ÉDOUARD BAER | Guest CINEMANIA 2018
Do not miss this film introduced by Édouard Baer :
MADEMOISELLE DE JONCCQUIÈRES | Sun Nov 4 at 8 PM at the Imperial Cinema
PAUL AHMARANI | Guest CINEMANIA 2018
A Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Montréal graduate, Paul Ahmarani is known for his versatility. With acting credits nearing thirty theatrical productions, his resume is filled with mesmerizing interpretations.
He worked on Philippe Falardeau’s movies LA MOITIÉ GAUCHE DU FRIGO and CONGORAMA for which he received the Jutra award for best actor in both productions. He stars in various feature films, to name a few : LE MARAIS, COMMENT MA MÈRE ACCOUCHA DE MOI PENDANT SA MÉNOPAUSE, LA VIE AVEC MON PÈRE, CAPITALISME SENTIMENTAL, ADAM'S WALL and MARS ET AVRIL. More recently, he landed parts in CHIEN DE GARDE, GENÈSE, LES SALOPES OU LE SUCRE NATUREL DE LA PEAU, JOULIKS and APPELLE-MOI SI TU MEURS.
On television, he appears in series such as Bunker, Le cirque, La job (Quebec adaptation of The Office) Toute la vérité, 30 vies, La Galère and Unité 9.
Do not miss this film introduced by Paul Ahmarani :
CONGORAMA | Sun Nov 4 at 5 PM at the Cinémathèque québécoise
Photo credits : Fannie-Laurence Dubé-Dupuis
YVES JACQUES | Guest CINEMANIA 2018
Do not miss this film introduced by Yves Jacques HIMSELF :
A MAN IN A HURRY | Sat Nov 10 at 1:45 PM at the Imperial Cinema
MATHIEU KASSOVITZ | Guest CINEMANIA 2018
Mathieu Kassovitz has directed several landmark films in the universe of Francophone cinema – Métisse (1993) and La Haine (1995). He went on to create Assassin(s) (1997), Les Rivières Pourpres (2000), Gothika (2003), Babylon A.D. (2008) and L’ordre et la morale (2011). As an actor, he’s well-known for roles in Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (2001), Amen by Costa-Gavras (2002), Munich by Steven Spielberg (2005), Happy End by Michael Haneke (2017) and more recently Sparring by Samuel Jouy, screening at CINEMANIA this year. He’s played the starring role in the acclaimed mini-series Le bureau des légendes since 2015.
Do not miss this film and event introduced by Mathieu Kassovitz :
SPARRING | Tue Nov 6 at 8:30 PM / Wed Nov 7 at 3:15 at the Imperial Cinema
HERBY MOREAU | Invité CINEMANIA 2018
L’animateur et reporter Herby Moreau s’est fait un nom au Québec comme chroniqueur culturel et correspondant sur les tapis rouge du Festival de Cannes et des Oscars. Il a animé Flash, Star Système, District V et sa webtélé Herby.tv. Désormais visage culturel de Bell Media, il publie en 2014 un superbe recueil : Glamour et Faux Pas, résumant 25 ans de carrières aux côtès des stars d’ici et d’ailleurs.
ÉLODIE BOUCHEZ | Guest CINEMANIA 2018
Elodie Bouchez began her career in the Serge Gainsbourg’s movie « Stan the Flasher » in 1991. In 1993 she won the César Award for Most Promising Actress in the movie « Les Roseaux Sauvages » directed by André Téchiné and in 1998 she won the César Award for Best Actress and the Award for Best Actress at the Cannes Festival for her role in the movie of director Erick Zonca « La vie rêvée des Anges ».
She shoot with Abdellatif Kechiche « La faute à Voltaire » and many other talented directors like Yolande Zauberman, Gaël Morel, Quentin Dupieux, Antony Cordier, Jean-Marc Barr …
In 2005 the movie « Brice de Nice » directed by James Huth where she played with Jean Dujardin and Clovis Cornillac is a great public success. Elodie Bouchez shoot in two American TV serie « Alias » and « The L World ».
She’s try too the theatre in the piece « Casimir et Caroline » and « Victor et les enfants au pouvoir » (directed by Emmanuel Demarcy Mota). Recently she had shooted in the TV serie « Aurore » directed by Laetitia Masson for the channel Arte in France.
And in 2018, she starring in 3 movies : « Guy » directed by Alex Lutz, « Fleuve Noir » directed by Erick Zonca and « Pupille » directed by Jeanne Herry.
Do not miss this film introduced by Élodie Bouchez :
IN SAFE HANDS | Wed Nov 7 at 8:30 PM
Photo credits : Harcourt
DOMINIQUE BESNEHARD | Guest CINEMANIA 2019
Besnehard is a distinguished impresario, producer, actor and writer, and has discovered or represented a multitude of the foremost actors and actresses in the world of French cinema over the past 30 years – Juliette Binoche, Béatrice Dalle, Sophie Marceau, Anouk Aimée, and Nathalie Baye to name just a few. In 2014, he himself emerged as a media super-star with the publication of his best-selling autobiography Casino d’Hiver. He has lived through a lot of change in the French film industry and has played a large part in the industry’s dramatic evolution over the years.
In person :
THE DAZZLED | Fri Nov 8 - 7pm and Sat Nov 9 - 12:15pm
Meet CINEMANIA guests LES MISÉRABLES, ANTIGONE: RACE FOR THE OSCARS | Sat Nov 9 - 4pm
OLIVIER GOURMET | Guest of honour CINEMANIA 2018
In less than 20 years, prolific Olivier Gourmet has appeared in no less than 98 films and never ceases to surprise us with his acting diversity and his great emotional range. Like the best professional athletes, he performs for his own pleasure and personal satisfaction as well as to advance his highly-accomplished career.
Discovered by fellow Belgian filmmakers, (the Dardenne brothers), Olivier Gourmet’s first important role was in La Promesse (CINEMANIA 1996). He went on to win Best Actor award in the Dardenne brothers’ The Son (Le Fils - Cannes 2002) and mesmerized CINEMANIA 2010 filmgoers once again in the unforgettable L’exercice de l’état by Pierre Schoeller. He’s an outstanding “actors’ actor” whose sensitivity and talent are particularly well-suited to performances in films that address social issues – audiences relate to him.
Do not miss these films introduced by Olivier Gourmet :
THOSE WHO WORK (Ceux qui travaillent) | Sun Nov 4, at the Imperial Cinema
THE ROYAL EXCHANGE (L'échange des princesses) | Fri Nov 2 at the Imperial Cinema
ONE NATION, ONE KING (Un peuple et son roi) | Sat Nov 3 at the Imperial Cinema
Exclusive focus at the Cinémathèque Québécoise :
THE SON | Sat Nov 3 at 9 PM
CONGORAMA | Sun Nov 4 at 5 PM
The coming of Olivier Gourmet in Montréal is made possible by
Copyright : Christophe Brachet