Quebec films

At VIFF, new work by Juliette Binoche, Belgium’s Dardenne Brothers and Quebec’s François Girard

Plus a shameful case of indigenous hurt in Canada, an extraordinary mother from Germany and an ancient play made contemporary in both Sicily and Beirut

Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada, defying convention in Bollywood

Also Denys Arcand’s rant about the evils of money, a compassionate court dealing with sex trade workers and a series coming soon to showcase a celebrated woman filmmaker from France

Romance under stress, Nicole Kidman with a different look and the King Arthur story for modern kids

Also some animated fun from Quebec and an inscrutable film with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.

45 Years, a gem about seniors; big-sea action in The Finest Hours, and short Oscar hopefuls

Also Al Purdy, a Canadian poet you should know more about, and a young boy’s angst in The Demons

Furious 7, Woman in Gold and While We’re Young: reviews

Car stunts, court cases and unease about aging lead a long and varied movie menu for Easter

The real story of the Canadian-Iran caper; Atom Egoyan’s take on the West Memphis 3 and I, Frankenstein

Ken Taylor on the Iran Hostage crisis, as well as three legally-railroaded teens and a new version of Frankenstein’s monster lead the new films this week

A few VIFF picks for the weekend, including Le Week-End

Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan spend their anniversary in Paris but find a lot has changed