Posts Tagged ‘Quebec cinema’


The agony and the ecstasy: 5 films about running


Discover the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of running in 5 cinematic gems about athletes who run for their lives.

Michel Brault

Michel Brault (1928-2013)


It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of one of the founders of Québec cinema, the great Michel Brault. He succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday, while visiting Toronto. He was 85 years old. His contribution to our national cinematography is immense. A giant of homegrown cinema As a cinematographer,


Paying tribute to Gilles Carle, legendary Quebec film director


Gilles Carle passed away over the weekend. To many people outside the French-speaking population of Quebec, the name might not ring any bells. But it should. Gilles Carle was an extraordinary director who pushed boundaries with films that dealt with sexuality, loss of innocence and Quebec’s distinct culture. Amongst his works are classics like La