June 10th – 20th, 2021
More information to be revealed shortly
Keeping the curtain up
Erratic is one word to use to describe François Legault and the Québec government’s approach to developing and implementing public health measures throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Unscientific, unsettling, and authoritative also come to mind. The speed and intensity in which they backtracked on recently announced deconfinement measures in Gatineau, Lévis and Québec City is yet another damning illustration of how their capital-driven approach to public health endangers us all and risks pushing Québec into a cultural dark age of sorts.
Staged in secret outdoor locations throughout the summer of 2020, the first season of En pointe followed the encounters and adventures of interconnected characters living in a working-class neighborhood amid unprecedented world crisis. Emerging from their homes after a prolonged quarantine during a global pandemic, they seek human contact, purpose, and a sense of belonging. Consult the summaries and digital adaptations below.