These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
Arnait Video Productions, Marie-Hélène Cousineau
2015, 31:17 minutes
In keeping with the Inuit oral culture, Of Ravens and Children is a documentary exploring the issues of family, community, self, environment and culture. Children and teens of Igloolik participated in a summer camp where they could openly talk about global issues. Elders speak about the importance of story-telling in their… ⊕
"Curiosities from the Anthropocene"
2020, 08:41 minutes, colour
"Curiosities. From the Anthropocene" began as a series of colored pencil drawings of "curiosities". I was thinking about the 18th Century phenomenon of the "cabinet of curiosities". Where the privileged colonizer would bring back souvenirs of the Other. Here is a look at curious souvenirs that… ⊕
2022, 18:30 minutes
Subtle interdimensional traveller realizes she is in a body and tries to be appealing to others. She investigates her childlike affects and her need to go back to the things and places of childhood to wrestle with her pressing unmet emotional and developmental needs. She explores the concept of self-abandonment and experiences… ⊕
2022, 20:40 minutes, colour
The main character frames life as “your own vested happiness journey, everyone’s is different.” She inserts herself into an iconic scene from the movie My Best Friend’s Wedding, in which Julia Roberts’ character is endowed with dream rapport with everyone: charm, flirtation, banter, and 10/10… ⊕
INVERSE/THE FUTURE IS OFTEN A STEP BEHIND
~ Change is the only constant in life~ INVERSE/THE FUTURE IS OFTEN A STEP BEHIND is a multi-part experimental documentary project that weaves together the lives of a diverse group of people who celebrate difference through gender nonconformity, non-traditional relationships, radical sex practices, activism, politics, and… ⊕