020

PRICES IN THEATERS – Tickets on sale now

Individual ticket: $14 (taxes included)

Rate ONLINE– Tickets on sale September 29

Individual feature film ticket: $10 (taxes included)
Individual short film ticket: $6 (taxes included)

Tickets on sale now
Regular movie-park night (1 film): $34.50 (taxes included) fare per car
Mad Max Night (4 movies): : $57.50 (taxes included) rate per car

The festival’s entire line-up will be unveiled on September 29.

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