In the summer of 1964, Quebecois filmmaker Gilles Groulx traveled to New Jersey to meet legendary jazz musician John Coltrane. The result: a history making soundtrack to a now classic French-Canadian film.
"The only known film soundtrack scored by jazz legend John Coltrane was Gilles Groulx’s classic of Quebecois cinema, The Cat in the Bag. Previously hidden in plain sight, this score is now available to the world. What do these recordings represent in Coltrane's body of work?"
"Our generation is often described as apolitical, lazy, always on our phones, and so on. I felt that wasn’t a fair portrait."
Loïc Darses’ documentary
"Mary was a Mohawk woman from Kahnawake, the same community that I'm from. She is one of the key women to challenge discrimination against Indigenous women in Canada's Indian Act." Mohawk filmmaker Courtney Montour describes her new documentary on Mary Two-Axe Earley, whose fight for the rights of First Nations women made her a pivotal figure in Canada’s women’s rights movement.
"It’s like a gift exchange. People give us a small part of themselves, and in return we give them an experience that's truly different and unique.” With Motto, director Vincent Morisset and author Sean Michaels have developed an innovative new way to tell a story on your phone. Now, it's your turn to add to the narrative."
In THIS IS NOT A CEREMONY, writer and director Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon) takes us to a place where past, present and future are one; where colonial rules are forgotten; and where we can finally get to the truth of the matter.