Director: Dominic Gagnon
A suggestion of menace hangs over this film. Verité footage of visitors to an amusement park and Montreal pedestrians going about their daily business is imbued with grinding tension by a brooding soundtrack and hesitant, almost voyeuristic, zoom lens distant closeness. Through skilful understatement the almost palpable sense of foreboding and potential catastrophe is held in suspension beyond the final frame.
A kind of alternative Eden where nature can be cultivated and an encounter can take your breath away, the romanticised paradise at the centre of 28 contrasts with the urban interior loft apartment se… More »
A dance film with a different angle. Snappy editing, witty and pointed sound design, athletic performances and dramatic lighting enhance this inventive and joyous celebration of power and delicacy, g… More »
An intimate account about a San Francisco dyke's one-night stand with a straight girl is voiced to a sequence of impersonal and static urban landscape takes. The combination of subjective voice worki… More »
Set within the mind and dreams of a young woman in her mid 20s, this short film sets the viewer on a journey through paranoia and bemusement. With a hazy dream sequence that lulls the viewer into an … More »
Water attraction and repulsion is reconstructed cinematographically by one of Australia's longest standing and most uncompromising experimental filmmakers. The artificiality of nature is made explici… More »