Soda Films and the Embassy of Canada in Peru and Bolivia continue to virtually present the “Contemporary Canadian Cinema: 50 years of the FNC” cycle, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the oldest festival in Canada, the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal (FNC) .
In addition to the three feature films and seven short films in the cinema, there is conversations and a masterclass with Canadian director Matthew Rankin.
The masterclass with the excellent director Matthew Rankin will take place on Saturday 31 July at 04:00 and will reveal details about the Canadian director’s career.
Rankin is known for his expressionistic style linked to old concepts of cinema. This style is present in several of his short films, such as: Negativipeg (2010), Tabula rasa (2012), Mynarski chute mortelle (2014) and Tesla: Lumière mundial (2017)which earned him several nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards.
His debut film “The Twentieth Century” has received the Fipresci Award from the Berlin International Film Festival and will be presented in this cycle.
In addition, there will be conversations and the last one is “New Looks” this Saturday, July 31 at 11:00 AM, andn in which a panel of directors of the short films presented in this cycle will exchange views on the development of the short film medium. Participates Nisha Platzer, director of the short film Vaivénamong other things.
The exhibition of films and related activities will be conducted online and free of charge through the elekran.com platform as well as the networks of The Ekran https://www.facebook.com/elekranlatam and the Canadian Embassy: https://www.facebook.com/CanadaenPeruBolivia.
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