Pop Goes The News — Atom Egoyan pauses for several seconds when asked about the current crop of Canadian filmmakers making movies that are being seen and talked about around the world.

The 55-year-old writer-director is in a club that includes Jean-Marc Vallée, Denis Villeneuve and newcomer Xavier Dolan.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian director Atom Egoyan’s Remember will have a gala screening at the fourth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival in Mexico next month.

The drama, a Canada-Germany co-production filmed in Toronto, premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September.