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Kim Nguyen’s War Witch dominates Jutras in Quebec

The Congo child soldier drama (pictured) earned eight trophies after sweeping the film categories at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards.

Gerry Dee

Weekly roundup: Festival lineups and doc broadcast premieres

This week’s roundup includes the list of industry folk taking part in the ACCT’s In Studio program on Mar. 2 (such as actor Gerry Dee, pictured) and Canuck titles screening at the Miami International Film Festival.


Laurence Anyways, War Witch lead Jutra nominations

Six films are vying for the Golden Ticket prize, awarded based on a weighting system that considers box office, festival entries, award wins and international distribution sales: Bestiaire, Truck, Laurence Anyways (pictured), Monsieur Lazhar, Starbuck and War Witch.

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Telefilm partners with Palm Springs film fest to screen Canadian films

The organization will participate in several special initiatives spotlighting Canadian films as part of its ramped up promotional strategy for 2013.


Xavier Dolan adds Gus Van Sant as Laurence Anyways exec producer

The credit comes ahead of the U.S. release of the Quebec director’s third film (pictured) in the U.S. market by Breaking Glass Pictures.


Toronto unveils Canadian and foreign film prize winners

The award-giving came at the end of the 37th edition of TIFF on Sunday in Toronto.


Canadian films to screen in Busan

Films from Brandon Cronenberg, Sean Garrity, Xavier Dolan, Michael McGowan, Shawn Linden and Jimmy Larouche will travel to South Korea for the October film festival.

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VIFF offers sneak peek of festival lineup

Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children, Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways and Nisha Pahuja’s award-winner The World Before Her lead a strong Canadian contingent.


TIFF’12 Trailers: Canadian films

A selection of trailers from “The Eh Team,” including stories of harvested celeb viruses (AntiViral, pictured), kids war games, gender-bending love and political conflict.

Les Amours imaginaires

Dolan up for Cesar for Les Amours imaginaires

Montreal filmmaker Xavier Dolan, who will start shooting his third feature, Laurence Anyways, at the end of February, has been nominated for a Cesar Award, the French Oscar, for Les Amours imaginaires (Heartbeats).

Xavier Dolan

Telefilm backs 11 Quebec movies

Quebec’s French language directors have received a cash boost from Telefilm Canada for their latest projects.