2017 Dawson City Film Festival Film Fest program - Page 26

SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 9:30 PM WE R THE WORLD/MOLD Dawn George, Nova Scotia, 7m, animation Up close, mold is an intricate mass of branching filaments and fruiting bodies creating a connected web. When viewed from a distance mold loses its complexities and a more destructive nature is realized. CONVERSATIONS WITH A DEAD PRIME MINISTER Daniel Roher, Ontario, 15m, documentary Conversations with a Dead Prime Minister explores the deeply secretive and supernatural life of William Lyon Mackenzie King, one of Canada’s most significant leaders, and the only one who, in an attempt to rule the living, commonly spoke to the dead. THE CANOE Alex Balkam, Nova Scotia, 8m, narrative When her camping trip is ruined by a storm, a woman takes refuge in an empty summer home and finds what she’s been looking for. FONT MAGICA Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Ontario, 7m, experimental Magical spectacle created by subjecting footage of a light fountain in Barcelona to intensive photochemical and digital processing. 26