A film whose measured pace and minimal conflict seem better suited to pastoral living than arthouse viewing.
Producers want options, but major investment appears unlikely
Change may be coming to the Montreal fest scene. Last fall Francois Macerola, president of Quebec film-funding agency Sodec, proposed that the city's three main film festivals -- the Montreal World…
Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch have been set to star in Don McKellar's "The Grand Seduction," a remake of the 2003 French film "Le Grande Seduction."
A trippy science-fiction fable about the musicality of the universe that's set in Montreal and on the Red Planet, the sumptuously designed "Mars and April" is certainly one of a kind.
Canadian helmer Yung Chang delivers another artfully downbeat chronicle of mainland life with "China Heavyweight," an intimate and affecting account of two aspiring boxers from the sticks training…
Quebec film-funding agency Sodec tapped Canuck cultural bureaucrat Francois Macerola prexy on Thursday. He will take over the top job at the Montreal-based agency Nov. 30 replacing interim president…
Considered out for the count not so long ago, the Montreal World Film Festival has defied the odds and is in back in top shape with its 31st edition.
In an increasingly corporate fest milieu, Serge Losique is a maverick. Pugnacious, unpredictable, the 76-year-old Montreal World Film Festival chief has for over three decades run his event as a…
Politically deft crowd pleaser "The Syrian Bride" emerged the big winner at this year's 28th Montreal World Film Festival, taking four prizes, including the main jury's top award, the Grand Prix of…
Quebec film funder Sodec has tapped seasoned Canuck international film sales exec Marie-Claude Poulin to head up the agency's new gap-financing program.