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2019 Winners

21 September 2019 | News


Grand Prix de la Compétition – Long métrage
Kuessipan de Myriam Verreault
Mention spéciale :  Danmarks Sønner de Ulaa Salim

Prix du Jury cinéphile – Premier long métrage
Mad Dog & The Butcher - Les derniers vilains de Thomas Rinfret
Prix du Jury collégial
Why don't you just die de Krill Sokolov
Mention spéciale : For Sama de Waad Al-Kateab et Edward Watts
Grand Prix de la Compétition Nationale – Court métrage
Une bombe au cœur de Rémi St-Michel

Grand Prix de la Compétition Internationale – Court métrage
L'été et tout le reste de Sven Bresser

Bourse à la Création des Cinéastes de Québec
Canicule de Fanny Perreault

Prix du Public – Long métrage
Vivre à 100 milles à l'heure de Louis Bélanger

Prix du Public – Court métrage
Je finirai en prison d'Alexandre Dostie  

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Become cinephile jury 2019

19 August 2019 | News

Are you passionate about cinema and like to share your point of view? You are the person we are looking for. 

Becoming a film juror is a unique opportunity to experience your Festival differently, from the inside. From September 12 to 21, come and watch a selection of 13 films from the first works of local, national and international directors. 

Selected candidates will receive a free CinéPasse as well as an invitation to the opening night and Tapis Rouge.éphile

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1,000 Seats for a Loonie

15 August 2019 | News

Thanks to Ubisoft Québec, the first thousand people who place a ‘loonie’ on the ticket counter for a film of their choice during a regular session will be able to attend on the same day for only one dollar.

At this price, what are we going to see?

Cash and on-site only. No presale or online sale.Taxes & service charges included. Minimum age suggested: 13 years, accompanied by an adult movie buff.

Limited quantities. Certain conditions apply. Maximum number predetermined per session. Entrance following regular ticket holders. Contact for more details.

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Fall session at MMAQ

14 August 2019 | News

This fall, develop your artistic skills with the Maison des métiers d'art de Québec. 

Located in the heart of the Saint-Roch district, the MMAQ offers courses for the general public led by professional artists. Ceramics, sculpture, textiles: there is something for every taste and every level! The workshops, which take place on weekends and evenings, promote a relaxed atmosphere and personalized pedagogy. 

Register for the fall 2019 session now at

Do you want to go further? The MMAQ also offers higher education in partnership with Cégep Limoilou. 

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12 August 2019 | News

The Quebec City Film Festival (QFCF) presented by Quebecor and supported by Restos Plaisir is pleased to announce that Anne-Marie Laflamme, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Université Laval and Éric Amyot, Partner at BCF Avocats d'affaires will be the Honorary Presidents of the 2019 edition. The organizations of the two honorary presidents have also agreed to be partners in this important film event in Quebec City. 

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And the birds rained down at the QCFF

7 August 2019 | News

The Quebec City Film Festival (QCFF), presented by Québecor and powered by Restos Plaisir, as well as MK2 | MILE END are pleased to announce that the film And the birds rained down directed and scripted by Louise Archambault will open this 2019 edition. This film is an adaptation of Jocelyne Saucier's best-selling novel of the same name. The movie cast and crew will be present and will walk the red carpet on Thursday, September 12, 2019 to the sound of the Orchestre Symphonique de musique de film de Québec (OSMFQ). The celebrations will begin with a screening of short films in the form of an outdoor Cinéconcert at Place d'Youville accompanied by the OSMFQ and will be followed by a screening of And the birds rained down from 8 p.m. in the Raoul-Jobin room at Palais Montcalm.

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