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SUNDAY , APRIL 16 , 3:30PM

ARTIST IN THE HOUSE !

KIAC FILMMAKER IN RESIDENCE SARAH GIGNAC
Sarah Gignac is a filmmaker and writer based in Halifax . Her work weaves highly stylized elements into everyday life to evoke a sense of magical realism and fantasy .
She is using her time with the KIAC Residency to create a visual style for her new film , Gone Town – the story of an unwanted woman trying to solve the mystery of her disappearing city .
Sarah is committed to telling stories that are often overlooked or misrepresented . She believes that stories have the power to connect people and change minds , and wants to spend her life finding and sharing tales people might not otherwise encounter .
She also really , really loves sushi . And making things with bright colours .
Sarah will screen two short films and discuss her exploration of magical realism in filmmaking .
Curtains : A group of retired circus performers meet for an unusual memorial service .
Sleeping Beauty : While a mother reads Sleeping Beauty , she reimagines her life with her daughter through the lens of the fairy tale .
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SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 3:30 PM ARTIST IN THE HOUSE! KIAC FILMMAKER IN RESIDENCE SARAH GIGNAC Sarah Gignac is a filmmaker and writer based in Halifax. Her work weaves highly stylized elements into everyday life to evoke a sense of magical realism and fantasy. She is using her time with the KIAC Residency to create a visual style for her new film, Gone Town – the story of an unwanted woman trying to solve the mystery of her disappearing city. Sarah is committed to telling stories that are often overlooked or misrepresented. She believes that stories have the power to connect people and change minds, and wants to spend her life finding and sharing tales people might not otherwise encounter. She also really, really loves sushi. And making thing ]Y\˂\Z[ܙY[ܝ[\[\\\^ܘ][ۈقXYX[X[\H[[Z[˂\Z[ΈHܛ\و]\Y\\\ܛY\YY]܈[[\X[Y[[ܚX[\XKY\[X]]N[HH[\XYY\[X]]KBZ[XY[\\YH]\]Y\YH[وHZ\B[KQBUS