Kino Cinema is delighted to welcome back North of Hollywood - the Canadian
Cinema Showcase. The programme offers 4 extraordinary feature films, with
the opportunity of engaging with 2 guest directors, Frederic Leclerc,
director of Mémoires Affectives and Ruba Nadda, director of Sabah. Delve
into the Canadian national psyche and see these diverse snapshots! We warmly
welcome back Cam Haynes, director of the Tour for this annual showcase.
21st February @ 6.30pm
MÉMOIRES AFFECTIVES (Looking For Alexander)
Francis Leclerc / 2004 / 100 mins
Roy Dupuis gives an award winning performance as a man without a past.
Waking up from a coma, loved ones relates their favourite stories about his
but he becomes haunted by increasingly bizarre images.Suspense builds as he
tries to determine which images are dreams and memories - and whether they
belong to him at all.
DIRECTOR FRANCIS LECLERC WILL INTRODUCE THIS SCREENING.
22nd February @ 6.30pm
Ruba Nadda / 2005 / 86 mins
This elegant love story stars the riveting Arsinée Khanjian as a forty year
old Muslim woman Sabah, longing for adventure. A whirlwind affair ensues
that is a reflection of some of the issues that define a truly multicultural
DIRECTOR RUBA NADDA WILL INTRODUCE THIS SCREENING.
23rd February @ 6.30pm
Thom Fitzgerald / 2005 / 125 mins
An all-star cast; Lucy Liu, Chloe Sevigny, Sandra Oh and Stockard Channing
take the stage in this visually stunning film which comprises three
different stories set on different continents. Universal human themes of
hope and redemption take a central role in a film which highlights the
consequences of ignorance.
22nd February @ 2.00pm
Atom Egoyan / 1994 / 103 mins
Critically acclaimed upon it’s release, this is a provocative, tensely
balanced foray into the emotions many of us would rather not face, by one of Canada’s best filmmakers.