ON THE ROAD 25th Anniversary Nationwide Tour

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, the original cultural event focusing on the intersection of movies, pop culture and mental health, is taking its unique brand of screenings and discussions on the road on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. Including several Canadian cities stretching from Vancouver to Fredericton, Rendezvous: On The Road provides people across Canada with an opportunity to share and discuss experience with mental health, addiction and recovery in the context of some of the most illuminating and provocative documentaries, features, animated and experimental mental health movies from around the world. Join the national conversation, coming soon to a theatre near you!

Tour made possible with generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts / Conseil des arts du Canada.

FEATURED FILMS


Swift Current
directed by Joshua Rofé starring Sheldon Kennedy
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Juanicas
directed by Karina Garcia Casanova
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Land of Not Knowing
directed by Steve Sanguedolce
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Ken Foster

directed by Joshua Laner, produced by Michael Khazen
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The Business of Recovery
directed by Adam Finberg/Greg Horvath
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The Other Half
directed by Joey Klein
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WINNIPEG

(*“Madness and the Movies” FREE Talk with Geoff Pevere Friday August 11th @ 3:00 pm Artbeat Studios, 4-62 Albert Street, Winnipeg*)

Screening #1: Swift Current  (Joshua Rofé starring Sheldon Kennedy) (screening with short film Psychedelic Soldiers by Michael Spadafora )
When: Friday August 11th @ 7:00 pm
Where: Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg Film Group
https://www.winnipegfilmgroup.com/event/rendezvous-with-madness-film-tour-swift-current/

Screening #2: Juanicas  (Karina Garcia Casanova) (screening with short film Celebration of Darkness by Jaene Francy Castrillon)
Saturday August 12th – 3:00 pm
Director Karina Garcia Casanova in attendance!
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street
Panel discussion to follow with Director Karina Garcia Casanova (Montreal), Rendezvous Program Director Geoff Pevere, Art Beat Studio Founder/Director Nigel Bart and Winnipeg Mental Health worker Stan Rossowski
https://www.winnipegfilmgroup.com/event/rendezvous-with-madness-film-tour-juanicas/

Screening #3: Land of Not Knowing (Steve Sanguedolce screening with short film Scrapbook by Mike Hoolboom)
Sunday August 13th – 3:00 pm
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street

screenings hosted and coordinated by:
Winnipeg Film Group
Winnipeg Cinematheque

FREDERICTON

Screening #1: Ken Foster (Joshua Laner) (followed by free reception)
When: Friday, August 11th @ 6:00 pm
Where: Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street

*with Producer Michael Khazen (Vancouver) in attendance in discussion with Rendezvous’ Program Coordinator Kayla Wemp

Screening #2: Juanicas (Karina Garcia Casanova)
Saturday, August 12th – 12:00 pm
Charlotte Street Art Centre, 732 Charlotte Street

Screening #3: Business of Recovery by Adam Finberg/Greg Horvath
Saturday, August 12th – 2:00 pm
Charlotte Street Art Centre, 732 Charlotte Street

Screening #4: Swift Current  (Joshua Rofe starring Sheldon Kennedy)
Saturday, August 12th – 4:00 pm
Charlotte Street Art Centre, 732 Charlotte Street

screenings hosted and coordinated by:
Charlotte Street Arts Centre
New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-op
Liberty Lane
https://www.facebook.com/events/1363627400382268

VANCOUVER

Screening #1: Swift Current  (Joshua Rofe starring Sheldon Kennedy)
When: Wednesday, August 16th @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street
Introduced by Program Director Geoff Pevere with discussion to follow featuring Pevere and Frames of Mind’s Dr Harry Karlinsky
http://www.thecinematheque.ca/framesofmind/swift-current

Screening #2: Juanicas  (Karina Garcia Casanova)
When: Wednesday, Sept 20th – 7:30pm
Where: The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street

Screenings hosted by Frames of Mind
The Cinematheque

More info on future Vancouver screening posted soon.

WHITEHORSE

Screening #1: Swift Current (Joshua Rofe starring Sheldon Kennedy)
When: Thursday, August 17th  @ 6:00pm
Where: The Yukon Arts Centre, 300 College Drive
http://yukonfilmsociety.com/schedule-detail/swift-current

Screening #2: The Other Half  (Joey Klein)
When: Thursday, August 17th @ 8:30pm
Where: Yukon Art Centre, 300 College Drive
http://yukonfilmsociety.com/schedule-detail/the-other-half
Followed by Q&A discussion with Director Joey Klein (Toronto) and Program Director Geoff Pevere

* Director Joey Klein in attendance

Screenings hosted and coordinated by
Yukon Film Society
The Yukon Arts Centre

DAWSON CITY

Screening #1: Ken Foster (Joshua Laner)

When: Saturday, August 19th @ 10:00pm

Where: KIAC Ballroom – Dawson City

http://yukonfilmsociety.com/schedule-detail/ken-foster
Screening hosted and coordinated by
Yukon Film Society
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)

MONTREAL

Screening #1 (TBC): The Other Half (Joey Klein)

When: November 20th @ 7:00pm
Where: La Cinémathèque québécoise, 335, boul de Maisonneuve Est

*Director in attendance for panel discussion post-screening

Screening #2 (TBC): Land of Not Knowing (Steve Sanguedolce) 
When: November 21st @ 7:00pm
Where: La Cinémathèque Québécoise, 335, boul de Maisonneuve Est

Screening #3 (TBC): Ken Foster (Josh Laner)

When: November 21st @ 9:00 PM
Where: La Cinémathèque Québécoise, 335, boul de Maisonneuve Est

Tickets and more info HERE.

NORTH BAY

Screening #1: Short Film Program – AFFECTED ( featuring short films: Whatever The Weather, My Last Summer, Psychedelic Soldiers, Echoes, Letting you Go)
When: Tuesday, September 5th @7:00pm
Where: White Water Gallery, 122 Main Street East

Screening #2: The Other Half  (Joey Klein in person TBC)
When: Wednesday, Sept 6th @ 7:30pm
Where: Galaxy Cinema, 300 Lakeshore Drive
www.northbayfilm.com

*Director Joey Klein in attendance (TBC)


Screenings hosted and coordinated by:
Near North Mobile Media Lab
White Water Gallery
North Bay Film
@North Bay Film Club