Etienne Desrosiers: Documentary on famed Canadian architect Luc Durand, author of landmark buildings like the Quebec Pavillion at Expo 67, with Papineau-Gérin-Lajoie-Leblanc, and the Olympic Village for the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, with Roger D'Astous.
Roger D'Astous is one of the most important Canadian Architect of the twentieth century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to create a nordic architecture. Once a starchitect of the sixties, this flamboyant artist then fell from grace before rising again at the dawn of...
In Dresden, Germany, a young woman receives mysterious letters written by her grandmother’s ghost. She goes to find her with a little help from a witchy artist woman. It triggers a journey throughout the city and Germany’s History, interlacing its resurrected mementos and future souvenirs until the two meet. Distributed...
Montreal 1952, teenager Samuel brings his friend Julien to the neighbourhood steam bath for his weekly routine with Dad. Julien’s first time will be a day to remember. Best film: Brescello Film Festival, Italy Best actor: Jake McLeod, Novara Film Festival, Italy Best film for youth: Reggio Film Festival, Italy...
Julien’s holiday at the family cottage gets a twist when a mysterious neighbor confuses him. A summertime coming-of-age drama. Best artistic direction: Brescia Film Brescia, Italy Honorable Mention: Black Maria Film Festival, Jersey City, USA Distributed in Germany by Salzgeber Distributed in UK by Peccadillo Distributed in Canada by K-Films...
Essay on acclaimed Canadian photographer George Steeves and his dramatic model Astrid Brunner. In the sumptuous Nova-Scotia landscapes a witty dialogue on passion and the turmoils of creation takes place. Between Brunner's tragic past and Steeve's pudic enthousiasm a long-standing passion subtly emerges. Best film: Festival del Palazzo Venezia, Rome,...
A search for the erotic ghost in the porn universe. Six 8mm found footages from the sixties are striped naked to reveal intimacy. Floating figures escape their sexual content triggering a saturated canvas solved by spontaneous climaxes. Electro noise music is combined here with juxtapositions of erotic hot flashes to...