Monsieur Lazhar

Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long healing process, nobody in the school is aware of Bachir‘s painful former life. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

My Internship in Canada

An independent M.P. suddenly finds himself thrust into the parliamentary spotlight, and it’s up to his young Haitian intern to help the hapless backbencher navigate the complexities and pitfalls of Parliament Hill. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]