(Interview) Image + Nation Film Festival Programming Director Kat Setzer Discusses its 33rd Edition

"At The Movies recently had a chance to talk to Kat Setzer, programming director of the Image + Nation film festival. The festival's 33rd edition is going virtual this year and takes place from Nov. 19 to Dec. 6. Remi and Kat also talked about Image + Nation's virtual Halloween horror film festival, which ran from from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1. Image + Nation promotes a diversity of LGBTQ+ voices showcasing the evolution of queer cinema. More information can be found at image-nation.org.  

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Remi's Recap: the 49th Edition of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

The 49th edition of the Festival du nouveau cinéma took place this year from Oct. 7-31. It was sad to see theatres close down again on Oct. 1 because these festivals work great on a big screen with an audience.


Uncovering Exorcist’s Mystery Horror Metal Album

Back in 1980s, a mystery album titled Nightmare Theatre (1985) dropped in record stores around North America and parts of Europe, shocking those who were lucky enough to grab a first pressing. The band responsible was Exorcist, but they certainly weren’t a “band” in any sense of the word. They didn’t play any shows, didn’t do any interviews, nor did they release any follow-up material.


Briga’s Territoire Album Takes Turbo Folk to New Heights

The Montreal-based writer, composer, performer, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Briga released her fifth album Territoire on Oct. 29.

Born to a Polish father and a Quebecois mother, Briga isn't afraid to show us the different sides of her fragmented identity. Briga gives listeners a modern take on Eastern European music, a new subgenre in folk she self-defines as Turbo Folk


Yves Jarvis returns in full bloom with latest album Sundry Rock Song Stock

Yves Jarvis is the stage name of Jean-Sébastien Audet – a singer originally from Calgary, Alberta. After moving to Montreal and performing under the stage name Un Blonde, the persona Yves Jarvis was borne in 2018. It was brought to life with The Same but by Different Means - his first album released under the new moniker. With this experimental album, Yves Jarvis began his dedicated journey to moving forward and being unafraid to explore mysterious waters.


Love, Loss, and Nostalgia: BAO gets reflective on debut album Perpetual Heartbreak

Those familiar with LA-based electro-pop outfit Ming and Ping may have a particular sonic vision in mind for BAO’s debut album - BAO is the solo venture of Bao Vo, the producer and musical mind behind the duo’s sound. As a producer, Vo has worked with a number of other Asian-American artists, including the aforementioned Ming and Ping and Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, lead vocalist of How To Destroy Angels.


At The Movies Talks With Director Noah Kentis

At The Movies recently got a chance to talk to one of the directors of the film Summerland, Noah Kentis. Summerland is a coming of age teen comedy road trip with some introspective moments. We talk to Noah about the road trip movie to a music festival amidst a pandemic and how Summerland finds its own voice in the genre.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


Throwback Tuesday: Animation Filmmaker Chris Dainty Discusses His New Film "Shannon Amen" with At The Movies Host Remi Caron

For At The Movies Reviews on location Remi was able to chat with Chris Dainty about his short animated feature Shannon Amen being showcased at this year's Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma. Using Animation (2D, Stop motion, and Icemation) along with archival footage, Dainty brings his friend Shannon Jamison’s story along with her art to life. Remi chatted about the animation techniques used to tell the story, as well as Dainty's process of emotions while making the film.


At The Movies Interviews Marcel Pinchevsky

At The Movies recently had a chance to interview Marcel Pinchevsky about this years Au Contraire Film Festival, a festival that shines a light on Mental Health. This year's festival taking place from October 5th-24th is a virtual opportunity to watch some films and for more information visit th Au Contraire Film Festival

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


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