What is the Canadian Cinema Challenge?
Sample the best Canadian Cinema of the decade
Watch 1 film/week for 4 weeks
We’ll curate the films, help you locate them, provide context for maximum enjoyment, and cheer you on with a weekly email.
What you’ll learn
Week 1: Watch a Québécois Film (e.g., Our Loved Ones, Monsieur Lazhar)
Week 2: Watch an Indigenous Film (e.g., Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Edge of the Knife)
Week 3: Watch a Coming-of-Age Film (e.g., The Demons, Charlotte A Du Fun)
Week 4: Watch a Documentary (e.g., Stories We Tell, Anote’s Ark)
Want to learn more about Canadian Cinema?
Discover great films you haven’t heard of from the Great White North. We’ll guide you through your viewing — the themes, aesthetics, and cultural context — via our interviews with the filmmakers and essays from the editors .