Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Arnait Video Collective's “Before Tomorrow” Opens in Canada this Friday, March 27

Arnait Video Collective's first feature Before Tomorrow, directed
by Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Madeline Piujuq Ivalu, will have its
theatrical release through Alliance Films this Friday, March 27. The
film will open in Montreal at the AMC Forum with English and the
Beaubien with French sub-titles; in Toronto at the Cumberland and in
Vancouver at the Tinseltown.

Before Tomorrow, garnered the prize for Best First Canadian Film at
its world premiere at last Septembers Toronto Festival and played at
this years Sundance Festival. It was awarded First Prize at the
ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Grand Prize at the Native
American Film Festival in San Francisco, Best Feature Film at the
Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival; and named one of Canadas Top Ten
for 2008.

Before Tomorrow is the story of a woman facing with her grandson
the ultimate challenge to their humanity. It is the third feature
film from Igloolik-Isuma Productions and the first in collaboration
with Arnait, the womens video collective of Igloolik, following
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001) and The Journals of Knud
Rasmussen (2006). Based on the novel Før Morgendagen by Jørn Riel,
the film stars Madeline Piujuq Ivalu and her grandson Paul-Dylan
Ivalu. See: www.beforetomorrow.ca <http://www.beforetomorrow.ca/>

Contact: Lucius Barre lucius@rcn.com <mailto:lucius@rcn.com>

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