Starting next week on October 10th and running to October 21st, the Festival du Nouveau Cinema returns. The festival includes 288 films from 52 different countries, with 41 world premieres, 66 North American premieres, and 39 Canadian premieres. Included in the line up is an advanced screening of Ang Lee’s much anticipated film adaptation of Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi. The author will be in attendance.
To find out what other films will be screening, check out the programming information here.
The Festival presents daring, one-of-a-kind films from here and abroad, ensuring their success as well as introducing audiences to auteur filmmakers like Atom Egoyan, Marc-André Forcier, Souleymane Cissé, Zacharias Kunuk, Denis Villeneuve, Guy Maddin, Léa Pool, Jim Jarmusch, Jane Campion, Alfonso Cuaron, Wong Kar-wai, Wim Wenders, Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Raymond Depardon. For 40 years now, the Festival du nouveau cinéma has fulfilled its mission with purpose and passion.
With an eye to the future and keenly aware of the importance of a solidly established base, the Festival du nouveau cinéma remains determined to expand the horizons of Montreal audiences by showing them original ways of presenting the moving image. Spurred on by its founders Claude Chamberlan and Dimitri Eipidès, the Festival has consistently juxtaposed bold ideas with impeccable taste.