Sixteen documentaries supported by Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds
Montréal, 24 April 2019—Telefilm Canada, in partnership with the Rogers Group of Funds, announces the 16 English- and French-language documentary feature films supported by the Theatrical Feature-Length Documentary Program, with a funding total of more than $1.6 million.
The goal of the Theatrical Documentary Program is to increase Canadian audiences for Canadian feature films, by encouraging the production of high-calibre feature-length documentaries. Since 2007, Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds have joined forces to underwrite this Program with the intent to support projects that will lead to success.
|Boat People||Marie-Hélène Panisset||Thi Be Nguyen||DIY FILMS Inc.|
|Un enfant à soi||Amandine Gay||Amandine Gay||Echo Media|
|Ensemble||Jean-Nicolas Orhon||Jean-Nicolas Orhon||Films JAD|
|Fondations||Olivier D. Asselin||Olivier D. Asselin||Argus Films|
|Ce que le monde porte en soi||Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins||Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins||MÖ FILMS|
|Nitassinan||Joséphine Bacon and Carlos Ferrand||Joséphine Bacon, Carlos Ferrand and Réginald Vollant||Terre Innue
|La parfaite victime||Émilie Perreault and Monic Néron||Émilie Perreault and Monic Néron||Cinémaginaire and Films Progresco|
|Rojek||Zaynê Akyol||Zaynê Akyol||Metafilms|
|À travers tes yeux||Brigitte Poupart||Brigitte Poupart||EMAfilms|
|The Unmaking||Shannon Walsh||Harold Crooks and Julien Goetz||Intuitive Pictures Productions|
|nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up
|Tasha Hubbard||Tasha Hubbard||Downstream Documentary Productions|
|Red Fever||Neil Diamond||Neil Diamond||Rezolution Pictures International|
|Inconvenient Indian||Michelle Latimer||Michelle Latimer||90th Parallel Productions|
|The Magnitude of All Things||Jennifer Abbott||Jennifer Abbott||Magnitude Productions|
|Atwood Encounters||Nancy Lang||Nancy Lang||Atwood Encounters|
|Team Indigenous||Courtney Montour||Courtney Montour||Jason Brennan|
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About the Rogers Group of Funds
In 1980, Rogers launched its first fund to support Canada’s independent producers. Since then, more than $560 million has been committed to over 2200 television and feature film projects through four different funding programs, all designed to meet the needs of Canada’s independent production community.
Advisor, Public Relations – English Market
Rogers Media / Rogers Group of Funds