The 27th Cinémental had a great year! The Festival des films francophones in Manitoba welcomed more than 2,000 spectators, which represents an increase of at least 500 people compared to 2017. Remember that the activity took place from October 19 to 21 at the CCFM, and from 26 to October 28 at St. Vital’s Cineplex Odeon.
Public comments have been positive. They expressed their great satisfaction with the programming. Quality films of all genres have been screened each in their own way, recognizing the people in the room. The passes allowed nearly 90 fans to watch a large number of films.
The audience was able to immerse themselves in an ocean of comedies, dramas, animated films, a musical performance, and documentaries, including primeurs in Manitoba. Among the most popular productions of the public: Naked feet in the dawn, The truancy, 1991, The aces of the jungle, The family ch’tite, The brio, The fall of Sparta, The promise of the dawn .
The Golden Sheaf, prize of the favorite film of the public, is given to: LA BOLDUC
This biographical adaptation deals with the life of the first Quebec singer to make a living, in the 30s, as author, composer and performer. A certificate will be sent to the director of the film, François Bouvier.