A keenly detailed and emotionally charged snapshot of a young woman in free fall (both figuratively and literally), Canadian filmmaker Kazik Radwanski’s Anne at 13,000 ft. is a monumental achievement on an intimate scale.
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If you’re ever in the mood to seek out an independent film written or directed by some of the best filmmakers of this new generation, be sure to look for Canadian actress Deragh Campbell’s name in the credits.
A messy, overly convoluted, and ultimately disappointing sci-fi/horror mash-up, Project Ithaca takes a kernel of an original and novel idea, bogs it down with cliches, and talks more about how cool and smart it thinks it is instead of showing the audience anything remotely entertaining or intelligent.
Canadian filmmaker Antoine Bourges’ subtly moving debut feature Fail to Appeal is so confident, lived in, and well researched that one would be forgiven if they mistook it for a documentary.