The debut feature by digital cinema incendiary Isiah Medina is preceded by Canadian auteur Denis Côté’s first short film in nearly a decade.
A digital cinema incendiary, Isiah Medina’s anticipated feature debut explodes with ideas about time, love, knowledge, poverty, and poetry, all erupting within a densely layered montage that is formally rigorous and emotionally raw.
88:88 (or --:--) is what appears when bills are paid after the electricity has been abruptly cut off, demonstrating that people who live in poverty live in suspended time. [65 minutes]
Preceded by Denis Côté’s short film May We Sleep Soundly.
In internationally acclaimed Canadian auteur Denis Côté’s first short film in nearly a decade, an unseen presence traverses a snowy landscape and enters a series of tony winter homes, in which slumbering occupants go eerily undisturbed. [14 minutes]