OFFERS YOU THE WORLD FROM (August 21 to September 1st 2014)

The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema, to promote filmmakers and innovative works, to discover and encourage new talents, and to promote meetings between cinema professionals from around the world.

The MWFF (Montreal World Film Festival 2014) is the only competitive Film Festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations)

The Montreal World Film Festival includes the following sections:

• WORLD COMPETITION – high profile world and international premieres. The international official Jury awards the various prizes for the feature films of his section: Grand Prix of the Americas, Special Grand Prix of the Jury, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Artistic Contribution, Innovation Award. This same Jury awards two prizes for the short films of this section.

• FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION – gives the opportunity to authors of selected first feature films to be recognized. A separate jury awards the Golden Zenith, Silver Zenith and Bronze Zenith to the winners of this section.

• HORS CONCOURS (World Greats, out-of competition) category.

• FOCUS ON WORLD CINEMA (Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania) reflects the vocation of the Festival as “World Film Festival”.

• DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WORLD – includes non-fiction films reflecting the subjects and concerns of filmmakers from countries around the globe.

• TRIBUTES to cinematic creators

• STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Canadian and international sections)


• OUR CINEMA – Review of a year of hits

Every year, films from around 80 countries, including well-known and first-time filmmakers alike, are selected. Many films have been discovered in Montreal. The Festival welcomes cinema professionals and the general public.

The festival-going public is invited to vote for the films they like best in different categories.

• People’s Choice Award
• Award for the Most Popular Canadian Film
• Glauber Rocha Award for the Best Film from Latin America
• Best Documentary Film Award
• Best Canadian Short Film Award

August 16 TO 21 : Advance sale from noon to 7 p.m. at Imperial Theatre and Quartier Latin Cinema.
From August 22 : all theatres

For tickets and information:  (514) 848-3883

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