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Films on the big screen


Our Casa is your Casa

Casa d’Italia, iconic landmark of Little Italy, is our anchor point to offer you more and more screenings, events and encounters. With the Jean-Talon station right across the street, bad weather is no longer an excuse to miss a good movie on the big screen!

Where is Casa d’Italia?

Homegrown cinema


Dear Jackie

Dear Jackie is a cinematic letter to Jackie Robinson, the first Black man to play in Major League Baseball, after a stint with the minor-league Montreal Royals, and a key contributor to the civil rights movement in the United States.

Henri Pardo
Canada

language: English, French
subtitles: English or French

90 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Fauna

When estranged siblings Luisa and Gabino visit their parents in an eerily deserted mining town in the north of Mexico, the presence of Luisa’s affable actor boyfriend, Paco, gives rise to awkward scenarios.

Nicolás Pereda
Mexico, Canada

language: Spanish
subtitles: English

70 min

International cinema


In Front of Your Face

After years living abroad, former actress Sangok is back in Seoul, staying with her sister Jeongok. But as the details of Sangok’s day accumulate, it becomes clear that there is much she is not revealing.

Hong Sang-soo
South Korea

language: Korean
subtitles: French

85 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Inès

Confined to a room for ten years, Ines’ mother has lost all contact with reality. Her daughter tries to dialogue with her while maintaining a disturbingly fusional relationship with her father, a shadowy man. Pushed to emancipate herself, the young girl multiplies experiences, confusedly searching for who she is.

Renée Beaulieu
Canada

language: French
subtitles: English

86 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Jimmywork

An eclectic portrait of a true scumbag, Jimmywork tells the story of Jimmy, who at the dawn of his 50th birthday finds himself at a crossroads in his life. Professional drunkard and schemer at times, for him it’s now or never, he wants to get out of this mediocre existence.

Simon Sauvé
Canada

language: English, French
subtitles: English

81 min

International cinema


La panthère des neiges

In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, the photographer Vincent Munier leads the writer Sylvain Tesson in his quest for the snow leopard.

Marie Amiguet, Vincent Meunier
France

language: French

92 min

International cinema


Les Olympiades

Paris, 13th district. Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy. They’re friends, sometimes lovers and often both.

Jacques Audiard
France

language: French
subtitles: English

105 min

Homegrown cinema


Mon père et sa mélancolie

The protagonist of the documentary is Chong Ren He, the director’s father. Born in 1937 in Lijiang, a small town located in rural China on the Tibetan border, he is a descendant of the Naxi, one of the fifty-six Chinese minorities with a population of 300,000 people.

Xiaodan He
Canada

language: Mandarin, Naxi
subtitles: French

88 min

Program for youth


Moules-Frites + Louise et la légende du serpent à plumes

A new program for young and old alike!
Moules-Frites tells the story of Noée, 9 years old, who has just joined her mother on the Breton island of Benac’h.
Louise et la légende du serpent à plumes follows 9-year-old Louise as she and her family move to Mexico City.

Nicolas Hu, Hefang Wei
France

language: French

52 min

International cinema


Os Olhos Do Meu Amor

Patience, skill and ephemerality echo the precariousness of rural life as every four years a bountiful paper flower garden is created in the arid landscape of Portugal’s Alentejo interior.

Rui Silveira
Portugal, Canada

language: Portuguese
subtitles: French

74 min

Program for youth


Panique au village

A cowboy, a Native American and a horse chase strange underwater creatures that have stolen the brick walls of their home.

Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar
Belgium, Luxemburg, France

language: French

76 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Pink Lake

A thoughtful drama examining the complexities of both romantic partnership and prospective parenthood as a couple decides whether or not to help a close friend become pregnant.

Emily Gan, Daniel Schachter
Canada

language: English

80 min

International cinema


Jessica (Pleasure)

Bella Cherry arrives in Los Angeles with dreams of becoming an adult film star, but she soon learns that fame won’t come easy as she harnesses her ambition and cunning to rise to the top of this mesmerizing and singular world.

Ninja Thyberg
Sweden, Netherlands, France

language: English, Swedish
subtitles: French

109 min

Festival de la poésie de Montréal


Rendez vous vidéo poésie

Poetry meets the big screen! As part of the Festival de la poésie de Montréal, attend the screening of the 10 video poems selected for the Rendez-vous vidéopoésie 2022 competition, followed by the crowning of the winning work and a question and answer period.

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Ta peau si lisse

Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are modern day gladiators. From the strongman to the high level bodybuilder to the veteran who became a trainer, they all share the same definition and the same obsession with surpassing themselves.

Denis Côté
France, Canada, Switzerland

language: French
subtitles: English

70 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


The First Winter

A young man in Portugal impregnates a vacationing Canadian and must face the inhospitable prairie landscape and its hopeless denizens when he emigrates to join her.

Ryan McKenna
Canada

language: English
subtitles: French

73 min

Queer cinema


The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

When Evie befriends Randy, she finds herself confronted with a passion she has never felt before and the two young girls face the challenges of a new romance.

Maria Maggenti
United States

language: English

84 min

Queer cinema


Totally Fucked Up

The tragicomic story of a bunch of young gays living in Los Angeles. They are beautiful and cheerful, broke, and despite the occasional blues, the drama, they carry on happily, describing themselves as “Totally Fucked Up”.

Gregg Araki
United States

language: English

78 min

Cinéastes coeur à coeur


Très belle journée

Jeremie, a bike messenger, travels the city at full speed; he delivers anonymous backpacks, blindly following the instructions of his boss Dom. His daily life is disrupted by the arrival of a new neighbour, a famous Instagrammer for whom he develops a fascination. 

Patrice Laliberté
Canada

language: French

75 min

Les insomniaques


Trouble Every Day

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Claire Denis
France, Germany, Japan

language: French and English
subtitles: bilingual

105 min

Cinéma Public,
a cinema on the move