Quebec Film Series

A Quebec Film Series opened at St. Michael’s College on September 25 and continued for two months. The films shown were:

9/25: La Légende de Sarila (The Legend of Sarila), dir. Nancy Florence Savard, 2013. Canada’s first 3D animated feature film, it is set in 1910 in northern Canada and depicts Inuit culture and tradition

9/28: Québékoisie, dir. Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins, 2013. A documentary about a bicycle trip between Quebec City and Natashquan, to explore relations between Quebec’s indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

10/9: Bon cop, bad cop, dir. Érik Canuel, 2017. A dark comedy-thriller buddy cop film. Two officers, one from Ontario, the other from Quebec, join forces to solve a murder.

11/4: Etre chinois au Québec, dir. William Ging Wee Dere and Malcolm Guy, 2012. This documentary explores how young Chinese living in Quebec feel about themselves and their community.

11/11: Incendies, dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2010. Twins journey to theMiddle East to discover their family history and fulfill their mother’s last wishes.

11/30: Rebelle (War Witch), dir. Kim Nguyen, 2012. During a civil war in sub-Saharan Africa, a young girl is forced to become a child soldier and is then accused of being a witch. The director is from Montreal, and the film was shot in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Quebec Film Series was made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie du Québec. The organizer was Laurence Clerfeuille of St. Michael’s College.