Fun at Fantasia (with French Trailer)

(Via Wireservice.ca) The 20th edition of Fantasia International Film Festival opens tomorrow night (Thursday, July 14th — happy Bastille Day from your resident translator-from-the-French) with the world premiere of King Dave. That’s just the beginning for the iconic genre film festival that this year will present some 400 films from 40 different countries. King Dave is […]

Éléphant Brings Classic to Fantasia

(Via CNW Telbec) The restored Quebec classic, Requiem pour un beau sans-coeur, will return to the big screen in a free showing at Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal on July 26th at 6:30. It appears courtesy of Éléphant : mémoire du cinéma québécois, in partnership with Québecor. The 1992 Robert Morin film, starring Gildor Roy, […]

Sorry We’re So Good: OIAF, Barco Escape, and a PSA

(Via Wireservice.ca) The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced its lineup, and Artistic Director Chris Robinson says, “We’ve got a record number of Canadian features and what really impresses me is how utterly diverse and unique each film is.” Three Canadian feature-lengths — Louise en Hiver, Window Horses, and a remake of La Guerre […]

Nickel and Dime Films

The Nickel Independent Film Festival is back for its 15th edition, taking place as always during the third week of June in St. John’s, NL, at the LSPU Hall (that stands for Longshoremen’s Protective Union). This year features a full lineup of Canadian (especially Newfoundland) and international films, including the winners of the Festival’s challenges […]