Free reserved seating all summer long for Les Nocturnes de l’École d’art de Sutton

Several outdoor cinema events in Sutton this summer!

In addition to its own Open Air Cinema family film program, which runs from July 4 to August 15 at the Veterans’a Park, the Town of Sutton has decided to partner with with Les Nocturnes for a second year, to give its residents a wider choice of films.

In addition, Sutton joins Cowansville and Bromont in hosting the 15th edition of Cinéma sous les étoiles, a documentary film festival organized by Funambules Médias. As part of les Nocturnes program, the Sutton School of Art will be hosting a screening of this new regional event, sure to enchant you. See the section below for more information.

Les Nocturnes, a tribute to Quebec auteur cinema in Sutton

In partnership with the Sutton School of Art, the Town of Sutton is offering exclusive free tickets to Sutton residents and homeowners to attend film screenings offered as part of les Nocturnes, on selected Friday evenings from June to September 2024. One hundred and forty tickets will be distributed free of charge under the conditions described below. If you don’t qualify for free admission, the price is $10.

Held in the enchanting setting of the Sutton School of Art, les Nocturnes will present films from Quebec auteur cinema under the stars, on selected Friday evenings from June 21 to September 20, 2024. A great atmosphere awaits spectators from 7 p.m. with: refreshment bar with popcorn and nibbles, thrift shop sale, children’s art exhibition and surprise musical performances will be offered before the film presentation by the filmmaker or a member of the production, at 8 p.m., followed by the film screening at sunset. Please note that the films will be presented in their original French language with English subtitles.

Screening dates are as follows: June 21, July 5 and 19, August 2 and 9, September 6 and 20.
Don’t forget to bring your chair, blanket and admission ticket!

For more information on les Nocturnes, visit the Sutton School of Art: website and Facebook page

First free evening screening Friday, June 21

The Nocturnes launch evening will feature an exclusive selection of Quebec shorts. Artisans of the short films presented will be there to chat with the public after the screening: Simon Gualtieri, Alexandre Lefebvre, Emmanuel Bilodeau, Eli Jean Tahchi, and more! Note that this evening is free for all!

To reserve your free ticket, click here.

Selection of short films:

  • AMI D’AMI, director Simon Gualtieri (15 min)
  • LE CHANT DU COQ, director Alexandre Lefebvre (18 min)
  • UN TROU DANS LA POITRINE, directors Alexandra Myotte and Jean-Sébastien Hamel (11 min)
  • GABY DES COLLINES, by director Zoé Pelchat (20 min)
  • OUTSIDE CENTER, by director Eli Jean Tahchi (20 min)
  • CHAT MORT, by directors Annie-Claude Caron and Danick Audet (20 min)

Funambules Médias’ Cinéma sous les étoiles festival is coming to Brome-Missisquoi!

For its 15th edition, Funambules Médias, the company accustomed to Montreal parks, is pleased to announce that a series of 5 screenings will be presented in three municipalities of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC in August! The towns of Sutton, Cowansville and Bromont are pleased to offer you a program of documentaries on a variety of themes, with each film accompanied by discussions with the filmmakers or specialists on the themes in question.

As part of les Nocturnes, Sutton’s free show for all will take place on Friday, August 9, with the presentation of Amélie Dussault’s film, RÉCOLTER L’HIVER. This Quebec documentary will transport you into the daily lives of market gardeners who have taken on the improbable challenge of growing vegetables without any heating while it’s snowing in the sky.

The other Cinéma sous les étoiles dates in the MRC are:

  • Friday, August 2 at 8:45 p.m., at the Cowansville Nature Center, with the Quebec premiere of DEEP RISING by Matthieu Rytz, USA.
  • Saturday, August 10 at 8:30 p.m., at the Cowansville Nature Center, with the film L’OCÉAN VU DU CŒUR by Iolande Cadrin-Rossignol & Marie-Dominique Michaud, Quebec.
  • Wednesday August 14 at 8:15 p.m., at Place Publique in Bromont, with LOW-TECH – LES BÂTISSEURS DU MONDE D’APRÈS by Adrien Bellay, France.
  • Friday August 16 at 8:15 p.m., at the Cowansville Nature Center, with the film MA CITÉ ÉVINCÉE by Priscillia Piccoli & Laurence Turcotte-Fraser, Quebec.

For the full program of Cinéma sous les étoiles, visit site Web.

To get free access

Do you live or own a property in Sutton? You can attend the Nocturnes screenings for free! Here’s what you need to do:

  • Present yourself at the Town Hall reception desk, during opening hours, with proof of identity with address and photo. A maximum of 4 tickets per person is available when you pick up free tickets.
  • Present yourself at the reception desk during the Nocturnes screenings, with proof of address and photo ID. A maximum of 4 tickets per person are available at the Nocturnes reception desk on screening nights.
  • Free tickets are distributed only at the Sutton Town Hall reception desk and at the Nocturnes reception desk at the Sutton School of Art;
  • Tickets are available only to adults aged 18 and over, with proof of residency.
  • Proof of residency is required in the form of :
    • Driver’s license with address and photo;
    • Cable, telephone or Hydro-Québec bill or municipal or school tax notice and photo ID;
    • Original copy of lease signed by landlord and photo ID

Not qualifying for free admission? A $10 fee will be charged at the entrance to the site.

Sutton Town Hall, 11 Principale S. Street, Sutton
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sutton School of Art, Nocturnes reception area, 79 Principale S. Street, Sutton
Schedule: Starting at 7 p.m. on Fridays: June 21, July 5 and 19, August 2 and 9, September 6 and 20.