Un camp de réfugiés dans une scène du film Wardi

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Hale County This Morning, This Evening

An inspired and intimate portrait of two young African-Americans from rural Hale County, Alabama, shot over a five-year period.

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Bobbi Salvör Menuez et Amandla Stenberg dans une scène du film My Animal de Jacqueline Castel

My Animal

Heather, an outcast teenage goalie, falls for newcomer Jonny, an alluring but tormented figure skater. As their relationship deepens, Heather’s growing desires clash with her darkest secret, forcing her to control the animal within.

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La surimpression d'un lapin et d'une molécule d'ADN dans le film

While the Green Grass Grows

The cycle of life, death, and renewal is at the heart of this multilayered, epic, and intimate cinematic exploration, centered mostly around the filmmaker’s personal experience of losing his parents.

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Peter Mettler filme son ombre dans une scène du film While the Green Grass Grows

December 2 and 3

RIDM Award Winners

Cinéma Public is proud to partner with the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) to present some of the award-winning films from the festival’s 26th edition.


Un jeune palestinien joue avec des munitions dans le film Le jeu (The Game) de Shirak (1973)

November 28–December 3

Generations of Nakba


Regards Palestiniens’ 16th edition draws urgent attention to 75 years of persisting Nakba—the forced exodus of the Palestinian population since 1948—of which the current assault is only the latest manifestation.


Peggy Nkunga Ndona discute avec des spectatrices lors d'un atelier d'Ensemble au cinéma au Cinéma Public

Cultural mediation

Ensemble au cinéma: At the movies, together

Ensemble au cinéma, our cultural mediation project, continues to move, amaze and educate! In its first year, the initiative benefited nearly 2600 people. To keep up the momentum, Cinéma Public is counting on you.

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