39TH FIFA: 🌟A SELECTION OF MUST-SEE FILMS – 👦👧FILMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! CONTEST

SELECTION OF
MOVIES NOT TO BE
MISSED AND PROGRAM WORKS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Discover an eclectic line-up of films that take you on a tour of the art world! In addition, FIFA offers a special family collection that will allow you to enjoy films for children and adults.
Last weekend before the Festival kicks off, buy your passport to discover masterpieces available nowhere else!

DISCOVER THE PROGRAMMING

TICKETING

LANG LANG – GOLDBERG VARIATIONS: FINDING THE INNER VOICE by Andreas Morell

North American premiere
germany | 2020 | 58 min
English, German, Chinese | Subtitles: English


A beautiful tribute to Bach and his Goldberg Variations through this exceptional foray into the musical and intimate world of Lang Lang. You discover the pianist’s passion, sensitivity and courage as he revisits one of the most demanding works in the classical repertoire.


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FILMS ABOUT RENOWNED ARCHITECTS

TOKYO RIDE by Bêka and Lemoine

In official competition
Canadian premiere
France | 2020 | 1:29 a.m.
| English Subtitles: English

The film, in black and white, takes us aboard the vintage Alfa Romeo by Rye Nishizawa for a breakaway through the streets of Tokyo. More than a portrait, in the classical sense, of one of the most talented and famous Japanese architects of today, the film renders in its pure spontaneity the experience of this friendly urban drift.

Presentation in partnership with the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Kollectif and Yatai MTL.

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FRANK LLYOD WRIGHT – THE PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES by Sigrid Faltin

North American premiere
germany | 2020 | 52 min
German | Subtitles: English

The documentary tells the moving life of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867 – 1959), America’s best-known architect, with never-before-seen images. With the Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater, the house built above a waterfall, he creates many architectural icons and knows no compromises, both in his professional life and in his private life.

Presentation in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Montreal and Kollectif.

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I’M FOUND CHRISTIAN B. by Alain Fleischer

In official competition
North American premiere
France | 2020 | 1:27 a.m.
French

For 50 years, Alain Fleischer and Christian Boltanski have shared both an unfailing friendship and an unclassifiable documentary project – that of filming for Fleischer and being filmed for Boltanski. In 2019, the major retrospective devoted to Christian Boltanski at the Centre Pompidou was the perfect opportunity for Alain Fleischer to unveil this film.

Presentation in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Quebec City and the
Visual Arts Artists Group (RAAV).

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CONTEST: WIN TICKETS FOR THE SCREENING OF THE OPENING FILM BEIJING SPRING!

Get a chance to win a double pass to attend the theatrical screening of the opening film of the 39th FIFA Film At the Imperial Cinema in Montreal: Beijing Spring by Andy Cohen and Gaylen Ross.

After being the first festival to cancel its in person event last year, FIFA will become the first Montreal film festival to reopen a screening room to showcase films

How do I get involved?
Just write to us in infolettre@lefifa.com specifying why you want to attend the screening. You have until Noon on Monday, March 15 to participate. We will contact the winners.
Places are limited!

Information:
The screening will take place on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 5:15 p.m.

MOVIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

ALLEGRO COLORATO by Ludovic Schweitzer and
Sophie Spillemaeckers

World premiere
Belgium | 2020 | 50 min
Flemish | Subtitles: French


In Belgium, musicians from the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra are involved in music education with primary school pupils representing some forty nationalities in a disadvantaged neighbourhood. The benevolence and joy radiate from this film, which illustrates how music knows no social or ethnic barriers.
 

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN, LE GÉNIE DE LA LIBERTÉ by Yves Jeuland

Canadian premiere
France | 2020 | 2:25 a.m.
French | Subtitles: French

A genius of burlesque, Chaplin put all his talent at the service of an ideal of justice and freedom. An actor and author, director and producer, composer and choreographer, Chaplin was one of the most complete artists of his time. Carried by the sumptuous voice of Mathieu Amalric, Charlie Chaplin, the genius of freedom is the first documentary entirely made up of archives and devoted to Charlot.

Presentation in partnership with L’Inconvenient.

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IN GOOD COMPANY, CHEZ LES GRANDES PERSONNES DE BOROMO by Elodie Dondaine, Mathieu Villard

North American premiere
France, Burkina Faso | 2020 |
1:20 a.m.
French | Subtitles: French


Boromo’s Great People, also known as the giant puppets of Africa, crisscross the streets of the continent and beyond to amaze young and old. Telling their story is about the little people hiding under every giant and a whole community.

Presentation in partnership with Vues d’Afrique and Cateliers.

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MONTREAL NIGHT BLANCHE | The night of the FIFA shorts

In partnership with the Théâtre Outremont, FIFA’s The Night of the Shorts,on the occasion of the 18th edition of nuit blanche in Montreal, will (re)discover a selection of short films on art from recent FIFA editions. Dance, music, theatre and painting will come to life, on your screens, in this special program!

Free programming for any audience.

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