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<i>Bestiaire (Bestiary)</i>. 2012. Canada. Directed by Denis Côté
  • National Parks Project: Sirmilik

    2011. Canada. Zacharias Kunuk. 10 min.

  • Bestiary

    2012. Canada. Denis Côté. 72 min.

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • National Parks Project: Sirmilik

    2011. Canada. Directed by Zacharias Kunuk. Kanuck, whose Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner was featured in New Directors/New Films 2001, made this short film as part of the 2011 centenary of Canada's national parks system. Sirmlik is Inukitut for "place of the glaciers." Print courtesy of FilmCAN. In Nunavit; English subtitles. 10 min.

  • Bestiary

    2012. Canada. Written and directed by Denis Côté. Côté, a veteran of both Canadian Front (Drifiting States, 2006) and New Directors/New Films (Curling, 2011), has made a canny hybrid film that looks like a documentary but, true to the film's title, may not be about anything "real." Bestiaire comprises a series of mesmerizing shots of animals, zoo attendants, visitors, and taxidermists, interacting (or not) with beasts that are alive, dead, and, perhaps, not even there. Print courtesy of FunFilm Distribution. 72 min.

In the Film exhibition Canadian Front 2012

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