With a good vintage 2010 and held no less than 80 futures offered to festival, the 29th Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (RVCQ), taking place from February 16 to 27, offer a strong and diverse programming.
Programming that, beyond its 293 titles, is characterized by the daily encounter between audience and film artists, recalled yesterday morning the Director General, Ségolène Roederer, in an interview with La Presse.
"The RVCQ is the experience of meeting, dialogue, she told us. Rendez-vous, we can see a movie we've seen, but in the presence of the director. I think that 97% of films are presented with the director. "
Ségolène Roederer also noted that for several films, RVCQ are the latest large screen. "It happened last year, with Ursa Major," she recalls. All artisans are from: the actors, producer, screenwriter, director. They wanted to talk about the film. The public knows that he will have an encounter with the work he will see. "
Asked if this year's event is imbued with a particular hue due to the presence of fires at the Oscars, the Heartbeats to Caesar and all the other movies that were appreciated both here and winning that 'Abroad, the program director, Dominique Dugas says yes. "In 2010, both in art-house cinema or the cinema more popular, there is an extra something, something that we strongly feel a buzz," he said.
Dugas also stresses that for young filmmakers, the event is worth its weight in gold. "With 80 films in premiere, it sure is an important platform to launch, especially for documentary and short films. For some young filmmakers, perhaps the only time their film is presented in a real movie theater. For them it is rewarding. "
The new film by Stéphane Lafleur, land known RVCQ the open while the first feature film Tara Johns, Dolly Parton The Year Was My Mom, starring Macha Grenon, will be the closing film. In between, we can see many feature films and documentaries broadcast in Quebec in 2010, plus new feature films including The Truth and Marc Bisaillon Like flies Renaud Després-Larose, documentaries including The Carole is forever Laganière, Godin Simon Beaulieu, etc..
These 11 days are also marked by many special events including a gala marking the 25th anniversary of the film The Decline of the American empire, parties tributes, Grand appointment of Radio-Canada, where the public can see premiere the 4th episode of the series 19-2 with artisans and 5-7 of the Cinémathèque, where each day, moviegoers can participate in meetings with craftsmen. Two of these meetings will show excerpts from films and Gerry Café de Flore.