Canadian films at the Shanghai International Film Festival

Canadaa��s film industry will be back at theA�Shanghai international film FestivalA�(june 16 to 24) with an exceptional line-up of 19 films, including one feature a�� Quebecer Micheline LanctA?t’sA�Pour l’amour de DieuA�(For the Love of God) a�� in official competition.

Canada has participated in the Shanghai International Film Festival for more than 10 years, and this year, will continue its contribution by providing Chinese audiences with a diversity of Canadian films, including a Focus Canada series of 10 feature films, a series of 8 documentaries , in addition to the screening ofA�Micheline LanctA?t’sA�Pour l’amour de Dieu.

An essential gateway to the Asian market, the Shanghai International Film Festival marks its 15th edition this year.

Among other activities, the Festival will hold several news conferences, including one with Chinese media to mark the opening of Focus Canada and one specifically for the Canadian film in official competition.

Official Competition (Golden Goblet Awards)

Pour la��amour de DieuA�(For the Love of God)A�
Director: Micheline LanctA?t
Production: Sherpas Films, Lycaon Pictus
International distribution: Filmoption International
Supported by the Canada Feature Film Fund

Focus Canada

La VallA�e des larmesA�(The Valley of Tears) a�� World Premiere
AprA?s la neigeA�(Winter Passed) a�� World Premiere
A�a�� International Premiere
I’m Yours
Killing Ruth a�� The Snuff Dialogues
Lucky 7A�
a�� International Premiere
La Peur de la��eauA�(Fear of Water)
RomA�o OnzeA�(Romeo Eleven)
Sur le rythmeA�(On the Beat)

Magnolia International Documentary Awards (MIDA)

1.A�A�A�A�A�A�40 Days at Base Camp, Dianne Whelan; Rebel Sister Productions

2.A�A�A�A�A�A�A People Uncounted, Aaron Yeger; Urbinder Films

3.A�A�A�A�A�A�Les A�tats-Unis da��Afrique(United States of Africa), Yanick LA�tourneau; PA�ripheria Productions, National Film Board of Canada

4.A�A�A�A�A�A�Payback, Jennifer Baichwal; National Film Board of Canada

5.A�A�A�A�A�A�People of a Feather, Joel Heath; Sanikiluaq Running Pictures

6.A�A�A�A�A�A�To Make a Farm, Steve Suderman; Orangeville Road Pictures

7.A�A�A�A�A�A�Trente tableauxA�(In Pieces), Paule Baillargeon; National Film Board of Canada

8.A�A�A�A�A�A�Waking the Green Tiger, Gary Marcuse; Face to Face Media

9.A�A�A�A�A�A�We Aina��t Rich or Famous but Wea��re the Happy Pals, Jay Bajaj; Bajaj Films Productions


Note : The schedule is subject to change, please refer to Shanghai International Film Festival official website :

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