Date: 28 April 2016
Doors Open: 6:00 PM - Showtime: 6:30 PM
Sub-genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Actors: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette
Language: Arabic, English, French
Incendies is a riveting story about one woman’s resolve to survive against all odds. Nawal Marwan, a Lebanese-Canadian mother of twins, dies from a stroke and, in her will directs her two children to track down their father in Lebanon. Their investigation uncovers many secrets about their mother as her life is retold to them against the backdrop of the Lebanese Civil War. This Oscar nominated movie is one of the most critically acclaimed Canadian films in recent history. It is based on Wajdi Mouawad’s Award Winning play and is directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Wajdi Mouawad, OC, is an award winning Lebanese-Canadian writer, actor and director. Denis Villeneuve, arguably one of Canada’s best film makers, is an award winning Quebec-based film director and writer. His credits include Prisoners, Story of Your Life, Blade Runner and Sicario. He is the winner of the Canal+ best short award at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival
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