Canadian Film from Winnipeg to Shanghai

The camera doesn’t lie, right? Well . . . as The Vancouver Sun tells us, “Jean-Paul Kelly creates short videos that question the truth of documentary imagery” by reconfiguring them to stress new meanings. His work is on show at The Cinematheque in Vancouver tonight.

The Shanghai International Film Festival has devoted a section to Canadian filmmakers every year for the past six — surprised? — and this year, Northernstars reports, 12 films from Canada will be screened at the festival, which starts on the 13th. They include Relative Happiness, Mommy, and more, some making their Asian or even world premieres.

The Just for Cats Film Festival continues to make its way across the country — tonight it’s raising money for the Winnipeg Humane Society, CBC says. There are two shows at the Park Theatre, 7:00 and 9:00 PM.

Global News has come up with its top 10 films for foodies — there’s something for everyone, even the kids.

Canadian-produced CGI animation brings the inner workings of “the world’s biggest and most extreme machines” to life in a new Canada/U.K. co-production, Rise of the Machines, Bell Media has announced. It’ll be on Discovery, Mondays at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT beginning June 22.

The Globe and Mail has a special tribute to the late James de Beaujeu Domvilleauthor Fred Langan calls him “a powerhouse in Canadian film and theatre, making his mark as a musician, composer, producer and administrator.”

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