With Sébastien Ricard, Rémy Girard, François Papineau, Émilie Bibeau, Fabien Cloutier et Arnaud Vachon
Frère Jean, an outstanding teacher, wants to motivate his students, especially Émile, a young dropout, with the study of a disturbing subject for his supervisors : the Vinland.
2020, Saturday October 31st
A personal and disruptive documentary of rouynorandian Rachelle Roy, about a young mother travelling the stormy road of the fight against breast cancer.
Conceived by Stéphanie Cloutier, graphic designer at LEBLEU marketing team, design and web, and it originated from a magnificent painting from artist Frank Polson.
Amongst the Seven Sacred lessons of the Grandfathers, the bear represents courage, because mama bear will fight even the strongest predator to protect her cubs. Of all seven clans inside the Anicinàbe social system, members of the bear clan provide protection for the clan, as police officers and healers. They are renowned for their ability to heal, because they own the knowledge of the medicinal plants they find in their forest patrols », explains Polson.
The 39e Festival’s poster originated from a magnificent artwork from Frank Polson, for a third year in a row. He is a painter from the Long Point Nation community, in Témiscamingue. Polson describes himself as self-taught. He finds inspiration with numerous memories from when he was trapping with his father, night and day under the breathtaking canvas of the northern skies, lit by sunsets and sunrises. He managed to develop his own style, allying tradition and modernism, and his work travels boundaries to reach new audiences. The unique universe to his paintings always gets to captivate us.
Stéphanie Cloutier has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design of Université Laval and she works at LEBLEU Communication humaine. She knows how to standout with her creativity, her ideas, her professionalism and her bubbling momentum when she has a new project. She also contributes to growing businesses and cultural events around her.
17 November 2020
It has already been a few days since the closing night of our dear 39th Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Festival-goers, volunteers, team members and partners have demonstrated an amazing capacity to adapt, in a creative manner, for us all to live this Festival, a 2020 different edition, but also deeply joyous. Let us remind ourselves of all the good times.Read the news
6 November 2020
The 39th Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue just ended. The closing ceremony broadcasted online through the Facebook page of the Festival, for each one to watch from the comfort of their homes.Read the news
29 October 2020
A few days away from the opening of the 39th Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, the organization is happy to reveal a new online activity and the guest list who will be present to introduce their films.Read the news
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