|FRI OCT 19||1:00 PM
Barefoot at Dawn
Rolling to You
|SAT OCT 20||1:00 PM
Les As de la Jungle
Just a Breath Away
|SUN OCT 21||1:00 PM
SHORT FILM COMPETITION
|5:00 PM||6:00 PM
Just to be Sure
|FRI OCT 26||1:00 PM
Return of the Hero
|SAT OCT 27||1:00 PM
The Fall of Sparta
Family is Family
|SUN OCT 28||1:00 PM
School of Life
|3:00 PM||4:00 PM
Promise at Dawn
Friday October 19, 7:00 PM (CCFM)
Follow the adventures of a curious 12-year-old fascinated by life, nature, friendship and family in 1927. Inspired by a Félix Leclerc novel and directed by the author’s son.
Friday October 19, 9:30 PM (CCFM)
A unique romantic comedy about a seducer with a lying streak. Wanting to seduce his mother’s neighbour, he pretends to be a person with a disability. One of the biggest hits of the year in France.
Saturday October 20, 1:00 PM (CCFM)
Avec Philippe Bozo, Paul Borne, Pascal Casanova, Emmanuel Curtil, Céline Montsarrat
Lorsqu’un koala et sa bande sèment la peur, les as de la jungle unissent leurs efforts afin de rétablir l’ordre. Maurice le pingouin, sa maman tigre et leurs amis ne reculent devant rien pour retrouver la paix.
Saturday October 20, 3:00 PM (CCFM)
With Lina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Karimi, Olivier Gourmet, Nina Kulkarni
Zahira is 18. She lives in Belgium with her parents who are of Pakistani descent. When they impose an arranged marriage on their daughter, she resists. She values her freedom and questions everything.
Audience award and Lycéens prize at Bastia (France).
Saturday October 20, 5:00 PM (CCFM)
With Karin Viard, Dara Tombroff, Anne Dorval, Bruno Todeschini, Anaïs Demoustier
A divorced teacher becomes chronically jealous of everyone, including her daughter. A film that mixes comedy with psychological suspense.
Saturday October 20, 7:00 PM (CCFM)
With Jean-Simon Leduc, Théodore Pellerin, Maude Guérin, Paul Ahmarani, Marjo
JP lives in a small apartment with his mother, his brother, and his girlfriend. He does his best to help his family, including his drug-dealer uncle and his unstable brother, but the tension becomes too much for everyone to handle.
3 Iris prizes: best actress, best editing and breakthrough performance of the year.
The film will represent Canada in the Oscar race for the best feature film in a foreign language.
Saturday October 20, 9:00 PM (CCFM)
After an earthquake, a toxic fog settles over Paris, forcing its residents to take refuge on their roofs. A couple with a daughter who has a rare disease try to find a solution to this phenomenon at the risk of their own demise.
Sunday October 21, 4:00 PM (CCFM)
With Denis Ménochet, Léa Drucker, Thomas Gioria, Mathilde Auneveux, Mathieu Saikaly
In the midst of a divorce, a mother asks for exclusive custody of her son to protect him from a father she accuses of being physically violent.
Silver Bear award at the Venice Film Festival and Audience award in Angers.
Sunday October 21, 6:00 PM (CCFM)
With François Damiens, Cécile de France, Guy Marchand, André Wilms, Esteban
When a minesweeper from Brittany sets off to find his biological father, he meets and falls in love with a doctor. But he soon finds himself in a dilemma when he realizes she could be his half-sister.
Sunday October 21, 8:00 PM (CCFM)
With Jean-Carl Boucher, Sandrine Bisson, Claudio Bolangelo, Juliette Gosselin
21-year-old Ricardo flies to Italy to see his friend with whom he’s fallen in love. During his trip’s many misadventures, he meets some very quirky but loveable people and comes home a changed man. This is the third in a trilogy of semi-biographical films by Ricardo Trogi, following the hits 1981 and 1987.
Friday October 26, 7:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant, Christophe Montenez
Is captain Neuville a hero or a crook? The beautiful Elizabeth could talk to you all day about this fascinating character. He’s without scruples and she is very determined. Enjoy a ruthless and entertaining duel between these two characters.
Friday October 26, 9:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile, Giselle Palmer
Take a room full of dancers, throw a crazy party, spike the sangria with LSD, and what do you get? An evening of debauchery.
Directors’ Fortnight prize at Cannes.
From the director of Irreversible, Love, and Enter the Void.
Saturday October 27, 1:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Emmanuelle Devos, Suzanne Clément, Richard Berry, Benjamin Biolay, Sami Frey
The CEO position of an important company is up for grabs. Who will get the job? The man with experience but questionable methods, or the woman who’s a brilliant engineer? This no-holds-barred fight will be intense.
Saturday October 27, 3:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Lévi Doré, Karl Walcott, Lili-Ann de Francesco, Jonathan St-Armand, Marianne Farley
Steeve Simard, 16, is starting grade 12. He has few friends and loves books. His mission: date the most beautiful girl in school and avoid the tough linebacker from the football team who is after him. The sizable challenge takes an unexpected dramatic turn.
Saturday October 27, 5:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Vincent Lindon, Mélanie Rover, Jacques Borderie, David Rey, Isabelle Rufin
A factory is about to close. 1 100 employees will lose their jobs. The union and company leaders are at war. Will they be able to find common ground?
Saturday October 27, 7:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
A renowned designer ashamed of his modest background gets a surprise when his family arrives unannounced. Shortly after, he gets into an accident that leaves him with partial amnesia. Will he ever get his memory back?
One of the year’s biggest hits in France. From the team that brought you Bienvenue chez les ch’tis.
Saturday October 27, 9:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Debbie Lynch-White, Émile Proulx-Cloutier, Rose-Marie Perreault, Bianca Gervais
Relive the important moments in the career of Mary Travers, La Bolduc, the first Quebecer to make a living as a singer and composer in 1930s Québec.
Sunday October 28, 1:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With François Cluzet, Jean Scandel, Éric Elmosnino, François Berléand, Valérie Karsenti
In 1930, Paul, a young Parisian orphan, has his life changed when he is adopted by a couple who owns a farm in Sologne. When he meets Totoche, a poacher, he discovers all of life’s beauty and wonder. From the director of Belle and Sebastien.
Sunday October 28, 4:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Anthony Therrien, Rose-Marie Perreault, Brigitte Poupart, Lysandre Nadeau
While celebrating his 18th birthday, Theo meets Mag, who is drawn in by his tattoos. Thus begins a romance between these two young outsiders.
Best director prize at the Rhode Island festival.
Best original screenplay for a Canadian film at the Critics circle in Vancouver.
Sunday October 28, 6:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Daniel Auteuil, Camélia Jordana, Yasin Houicha, Nozha Khouadra, Nicolas Vaude
A law professor in a Parisian university is given the task of preparing a young student of Arab descent for a prestigious debate competition. They are complete opposites yet they will have to work together.
César prize for best new talent.
Critics prize at the Colcoa Festival in Los Angeles.
Sunday October 28, 8:00 PM (SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas)
With Charlotte Gainsbourg, Pierre Niney, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Didier Bourdon
From Poland to Nice, from Africa to Mexico, famous author Romain Gary lived an extraordinary life. Throughout the years, his loving, passionate, and protective mother played an integral role in his life and career.
Best actor prize and the Lycéen prize at Sarlat.
Special Audience prize at the Colcoa festival in Los Angeles.