BEST NEW 8 FILMS FROM CANADA IN LA
If you thought that Canada was just an exporting nation of cinematic natural resources like the two Ryans (Gosling and Reynolds), Denis Villeneuve, Jean-Marc Vallée, and even Margaret Atwood (with a pair of series, The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace) think again.
After all, so we’ve been told, the world needs more Canada. Proudly but modestly echoing those sentiments, we are thrilled to present Canada Now 2018: a diverse, engaging, decidedly entertaining selection of the best in contemporary Canadian cinema. From time-travel adventure to comedy to psychological drama to politically charged personal cinema, this seven film collection reveals the seismic shifts underway in Canada (and globally) in relation to such potent, urgently relevant issues as the history of indigenous peoples, the immigrant experience, race relations, and gender politics.
In this Canada Now showcase you’ll find impressive new works by veteran filmmakers and rookie directors alike. As always, the Canada Now showcase celebrates the independent spirit that has always been a hallmark of Canadian cinema.
CANADA NOW is presented by the American Cinematheque and Telefilm Canada with the support of Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles, the Québec Government in Los Angeles and Air Canada
Opening Night with Director Eisha Marjara In Person
Thu, Apr 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
Directors Luc Picard & Simon Lavoie In Person
CROSS MY HEART / THE LITTLE GIRL WHO WAS TOO FOND OF MATCHES
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
Director Molly McGlynn In Person
MARY GOES ROUND
Sat, Apr 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Director Mina Shum In Person
Sat, Apr 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
Directors Grayson Moore, Aidan Shipley & Cory Bowles In Person
CARDINALS / BLACK COP
Sun, Apr 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
*All screenings will be at the Aero Theatre