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Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema kicks off with docs

Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinema, which runs from October 7 to 18, features many doc titles such as Behind Jim Jarmusch, PilgrIMAGE, Visionnaires Planétaires, and Rapping With Shakespeare. The first full day of the festival, October 8, kicks off with a screening of Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam by Omar Majeed and EyeSteelFilm, which opens the festival's Temps ø section of the fest. For more information visit the Festival du Nouveau Cinema's website.
October 7, 2009

Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema, which runs from October 7 to 18, features many doc titles such as Behind Jim Jarmusch, PilgrIMAGE, Visionnaires Planétaires, and Rapping With Shakespeare. The first full day of the festival, October 8, kicks off with a screening of Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam by Omar Majeed and EyeSteelFilm, which opens the festival’s Temps ø section of the fest. For more information visit the Festival du Nouveau Cinema’s website.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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