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EMILIE PELTIER | CANADA | 2020 | 8 MIN | V.O.F. S.-T.A. / FRENCH S.-T.EN.
Synopsis: Deaf people from Quebec City meet non-binary Acadian poet Mo Bolduc and, using the Quebec sign language, interpret some poems written during the their residency at the Maison de la littérature (Québec) in March 2020. The film is the result of this encounter between read texts and their appropriation by Karl Normand, Maritza Côté, Josée Villeneuve and Élisabeth Rhéaume, as powerful, poetic and tangible echoes.
NANCY WEBB | CANADA | 2020 | 23 MIN | V.O.A. / ENGLISH
Synopsis: In this contemporary queer interpretation of Daphne du Maurier’s Gothic novel “Rebecca”, strangers Max and Daphne share a lovestruck evening while a bizarre secret looms. As in du Maurier’s classic, Becca works at the intersection of fleeting intimacy and the lingering weight of relationships past.
Des choses qui auraient pu être (Things that Might Have Been)
FARHAD PAKDEL | CANADA | 2020 | 6 MIN | SANS DIALOGUE / NO DIALOGUE
Synopsis:In this hybrid of fantasy, dance and art aesthetics, a movie theatre cashier is haunted by the memory of her dead girlfriend who keeps coming back to the house where they lived together.
ANTOINE PELLETIER | CANADA | 2020 | 3 MIN | V.O.A. & F. / ENGLISH & FRENCH S.-T.EN.
Synopsis: A few fragments from the story of a lonely young man looking for love. A film adaptation of A, an unpublished play by Antoine Pelletier exploring contemporary LGBT2SQ+ relationships.
LAMATHILDE | CANADA | 2020 | 3 MIN | V.O.F. & A. / FRENCH & ENGLISH
Synopsis: “Words can be like tiny doses of arsenic, we swallow them without paying attention, they seem to have no effect and now after a while the toxic effect is felt” – Victor Klemperer
Parle-moi (Talk to Me)
JULES DE NIVERVILLE | CANADA | 2021 | 14 MIN | SANS DIALOGUE / NO DIALOGUE
Synopsis: A 14-minute narrative film about not fitting in… in an over-the-top kind of way.
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