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Canadian Pacific

(David Rimmer, 1974, 10 min)

Vancouver harbor with its railyards, mountains and passing ships is a vista in fluid transformation as three winter months are recorded and condensed to ten minutes. "What interested me about these shots were the horizontals: the train tracks, the water, the mountains and the sky and the way in which these four elements would shift, change and fuse." -DR

Newly restored print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive


Directed by David Rimmer


Saturday, March 29 9:15pm

“Costa da Morte”

The “Coast of Death”, a region in Galicia, Spain, was considered the end of the world during the Roman period. Lois Patino’s documentary patiently observes the people who inhabit it:

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)