Magazine article Screen International

Telefilm Canada Readies Canada Cool Tour

Magazine article Screen International

Telefilm Canada Readies Canada Cool Tour

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Former MoMA senior curator of film Laurence Kardish selected the films, which will arrive in New York and travel to Los Angeles and additional markets.

The Canada Cool tour runs from throughout the autumn and kicks offin New York on September 18 with the premiere of Robert Cohen's Being Canadian (pictured) at Cinema Village. The film will be released in theatres and VOD day-and-date that day via Candy Factory.

The other titles are: Ingrid Veninger's Animal Project; Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver's Asphalt Watches; Jeffrey St Jules' Bang Bang Baby; and Émile Gaudreault's Fathers And Guns (De Père En Flic).

Rounding out the slate are Henri Henri by Martin Talbot;

Relative Happiness from Deanne Foley; Kris Elgstrand's Songs She Wrote About People She Knows; Aaron Houston's Sunflower Hour; and Maureen Bradley's Two 4 One.

Classics Selection entries are John Paizs' Crime Wave and The Decline Of The American Empire (Le Déclin De L'Empire Américain) from Denys Arcand.

MJ Peckos and Steven Raphael of required viewing will handle distribution, marketing and publicity.

"We're thrilled to be presenting this exciting new series of the best of Canadian comedies to US audiences," said Telefilm Canada executive director Carolle Brabant. …

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