Dune, and other films, to see for free outdoors this summer in Montreal

Dune, and other films, to see for free outdoors this summer in Montreal

July 7, Dunes will open the ball of outdoor Cinema evenings, which will take place in the Parc des Compagnons, in the east of the borough of Plateau-Mont-Royal.

On July 14, 21 and 28, the public will this time be able to (re)discover French films Outstandingby Éric Tolédano and Olivier Nakache – to whom we owe Untouchables, Antoinette in the Cevennesa comedy with the sparkling Laure Calamy, known for having played in Call my agent, and CRAZYby Jean-Marc Vallée.

The event aims to pay tribute to the Quebec filmmaker who died last Christmas, but also to the actor Michel Côté, who retired from public life in April.

Films in French with Ciné-Quartier

Ciné-Quartier also offers film screenings until September 8 in Greater Montreal. my name is humanthe documentary by Joséphine Bacon, will be presented on July 14 at Verchères, the family film The treasure of little Nicolas will be screened on July 29, at 9 p.m., in Verdun, and norbourgwill be offered on August 3 in L’Île-des-Sœurs.

Actor Vincent-Guillaume Otis in “Norbourg”, by Maxime Giroux

Photo: Entract Films

Also note that children (and adults) will be able to see the animated film Felix and the Treasure of Morgäa on August 19, in L’Île-des-Sœurs, and that the music documentary like a wavesupported by Jean-Marc Vallée and awarded at the last Gala Québec Cinéma, will end the summer on September 8, in Verchères.

The entire program is available online (New window).

Italian cinema in the spotlight in Little Italy

Notice to fans of Italian films: the Ciné-Parc Dante returns every Wednesday, from July 16 to August 31, at Parc Dante, in Little Italy.

July 6, Sulla giostra will take film buffs on a journey through Puglia, and Troppa Family, in Abruzzo, on July 13. Also noteworthy is the projection of the comedy Vecchie canaglie on July 20, from the blockbuster movie The great silence August 10 and d‘Ennioa documentary about the great film music composer Ennio Morricone, on August 24.

The works will be subtitled in French or in English.

rear windowfrom Hitchcock, to the Lachine Canal

Starting July 17, Film Noir au Canal returns to the banks of the Lachine Canal; this will be the sixth year of this detective film festival. rear windowdirected by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock in 1954, will open the ball, starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly.

The titles of the other films that will be presented by August 21 will be announced later on the festival website. (New window).

James Stewart in a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’

Photo: Paramount Pictures

More than 60 documentaries in 21 parks

Like every year, Cinéma sous les étoiles will allow you to fill up on documentaries. Several films will be presented in Canadian or Quebec premieres, such as Robin Bank on a Catalan activist who extracted 500,000 euros from banks to finance social projects and denounce the banking system (July 21 at Molson Park) or even Eatnameamet – Our Silent Strugglewhich was awarded in Finland and which shows the struggle of the Sámi people against assimilation and colonization by the Finnish authorities (July 14 at Delorme Park and July 22 at Tolhurst Park), and Neither God nor master, which traces the history of anarchism. Episodes 3 and 4 of this documentary will be available respectively on August 16 at Parc Médéric-Martin (Ville-Marie) and August 17 at Square Dézéry (Hochelaga).

Cinéma sous les étoiles will also organize catch-up sessions for Alonewhich focuses on three teenagers who had to flee to Canada without their parentsin the presence of filmmaker Paul Tom, on July 22, at Jarry Park, and I lift myself upJuly 12, at Pelican Park. This documentary by Hugo Latulippe recounts the creation of a collective theatrical work.

To find out more, visit the Cinéma sous les étoiles website. (New window).

The Cinemania festival settles in parks

Finally, the Cinemania festival will offer 11 screenings in 9 Montreal parks this summer. Only the selection of the month of July has been revealed for the moment. It is mainly composed of Walk on waterAïssa Maïga (July 14 at Molson Park),A revisionby Catherine Therrien (July 2 at the Théâtre de Verdure, in La Fontaine park), or evenlost illusionsa film by Xavier Giannoli which won several César awards this year (July 28, at the Théâtre de Verdure).

Additional information is posted on the Cinemania website (New window).

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