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Katie Ohe: A Mystical Kind of Experience

Quebec Premiere

Katie Ohe: A Mystical Kind of Experience

Aquiles Ascencion

Canada | 2020 | 17 min
English |
Subtitles: French
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Imagination is such a precious gift, and if you have a gift, you should honour it.” So begins this documentary about Katie Ohe, an 84-year-old sculptor from Alberta. For over 60 years, Ohe has been a pillar of the Calgary art community, gaining international acclaim for her kinetic sculptures and innovative approach to materials, form, and movement. Here, she generously invites us to follow her from the privacy of her studio to the opening of the biggest solo exhibition of her career.
Other festivals:
Canada Shorts Film Festival, Award of Distinction, Canada (2020)
Deep Freeze Festival in Edmonton, Canada (2021)
Shorts Film Festival, Australia (2020)
International Fine Arts Film Festival of Santa Barbara, United States (2020)
Director Aquiles Ascencion, Aquiles Ascencion
Production Aquiles Ascencion, Jill Henderson
Executive Production Esker Foundation
Cast Katie Ohe
Artists Katie Ohe
Music Luke Richards
Other Jordan Schinkel

In Partnership with

Musée d'art de Joliette
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Production

Aquiles Ascencion

Aquiles Ascencion

Aquiles Ascencion is a Calgary-based director and producer originally from Venezuela. Ascencion graduated from the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Geneva, Switzerland in 2003, with further studies in Writing for Film and Television, graduating in 2013 from the Vancouver Film School. Ascencion has a background in acting, collaborating with renown directors in Europe, at the time, including Claude Stratz, André Steiger and acted in Alain Tanner’s feature film Paul s’en va (2004). Ascencion’s recent projects focus on stories on contemporary art and artists, frequently co-produced with non-profit cultural and arts organizations including Esker Foundation, Calgary.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
The Preparator (2019)
Portrait of Lee Ann Martin (2019)
Conversation with Anna Torma (2018)

In the same session

Centre Canadien d’Architecture

Sunday, march 20, 2022, 08:00 p.m.

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