A Letter from Huami by Wency Zhang (2019 / China / 24:46). In 2069, a few rolls of films were found in a regeneration centre. With a human’s consciousness and memories which belong to the past time, Huami wrote a letter to her owner in 2019…
broth of vigour and mach stem by Daniel McIntyre (2020 / Canada). Daniel McIntyre is a celluloid-based artist working with concepts of memory, identity, and history. Working with hand-processing, found footage, and photographic technique, his work involves a crucial connection between visual structure and subject matter.
forwards, backward by Mitchell Stafiej ( 2020 / Canada / 4:23). Compiled from unused images of a half-shot and perpetually delayed documentary, this film is an illusory visual and sonic reflection on a stagnant film career.
H2T by Charles-André Coderre (2014 / Canada / 5:39). Shot on several types of film, ranging from handmade film emulsion to expired films, H2T takes place in the mighty Hotel2Tango Montreal recording studio.
La Montagne by Philippe Léonard (2019 / Canada / 10:00). Repeated gesture of panoramic representation becomes abstraction. This film takes place on the Kondiaronk Belvedere, where people come to see the Montreal skyline and its surrounding landscape.
Ruines by Mario Degiglio-Bellemare (2020 / Canada / 9:00). On autoroute 15 just outside of Montreal stands a monument to the Quiet Revolution: the decaying screens of the Ciné Parc Laval, opened in 1971, the year drive-in theatres made their mark in Québec history.
still by Nathan Haunch (2020 / Canada / 3:23). A meditation on holding on in isolation, made with a personal cell phone and limited equipment at the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic in Ottawa.
War Game by Mehrnoosh Fetrat and Jon Appel (2019 / USA / 18:40). In an imagined battle between the United States and the fictional Latin American country of Cubuchilia, an American soldier has control over water resources and news media on both sides of the war.
Wash Day by Kourtney Jackson (2020 / Canada / 9:52). As they get ready for the day, three young Black women discuss the public perception of their Blackness in relation to their cultivation of a strong sense of self.