Our team was among 550 participants that took part (January 23rd to 26th, 2017), in numerous activities in Saint-Sauveur, Quebec.
CINEMANIA salutes director Léa Pool who received a well-deserved tribute from industry members. The Quebec filmmaker, whose works include LA FEMME DE L'HÔTEL, ANNE TRISTER, À CORPS PERDU, MAMAN EST CHEZ LE COIFFEUR, LA PASSION D'AUGUSTINE (Prix du Public at the Angoulême Francophone Film Festival 2015). Director Pool was surrounded by congratulatory film-industry friends as well as her favourite actors (Lucie Laurier, Pascale Bussières, Céline Bonnier, Aliocha Schneider, Sophie Nélisse). We look forward to Léa Pool’s newest film – ET AU PIRE ON SE MARIERA with Karine Vanasse (Opening 2017).
Congratulations as well to the three founders of the Abitibi-Temiscamangue Film Festival, Jacques Matte, Louis Dallaire and Guy Parent, who received the Prix Lise-Dandurand celebrating their contribution to the vitality of cinema in Quebec since 1981!