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Sophie Farkas Bolla

Sophie Farkas Bolla

Quebec filmmaker, screenwriter, editor

Adventures in the Land of Asha

V.O.: Jules au pays d’Asha
Can. 2023. Adventures by Sophie Farkas Bolla with Alex Dupras, Gaby Jourdain, Marilyse Bourke. In 1940, the nephew of the mayor of a village in northern Quebec sets off with a young Amerindian woman in search of her mother, who may be able to cure him of his skin disease.
Runtime: 92 min.


V.O.: Le Coyote
Can. 2022. Drama by Katherine Jerkovic with Jorge Martinez Colorado, Enzo Desmeules Saint-Hilaire, Eva Avila. On the verge of moving to the regions to revive his career, a Montreal cook of Mexican origin is forced to take in the son of his drug-addicted daughter.
Runtime: 89 min.
Can. 2021. Documentary by Shannon Walsh.
Runtime: 88 min.
Can. 2020. Drama by Tracey Deer with Kiawentiio, Paulina Alexis, Rainbow Dickerson. In 1990, during the Oka Crisis, a young Mohawk woman from the Kahnawake reserve asks a feisty teenager to teach her to overcome her fears.
Runtime: 92 min.


V.O.: Apatrida
Can. 2020. Documentary by Michele Stephenson. In the Dominican Republic, a lawyer defends the rights of 200,000 inhabitants of Haitian descent, stripped of their citizenship by the government.
Runtime: 96 min.
Can. 2019. Documentary by Andrés Livov. At the Centre William-Hingston, in Montreal’s Parc-Extension neighbourhood, adult newcomers from diverse backgrounds learn French.
Runtime: 89 min.
Can. 2017. Documentary by Danae Elon. Investigation into the 11-year imprisonment of the former patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem accused of alliance with Jewish settlers of the extremist right.
Runtime: 85 min.

Roads in February

V.O.: Les Routes en février
Can. 2017. Drama by Katherine Jerkovic with Arlen Aguayo-Stewart, Gloria Demassi, Mathias Perdigon. A young grieving newly arrived Quebecer travels to her grandmother’s house in Uruguay to find out more about what caused her parents to flee their country 10 years earlier.
Runtime: 83 min.
Can. 2016. Documentary by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril. After decades of being demonized for their seal hunting, Inuit proclaim on social media that they will uphold this tradition.
Runtime: 85 min.
Can. 2015. Documentary by Danae Elon. A family from Brooklyn have difficulties adapting to their new home in Jerusalem where the filmmaker and mother was born.
Runtime: 88 min.

United States of Africa

V.O.: Les États-Unis d'Afrique
Can. 2011. Documentary by Yanick Létourneau. A look at the state of affairs in Black Africa sixty years after the decolonization movement recounted by hip hop musicians.
Runtime: 75 min.
Can. 2008. Documentary by Laura Bari. The experiences of a blind boy with a vivid imagination, enrolled in a kindergarten class in a Montreal school.
Runtime: 81 min.

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