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02.24.2024

The International Festival of Films on Art invited in Barcelona and in Mexico

The International Festival of Films on Art invited in Barcelona and in Mexico

Image tirée du film Rêveuses de ville // Image from the film Rêveuses de ville

The International Festival of Films on Art is please to announce its presence at the Dart Festival — Documentals sobre Art Contemporani in Barcelona, on November 26, and at the Fotogenia Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival in Mexico, from November 23 to 26, 2022. Le FIFA is taking this opportunity to consolidate its mission of promoting emerging filmmakers in partnership with Concordia University (Montreal).

No less than 27 films will be presented at the Fotogenia Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival in Mexico City. The program includes dance with films by Edouard Lock, Kaveh Nabatian, Mistaya Hemingway, featuring Margie Gillis, Rachele Buriassi, Mélanie Demers, Axelle Munezero, as well as a special screening of some 20 recent short films made by teachers, students and graduates of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, illustrating the creative work in experimental film at Concordia University.

For its first collaboration with the Dart Festival — Documentals sobre Art Contemporani in Barcelona, Le FIFA will present Joseph Hillels film Rêveuses de villes (Le FIFA 37) about the four female architectural pioneers, Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Denise Scott Brown.

LE FIFA CONTINUES TO TAKE LOCAL FILMS ON THE ROAD

After a successful fall European tour at the Palazzo Grassi, in Venice, at the Centre culturel canadien à Paris, at the Fresnoy — Studio national des arts contemporains, in Tourcoing and notable passages this summerat the l’Institut français de Casablanca (Maroc) and at the Fondation Maeght, in Saint-Paul-de-Vence in France, le FIFA continues to showcase its expertise in the programming and distribution of art films and to promote the cinema of Canada and the future abroad.

Le FIFA builds bridges, encourages exchanges and discussions between artists, filmmakers and audiences. FIFA is about people. Today, these new festival partners are an opportunity to share, discuss and celebrate even more.” said Philippe U. del Drago, General and Artistic Director of Le FIFA.

LE FIFA’S PROGRAM | FOTOGENIA FILM POETRY & DIVERGENT NARRATIVES FESTIVAL | NOVEMBER 23 – 26, 2022 | MEXICO, MEXICO

Écho by Édouard Lock
Canada | 2021 | No dialogue | 23 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

Mama by Xavier Curnillon
Canada | 2021 | French, English | 4 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

Crow by Louis-Martin Charest
Canada | 2022 | No dialogue | 8 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

Prison of the Sun by Kaveh Nabatian
Canada | 2021 | No Dialogue | 7 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

When Dreaming Molly by Louis-Martin Charest
Canada | 2022 | English | 9 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

Roca Morena by Siam Obregón
Canada | 2021 | No dialogue | 8 min
Official Selection — Short films 2022

At Lake by Mistaya Hemingway
Canada | 2022 | No dialogue | 13 min
Official Selection — Short films 202


A selection of films from Concordia University:

1. Electric Water by Nancy Baric | 2021 | 25
2. Ficciones Invisibles by Natasha Hernandez Canett | 2022 | 430
3. La Aguja y el Tambor by Andrés Solis Barrios | 2020 | 15
4. Roundtrip by Philippe Léonard | 2014 | 3
5. Time Square by Philippe Léonard | 2015 | 12
6. Perceptual-Subjectivity by Philippe Léonard | 2009 | 6
7. Eidolon by Mike Rollo | 2020 | 335
8. Plume by Mike Rollo | 2022 | 727’’
9. Dans les cieux et sur la terre by Erin Weisgerber | 2022 | 1138
10. Traces by Erin Weisgerber | 2014 | 516′‘
11. 930 by Alexandre Larose | 2006 | 10
12. Knife by Nancy Baric | 2009 | 3
13. An Accumulation of Aftermaths by Solomon Nagler | 2019 | 928
14. The Sex of Self-Hatred by Solomon Nagler| 2014 | 946”Ù
15. Microform by Emilie Serri | 2010 | 619
16. Sans titre by Vincent Dutil-Lefebvre | 2021 | 2
17. Columns in the Sea by Nancy Baric and Nicolas Renaud | 2007 | 2
18. Morning… Came a Day Early by Richard Kerr | 2015 | 940
19. Sky Room by Marianna Milhorat | 2017 | 554
20. Onyionhwentsïio’ by Nicolas Renaud | 2022 | 420

LE FIFA’S PROGRAM | DART FESTIVAL | NOVEMBER 26, 2022 | BARCELONA, SPAIN

Rêveuses de villes by Joseph Hillel
Canada | 2018 | French, English | 1 h 20 min
Special Programming — Feature-length film 2019

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