April 13, 2021


Parabola’s rising producer, Marie-Michèle Cyr will virtually take off to Copenhagen. This SODEC_Lab will allow producers from Québec to participate online in the CPH:FORUM documentary market from April 26 to April 30, 2021, and the CPH:DOX festival in Copenhagen. The festival is dedicated to creative documentary projects in all formats: feature films, series, interactive media, and installations. […]

April 13, 2021


It is with great excitement that we released commercially No Ordinary Man across Canada on Friday April 2nd 2021. The film is now available on all PVOD platforms and in select cinemas in Québec. For times, venues and links, please check our distributors websites @ Les Films du 3 Mars and level films. https://f3m.ca/ http://level.film/

April 13, 2021


Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired U.S. rights to No Ordinary Man. The news of the acquisition of No Ordinary Man comes at an appropriate time as March 31 was Trans Day of Visibility. “For me, No Ordinary Man was such an eye-opening and welcome introduction to Billy Tipton,” said O-Scope’s Dan Berger. “Aisling and Chase’s inventive portrait adopts a number of […]

July 30, 2020

NO ORDINARY MAN to have its world premiere at the 2020 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

            AISLING CHIN-YEE AND CHASE JOYNT’S NO ORDINARY MAN TO HAVE ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 2020 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Written by transgender writer Amos Mac and Montreal filmmaker Aisling Chin-Yee, No Ordinary Man represents the only feature film with transgender filmmakers screening at this year’s TIFF Toronto, ON […]

June 8, 2020

“No Ordinary Man” at Cannes Documentary Showcase

Parabola’s latest production “No Ordinary Man” is at the Cannes Film Festival’s Documentary Showcase for works-in-progress. The feature documentary, directed by Aisling Chin-Yee & Chase Joynt, and written by Aisling Chin-Yee & Amos Mac is one of four films representing Canada at this year’s market. For decades, the life of American Jazz musician, Billy Tipton, […]

February 26, 2020

Stream 1999 for free in Canada

Samara Chadwick‘s beautiful and haunting documentary “1999” is now available to stream for free in English and French on the National Film Board’s web site: English: https://www.nfb.ca/film/1999-en French: https://www.onf.ca/film/1999 Share your thoughts about the film or reach out to Samara on the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/1999film/

January 9, 2019

Press love for 1999

  After a festival circuit with stops in Kosovo, Switzerland, New York, Toronto, Italy and of course Moncton, New Brunswick, the critics are in and they love 1999! “Chadwick intrepidly shifts backwards and forwards in time, she and her protagonists speaking in their native Chiac …the language flows sometimes literally word by word between the two […]

June 30, 2017

New Parabola Film “1999” first Canadian film ever to get Eurimages funding

Parabola Films’ upcoming documentary “1999” is honoured to be the first Canadian production to receive Creative Europe’s Eurimages Fund, in the first year of Canada’s participation in this prestigious grant for European co productions. “1999” was the only documentary selected for funding among the 27 projects that were approved by the committee. The film, directed […]

February 27, 2017

Devil’s Trap world premiere at CPH:DOX

Mitchell Stafiej’s documentary The Devil’s Trap will world premiere at CPH:DOX in competition for the F:ACT Award

March 14, 2016

New projects, new International pitching forums

Public pitches at Visions du Réel, Hot Docs, and One World