From January 21 to March 18, 2021, in partnership with the Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, the Morrin Centre presented Moving Pictures, a series of five events showcasing independent films by Anglophone Quebec filmmakers. From short films for teenagers to a documentary about Montreal’s underground art scene, everyone found something to appreciate and enjoy in this project.
January 21: Short films for the young at heart
Participants watched the short films below and met two short film directors: Théodore Ushev and Holly Brace-Lavoie.
- Throat Singing in Kangirsuk – Wapikoni Mobile (2018)
- How Tommy Lemenchick Became a Grade-7 Legend – Bastien Alexandre (2020)
- W-A-L-K – Anna Sikorski (2014)
- Mahalia Melts in the Rain – Carmine Pierre-Dufour and Emilie Mannering (2018)
- Fast Horse – Alexandra Lazarowich (2019)
- Fly – David Uloth (2012)
- The Catch – Holly Brace-Lavoie (2017)
- Blind Vaysha – Theodore Ushev (2016)
February 4: Rustic Oracle
Participants watched Rustic Oracle (2019) and met with movie director and scriptwriter Sonia Bonspille Boileau.
Available on Amazon Prime Video.
February 18: Sisters: Dream & Variations
Participants watched Sisters: Dream & Variations (2019), a documentary on the Montreal underground art scene, and met with film director Catherine Legault and artists and documentary protagonists Tyr et Jasa.
March 4: The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom
Participants watched The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011) and met the film director and scriptwriter Tara Johns.
March 18: The Twentieth Century
Participants watched the historical comedy The Twentieth Century (2019) and met Matthew Rankin, movie director and scriptwriter, and Vincent Biron, director of photography.
This project was made possible thanks to the support of the Canadian Government.