Kino's tribute to Jean-Marc Vallée

Tribute by Kino to; Jean-Marc Vallée

Quebec director and producer Jean-Marc Vallée.

After an enforced two-year hiatus, Kino Montreal's monthly screenings will be back in theaters this Friday, March 4 at Théâtre Plaza. This reunion will mark the 23rd anniversary of the Kino movement. The evening will be largely devoted to a tribute to the late filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée.

Kino Montreal is a non-profit organization that oversees and supports the creation of short films. In the first part of the evening, three films that stood out in the 2021 vintage will be presented.

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Next, a tribute to Jean-Marc Vallée, an exceptional filmmaker who most likely influenced many artists who are members of the Kino movement.

A testimony of the filmmaker dating from 2013 will be presented on the big screen. Jean-Marc Vallée had then sponsored a production block of the Kino Kabaret of Montreal and generously shared his cinematographic approach.

This testimony will be followed by two short films which were inspired by it: Le jour j'ai décélissé by Céline France and :p by Matthew Fournier.

Films recently made in honor of Jean-Marc Vallée will conclude the evening.

“Kino Montreal will unveil a series of 2-minute short films made expressly for the evening with the common theme of paying tribute to Jean-Marc Vallée. This achievement challenge was launched last January and was open to everyone. Those who answered the call could interpret this “tribute” challenge in the way they wished: fiction, documentary, testimony, art film, etc…”, can we read in the press release of the event.

Kino Evening – 23rd anniversary
Friday March 4, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theater (6505 , rue Saint-Hubert)
Ticket: $12 in presale, $15 at the door
www.kinomontreal.com

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