Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Carol Jerrems - Girl In A Mirror,
Carol Jerrems - Girl In A Mirror,
2006 Screening

OTHERLAND & FROM RUINS TO LIGHT & GIRL IN A MIRROR

NFB CInema
150 John St

CANADIAN PREMIERE

OTHERLAND

DIRECTED BY VALERY KLAMM; FOTOTEXT
FOUNDATION ET AL

(RUSSIA, 2005, 10 MIN)

Told in a series of still photographs,
Otherland paints a portrait of a
man dreaming to build a new Russia
against all odds, including the local
“mafiya”, starting with a small town
in Siberia.



TORONTO PREMIERE


FROM RUINS TO LIGHT:
GEORGES ROUSSE

(LA LUMIÈRE ET LA RUINE)

DIRECTED BY YASUSHI KISHIMOTO;
UFER ART DOCUMENTARY

(JAPAN, 1995, 28 MIN)

On January 17, 1995, an earthquake
rocked the Hanshin district of Japan.
Six months later, French photographer
Georges Rousse was invited to create
art on the walls and floors of the ruins.
This film chronicles Rousse’s collaboration
with his Japanese hosts and captures
Each stage of his working process.



CANADIAN PREMIERE


GIRL IN A MIRROR

DIRECTED BY KATHY DRAYTON;
TOI-TOI FILMS

(AUSTRALIA, 2005, 55 MIN)

Presented with assistance from the Australian
Trade Commission.

Free-spirited, rebellious and talented,
Carol Jerrems embodied Australia in
the 1970s, in a decade of challenges
to traditional social order. Jerrems
found her calling as a photographer at
a young age and pursued her passion
with relentless and uncompromising
honesty until her early death at age 30,
in 1980. She documented the changing
world around her, mixing with filmmakers,
photographers and musicians
of the urban countercultures of Sydney
and Melbourne. Society’s dispossessed
– women, children, Aboriginals and
youth gangs – became her recurring
subjects. Kathy Drayton’s film honours
the life and work of this James Dean of
Australian photography.

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