L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A
This film is part of the FIFA Experimental section program LES IMAGES TREMBLENT / DISQUIETED IMAGES.
Presented only in theatres

All images and sounds of Unearthed were captured during a residency in the Arctic in Nikel, Zapolyarny and Prirechnyi in the Murmansk oblast in Russia, one of the most polluted areas in the world. True to his experimental cinema aesthetics, Karl Lemieux pursues his exploration of unusual locations as well as his long-term collaboration with musician and composer, BJ Nilsen. Unearthed is based on a work commissioned for the project Dark Ecology (20142017) curated by Sonic Acts and Hilde Methi.

In presence of the director Karl Lemieux on March 22, 2024 at Concordia University — J.A. de Sève in Montréal 
Director Karl Lemieux
Editing Daniel Karolewicz
Colorization Marc Boucrot
Music BJ Nilsen

In Partnership with

Concordia University /  Faculty of Fine Arts


• Université Concordia - J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell
Friday, march 22, 2024, 06:00 p.m. — 08:00 p.m.


Karl Lemieux

Karl Lemieux

Karl Lemieux is a filmmaker, who’s work is inspired by the dialogue that occurs between film, music and sound art. At the heart of his practice, also including narrative filmmaking, the importance of the cinematographic apparatus and the attachment to celluloid are essential. His films, installations, and performances have screened internationally in museums, galleries, music venues and film festivals including: the Montreal Contemporary Arts Museum, the MOMA — Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, the Austrian Film Museum in Vienna and the Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. He is known for is collaboration with Godspeed You! Black Emperor, a Montreal music collective for which he does live 16mm film projections since 2010. He is also the co-founder of Double Négatif, a Montreal-based collective, dedicated to the production and dissemination of experimental films. His first feature, Maudite Poutine (Shambles), premiered in the Orizzonti competition of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival organized by the Venice Biennale.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Selected films:
Somehow Continue (2023)
Les Occidentales (2022)
The Seven Last Words (2018)
Maudite Poutine (2016)
Mouvement de lumière (2004)

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