Category: film festival

5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival

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The 5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) launches on 24th October. As always, the festival will showcase edgy and thought-provoking feature and short films and documentaries from around the world, all followed by emotive, hard-hitting panel discussions on key topics on mental illness. Through the lens of film, ACFF…

46th Annual Festival du Nouveau Cinema Prize Winners

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46e FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA 2017 AWARDS     INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – FEATURE FILMS   Louve d’Or presented by Québecor Best feature film in the International Competition ($15,000 cash from Québecor).   AVA directed by LÉA MYSIUS(France)   Daniel Langlois Innovation Award Recognizes a work in the International Competition that…

Zensa Media International Film Festival 2017 Preview

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A new and exciting film festival is about to become a part of the Montreal festival landscape. October 2017 will be the first year for the Zensa Media International Film Festival. This international film festival will celebrate Montreal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th with a great event being organized for filmmakers…

46th Annual Festival du Nouveau Cinema Begins Tonight!

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Now, I have a bone to pick with those behind the Festival du Nouveau Cinema (FNC). It bills itself as the granddaddy of Canadian film festivals as it begins its 46th edition. I am 48 years old and that makes me older than FNC and I ain’t no grandparent! That…

13th MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL: 66 FILMS FROM 25 COUNTRIES TO CHANGE HOW WE SEE THE WORLD

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The Fabienne Colas Foundation is the driving force behind MIBFF – the Montreal International Black Film Festival. This year is the 13th annual and takes place from September 27 to October 1, 2017. The goal of MIBFF is to break stereotypes, shine a spotlight on and celebrate black culture and…