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Films on the big screen


Our Casa is your Casa

La Casa d’Italia, landmark of the Little Italy neighbourhood, is our anchor point to offer you more screenings, events and meetings. With 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?

Cinéma d'ici


305 Bellechasse

A former Catelli pasta factory, located at the confluence of Petite-Patrie, Mile-End and Little Italy, has become over the years a refuge for many renowned artists. But real estate speculation has caused the eviction of artists from their studios, making their practice more precarious.

Maxime-Claude L’Écuyer
Québec (Canada)

language: French and English
subtitles: French

104 min

cELLEuloid


Costa Brava, Lebanon

Lebanon, in the near future. Soraya and Walid have built an idyllic life in the mountains, far from the chaos and pollution of Beirut, when the family’s peaceful life is brutally challenged by the installation of a supposedly ecological landfill…

Mounia Akl
Lebanon, France, Spain

language: Arabic
subtitles: English

106 min

Programme jeunesse


Culottées

30 portraits de femmes, connues ou inconnues, qui ont osé faire voler en éclats les préjugés, et ont changé le monde à leur manière. Guerrière apache ou sirène hollywoodienne, exploratrice ou astronaute et bien d’autres en 30 épisodes de 3 minutes 30 chacun.

Mai Nguyen, Charlotte Cambon
France

language: français

105 min

Program for youth


Drôles d'oiseaux + Les astres immobiles

Two stories: that of Ellie, a young birdwatching enthusiast who finds herself on an island full of birds, and that of Chenghua, who has too much on her shoulders and dreams of the wonders of Space.

Charlie Belin, Noémie Gruner, Séléna Picque
France

language: français

60 min

International cinema


Fire of Love

Intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft loved each other as much as they loved volcanoes. Composed of spectacular images captured by the couple, Fire of Love is an adventure film about time, the unknown, and the meaning of human existence.

Sara Dosa
United States, Canada

language: French, English
subtitles: French or English

98 min

International cinema


Freda

Freda lives with her family in a poor neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Faced with the precariousness and the rise of violence in Haiti, everyone wonders if they should leave or stay. Freda wants to believe in the future of her country.

Gessica Généus
Haiti, Benin, France

language: Haitian Creole, French
subtitles: French

99 min

FIKAS 2022 — Ciné-concert


Häxan

Benjamin Christensen’s legendary silent film uses a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that the witches of the Middle Ages and early modern era suffered from the same ills as psychiatric patients diagnosed with hysteria in the film’s own time.

Benjamin Christensen
Denmark, Sweden

language: silent, intertitles in Swedish
subtitles: French

105 min

Cinéma international


Incroyable mais vrai

Alain and Marie are a couple eager to finally invest in a house. During their real estate visit, the agent ends up taking them to the basement and invites them to go through a conduit. From there, their lives, both of them, are turned upside down.

Quentin Dupieux
France, Belgium

language: French
subtitles: English

74 min

FIKAS 2022 — 16mm print


Le renne blanc

Pirita is a bewitched young woman wed to an often-absent reindeer herder. Longing for affection, she carries out a sacrifice to empower a local shaman’s love potion and becomes cursed, transforming into a white reindeer by night and drinking the blood of local hunters.

Erik Blomberg
Finland

language: Finnish
subtitles: French

73 min

Homegrown cinema


Le rêve et la radio

Destiny makes Constance and Beatrice stumble upon Raoul Debord, a mystery-man at the head of a clandestine revolutionary organisation, whose upcoming mission is to hijack all the city’s radio waves.

Ana Tapia Rousiouk, Renaud Després-Larose
Québec (Canada)

language: French
subtitles: English

135 min

FIKAS 2022


Let the Right One In

If you don’t think a movie can be both unsettling and heartwarming, seeing is believing. Gorgeously shot and unforgivingly gory, this elegant modern horror classic will make your stomach churn and your heart flutter.

Tomas Alfredson
Sweden

language: Swedish
subtitles: French

114 min

International cinema


One Man Dies a Million Times

A true story, set in the future. About seeds and genetic diversity, about growth and decay, about love and war, about hunger of all kinds. About what it means to be human, even when all your humanity is stripped away.

Jessica Oreck
Russia

language: Russian
subtitles: English

97 min

Program for youth


REGARD à distance

Cinéma Public is pleased to renew its collaboration with REGARD, the international short film festival in Saguenay. We present a selection of short films for children from the 26th edition of the festival, for a screening that will captivate the whole family!

Various filmmakers
International

language: various
subtitles: French

60 min

Montreal Feminist Film Festival


Seyran Ateş: Sex, Revolution and Islam

Turkish-German feminist lawyer Seyran Ateş is one of the first female imams in Europe, and she is fighting for a Muslim sexual revolution. A documentary that aims to respond to extremism by advocating peace and love.

Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
Norway

language: English, Chinese, German
subtitles: French

81 min

Programme jeunesse


Short films from FIFEM

A program of short films for little film lovers aged 3 and up! Carefully selected by the Festival international du film pour enfants de Montréal (FIFEM), these short films will offer the little ones a colourful, captivating and caring entry into the world of cinema.

Homegrown cinema


Ste. Anne

With its profound sense of place and a dreamlike, collagist intensity (and echoes of Paris, Texas not too far off ), Ste. Anne confronts ideas of belonging, reclamation, and family with both intimacy and a near-hallucinatory pull toward visual abstraction.

Rhayne Vermette
Canada

language: French
subtitles: English

80 min

Homegrown cinema


The End of Wonderland

The End of Wonderland is a feature documentary on Tara Emory, a veteran artist who works on her own terms in the sex industry, facing a changing world and eviction from her packed studio, Wonderland.

Laurence Turcotte-Fraser
Québec, Canada

language: English
subtitles: French

85 min

FIKAS 2022


The Innocents

Out of sight of the adults, four children discover they have hidden powers. While exploring their newfound abilities in the nearby forests and playgrounds, their innocent play takes a dark turn and strange things begin to happen.

Eskil Vogt
Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark

language: Swedish
subtitles: French

117 min

Homegrown cinema


Un été comme ça

Invited to a rest home to explore their sexual disorders, three young women spend their days and nights taming their inner demons. Under the quiet supervision of a caring therapist and social worker, the group tries to keep a fragile balance.

Denis Côté
Québec (Canada)

language: French
subtitles: English

137 min

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