Schedule

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Jan 30 Monday, January 30
No projection on this day
Jan 31 Tuesday, January 31
No projection on this day
Feb 1 Wednesday, February 1
18:00 Viking
18:00 Viking
L'équipe de faux astronautes au crépuscule dans le film VIKING de Stéphane Lafleur

Viking

The latest from Stéphane Lafleur balances absurdist humour with poignant reflection on the human condition as it follows the subjects of behavioural research — and the astronauts they mirror — in advance of the first manned mission to Mars.

20:30 Geographies of Solitude
(FST)
Zoe Lucas sur l'Île-de-Sable dans le film documentaire GEOGRAPHIES OF SOLITUDE de Jacquelyn Mills

Geographies of Solitude

An immersion into the rich ecosystem of Sable Island guided by naturalist Zoe Lucas, who has lived on this isolated piece of land in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean for over 40 years.

Feb 2 Thursday, February 2
18:00 Ressources
(EST)
With Serge-Olivier Rondeau in attendance
Des travailleurs d'une ferme agricole industrielle dans le film RESSOURCES

Ressources

The meat industry is booming in Quebec, where huge factories use standardized production methods to convert vast herds of livestock into meat. They hire asylum seekers, mainly from Latin America, so they can continue to produce at competitive rates.

20:30 Les années Super 8
(EST)

Les années Super 8

The recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature joins forces with her son David Ernaux-Briot to create this autobiographical fragment that intersects the intimate, the social, and the historical, in which the writer recounts the most defining decade of her life.

Feb 3 Friday, February 3
18:00 Big Fight in Little Chinatown
(FST)
SOLD OUT

Big Fight in Little Chinatown

In the early 20th century, Chinatowns began to appear in North American cities. Today, they are threatened by developers keen to exploit the land for its real estate value.

20:45 Fire of Love
(FST)
Katia Krafft dans le film FIRE OF LOVE de Sara Dosa

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.

Feb 4 Saturday, February 4
14:15 Decision to Leave
(FST)

Decision to Leave

Hae-Joon, a seasoned detective, investigates the suspicious death of a man on a mountain top. Soon, he begins to suspect the wife of the deceased, while being unsettled by his attraction to her.

17:15 Jouvencelles
(FST)
With Fanie Pelletier in attendance
Un groupe de jeunes dans le film JOUVENCELLES de Fanie Pelletier

Jouvencelles

Through images gleaned from the web and live videos of teenage girls around the world, Jouvencelles delicately observes a hyper-connected but isolated generation, inhabited by a powerful lucidity, and a need for self-affirmation in the face of alienation.

20:00 We’re All Going to the World’s Fair
Anna Cobb dans le film WE'RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD'S FAIR de Jane Schoenbrun

We're All Going to the World's Fair

Late on a cold night, teenage Casey decides to take the World’s Fair Challenge, an online role-playing horror game. Slowly, she begins to lose herself, caught between dream and reality.

Feb 5 Sunday, February 5
13:30 Culottées
Betty Davis dans la série animée CULOTTÉES

Culottées

30 portraits of women, known or unknown, who have dared to shatter prejudices and have changed the world in their own way. Apache warrior or Hollywood mermaid, explorer or astronaut and many others in 30 episodes of 3 minutes 30 each.

16:00 Big Fight in Little Chinatown
(FST)

Big Fight in Little Chinatown

In the early 20th century, Chinatowns began to appear in North American cities. Today, they are threatened by developers keen to exploit the land for its real estate value.

18:15 Aucun ours (No Bears)
(EST)
Jafar Panahi dans le film AUCUN OURS (NO BEARS) de Jafar Panahi

Aucun ours (No Bears)

Two parallel love stories in which the partners are thwarted by hidden, inevitable obstacles, the force of superstition, and the mechanics of power.

Feb 6 Monday, February 6
No projection on this day
Feb 7 Tuesday, February 7
No projection on this day
Feb 8 Wednesday, February 8
18:00 Les années Super 8
(EST)

Les années Super 8

The recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature joins forces with her son David Ernaux-Briot to create this autobiographical fragment that intersects the intimate, the social, and the historical, in which the writer recounts the most defining decade of her life.

20:00 Trouble-fête
Séance gratuite
Louise Rémy (Lise) et Lucien Hamelin (Lucien Charette) dans le film TROUBLE-FÊTE de Pierre Party

Trouble-fête

Les péripéties de Lucien, un étudiant en lutte contre l’ordre établi dans un Québec qui tente de s’émanciper de la religion et du qu’en-dira-t-on. Face à des éducateurs obtus, il affronte directement les autorités et organise des activités qui doivent changer les choses.

Feb 9 Thursday, February 9
18:15 Jouvencelles
(FST)
With Fanie Pelletier in attendance
Un groupe de jeunes dans le film JOUVENCELLES de Fanie Pelletier

Jouvencelles

Through images gleaned from the web and live videos of teenage girls around the world, Jouvencelles delicately observes a hyper-connected but isolated generation, inhabited by a powerful lucidity, and a need for self-affirmation in the face of alienation.

21:00 Geographies of Solitude
(FST)
Zoe Lucas sur l'Île-de-Sable dans le film documentaire GEOGRAPHIES OF SOLITUDE de Jacquelyn Mills

Geographies of Solitude

An immersion into the rich ecosystem of Sable Island guided by naturalist Zoe Lucas, who has lived on this isolated piece of land in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean for over 40 years.

Feb 10 Friday, February 10
18:00 Falcon Lake
(EST)
Sarah Monpetit et Joseph Engel dans le film FALCON LAKE de Charlotte Le Bon

Falcon Lake

Bastien and Chloé spend their summer vacation with their families at a lake cabin in Quebec, haunted by a ghost legend. Despite the age gap between them, the two teenagers form a singular bond. The holiday becomes a turbulent pivotal moment for the young boy.

20:30 EO
(FST)

EO

EO, a grey donkey with melancholic eyes, meets good and bad people on his life’s path, experiences joy and pain, endures the wheel of fortune randomly turn his luck into disaster and his despair into bliss. But not even for a moment does he lose his innocence.

Feb 11 Saturday, February 11
14:30 Mistral Spatial
With Marc-Antoine Lemire in attendance

Mistral Spatial

After being dumped by his girlfriend, Sam is victim of an inexplicable phenomenon where he loses consciousness in the middle of the street. He wakes up a few hours later, not knowing if it is his heartbreak that struck him or if he was the victim of an… alien abduction. 

17:30 Cette maison
(EST)
Schelby Jean-Baptiste dans le film CETTE MAISON de Myriam Charles

Cette maison

Bridgeport, 2008. A teenage girl is found hanged in her room. While everything points to suicide, the autopsy report reveals something else. Ten years later, the director and cousin of the teenager examine the causes and consequences of this unsolved crime.

20:00 How to Save a Dead Friend
Kimi dans le film HOW TO SAVE A DEAD FRIEND de Marusya Syroechkovskaya

How to Save a Dead Friend

Filmed over the course of 12 years, How to Save a Dead Friend is a personal cry from the heart, and a message from a silenced generation. It is an unbreakable love story existing in a destructible world.

Feb 12 Sunday, February 12
10:00 Short films from FIFEM
Image tirée du film d'animation NEST de Sonha Rohleder

Short films from FIFEM

Carefully selected by the Festival international du film pour enfants de Montréal, these short films will offer the little ones a captivating and caring entry into the world of cinema.

13:30 Big Fight in Little Chinatown
(FST)
With Karen Cho in attendance

Big Fight in Little Chinatown

In the early 20th century, Chinatowns began to appear in North American cities. Today, they are threatened by developers keen to exploit the land for its real estate value.

15:45 Fire of Love
(FST)
Katia Krafft dans le film FIRE OF LOVE de Sara Dosa

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.

18:00 Aucun ours (No Bears)
(FST)
Jafar Panahi dans le film AUCUN OURS (NO BEARS) de Jafar Panahi

Aucun ours (No Bears)

Two parallel love stories in which the partners are thwarted by hidden, inevitable obstacles, the force of superstition, and the mechanics of power.

20:30 Saint Omer
(EST)
Guslagie Malanda dans une scène du film SAINT OMER de Alice Diop

Saint Omer

A young novelist, Rama, must confront buried traumas as she attends the trial of a woman accused of infanticide. Pregnant herself and increasingly uncomfortable, Rama’s doubts and fears about motherhood are revealed as the story of the alleged murderer unfolds.

Coming soon to Cinéma Public

Schelby Jean-Baptiste dans le film CETTE MAISON de Myriam Charles

Cette maison

Bridgeport, 2008. A teenage girl is found hanged in her room. While everything points to suicide, the autopsy report reveals something else. Ten years later, the director and cousin of the teenager examine the causes and consequences of this unsolved crime.

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Chasseuse de son

An immersive, visceral music and cinema experience featuring Tanya Tagaq, avant-garde Inuit throat singer. This documentary explores Tagaq’s transformation of sound with an eye to colonial fallout, natural freedom and Canadian history.

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Injure misogyne écrite sur un arbre dans le film JE VOUS SALUE SALOPE

Je vous salue salope

By diving into the misogynistic vortex of the Web and its hatred against women, this documentary offers a look at the impact and scourge of cyber-violence and digital misogyny. A choral story with the air of a psychological thriller.

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