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Tuesday 15 December 2020 - 15:50
Time/Country/Year : 88’/Canada/2019

Wintopia

Director: Mira Burt-Wintonick
Wintopia
Screenplay: Mira Burt-Wintonick
Cinematography: Peter Wintonick
Editor: Anouk Deschênes
Producer: Bob Moore for EyeSteelFilm, Annette Clarke / National Film Board of Canada
Distribution/sales: CAT&Docs
 
Synopsis : Synopsis: The sudden death of renowned Canadian filmmaker Peter Wintonick, considered the “international ambassador of documentary film,” left his daughter Mira with unsettled scores, unanswered questions, and a box of videotapes that her father shot for his unfinished Utopia project. In an effort to soothe her loss, Mira sets out to decipher the map she inherited and accomplish her father’s quest. The result is a fascinating collage of home movies, archive footage, scenes from earlier Peter Wintonick’s films, and conversations with colleagues and family members, molded into an emotional journey of grief and reconciliation. Utopia is not a fictional locus but a haven waiting to be discovered.

Filmography : Filmography: PilgrIMAGE
Festivals and Awards : IDFA 2019, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2019, Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival,2019

 
Story Code: 8051
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