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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

David Fincher’s remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) is looked at as a meta-remake that draws attention to its role as a remake of the original Swedish film. Essay written by Christopher…

Son Frere

A video essay on classical and post-classical representations of death in cinema. This video essay focuses on Edmund Goulding’s Dark Victory (1939; Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Ronald Reagan) and Patrice Chereau’s Son frere…

Kinosmith

Kinosmith is an independent Canadian film distribution and marketing company that works closely with domestic and international producers, distributors and sales agents in presenting diverse works to the Canadian market. We sat down with founder Robin…

Mansfield Park

Patricia Rozema is a Canadian filmmaker whose extensive contribution to Canadian film history includes winning the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes in 1987 for her debut film, I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing. Patricia was…

Section 3 of Issue 3 is a video essay on Taiwanese director Edward Yang’s postmodernist film, The Terrorizers, compared to the modernist Blow-Up by Michelangelo Antonioni. Essay written by Jimmy Weaver, edited by Christopher Heron…

PATRICIA ROZEMA is a Canadian filmmaker whose extensive contribution to Canadian film history includes winning the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes in 1987 for her debut film, I’VE HEARD THE MERMAIDS SINGING. Her directorial…

BRUCE MCDONALD is a Canadian filmmaker based in Toronto who has directed ten feature films (THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS, PONTYPOOL, TRIGGER), several television shows (TWITCH CITY, QUEER AS FOLK, DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION) and a handful…

Genie Awards

The Genie Awards have recognized and celebrated Canada’s cinematic achievements since 1980. This year was the 32nd annual awards ceremony and The Seventh Art had the opportunity to produce, in association with the Academy of Canadian…

Section 2 of Issue 2 is a video essay on the motif of seeing (things differently) in the 2011 film Moneyball. Essay written and edited by Christopher Heron and narrated by Johnny Bola. Note: Most…

Astron-6 is a filmmaking collective created by five multi-media artists from Winnipeg, MB, Canada who share a fascination with the mechanics of fear and laughter. They’ve made a cornucopia of faux trailers for non-existent films,…

Founded at Toronto’s Ryerson University in 1996, the Loop Collective is a group of independent media artists dedicated to exploring the roots of experimental cinema by creating a dialogue with other art disciplines. The collective…