Man Seeing Removed from the Facade of the NFB ‒ One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

On April 24, The Man Seeing, the mythical logo of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), will be removed from the facade of the organization’s building at 3155 Côte-de-Liesse, in anticipation of its relocation, next fall, in the space of his future headquarters which will soon be built in…

Les aventures de Rémi – Remi without family

“Magnificent!” Antoine Blossier adapted Hector Malot’s story Sans famille, which he titled “Rémi sans famille” for his release in Europe. Rémi (Maleaume Paquin), a baby found on the forecourt of the village church, is adopted and raised by a country couple. It is 1878. When the man returns from Paris,…

Theatron. Romeo Castellucci – Experimental

« Je m’appelle… Romeo Castellucci! » Director, set designer, and costume designer for more than 100 shows and operas, Romeo Castellucci lit up the European avant-garde theatre scenein the 1990s. An account of the Italian director’s unique life, this documentary presents his prolific career with archival documentation of rehearsals and European tours…

Short films at FIFA 2019

The 2019 International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is held from March 19 to 31. This year’s edition offers the public nearly 200 films from more than 40 countries. Documentaries, interactive experiences, films by artists and recordings, including a special screening of René-Richard Cyr, Daniel Bélanger and Michel Tremblay’s…

Une place pour eux – In The Beehive

«They’re not bad kids. They’re good kids who need help. » Une place pour eux, a documentary by Sabrina Hammoum, features an intimate visit to the Saint-François school. Located in Quebec City, it admits elementary and high school children from across the province that “nobody wants”, as one of the educators…

Ramen Shop – From Takasaki to Singapore

“Food is, after language, the most important bearer of cultural identity”. Ben Rogers Masato (Takumi Saito), a young Ramen chef, leaves his hometown in Japan to embark on a culinary journey to Singapore to find out the truth about his past. He uncovers a lot more than family secrets and…