Transference: Shorts Program

Transference: Shorts Program

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:00pm
Media Partner(s)
Various | 
Various |
 2015-2017 | 
70 minutes

From Qatar to Quebec, Serbia to Ohio, this collection of films exposes sites of personal and emotional history. A variety of film and video techniques push the formal and narrative boundaries of cinema. -SC

Andrew Keegan Is Moving
Justine Harbonnier | Canada | 2016 | 11 mins
The oldest house in Griffintown, has been displaced by a luxury condo development. Clever framing and off-camera conversations help retrace the house-without-a-home. -SC

Turtles Are Always Home
Rawane Nassif | Lebanon/Canada | 2017 | 12 mins
Qatar’s pastel-hued buildings form the backdrop for this enigmatic film essay. The only signs of life are captured as reflections in windows and on water. -SC

Strange Vision of Seeing Things
Ryan Ferko | Canada | 2016 | 14 mins
Images of urban construction and destruction are set against an unnerving soundscape. The result is a fractured travelogue that offers a revised history of the Balkan War. -SC

Rhayne Vermette | Canada | 2017 | 15 mins
Rhayne Vermette utilizes her desk to craft a surrealist portrait of Italian architect Carlo Mollino, highlighting the intersection of cinema and architecture. -SC

Mike Hoolboom | Canada | 2015 | 18 mins
Avant-garde artist Mike Hoolboom revisits archival footage taken inside a “development centre” in the 1960s, where youth were given cameras. -SC