Tag Archives: Deragh Campbell

Sofia Bohdanowicz & Deragh Campbell – MS Slavic 7 (2019)

A woman who has trouble articulating herself finds a place of her own in researching the letters of her great-grandmother in this entrancing character study. Read More »

Sofia Bohdanowicz – Veslemøy’s Song (2018)

The film follows a young woman named Audrey Benac who delves into the archives of the New York Public Library in search of a rare recording produced in 1909 titled Veslemøy’s Song. Shot on hand-processed black and white 16mm, the film takes a docu-fiction approach to investigate the faded legacy of the once celebrated Canadian musician, Kathleen Parlow. Read More »

Antoine Bourges – Fail to Appear (2017)

Isolde, a social worker in a poor district in Toronto, is on her first case assignment; the administrative procedures she follows have us feel the burden of an action that is nonetheless professionally codified – that of helping someone. Her “client” is still behind bars and at first, he only appears in their correspondence and the phone calls she makes on his behalf. Behind its legal meaning, the title underlines this absence: Eric Edwards is averse to appearing in court and seems equally impervious to Isolde’s solicitude. Read More »

Julian Radlmaier – Selbstkritik eines buergerlichen Hundes AKA Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (2017)

Young filmmaker Julian, ironically played by director Julian Radlmaier himself, falls for a young expat and offers her the leading part in his wannabe Communist fairy tale film. Read More »