More culture recommendations for week three.
Albert Shin tells us about the personal nature of his new film Disappearance at Clifton Hill, the appeal of Niagara Falls and how he wound up casting David Cronenberg as a scuba-diving podcaster.
Justine Smith looks at three films playing today at FNC, including a retrospective screening of David Cronenberg’s controversial Crash.
A feature interview with the actor about his directorial debut, Goon: Last of the Enforcers.
David Cronenberg shot three films here in the late ’70s, but Montreal got the most screen time in Rabid.
* Vernissage for Dima Karout’s Damascus Walls
* GWAR destroy the Corona Theatre
* Così e Così double cassette launch at Casa del Popolo
* Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars is playing Dollar Cinema
* Arrington de Dionyso live-drawing marathon at Espace Pop
* Vintage goods on sale at Rack It
* Free (good) Canadian films at PHI Centre
* Against Equality book launch
* Charity Chan and crew at Casa
It’s a family affair — films by Denis Villeneuve’s brother and David Cronenberg’s son are featured in our coverage of the Festival du nouveau cinéma’s offerings for this evening.