LIFT Co-presentation at imagineNATIVE 2009 – NON COMPLIANCE

 

Co-presented with LIFT and the Images Festival

Featuring:
Soldier Toys – 2008, Canada, 1 min, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Christiana Latham
Drumming out a poignant message, this film’s painterly construction leaves the viewer with traces of imagery that lingers not only in the cornea but also in the mind.

 

 

 

Co-presented with LIFT and the Images Festival

Featuring:
Soldier Toys – 2008, Canada, 1 min, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Christiana Latham
Drumming out a poignant message, this film’s painterly construction leaves the viewer with traces of imagery that lingers not only in the cornea but also in the mind.

 

 

DOWN(TOWN) TIME – 2009, Canada, 6 min, Digital Beta, Ontario Premiere
Director: Steven Loft
In this experimental drama, a split screen depicts two different yet equally disturbing worlds in a Winnipeg nightclub.

 

 

GIMME MY FIX – 2009, Canada, 1 min 5 sec, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Alexus Young
Addiction to drugs and alcohol proves a hard habit to break in this experimental exposé.

 

 

I HEARD A LIGHT – 2009, Canada, 15 min, Digital Beta, Ontario Premiere
Director: beric Manywounds
You listen, but do you really hear? A complimentary pairing of audio and imagery creates a non-linear fluidity that reflects the spiritual awakening of three young women.

 

 

PENICILLIUM ROQUEFORTI – 2009, Canada, 1 min, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Simeon Ross
A synchronized dance of seduction between the powerful Brie and the come-hither of Havarti is a playful look at our passion for dairy.

 

HONEY FOR SALE – 2009, Canada, 7 min, Digital Beta, World Premiere
Director: Amanda Strong
Director Amanda Strong concentrates her camera on the tenuous life of the honey bee in an attempt to expose the fragility of human existence.

 

I AM WHAT I YAM – 2009, Australia, 3 min, Digital Beta, World Premiere
Director: Jenny Fraser
In this creative expression of sex and science, award-winning artist Jenny Fraser explores the evolutionary enigma of plant sexuality.

 

ANSIKTEN (Faces) – 2008, Sweden, 3 min 5 sec, Digital Beta, North America Premiere
Director: Liselotte Wajstedt,
Stunning cinematography explores the hills and valleys of a face, offering the viewer an intimate opportunity to glimpse the landscape of a soul.

 

EYES – 2009, Canada, 5 min, Beta SP, Toronto Premiere
Director: Bear Witness
Using animation and excerpts from Hollywood films, Eyes explores the themes of attraction and love between the sexes.

 

HORSE – 2007, Canada, 9 min, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Archer Pechawis
The utility, soul and will of a horse are examined in a vibrant and contemplative 50-horse-powered study.

 

WARRIOR – 2008, Canada, 6 min 5 sec, Beta SP, Ontario Premiere
Director: Terry Haines
The artist plays the traditional warrior role for an examination that translates into an almost photographic tableau.

 

LADY RAVEN – 2008, Canada, 2 min 5 sec, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Christiana Latham
The eternal story of the Raven and his one true love gets a Day-Glo techno remix in this
funky interpretation of an Aleut Legend for the Wii age.

 

ECHOES – 2008, Canada, 2 min 5 sec, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Cara Mumford
Visually poetic, this beautiful short attempts to make sense of the inexplicable events of 9/11.

 

HER SUGAR IS? – 2009, Canada, 2 min 5 sec, Beta SP, World Premiere
Director: Dana Claxton
A playful burlesque performance peels away layers of history to reveal a persuasive and thought-provoking dance that informs as much as it delights.

 

ENTRA L’ARBRE ET L’ECORE – Worlds Apart – 2008, Canada, 3 min 5 sec, Beta SP, Algonquin
Director: Kevin Papatie
Images of a running creek and a lone seagull are juxtaposed against billboard lights and the urban buzz of traffic in this exploration of identity.

 

IKWÉ (WOMAN) – 2009, Canada, 4 min 5 sec, Beta SP, Cree and French
Director: Caroline Monnet
Drenched in the collective memories of her ancestors and the teachings of her grandmother, the moon, a young woman is transformed in this hypnotic glimpse of the thin line that connects worlds and times.
 

 

Thursday 15 October 2009 17:00  

Non-members: FREE
Members: FREE

Location:
Al Green Theatre 
750 Spadina Avenue (at Bloor St W) 
Toronto ON Canada