Telefilm Canada, in partnership with the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom and with the support of the Quebec Government Office in London, is delighted to announce the return of the CANADA NOW festival, bringing the best of new Canadian cinema to the United Kingdom.
Launching on the 24th April 2019, nine films will play across five days at Curzon Soho and Phoenix East Finchley cinemas, followed by a national tour of U.K. cinemas.
The festival will begin with the London premiere of Keith Behrman’s GIANT LITTLE ONES and will close with Barry Avrich’s PROSECUTING EVIL. The latest CANADA NOW selection is bringing tales of restless youth, indigenous stories of tragedy and healing, compelling personal dramas about reinventing our world with the power of our imaginations, as well as a riveting documentaries about the search for social justice and freedom of speech.
HE Mrs Janice Charette, High Commissioner for Canada to the U.K., says: “We are pleased to be able to bring a unique selection of Canadian films to the United Kingdom through Canada Now. Our film industry has a wealth of talent, and I am sure that these movies will entertain and engage cinema lovers across the U.K.”
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