A Tribute to Gordon Pinsent

CanFilmDay honours the passing of screen legend Gordon Pinsent with online offerings and screenings across the country featuring Colm Feore, Mary Walsh, and Peter O’Brian


CanFilmDay honours the passing of Canadian screen legend Gordon Pinsent with screenings across the country and special online offerings. 

Special events include screenings in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver, all of which will feature live Q&As, as well as online offerings. John and the Missus (1987) is considered by many to be Pinsent’s crowning achievement.  Written and directed by him and featuring a Best Actor Genie Award-winning performance, the film is a moving exploration of the question “What is home?”. Screenings of this rarely seen masterwork are at the heart of our tribute: