Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 80 minutes | 2017
An unusual film dedicated to the maker of La Jetée, the most legendary of unknown filmmakers. With his experimental, evocative, poetic docu- mentaries, Chris Marker (1921-2012) was one of the true innovators of the cinematic essay. A “Marker mystery” obsessive, Syned Sindrajed has made an enigmatic film in which a woman explores the nooks and crannies of her own memory, where she finds none other than the mys- terious director. An inspired tribute, filmed around the world.
Post-relationship blues and family dynamics are deftly handled in this first feature from Chinese-Quebecoise director Xiaodan He. After a violent breakup...
CANADA , China | 80 minutes | 2017
The director follows up on his short films Land of Men and Poudre with a philosophical first feature. After meeting a female doctoral student, a night...
CANADA | 80 minutes | 2017
Chantal Akerman-on-acid for this life crisis tale set in the age of new information technologies. As a cargo spaceship threatens to plummet down to Earth,...
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