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<RIDM announces its 2014 lineup>

(October 23, 2014 - Montréal, QC) The 17th annual Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) announced its 2014 lineup yesterday at an event in this city. The festival, which is Quebec’s only film festival dedicated to documentaries, will run from November 12 to 23. With 141 films from 44 countries and more than a hundred guests, this year’s RIDM is more exciting than ever. The festival will present 21 world premieres, 19 North American premieres, 21 Canadian premieres and 47 Québec premieres. Québec has pride of place in the line-up with no fewer than 35 local films of all lengths by some of the most accomplished filmmakers and our most promising up-and-comers in the province.Arrow



<Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Honours Six with Special Awards> (October 22, 2014 - Toronto, ON) The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced six Academy Special Award winners for the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, which will be presented during the 2015 Canadian Screen Week running from February 23 to March 1. These Special Awards will be given to: George Anthony, Jeffrey Elliott, Paul Gross, Ric Esther Bienstock, Michael Landsberg and Tassie Cameron. “The Academy Special Awards are presented annually to uniquely talented people in our industry who have left an indelible impression in the Canadian film, television and digital media landscape,” said Academy Chair Martin Katz.Arrow
<NFB 3D Shorts at MoMA in November> (October 21, 2014 - Toronto, ON) Each fall, New York's famed Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) holds an annual festival of newly preserved films under the title To Save and Project. This year marks the 12th annual International Festival of Film Preservation, which is the longer title for the festival. It brings together masterworks and rediscoveries from film archives, studios, and foundations from around the world. This year, four recently restored 3D films from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be featured during the festival. These films were considered to be groundbreaking experiments in stereoscopic animation from the NFB.Arrow
<Maps to the Stars opening October 31> Coming Soon:
David Cronenberg's much anticipated Maps to the Stars opens on Friday, October 31st. Released from a sanatorium in Florida, Agatha Weiss (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Los Angeles, where she gets a job as an assistant to movie star Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore) who is obsessed about a remake of the 1960s movie that made her mother, who died in a fire, famous. Her younger brother Benjie, 13, is a child star who recently was released from drug rehab and her father, Dr. Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) is a TV psychotherapist. Click here to watch a trailer for Maps to the Stars, an Entertainment One release. Click here for more movies Coming Soon. .Arrow


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