2016 Program

Short film and Kino Competition: Wednesday, October 12 – 7 PM – Free entry!

FRI 14 OCT 1:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
 8:00 PM
Le monde perdu
9:00 PM
SAT 15 OCT 1:00 PM
La guerre des tuques
3:00 PM
 5:00 PM
A Sense of Wonder
7:00 PM
Bad Seeds
 9:30 PM
My Friend Dino
SUN 16 OCT 1:00 PM
3:00 PM
 5:00 PM
Montreal’s White City
 7:30 PM Cafétéria

8:00 PM
Tomorrow

 9:00 PM
FRI 21 OCT 1:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
 7:00 PM
9
 9:30 PM
Elle
SAT 22 OCT 1:00 PM
La guerre des tuques (animation)
 3:00 PM
Disorder
 5:00 PM
Kiss me as you love me
7:00 PM
Back to Mom’s
 9:00 PM
Three Little Pigs 2
SUN 23 OCT 1:00 PM
Belle and Sebastian 2
 3:00 PM
Nitro Rush
 5:00 PM
Things to Come
 7:00 PM
King Dave
 9:00 PM
Chocolat

Le monde perdu

Friday, October 14 – 8 PM (CCFM)

A CCFM production in collaboration with Cinémental

Multimedia show (90 min) with Daran (guitar/voice), Geneviève Gendron (illustrations)

A new, original experience inspired by Daran’s Le monde perdu album. Enter this poetic universe and let two artists tease your imagination with music, video and drawings. Images will take on a life of their own in this project which blurs the lines between different artforms.

Daran2

 

La guerre des tuques – Un classique Contes pour tous

Free entry
Saturday, October 15 – 1 PM
(CCFM)

Family movie by André Melançon (91 min) – G – in French Only

With Cédric Jourde, Marie-Pierre A. D’amour, Julien Elie, Minh Vu Duc, Maryse Cartwright, Luc Boucher

Over the Christmas holidays, the children of a small town start a no-holds-barred snowball war, vying for control of an elaborate snow fort. A classic film from Québec.

Urbanink   La liberté

 

Le goût des merveilles / A Sense of Wonder

Saturday, October 15 – 5 PM
(CCFM)

Romantic comedy by Éric Besnard (97 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Virginie Efira, Benjamin Lavernhe, Lucie Fagedet, Hervé Pierre, Laurent Bateau, Hiam Abbass

Louise, a young widow and mother, has little hope or wonder left in her. She meets Pierre, a societal misfit, who will become an important part of her life and help her find what seemed to be gone forever.

Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group

 

Les mauvaises herbes / Bad Seeds

Saturday, October 15 – 7 PM
(CCFM)

Dramatic comedy by Louis Bélanger (108 min) – PG – in French Only

With Gilles Renaud, Alexis Martin, Luc Picard, Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez, Patrick Hivon

Jacques, an indebted actor, flees the city to escape his problems. A farmer takes him in. Partly against his will, Jacques joins the friendly fellow in his illicit business venture. But when others come into the picture, things get complicated.

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

 Mon ami Dino / My Friend Dino

Saturday, October 15 – 9:30 PM
(CCFM)

Dramatic comedy by Jimmy Larouche (85 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Dino Tavarone, Sasha Migliarese, Michel Côté, Manuel Tadros, Joelle Morin

Dino Tavarone is an actor who has experienced a successful acting career. Get to know him as he shares both his story as well as very personal moments in his everyday life. Is it reality or fiction?

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

Montréal la blanche / Montreal’s white city

Sunday, October 16 – 5 PM
(CCFM)

Melodrama by Bachir Bensaddek (97 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Rabah Ait Ouyahia, Karina Aktouf, Hacene Benzerari, Pierre Lebeau, Reda Guerinik

Montreal, Christmas Day. Two Algerians meet in a taxi. They delve back into the past and share memories and experiences which they had hoped to leave behind. But facing the past can help them move forward.

Film preceded by a musical performance by Faouzia.

 

Cafétéria

Sunday, October 16 – 7:30 PM
(CCFM)

Documentary by Francine Hébert (24 min) – With English subtitles

With Linda Dalpé, Rachel Schofield Martin, Rachel Allain, Patrick Henderson, Roger Richard

An Acadian community works with local farmers to improve the quality of its school’s cafeteria fare. Witness their learning experience as they work together towards a common goal.

See an excerpt (in French)

-Presented along with- 

Demain / Tomorrow

Sunday, October 16 – 8 PM
(CCFM)

Documentary by Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent (118 min) – PG – With French subtitles only

With Cyril Dion, Lélanie Laurent, Anthony Barnosky, Olivier de Schutter, Emmanuel Druon

How to rethink agriculture, energy, democracy, education, and energy to make them truly sustainable? A film crew travels the world to meet ten pioneers who are trying to do just that. Maybe there is hope for the future.

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

9

Friday, October 21 – 7 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Comedy by Stéphane E.Roy, Claude Brie, Marc Labrèche, Érik Canuel, Jean-Philippe Duval, Micheline Lanctôt, Luc Picard, Ricardo Trogi, Éric Tessier (99 min) – 14 A – English subtitles

With Stéphane E. Roy, François Papineau, Bénédicte Décary, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Christian Bégin, Hélène Bourgeois Leclerc, Pierre-François Legendre, Nicolas Canuel, Maxim Gaudette, Sylvain Marcel

Nine individuals attend a communication workshop, all trying to figure out how to fill the void in their lives. Sometimes funny and always thought-provoking, 9 gets us looking at our own personal relationships and at society as a whole.

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

Elle

Friday, October 21 – 9:30 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Thriller by Paul Verhoeven (130 min) – 14A – English subtitles

With Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Virginie Efira, Christian Berkel

In the official selection at Cannes in 2016.

Michèle runs both a video game business and her romantic life with a heart of stone. After being attacked by a stranger, she begins to stalk him. A dangerous game of cat and mouse ensues.

Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group

 

La guerre des tuques  – animated version (not 3D)

Saturday, October 22 – 1 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Family movie by François Brisson, Jean-François Pouliot (84 min) – G – In French Only

Voices by Mariloup Wolfe, Nicholas Savard L’herbier, Sophie Cadieux, Catherine Trudeau, Gildor Roy

Over the Christmas holidays, the children of a small town start a no-holds-barred snowball war, vying for control of an elaborate snow fort. A new animated remake of the classic Québec film.

Urbanink  Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group  La liberté

 

Maryland / Disorder

Saturday, October 22 – 3 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Thriller by Alice Winocour (98 min) – 14 A- English subtitles

With Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Percy Kemp, Victor Pontecorvo

A soldier struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, Vincent takes on the side a job as a security guard. Reality, hallucinations, and danger intermix as he works to protect a rich businessman, his wife and their son.

 

Embrasse-moi comme tu m’aimes / Kiss Me As You Love Me

Saturday, October 22 – 5 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Drama by André Forcier (95 min) – 18A- English subtitles

With Juliette Gosselin, Émile Schneider, Mylène Mckay, Céline Bonnier, Roy Dupuis, Luca Asselin

Montreal, 1940.  Pierre wants to enlist, but his paraplegic sister holds him back and tries to seduce him. He doesn’t give in, but his sister’s advances continue to haunt him as he moves on.

Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group

 

Retour chez ma mère / Back to Mom’s

Saturday, October 22 – 7 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Comedy by Éric Lavaine (97 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Alexandra Lamy, Josiane Balasko, Mathilde Seigner, Nathan Dellemme, Pascal Demolon

Life throws a series of challenges at Stéphanie when she has to move back in with her mother. Both women barely manage to make this new arrangement work. But when the other siblings come for a visit, something hits the fan.

Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group

 

Les 3 p’tits cochons 2/ The 3 Little Pigs 2

Saturday, October 22 – 9 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Comedy by Jean-François Pouliot (102 min) – 18A- English subtitles

With Paul Doucet, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Patrice Robitaille, Sophie Prégent, Isabel Richer

Three brothers are all experiencing their own relationship problems.  Infidelity, lies, and jealousy have a way of turning their lives upside down. It seems they still have a few lessons to learn…

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

Belle et Sébastien 2, L’aventure continue / Belle & Sebastian 2

Sunday, October 23 – 1 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Family movie by Christian Duguay (97 min) – G – English subtitles

With Félix Bossuet, Tchéky Karyo, Margaux Châtelier, Thierry Neuvic, Urbain Cancelier

In 1947, Sébastien sets out with his dog and his grandfather to find Angélina, his friend whose plane has disappeared in the French alps. Adventure and danger await them at every turn.

Caisse - Groupe Financier - Financial Group  La liberté

 

Nitro Rush

Sunday, October 23 – 3 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Action movie by Alain Desrochers (96 min) – 18A – In French only.

With Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Antoine Desrochers, Madeleine Peloquin, Raymond Bouchard, Jean-Nicolas Verreault

Max is serving time for involuntary manslaughter. When he learns that his teenage son has been recruited into organized crime, he must escape from prison. Max will stop at nothing to protect his son in this action-packed drama.   (No subtitles.)

 

L’avenir / Things to Come

Sunday, October 23 – 5 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Drama by Mia Hansen-Love (100 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka, Edith Scob, Sarah le Picard, Solal Forte

Nathalie teaches philosophy, and cares for her family and her aging mother. When her life falls apart, she sets out to redefine her identity.

Gimli Film Festival

 

King Dave

Sunday, October 23 – 7 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Drama by Podz (99 min) – 14A – English subtitles

With Alexandre Goyette, Karelle Tremblay, Mylène St-Sauveur, Kémy St-Éloi

Dave is looking for his girlfriend who just left him. His life spirals downward as he goes from one bad decision to the next. A cinematographic rarity, almost all of the film was shot in one continuous sequence.

Screening followed by a Q & A before a reception.

 

Chocolat

Sunday, October 23 – 9 PM
(SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)

Biopic by Roschdy Zem (120 min) – PG – English subtitles

With Omar Sy, James Thierrée, Clothilde Hesme, Olivier Gourmet, Noémie Lovsky

In the late nineteenth century, Chocolat the clown will become France’s first famous black artist.  When he joins forces with another clown, they get unprecedented success. But can their friendship survive both fame and discrimination?