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Denis Villeneuve to Attend Canadian Cinema Celebration in LA

Magazine article Screen International

Denis Villeneuve to Attend Canadian Cinema Celebration in LA

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April event celebrates 150th anniversary of Canada.

A celebration of Canadian cinema will take place in Los Angeles from April 18-23 with a variety of screenings at The Cinefamily and The Aero.

The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles will celebrate Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150), presented by REEL CANADA, with a free marathon of films to mark Canada's sesquicentennial.

The event will run on April 18 and 19 at The Cinemafamily theatre in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles screenings will kick-off on April 18 with Polytechnique from Denis Villeneuve and continue with The Saddest Music In The World, Meatballs, Strange Brew, and Villeneuve's Incendies, followed by a Q&A with the director.

Canada Now: Best New Films 2017, presented by Telefilm Canada, will feature eight new Canadian films from the festival circuit and will screen from April 20-23 at the Aero theatre in Santa Monica, with several post-screening discussions.

Anne Émond's biopic Nelly, about Quebec's famous erotic author Nelly Arcan, will start the programme. …

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