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WELCOME

Join the Montreal International Film Festival 2024, this is the second edition!

A weekend filled with screenings and activities accessible for all film lovers.

PROGRAM

✨ Together for the creative legacy of tomorrow.

Discover cinematic brilliance at its finest! Join us at the Montreal International Film Festival, the nonprofit organization invites you to immerse yourself in a world of captivating storytelling, groundbreaking films, and unforgettable moments. Whether you're a cinephile, industry professional, or simply curious about the magic of cinema, this is your chance to witness the best in global filmmaking. Don't miss out on this incredible celebration of creativity and culture. Reserve your tickets now and be part of an experience that will inspire, entertain, and leave you craving for more. See you at the Montreal International Film Festival!

Welcome to the Montreal International Film Festival 2024!

A weekend filled with screenings and activities accessible for all film lovers.

Saturday, August 24

SCREENINGS
ACTIVITIES

📍Location: Cinema Cineplex Forum VIP, 2313 Saint-Catherine St W #101

📍Location: Montreal Old Port, 2 R. de la Commune O, Montréal, QC (Science Center - Atelier 2)

10:00 am

Crossing | North American Premiere

10:30 am

11:00 am

11:30 am

12:00 pm

12:30 pm

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During the crossing of the ferry from Morocco to Spain, three storylines intertwine in real time. Iris, Walter and their two sons take the boat from Morocco to Spain. Things are fragile but they find each other in a moment of passion, after which they realise their son is missing. Captain Bukhim hides his pregnant daughter in his cabin. He can't live with the shame of a bastard grandchild and takes her to Spain. But she has other plans. Luis and Raul, two Spanish coastguards find a body in the harbour; one too many for Raul. The characters all try to cross to ‘the other’ but fate changes the tide.

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Special Appearance | Meet director Jacqueline Van Vught

  • Director Statement

In the film three 'love stories' are intertwined. The relational tensions between the characters tell us that they each want to be seen for what and who they really are and yet find the connection and belonging with the other. In directing this story I was fascinated by the link between authenticity and real intimacy. On the one hand there seems to be a price to pay for full authenticity, yet isn’t this also the path to genuine intimacy. To me CROSSING invites viewers to feel for what is most real in themselves and to bring that across. 

  • Country of origin: Netherlands

  • Runtime: 1 hour 48 minutes

  • Project Type: Feature Film

  • Genres: Drama

1:00 pm

Montreal International Film Festival | 2024 Selection - Virtual Screenings

1:30 pm

2:00 pm

2:30 pm

3:00 pm

3:30 pm

4:00 pm

Sunday, August 25

SCREENINGS
ACTIVITIES

📍Location: Cinema Cineplex Forum VIP, 2313 Saint-Catherine St W #101

📍Location: Montreal Old Port, 2 R. de la Commune O, Montréal, QC (Science Center - Atelier 2)

10:00 am

Emma Under Influence | World Premiere

10:30 am

11:00 am

11:30 am

12:00 pm

12:30 pm

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  • Country of origin: Canada

  • Runtime: 1 hour 51 minutes

  • Project Type: Feature Film

  • Genres:  -

Emma, 14, suffers from the death of her father whom she loved dearly. She comes under the toxic influence of her new friend Odile, a manipulative teenager, who tries to convince her that her mother killed her father to live with her new boyfriend.

Meet director Noël Mitrani

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Born in Toronto from French parents, he went back to France age of 5. A graduate of history and philosophy at the Sorbonne, and for some time a press illustrator, Noël Mitrani entered cinema as a writer. He directed his first short film After Shave in 1999, a comedy set in a suburban supermarket, broadcast on Canal+.

1:00 pm

Montreal International Film Festival | 2024 Selection - Virtual Screenings

1:30 pm

2:00 pm

2:30 pm

3:00 pm

3:30 pm

4:00 pm

TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION (FREE) | ALL WEEKEND

- (SCREENINGS & ACTIVITIES)

0.00$

VIP SCREENINGS ADMISSION

| DAY 1

CA$15.07

VIP SCREENINGS ADMISSION

| DAY 2

CA$15.07

VIP ACTIVITIES ADMISSION

| ALL WEEKEND

CA$29.56

VIP ADMISSION | ALL WEEKEND

 (SCREENINGS & ACTIVITIES)

CA$58.52

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BLOCK 1 | PRE-PRODUCTION

Join in incredible activities starting with a red carpet experience, participate in workshops hosted by industry leaders, explore various booths, network with industry peers, assist to exclusive Q&A's and more!

  • Block 1 is focusing on pre-production topics; screenwriting, script breakdowns, pitching a project, storyboards and more.

  • Timeframe: 10:00-12:00pm

  • Runtime: Activities - 1h30 minutes | Panel - 30 minutes 

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BLOCK 2 | PRODUCTION

Join in incredible activities starting with a red carpet experience, participate in workshops hosted by industry leaders, explore various booths, network with industry peers, assist to exclusive Q&A's and more!

  • Block 2 is focusing on production topics; acting, directing, production, on set camera's/lights/sound, costume design, hair/makeup and more..

  • Timeframe: 2:00-4:00pm

  • Runtime: Activities - 1h30 minutes | Panel - 30 minutes 

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BLOCK 3 | POST-PRODUCTION

Join in incredible activities starting with a red carpet experience, participate in workshops hosted by industry leaders, explore various booths, network with industry peers, assist to exclusive Q&A's and more!

  • Block 3 is focusing on post-production topics; vfx, animation, editing, sound design, music for films and more.

  • Timeframe: 10:00-12:00pm

  • Runtime: Activities - 1h30 minutes | Panel - 30 minutes 

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BLOCK 4 | INDUSTRY MISSIONS

Join in incredible activities starting with a red carpet experience, participate in workshops hosted by industry leaders, explore various booths, network with industry peers, assist to exclusive Q&A's and more!

  • Block 4 is focusing on industry insight topics; distribution, marketing, diversity, inclusion, durability, history, opportunities and more.

  • Timeframe: 2:00-4:00pm

  • Runtime: Activities - 1h30 minutes | Panel - 30 minutes 

VIP Tickets Include:

  • Front row seats

  • Possibility of asking questions during the Q&A's

  • Discounts on on-site goodies; merch, programs, food, drinks.