MIL OSI Translation. Canadian French to English
Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI Regional News in English
The national film Board of Canada (NFB) is back at the Festival de cinema de la ville de Québec (FCVQ) with three films.
On August 20, 2019 – Montreal – national film Board of Canada (NFB)
The national film Board of Canada (NFB) is back at the Festival de cinema de la ville de Québec (FCVQ) with three films. The feature length documentary, the daughter of The crater (views of the river/NFB) Nadine Beaudet and Danic Champoux, a vibrant portrait of Yolande Simard-Perrault, passed away recently, a real woman territory and accomplice of the filmmaker Pierre Perrault, will be presented in the official selection. The short animation film Uncle Thomas – The accounting of the days (Ciclope Filmes/NFB/ship-Owners), of the filmmaker of international fame Regina Pessoa, will also be screened in the official selection. Finally, the animation of The procession (NFB), Pascal Blanchet and Rodolphe Saint-Gelais, who knows a good run in the festivals, will be presented in national competition of short films. The two animations will be projected in a north american first. The FCVQ will be held from 12 to 21 September 2019.
The daughter of the crater (76 min)
Presented on Saturday 21 September at 15: 30 at the théâtre du Conservatoire d’art dramatique.
Producers : Nadine Beaudet (The views of the river) and Johanne Bergeron (NFB)executive Producer : Christian Mathieu Fournier (views of river), Colette Loumède and Nathalie Cloutier (NFB)
The film bears witness with tenderness of the identity quest of Yolande Simard-Perrault and his influence on the work of Pierre Perrault, his accomplice, and great love. This great lady is the daughter of the crater – that of Charlevoix, his hometown – created by the impact of a meteorite, there are several millions of years. Wife bold and determined, she tells the story of the territory and the traces that it leaves in our collective memory.
The daughter of the crater has been launched in a world premiere in the Rendez-vous Québec Cinema (RVQC) 2019, in the presence of Yolande Simard-Perrault, and was then selected at the Festival cinéma du monde de Sherbrooke, the international contemporary art Symposium of Baie-Saint-Paul and in the Festival The Percéides, before being presented to the public of Quebec. The film will also be screened at the Cinémathèque québécoise in Montréal from 13 September.
This production is the fruit of a coproduction natural between Nadine Beaudet and Danic Champoux, who are, one and the other, the winners of the prix Pierre-et-Yolande-Perrault presented each year to the best first or second feature-length documentary, in the framework of the RVQC : Nadine Beaudet has received in 2013 for The cossack and the gypsy, and Danic Champoux in 2001 for My father.
Uncle Thomas – The accounting of the days of Regina Pessoa (13 min) – north american premiere
Presented on Sunday, September 15, at 10 a.m. at the auditorium, Sandra and Alain Bouchard of the MNBAQ, and on Tuesday 17 September at 21: 30 p.m. at the ENAP.
Producers : Abi Feijó (Ciclope Filmes), Julie Roy (NFB), and Reginald de Guillebon (Shipowners)
Uncle Thomas – The accounting of the days discusses the relationship of Regina Pessoa with his uncle. This film is a cry for love powerful towards this man marginal, which may have been decisive in the life of the filmmaker.
Animation filmmaker internationally recognized, Regina Pessoa signs here his most personal, a film major that celebrates love and the difference and who has won two awards at the Annecy Festival 2019, including the jury Prize for a short film.
National competition of short films
The procession of Pascal Blanchet and Rodolphe Saint-Gelais (11 min 23 s) – north american premiere
Presented on Saturday, September 14 to 19 h at the théâtre du Conservatoire d’art dramatique, as well as on Thursday, 19 September at 15: 30 p.m. at the auditorium, Sandra and Alain Bouchard of the MNBAQ.
Producer : Julie Roy (ONF)
Gabrielle loses his life in a car accident. Beyond death, she addresses her husband, Philip, who must deal with the ritual family funeral.
The procession marks the first collaboration between Pascal Blanchet, illustrator (especially for Wes Anderson) and creator of graphic novels (Fast-White), and Rodolphe Saint-Gelais, animator and filmmaker, who is especially known for the opening sequence of Dédé à travers les brumes. Sumptuously put to music by Pierre Lapointe and Philippe Brault, their short film is carrying a visual signature sophisticated which is inspired by the aesthetic of mid-20th century and the Art deco movement.
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