Saturday March 3, 2018 - 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) is once again taking part in the Nuit blanche à Montreal, which will take place on Saturday March 3, 2018, and invests La Guilde on this occasion. On the program, short films, performance and djset, showcasing contemporary Aboriginal arts with multidisciplinary artists Caroline Monnet, Guy Sioui Durand, and DJ Parker Mah.
The Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC)
A major event on the Canadian cinema scene since its first edition in 1971, the Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal has proven its ability to continually adapt to the most avant-garde audiovisual practices in the field. During eleven days of festival : over 350 films (feature and short films) by directors from Québec, Canada and all over the World, virtual reality installations in free access, performances, digital and interactiv experiences, cocktails, parties, conferences, and encounters are offered to the youth and the large audiences. Don’t miss the Festival’s 47th edition next Fall, October 3 to 14, 2018!
Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais, Quebec. She studied in both Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual arts and films. She is based in Montréal. Monnet is an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and TIFF Talent Lab 2016. Her short films have screened at numerous festivals including Toronto International Film Festival (Ikwé, Warchild, Tshieutin), Les Rencontres Internationales (Gephyrophobia) and Sundance Film Festival (Mobilize). She won a Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Film Festival for Best experimental film for Mobilize. She is currently developing her first feature film selected for the Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation residency in Paris. As a visual artist, she has exhibited her work at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) and Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), as part of Rencontres Internationales, Axenéo7, Plug In ICA, Arsenal Montréal, Urban Shaman, McCord Museum, and Museum of Contemporary Art (Montréal) among others. In 2016, she made Creatura Dada as a Carte Blanche for the Festival du nouveau cinéma.
GUY SIOUI DURAND
Guy Sioui Durand is a Wendat (Huron) based in Wendake, Québec, Canada. He is a sociologist (Ph.D), art critic, independant curator, author and performer (spoken words). He is specialised in contemporary Amerindian art and contemporary art. he is President of Intervention Edition’s and member of performance group’s Le Tas Invisible (Québec) and international member of Bbeyond International Belfast).