Cinémental had a great 27th year! Manitoba’s Festival of French Language Films welcomed more than 2,000 spectators, which represents an increase of at least 500 people compared to 2017. The festival took place from October 19 to 21 at the CCFM, and from 26 to October 28 at the Cineplex Odeon St. Vital.
Public comments were favorable. They expressed their great satisfaction with the programming. Passes allowed nearly 90 enthusiasts to watch a large number of films.
The audience was able to immerse themselves in a sea of comedies, dramas, animated films, a musical performance, and documentaries, including Manitoban premieres. Among the most popular productions of the public: Barefoot at Dawn, School of Life, 1991, Les as de la jungle, Family is Family, Le Brio, The Fall of Sparta, Promise at dawn .
The Gerbe d’or, prize for 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 1930s as a writer, composer and performer. A certificate will be sent to the director of the film, , François Bouvier.