L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A
Presented only in theatres

A montage of ambient sounds, as suggestive spaces for a close projection of rain-soaked shadows on the move. These broadly sourced sounds improbably behave as what we think we should be hearing, and/​or digress to respond to other possibilities and layers of this world. The observation of rain falling on a body of water is accompanied by listening to an imaginary soundscape.

This film is part of the FIFA EXPERIMENTAL section program PROJECTIONS.
Other festival:
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (2022)
Director Vincent Grenier
Camera Vincent Grenier
Sound Etienne Grenier

In Partnership with


• Université Concordia - J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell
Friday, march 17, 2023, 08:15 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.


Vincent Grenier

Vincent Grenier

Vincent Grenier is a native of Quebec City, Canada. He has lived largely in the US, mostly New York City and upstate New York. In spite of this, he was a frequent contributor to the Montreal art scene of the 70’s and 80’s and the San Francisco bay areas where he received an MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in the early 70’s. Grenier’s experimental films and videos have earned numerous awards and have shown in North America, Europe and China at major museums, showcases and festivals. Grenier has made over two dozens films and since 1990 as many videos. His work was the subject of retrospectives at Media City film Festival, Windsor, Ontario and Images Film & Video Festival’s Canadian Images Spotlight, in Toronto. One of his video, Tabula Rasa, was screened in the Best Avant Garde Films & Videos of the Decade” (20002010) program at the Lincoln Center, NYC and his recent work Watercolor received the Stellar award for Experimental Works at the Black Maria Film & Video Festival and the First Prize, experimental category, at the Athens Film Festival, Ohio. For many years one of his video has screened each year at Views from the Avant Garde section of the New York Film Festival. He has received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2010 and the Stan Brakhage Vision Award in 2019. He lives in Ithaca NY and teaches at nearby Binghamton University.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Other films:
Wishbone (2021)
Commute (2018)
Pending (2016)
Intersection (2015)
De-icing (2014)

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