Modern Construction: An MDFF Retrospective
Streaming
  • March 5 (Friday) through April 1 (Thursday)

Princess Margaret Blvd.
Canada 2008
Kazik Radwanski
14 min.

Kazik Radwanski’s breakout short, an intimate, aesthetically accomplished portrait of a woman gripped by Alzheimer’s, collected a bevy of trophies on its festival tour and announced MDFF as a company to watch.

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Out in That Deep Blue Sea
Canada 2009
Kazik Radwanski
16 min.

An unstable real-estate agent suffers corporate burnout and parental crisis in Radwanski’s Genie-nominated snapshot of midlife stagnation. Canada’s Top Ten Shorts 2009.

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Scaffold
Canada 2017
Kazik Radwanski
15 min.

Abstracting close-ups and disembodied voices mark Radwanski’s formalist short, a chronicle of two Bosnian labourers renovating a home in Toronto’s Greektown. Selected for Locarno, TIFF, New York FF, and BFI London FF.

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Point and Line to Plane
Canada 2020
Sofia Bohdanowicz
17 min.

The latest marvel from Sofia Bohdanowicz (MS Slavic 7, Never Eat Alone) reunites the Toronto director with her onscreen counterpart Deragh Campbell for an exquisite meditation on grief, meaning-making, and art. Selected for TIFF, New York FF, and the Cahiers du Cinéma-curated program Le Cinéma comme il va” at Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Acknowledgments

Feature Image: Point and Line to Plane, Sofia Bohdanowicz, 2020
Media (L to R): Princess Margaret Blvd., Kazik Radwanski, 2008; Out in That Deep Blue Sea, Kazik Radwanski, 2009; Scaffold, Kazik Radwanski, 2017

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