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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 (September and October 2020):

  • Beans (Best Canadian Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival, Emerging Talent Award at the TIFF Tribute Awards).
  • Bone Cage (Best Directing or Director, Best Film, Best Images or D.O.P, Best Screenplay or Screenwriter at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
  • Brother, I Cry (BC Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • Come True (Best Film and Most innovating Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • Falling (Selected to compete at the Busan International Film Festival)
  • Inconvenient Indian (People’s Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival)
  • Je m’appelle humain (Call Me Human) (Audience Choice Best Documentary at the Festival International du Film Cinéfest Sudbury, Audience Choice Award & Best Canadian Documentary at the Vancouver International Film Festival, and DGC Best Canadian Documentary Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • John Ware Reclaimed (Audience Choice Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • Judy Versus Capitalism (Grand Prix in the national competition at the Festival du nouveau cinema)
  • Night of the Kings (La Nuit des Rois) (Amplify Voices Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and selected in the Orizzonti Competition at the Venice Film Festival)
  • Nuxalk Radio (Sea to Sky Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • Percy (Audience Choice Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • Prayers for a Lost Mitten (Best Canadian Feature Documentary at Hot Docs)
  • Saint-Narcisse (Selected in Venice Days at the Venice Film Festival and in the World Cinema section at the Busan International Film Festival)
  • Sin La Habana (Prix de la diffusion Québécor at the Festival du nouveau cinema)
  • Slaxx (Best Canadian Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • The Book of Distance (Best in Animation at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw (Best Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • The Curse of Willow Song (Best BC Film Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • The Oak Room (Best Canadian Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • True West: The John Scott Story (Audience Choice Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • Violation (RBC Emerging Canadian Artist Award at the Calgary International Film Festival and Emerging Canadian Director at the Vancouver International Film Festival)

Shorts

  • Bad Omen (Best Canadian Short Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • Cake Day (Best Short Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival, Best BC Short Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • Cayenne (Audience Choice Best Short Film at the Festival International du Film Cinéfest Sudbury)
  • Dichrome (Best Alberta Short Film Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • Don’t Text Back (Best Canadian Short at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • Freya (Best Live Action Short Film Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)
  • Night Shift (Best Canadian Short at the Fantasia International Film Festival)
  • The Great Malaise (Best Animated Short Film Award at the Calgary International Film Festival)

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.

  • Brotherhood
  • Crash 4k (1996)
  • Dave Not Coming Back
  • Flashwood
  • I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight
  • It Must Be Heaven
  • Journal De Bolivie : 50 Ans Après La Mort Du Che
  • Jukebox
  • La déesse des mouches à feu
  • Les nôtres
  • Les Rose
  • Loin de Bachar
  • Long Time Running
  • Meeting the Beatles in India
  • Mon Cirque A Moi
  • Monkey Beach
  • Nadia, Butterfly
  • Percy
  • Possessor Uncut
  • Queen Of The Morning Calm
  • Rustic Oracle
  • Sisters: Dream & Variations
  • Slaxx
  • Target Number One
  • The Broken Hearts Gallery
  • The Cuban
  • The Curse Of Audrey Earnshaw
  • The Nest
  • The Rest Of Us
  • The Walrus And The Whistleblower
  • We Had It Coming
  • When The Storm Fades

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