October 29 to November 3, 2022

HEADLINERS 2021

OPENING FILM

TOUT S’EST BIEN PASSÉ

de François Ozon

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CLOSING FILM

The power of the Dog

Le pouvoir du chien

de Jane Campion

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What's new?

An audacious 40TH program

14 October 2021

For its 40th anniversary, Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival is very proud to present its program of cinematographic productions

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FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

30 September 2021

Rouyn-Noranda, September 28, 2021. – With positive nostalgia emanating from its 40 candles, the Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival is very pleased to present the opening and closing films of this 40th edition: two moving literary family cinematographic works.

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“MOI À MON PLUS BEAU!” GILLES CARLE INSPIRES THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY VISUAL

23 August 2021

The Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival finally reveals the visuals of its 40th edition, a tribute to Gilles Carle, director, filmmaker, and artist.

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2021 Poster

The three founding members of the festival have been behind the programming and organization of the event for the past 40 years, a rare feat in the film festival world, but they have never wavered in their motivation and passion to bring this iconic and vibrant gathering of moviegoers to life.

Louis Dallaire, vice-president, and co-founder of the festival is thrilled to present the poster celebrating this 40th anniversary and points out that the choice of the artist who inspired this year’s visual was an obvious one. 

“To celebrate this 40th edition, our goal was to feature an artist who has marked the festival over the years and who has contributed to making it a renowned destination in the film world. Gilles was a regular presence at the festival right up until his death. He had a strong bond with both the festival and the region. While we have often showcased his work as a filmmaker, today we are pleased to present Gilles Carle the illustrator, whose pictorial works share the same buffoonish approach as some of his filmic works. “Me at my Finest!” was the perfect slogan for us to mark our 40th anniversary.” – Louis Dallaire.

Once again, this year, Stéphanie Cloutier, graphic designer at LEBLEU Communication humaine, has drawn on the work of Gilles Carle to design the 40th Festival poster. 

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