Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 85 minutes | 2017
A sensitive coming-of-age story from a director who resolutely strips all clichés from her rendering of the heightened emotions of youth. Tellingly, Ingrid Veninger called her production house pUNK Films. Here, her rebel is the boisterous Kate, who thirteen-year-old Bea meets one sultry Ontario summer. The two experience an intense, feverish friendship that mirrors the whirlwind of their transition into adulthood. Porcupine Lake debunks the stereotypes of the teen film to imagine a new — and daringly authentic — model of a young girl’s awakening into selfhood.IN COMPETITION
Fresh look at a homeless, downtrodden couple making their hard-luck way down the snow-covered highways of Canada. The story of a couple of small-time...
CANADA , France | 85 minutes | 2017
An intense take on a famous novel by one of the most gifted young Quebec filmmakers. After the hard-hitting Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig...
CANADA | 85 minutes | 2017
Intuitive camera work depicting jam-packed urban life and philosophical comments make up the latest offering from this icon of Canadian avant-garde cinema....
CANADA | 85 minutes | 2016
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