Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 119 minutes | 2018
Welcome to St. John’s, Newfoundland, a close-knit island community where eye-for-an-eye justice prevails. A singularly straight-edged police officer comes home for his mother’s funeral. There, he finds his small-time-dealer cousin Danny, with whom he shares an anchor tattoo and more than a few family secrets. Andrew Rowe’s first feature-length drama was developed with his brother Michael, the former drummer for Bucket Truck and the actor who plays the antihero Deadshot on Arrow. A neo-noir, hardcore-inspired drama, highstrung and intense.Q&A with the producers on October 5th
Lies (2011) Sleepy Stories (2012) Vehicular Romanticide (2015) Crown and Anchor (2018)
The “firecrackers” in the title are Lou and Chantal, two teens who have way too much to say for their sleepy, isolated town. Bold, volatile, their...
CANADA | 119 minutes | 2018
Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava garnered raves with their play Mouthpiece. Now they’re the stars of veteran filmmaker Patricia Rozema’s screen...
Mary, a world-famous Anishinaabe musician in her sixties, has had enough. Fleeing the hectic pace of touring, her abusive manager and even the love of her...
Sign-up for our newsletter to get all the latest Festival news!