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.

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.

Available on Amazon Prime Video and as Video on Demand on YouTube and Google Play

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.

Available on Crave and as Video on Demand on YouTube and Google Play



This project was made possible thanks to the support of the Canadian Government.