FOUND IN TRANSLATION: TIME AND PLACE
TRADUCTION FIDÈLE : L'HEURE ET L'ENDROIT
My Dad is 100 Years Old (Mon père a 100 ans), Directed by Guy Maddin, Written by Isabella Rossellini, 17:05 | Experimental Narrative | 2005
In a stunning collaboration with avant-garde filmmaker Guy Maddin, Isabella Rossellini celebrates the life and work of her father, director Roberto Rossellini, on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
George Bassler’s Perpetual Motion Machine (La machine de mouvement perpétuel de George Bassler), Directed by Berny Hi, 03:30 | Fiction | 2014
Following his family’s untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely spends 1945 crafting a Perpetual Motion machine uncannily echoing similarly named inventor Johann Bessler’s 1712 invention, the Perpetuum Mobile.
Echoes (Échos), Directed by Jaimz Asmundson, 06:00 | Experimental | 2015
A process-based, experimental film about loss, and the parallel between memory and the physical self: how it evolves, degrades and disintegrates.
Barber Gull Rub (Barber frotte-mouette), Directed by Matthew Rankin, 02:24 | Narrative Comedy | 2008
Deep in the winter of 1986, Guy Maddin is in the process of filming "Tales from the Gimli Hospital" and needs to rub a dead seagull on somebody’s chest. Immediately, Winnipeg Cinematheque programmer Dave Barber agrees, submitting his bare flesh to Maddin’s road kill and to film history.
Time Away (Du temps au loin), Directed by Carole O’Brien (Aubriand), 07:00 | Experimental | 2007
Three guides accompany us on a road trip away from time... and towards the transformative end of the road, space...
Springtime in Greenland (Un printemps au pays du gazon), Directed by John Paizs, 24:24 | Narrative Comedy | 1981
A lifetime of suburbia in a half hour, "Springtime in Greenland" uses 1950s cinematic conventions to tell a story about the sophomoric inhabitants of a fictional utopia. Meet Nick: he’s silent, aloof and straining against suburban values.
What Comes Between (Entre les deux), Directed by Cecilia Araneda, 05:30 | Experimental Documentary | 2009
An examination of personal memory and loss rooted in the filmmaker's birth place, Chile, and her departure from that country long ago.
yaya/ayat, Directed by Hagere Selam (shimby) Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, 05:25 | Experimental Documentary | 2010
"yaya/aya" explores identities, being lost in translation and distance through the eyes of a young woman. This is an experimental documentary about how being a part of any diaspora shapes a person’s identity.