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 documentaries, 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 mysterious director. An inspired tribute, filmed around the world.Vlasta Vrana et Renée-Madeleine LeGuerrier will be attending.
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
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,...
CANADA | 80 minutes | 2017
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
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