Looking Closer at Montreal's Homeless with I Might Be Dead by Tomorrow

I Might Be Dead by Tomorrow (Tant que j’ai du respir dans le corps) from Canadian director Steve Patry is an urgent documentary set in Montreal about homelessness and the frontline workers that look out for this marginalized group. Through this unfiltered lens Patry follows the lives of several people who live or used to live on the street, while giving them a voice through this documentary.


(Interview) RIDM Artistic Director Bruno Dequen Discusses This Year's Montreal International Documentary Festival

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Remi recently had the time to chat with Bruno Dequen, the artistic director of this year's RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival. With theatres still closed the festival will be taking place online this year. The festival runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 2 with various themes each week. More information can be found at RIDM's website.


NOVEMBER Confronts the Beautiful and Ugly Parts of Life on ‘Bedroom Eyes’

After a summer collaboration with Japanese indie stars Frasco for Sapporo’s “Sapporo Duos” campaign and recent recognition from Exclaim!, singer-songwriter and producer NOVEMBER is keeping the momentum going with the release of his second EP, Bedroom Eyes, out on November 20th. NOVEMBER is the alias of Ottawa-born, Montreal-base


(Interview) Image + Nation Film Festival Programming Director Kat Setzer Discusses its 33rd Edition

"At The Movies recently had a chance to talk to Kat Setzer, programming director of the Image + Nation film festival. The festival's 33rd edition is going virtual this year and takes place from Nov. 19 to Dec. 6. Remi and Kat also talked about Image + Nation's virtual Halloween horror film festival, which ran from from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1. Image + Nation promotes a diversity of LGBTQ+ voices showcasing the evolution of queer cinema. More information can be found at image-nation.org.  

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Remi's Recap: the 49th Edition of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

The 49th edition of the Festival du nouveau cinéma took place this year from Oct. 7-31. It was sad to see theatres close down again on Oct. 1 because these festivals work great on a big screen with an audience.


Uncovering Exorcist’s Mystery Horror Metal Album

Back in 1980s, a mystery album titled Nightmare Theatre (1985) dropped in record stores around North America and parts of Europe, shocking those who were lucky enough to grab a first pressing. The band responsible was Exorcist, but they certainly weren’t a “band” in any sense of the word. They didn’t play any shows, didn’t do any interviews, nor did they release any follow-up material.


Briga’s Territoire Album Takes Turbo Folk to New Heights

The Montreal-based writer, composer, performer, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Briga released her fifth album Territoire on Oct. 29.

Born to a Polish father and a Quebecois mother, Briga isn't afraid to show us the different sides of her fragmented identity. Briga gives listeners a modern take on Eastern European music, a new subgenre in folk she self-defines as Turbo Folk


Yves Jarvis returns in full bloom with latest album Sundry Rock Song Stock

Yves Jarvis is the stage name of Jean-Sébastien Audet – a singer originally from Calgary, Alberta. After moving to Montreal and performing under the stage name Un Blonde, the persona Yves Jarvis was borne in 2018. It was brought to life with The Same but by Different Means - his first album released under the new moniker. With this experimental album, Yves Jarvis began his dedicated journey to moving forward and being unafraid to explore mysterious waters.


Love, Loss, and Nostalgia: BAO gets reflective on debut album Perpetual Heartbreak

Those familiar with LA-based electro-pop outfit Ming and Ping may have a particular sonic vision in mind for BAO’s debut album - BAO is the solo venture of Bao Vo, the producer and musical mind behind the duo’s sound. As a producer, Vo has worked with a number of other Asian-American artists, including the aforementioned Ming and Ping and Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, lead vocalist of How To Destroy Angels.


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