The opening night screening at 6:45 will be of the film Impasse du désir by Swiss filmmaker Michel Rodde. Rodde and the film's Québec star Rémy Girard will be in attendance. Girard will also attend the following screening at 9:30 of Y'en aura pas de facile (Tough Luck) with director Marc-André Lavoie and producer Esther Long.
In addition to screenings, they will host a Master Class with Moroccan filmmaker Driss Chouika before the screening of his film Destins croisés (Crossed Destinies), and an interview with Professor Eric Jennings prior to Tête de Turc (Turk's Head). Both are free with the accompanying movies. They will also host two free roundtable discussions. The first is Fiction Films: Past, Present and Future, and the second is Documentary challenges: distribution and marketing.
The films come not only from France, but also Canada (both Québec and Ontario), Morocco, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Many of screenings will take place with the filmmaker or actor in attendance.
All screenings are held at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, unless otherwise specified.
- Fri Apr 1 - 8:45 PM
Clémentine and Sébastien, young parents first, stretched between their job and their children, have to accommodate Sébastien’s mother, Marie-France, determined to stay on.
- Sun Mar 27 - 6:00 PM
Guy A. Lepage in attendance
- Sun Apr 3 - 12:30 PM
For his film « Waiting for Pasolini », filmmaker Daoud Aouad Syed had put up sets on lands he rented from the villagers of Zagora. Once the shooting wraps up, the team leaves and the sets are destroyed except for one, the set of the faux mosque that had become the local place for worship.
- Wed Mar 30 - 8:30 PM