Canada Now Announces Its 2020 UK Line-Up Of Films

Canada Now returns as a digital festival across June and July

Telefilm Canada is delighted to announce the return of CANADA NOW, bringing the best of new Canadian cinema to the United Kingdom.

In response to the cinema closures across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CANADA NOW has re-imagined its fourth annual edition as a digital festival with six feature films playing across June and July exclusively on CURZON HOME CINEMA. A selection of live online interviews with the filmmakers will be made available for free throughout the programme.  

The festival launches on Friday 5th June with the Curzon Artificial Eye’s release of Atom Egoyan’s GUEST OF HONOUR, starring David Thewlis and Laysla De Oliveira. Atom Egoyan and David Thewlis are taking part in the first live event on the evening of Monday 8th June. The programme continues with five U.K. Premieres and includes a special live interview with journalist Robert Fisk and director Yung Chang for the critically acclaimed documentary THIS IS NOT A MOVIE on Monday 15th June.

The full programme is listed below, and more information is available on the official website: