Olivia Frey

  • Fringe Arts

    In Memory of Chantal Akerman

    In light of the tragic death of Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman, the Montreal’s international documentary festival will pay tribute to the exceptional figure of the cinema community. Renowned worldwide as the author of original and audacious films, Akerman reportedly committed suicide on Oct. 5 at the age of 65.

  • Fringe Arts

    The Japanese Irreverence

    Film POP will showcase a special retrospective of the work of a young, upcoming independent filmmaker from Japan, Sho Miyake for the 14th edition of POP Montreal.

  • Fringe Arts

    A Documentary Journey of Art Discovery

    The International Festival of Films on Art is returning to Montreal for its 33rd edition and promises to inspire all art lovers, with a fine selection of 270 films from all parts of the globe. Every imaginable art form is represented: opera, photography, architecture, theatre, design, music, literature, fashion and much more.

  • Fringe Arts

    Reflections on Metafilms

    From Jan. 20 to Feb. 17, Montreal’s Phi Centre will be presenting the Metafilms Carte Blanche series, five nights of film screenings highlighting favorites selected by Metafilms’ producers: Nancy Grant and Sylvain Corbeil.

  • RIDM Review: Stop Making Sense

    To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jonathan Demme’s exhilarating live concert film Stop Making Sense, Montreal’s RIDM film festival screened the Talking Heads’ explosive performance as part of the festival’s ‘Beat Dox’ section. Shot in Los Angeles in December 1983, the film was a unique rock’n’roll event and modernist performance piece, involving a highly creative band when they had just scored their biggest mainstream success with the album Speaking in Tongues.