At the 72nd Festival de Cannes, which took place from May 14 to 25, 2019, Canada’s  homegrown talent dazzled audiences, took home prizes, and represented Canada right — check out these winning films with Canadian connections! As summer sets in, let’s kick off the season with a celebratory look at our Canadian Cannes victors of…

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As we gear up for the 72nd Festival de Cannes coming up May 14 to 25, 2019, let’s take a look at Canada’s cinematic contenders, from features to shorts, coproductions, and more. In official competition and making its world premiere is Xavier Dolan’s Matthias et Maxime. The Montreal filmmaker also acts in the movie, about…

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Canada made big waves at this year’s Berlinale (February 7 to 17, 2019), with awards, screenings, premieres, and more. Here’s your recap of the festival’s highlights, complete with video reports featuring the filmmakers themselves. And the award goes to… Canadians are flying home with awards tucked in their suitcases this year, with two Crystal Bears…

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What do you get when you mix a dumpling, animals in therapy, boys in the Quebec wilderness, a friendship between a nurse and an older woman, and a child’s memories of parental separation? You get three Canadian shorts, plus two more with Canadian creators, that are all nominated for top short film honours at the…

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Did you know a Canadian film took home the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the prestigious Palm Springs International Film Festival, which took place from January 3 to 14, 2019? Set in the Inuit community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut, a remote town that had high suicide rates, Miranda de Pencier’s The Grizzlies tells the…

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Canadians Graham Yost and Moira Walley-Beckett have been nominated for an HUMANITAS Prize, which honours screenwriters whose work inspires compassion, hope, and understanding in the human family, for The Grizzlies. The film, which premiered at TIFF 2018, is the inspiring true story based on a group of Inuit students in the small Arctic town of Kugluktuk who find hope through the sport lacrosse.

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The Orchard has taken U.S. rights to Kim Nguyen’s Toronto International Film Festival premiere drama The Hummingbird Project which tells the story of the Zaleski cousins, played by Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg and Emmy-Golden Globe winner Alexander Skarsgård, who ambitiously abandon their high-frequency day-trading NYC jobs to build a fiber optic line from New Jersey to Kansas.

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While there’s no wrong time to be bewitched by a David Cronenberg film, the onset of Halloween just might add some extra fright to the occasion, as the Toronto-born filmmaker is considered to be one of Canada’s most provocative directors and the King of Body Horror. But fear not! Head to Rendezvous Canada iTunes store…

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Autumn in Canada means watching the leaves change, eating crispy apples, and let’s face it, getting ready for winter. But although temperatures at home are getting cooler, our Canadian talent is heating the international film festivals this season! Already this October, Canadian cinema was especially well-represented at the Busan International Film Festival, where Canada had…

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Canadian films continue to find fans all around the world as our ever-expanding iTunes store initiative makes waves in countries ranging from Germany to the US, and now, France! Our France-based friends can now savour some of Canada’s finest movies to their hearts’ content! (Worry not, dear Canadians, of course the Rendezvous Canada iTunes store…

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