Cinema under the stars in the Gaspé

Du cinéma sous les étoiles filantes en Gaspésie

Thanks to an electrician Chandler madman of cinema, the festival Percéides will present its twelfth edition, starting on Friday evening, online, and in a ciné-parc Grande-Rivière.

The opening film, the documentary The Rose, and all the main titles from the programming of the international Festival of auteur cinema The Percéides will be screened at the ciné-parc Paradiso, located a thirty minute drive of the headquarters, at Perce.

Property since 2006 Rodrigue Loonie, this park can accommodate up to 400 cars has been equipped with a digital projector at the cutting edge of technology, in 2018.

In full what the festival needed to keep his publishing 2020.

“If it had not been for the drive-ins, I don’t think we would have held the festival. Even at the Centre d’art de Percé where we are in the process of planning a movie theater since last year, we wouldn’t be able to submit films. We would have postponed the festival until 2021, or an online edition, ” says the artistic director of the Percéides, Francois Cormier.

Free movies online

So this will be a hybrid formula, the same one that will be the norm, with some minor variations, in the major festivals fall canadians, whether at the international film Festival of Toronto film Festival the city of Quebec or at the Festival du nouveau cinéma, in Montreal.

In the Gaspé, we made the choice to book the film is targeted at a wide audience to the site in the open air and to govern the amateur of work that is more pointed towards a web-based platform.

“Each daily program will consist of a feature-length film and two short films that will be available free of charge for twenty-four hours everywhere in Quebec “, explains François Cormier.

A world first

In the current context, the latter said he was very happy to be able to at least bet on the world premiere of the documentary The Pink. Directed by Felix Rose, son and nephew of the felquistes Paul and Jacques Rose, the film recounts the tragic events of October 1970.

Images from the archives to support this, it is also about the creation of The maison du pêcheur in Percé, in the summer of 1969 by brothers, Rose.

For Felix Rose, so he was self-disclosing his film to Percéides. “It’s been years since I talk to the NFB. Some dream of going to the TIFF, me, forget it, I was dreaming to go to Percé, given that the Gaspé peninsula is so important in my story family. “

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