FCVQ: a Quebec cuvée

FCVQ: a Quebec cuvécoise


For its 11th edition, the Quebec City Film Festival will present an all-Quebec vintage with around a hundred films that will be presented at the Diamant, at the Impérial Bell, at the Musée de la civilization and at the brand new Circuit Beaumont room.

Three major evenings of world premieres, with red carpet, will take place at the Diamant, during of this event which will take place from September 8 to 11.

Already announced, the dramatic comedy Niagara by Guillaume Lambert will launch this 11th edition. 

On September 9, at the same location, Martin Villeneuve will unveil his feature film Les 12 works of Imelda,in which he plays the main role, along with Robert Lepage, Ginette Reno, Antoine Bertrand, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Lynda Beaulieu, Yves Jacques, Denis Villeneuve and Michel Barrette.

This project follows a series of three short films released since 2014 that were inspired by the larger than life character of the tall -paternal mother of Martin Villeneuve.

Also at the Diamant, on September 10, we will also be able to see, in world premiere, Snow Angel, the first feature film by Gabriel Allard, in world premiere. This psychological thriller stars Catherine Bérubé, Paul Doucet, Olivier Renaud, Kimberly-Sue Murray and Alexandre Nachi.

Shot in the Chic-Chocs in Gaspésie, Snow Angeltells the story of an American, ex-snowboard professional who wants to get her life back after a fatal accident caused by alcohol, but who must face dark forces.

Forty events will be presented during the 11th edition of the Quebec City Film Festival, back after a year of absence due to the pandemic.

In the universe of Denis Côté

On September 9, the Festival will present a meeting with author, director and actress Marie Brassard, who has worked with filmmakers Denis Villeneuve, Denis Côté, Philippe Falardeau, Stéphane Lafleur, Luc Picard, Sophie Deraspe, Monia Chokri, Matthew Rankin and Robert Lepage.

We will present festive events at the Imperial Bell with, among other things, crazy screenings and a panel with the artisans of the fantastic film Farador by Edouard Tremblay.

Cinephiles will be able to dive into Denis Côté's filmography with the presentation of his restored short films, Social Hygiene and the drama Vic + Flo have seen a bear

The Musée de la civilization and the new Circuit Beaumont room, located in the premises of the Méduse cooperative, will present two world premieres with the dance film Parades by choreographer Alan Lake, and Le milieu de garage by young filmmaker Lisa Bolduc.

< strong>The complete and detailed program is online at fcvq.ca. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m.