© Katherine Liberovskaya, SpinOptique, 2018
RVQC 2020: A space for creative experimentation!
Students, 65+: 9,50$
If you are interested in video art, documentary essay, or experimental filmmaking, the Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma will not disappoint! Vidéographe is proud to support 11 films and videos this year that represent the best in Quebecois experimentation and creativity. Among the offerings are thought-provoking works that reference the past, prompt reflections on art and celebrate artistic achievement.
Program Divines – February 27, 7:30pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- How to explain performance art to my teenage daughter., Rachel Echenberg
The artist introduces her daughter to her artistic practice with humour and playfulness.
Program Sous le charme – February 27, 9:30pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- Displacement, Maxime Corbeil-Perron
An expressionist composition combining stop-motion animation, electroacoustic music and analogue video synthesis.
Program Formes et lumière – February 28, 7:30pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- SpinOptique, Katherine Liberovskaya
A work that homes in on New-York based sound artist Ranjit Bhatnagar with extreme close-ups during a musical performance.
- 3+1, Étienne de Massy – WORLD PREMIERE
Illusion, art and ephemera interact in this intimate triptych.
- Lumen, Sarah Seené – MONTREAL PREMIERE
Lumen, a sensorial film shot in Super-8 that paints a portrait of an adolescent with albinism.
- Rhythm in the Backstroke, Steven Woloshen and Alexandra Grimanis – MONTREAL PREMIERE
A musical fantasy in a spirited montage.
Programme Extraordinaire – March 6, 9:30pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- Plants Are Like People, Charlotte Clermont
A strange dialogue takes place between intimate interventions with plants, utensils, and self-portraits with inscrutable expressions.
- Hanoïed, Olivia Lagacé
A video-poem based on a text by Alexandre Dostie, Hanoïed is a never-ending train ride in the Vietnamese heat.
Presented with Jean-Pierre Larocque – Le fusain et l’argile – March 7 mars, 1:00pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- John Heward: Words and Silence, Mario Côté
An encounter with the great Montreal painter in his studio.
Program Le règne animal – March 7, 7:30pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- Le dernier jour du papillon lune, Guillaume Vallée
A luna moth is dying under the eyes of a child. Film shot in 16mm.
Programme Port d’attache – March 7, 9:00pm, Cinémathèque québécoise
- Terres fantômes, Félix Lamarche
Revisit Gaspésie villages that closed in the 1970s. Nature may have reclaimed these sites but the memories of their previous residents remain vivid.