A winter comeback for film buffs

“Don’t Worry Darling”, a psychological thriller by Olivia Wilde

Don’t Worry Darling (Don’t worry darling), presented in its original English version with French subtitles on January 10 and 11, is the new film by actress and filmmaker Olivia Wilde, which is making a strong comeback after bookmark, which the critics had well received in 2019. This time, the director takes a critical look at the condition of women and the role of the housewife in the 1950s. To mark the start of the winter film season, the screening will be free for the UdeM student community.

The lead role is played by pop star Harry Styles, alongside actress Florence Pugh. Both play Jack and Alice Chambers, a young couple living in a small, utopian experimental community in California, created and financed by the mysterious company for which Jack works…

“Moonage Daydream”, a documentary by Brett Morgen

Screened on January 17 and 18 in the original English version with French subtitles, the documentary Moonage Daydreamcritically acclaimed, is a cinematic odyssey through the creative and musical work of the genius that was David Bowie.

Directed by the visionary filmmaker who obtained never-before-seen footage and access to the singer’s personal archives after his death in 2016, this film is more of a sensory experience than a biographical documentary. Brett Morgen worked for four years on this film which traces the experimentation with music, art, sexuality and spirituality of one of the most prolific and influential artists of the 20e century. This is Bowie told by Bowie!

“Viking”, a dramatic comedy by Stéphane Lafleur

Presented on January 24 and 25 as part of UdeM’s first Fest’hiver, viking is the new feature film from the Quebec director of You sleep Nicole, Stephane Lafleur. For the occasion, admission will be free for the student community and the general public, and the director will take part in a cine-chat with moviegoers after the 7 p.m. screening on January 24.

viking, is the story of five astronauts who take part in the first manned expedition to Mars. But it is also the name of the firm that will recruit five people to train the emotional intelligence of astronauts and thus prevent problems they may encounter during their trip.

The film, which describes itself as an offbeat sci-fi fantasy allegory, was very well received by critics this fall. The Quebec cinematographic press agency Mediafilm gave it a rating of 2 (meaning “remarkable”), which makes it the 10e Quebec feature film to obtain this rating.

“White dog”, a drama by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette
January 31 and 1er February, moviegoers will be able to see the film adaptation of the novel white dog, by Romain Gary, published in 1970. The new film by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, who directed The goddess of fireflies, is presented in collaboration with the Reading Club and the Office for the Promotion of the French Language and La Francophonie.

In 1968, when the United States was shaken by racial hatred, French novelist Romain Gary, played by actor Denis Ménochet, lived in Los Angeles with actress Jean Seberg, played by Kacey Rohl. One day, the couple take in a stray dog, unaware that he is a “white dog”, a dog specially trained to attack black people…

Useful information

For the complete program and to obtain the links to reserve seats, moviegoers can consult the new Cine-campus ticket office and shows online.


The theatrical films are presented at the Center d’essai, located in the J.-A.-DeSève pavilion, in a room that meets the highest standards of the cinema industry thanks to a 4K projector and a Dolby 7.1 surround sound system.

Address: 2332, boulevard Edouard-Montpetit, 6e stage.


The ticket is priced at $5 for the student community and $6 for the general public. UdeM employees are entitled to the reduced rate of $5 during screenings at 4:45 p.m.

Tickets are sold at the entrance to the hall 30 minutes before the screenings. Buying tickets online is recommended to reserve your place.

For who?

The UdeM Student Life Services Ciné-campus invites the student community, UdeM employees and the general public to its indoor screenings.

A winter comeback for film buffs