Your monthly Canadian release spotlight

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The breadth of Canada’s cinematic talent can be seen and felt at festivals and markets worldwide — our films are hits on the international circuit! Our content routinely scoops up major awards, rave reviews, and business opportunities galore.

 

Latest Canadian films selected in festivals around the world (January and February 2021):

  • Akilla’s Escape (Victoria Film Festival – Winner of the Best Canadian Feature Award)
  • Anything for Jackson (Selected at Gerardmer International Film Festival – Competition)
  • Butchers (Selected at Gerardmer International Film Festival – Out of competition)
  • Call Me Human (Victoria Film Festival – Winner of the Cultural Currents Award)
  • Come True (Selected at Gerardmer International Film Festival – Out of competition)
  • Invasion: The Unist’ot’en’s Fight for Sovereignty (Victoria Film Festival – Winner of the Audience Favorite Short Award)
  • Night of the Kings, selected at:
    • Sundance – Spotlight
    • Rotterdam International film festival – Limelight
    • International Film Festival of India, Goa – Competition
    • Göteborg Film Festival – International Competition
    • International Film Festival of Kerala – World Cinema
    • Journées du film francophone de Budapest – Competition
  • No Trace (Selected at Slamdance)
  • Possessor (Won the Grand Prix and the Best Music Award at Gerardmer International Film Festival)
  • Psycho Goreman (Selected at Gerardmer International Film Festival in the section Nuit Décalée)
  • Queen of the Andes (Won the Best Canadian First Feature Award at Victoria Film Festival)
  • Slaxx (Selected at Gerardmer International Film Festival in the section Nuit Décalée)
  • Violation (Selected at Sundance in the section Midnight)

Shorts

  • Affairs of the Arts (Won the Best Animation Award at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival international du Court Métrage)
  • Ain’t No Time for Women (Selected in the International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival International du Court Métrage and selected at Slamdance)
  • Altötting (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the section International Competition – Short Films)
  • Archipelago (Selected in the Big Screen Competition at International Film Festival Rotterdam)
  • Bad Omen (Selected in the International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival International du Court Métrage)
  • Black Bodies (Selected at Sundance)
  • Cnfnmnt e/scp(i)sm (Selected at Göteborg International Film Festival in the section Lockdown Cinema)
  • Comme un Fleuve (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the Official Selection – Short Documentaries)
  • Earthearthearth (Selected in the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition at International Film Festival Rotterdam)
  • Endomic (Selected at Slamdance)
  • Every Day’s Like This (Selected in the International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival International du Court Métrage and Selected at Slamdance)
  • Faraway (Selected at Slamdance)
  • Fortune! (Selected at Sundance in the section New Frontier)
  • Hide (Selected in the LAB Competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival International du Court Métrage)
  • Hot Flash (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the Official Selection – Short Films)
  • Lèvres bleues (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the Official Selection – Valentine’s Day)
  • The Lighthouse Man (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the International Competition – Short Films for Children)
  • Like the Ones I Used to Know (Selected at Sundance)
  • Moon (Selected in the International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Festival International du Court Métrage)
  • Mademoiselle Pigeon (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the Official Selection – Valentine’s Day)
  • Motto (Selected at Biarritz, Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels (FIPA) in the section Smart)
  • My Layers (Selected at Slamdance)
  • The Book of Distance (Selected at Biarritz, Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels (FIPA) in the section Smart)
  • The Danger in Front (Selected at Slamdance)
  • The Fourfold (Selected at Sundance)
  • Up We Soar (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the International Competition – Feature Films – Out of Competition)
  • We Are in This Apart (Selected at Göteborg International Film Festival in the section Lockdown Cinema)
  • Whatever Tree (Selected at Anima Bruxelles Animation Film Festival in the International Competition – Short Films for Children)

Canadian films coming soon to theatres across the globe

From hit theatrical releases to prestigious award shows; international festivals to content markets; Canadian cinema is acclaimed and enjoyed by both fans and critics. Our films are renowned for their quality storytelling and top-notch filmmaking, while our industry is committed to showcasing diverse voices from all walks of life, both onscreen and behind the scenes.

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