Nearly 150 films available on the F3M.ca platform
While the government’s recommendations regarding COVID-19 lead to social isolation and the closure of cultural spaces, Les Films du 3 Mars and all of its members, in a movement of solidarity, are committed to maintaining the liveliness of our culture by offering a diverse selection of films which are accessible to watch at home. As such, all the films in the catalogue that are currently available online will be offered free of charge from March 17 to 31.
The public will be able to see the most recent feature films available on the digital platform, including Territoire Ishkueu Territoire Femme by Claude Hamel, Ziva Postec. The Editor Behind the Film Shoah by Catherine Hébert, Zagros by Ariane Lorrain and Shahab Mihandoust, Ensemble by Jean-Nicolas Orhon, Primas by Laura Bari and Istanbul Echoes by Giulia Frati, as well as short films such as Lost Paradise Lost by Yan Giroux and Metro by Nadine Gomez, to name just a few. Nearly 150 films to discover for free, in the comfort and security of your home.
Some filmmakers will present their works in the form of video capsules, which will also be available online. Another way to break the isolation, and get closer to the creators who are used to accompany their films and participate in Q&A sessions.
SPIRA and WAPIKONI collections
A selection of documentaries distributed by SPIRA can also be found on the F3M.ca platform. Cinephiles will be able to watch, among others: Citizens of Nowhere by Nicolas-Alexandre Tremblay and Régis Coussot, A Man of Dance by Marie Brodeur, and Regarding Gravity de Matthieu Brouillard.
As for the Wapikoni collection, it offers a program that brings together 14 short films including Idle No More by Ginger Cote, So Alone by Lonnie Thomas Dixon, and Protect Our Future Daughters by Maryanne Junta and Helena Lewis.
Theatrical release of JONGUÉ, A NOMAD’S JOURNEY postponed
By necessity, the theatrical release of Jongué, A Nomad’s Journey by Carlos Ferrand which was scheduled for April 3, 2020, has been postponed to a later date, which will be announced shortly.
LES FILMS DU 3 MARS is supported by more than a hundred members of the film industry as well as by the following institutions: Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec; Canada Council for the Arts; Conseil des arts de Montréal; Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC); Telefilm Canada.
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