2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Nous avions

Montreal, 1999. Like every sunday, a modest Pakistani immigrant family picnics in a dead-end next to the Airport, closely watching planes land. On this special day where the Legendary Concord is expected - a rare treat in town- Akram (17 years old), the eldest son of 3 kids, deeply in his teenage crisis, decides to take off to live his own life, creating a commotion in the family.

Director: Stéphane Moukarzel

Producer: Ménaïc Raoul, Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette

Screenwriter: Stephane Moukarzel

Cinematographer: Vincent Biron

Editor: Véronique Barbe

Production Designer: Sylvain Lemaître

Sound Designer: Maxime Dusmenil & Jeremy Reid

Principal Cast: Liridon Rashiti, Minoo Gundevia, Deena Aziz, Avinas Gnanapragasam, Michelle Michaud, Naseem Siddiqi


Born in Côte d'Ivoire to Lebanese parents, Stéphane Moukarzel graduated in Communications at Concordia University in Montreal. Author of several short films, his favorite themes are passage of time, the obsession of missteps, the need to let go and the search for identity in an alienated and individualistic society.

Distributor: Travelling (Alexandre Dostie)

Sales Agent: Alexandre Dostie

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