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Still from Magnificent Obsessions by Ben Edelberg
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  • 6 Permutations, Ambient Walk #3, Controller, HookLineSinker, Phase Transition by Ed Janzen (2:05, 12:28, 1:48, 5:00, 1:45 / Canada / 2018, 2013, 2010, 2014, 2011). Janzen is a video, installation, and fire sculpture artist who employs everyday phenomena and familiar cultural artifacts to challenge the viewer to reconsider time, space, and scale.
  • Abyss and Le Dormeur Du Val by Yael Carnet and Laura Carnet (2:48 / Canada / 2015). Laura Carnet is a French writer, emerging director, and script supervisor based in Vancouver, BC. Inspired by different arts, especially literature, paintings and music, Laura’s work focus on emotional storytelling and poetic visuals.
  • Cathedral Bluffs by Peter Dudar (37:00 / Canada / 2019). A satire about the interrelationships of consumerism, religion, and fine art. 
  • Heimat, The Astronauts Bodies, and THREE BORDERS by Alisa Berger (11:11, 75:00, 59:00 / Germany / 2017). Alisa Berger lives and works in Cologne, Germany. She is part of performance duo bergernissen and is currently part of the traveling exhibition “The Border” by Goethe Institut.
  • Leagan (Peppermint Ashes) by Vjosana Shkurti (10:40 / Canada / 2017). Irina, a girl of long distances and virtual spaces, tries to understand the meaning of loss and family through distance and time.
  • Magnificent Obsessions by Ben Edelberg (4:00 / Canada / 2013). Taking inspiration from Douglas Sirk’s film, this assembled collage of seemingly unrelated sources explores tropes of false identity, blindness, and desire within the context of a lurid Hollywood melodrama.
  • May Waves Rise From Its Floor by Matthieu Hallé (45:00 / 2018 / Canada). For this project, Hallé continues his method of using live manipulation of candle light combined with broken pieces of glass and breathing to illuminate 16mm film.
  • Nadia's Songs by Nick White (5:06 / Canada / 2019). A teenage boy finds a collection of CDs that used to belong to a stranger known only as Nadia.
  • The Adobe House by Maria Magnusson (6:11 / Sweden / 2018). Adobe is a building material made from earth and other organic materials, and is among the earliest building materials. This film is hand-processed in sage, mint, eucalyptus, and compost. 
  • The art of the morning by Nathan Hauch ( 5:41 / Canada / 2017). A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.
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Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
32 Lisgar Street
Toronto ON Canada M6J 0C9
Monday - Thursday / 10:00 - 18:00
(416)  588 - 0725