Point and Line to Plane

  • Canada
  • Iceland
  • Russia
  • United States
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Devastated after the death of a friend, a young woman (Deragh Campbell) attempts to extract meaning from this intense loss as she discovers signs in her daily life and through encounters with the art of Hilma af Klint and Wassily Kandinsky. Borrowing its title from Kandinsky’s 1926 book, Point and Line to Plane portrays the phenomenon of magical thinking endured during an individual’s journey to process, heal and document a period of mourning. As the woman peers deeper into the invisible, the resurrecting potential of perception helps illuminate the power of how we choose to look and, moreover, how we see.

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  • Original Title
    Point and Line to Plane
  • Direction
  • Cast
    Deragh Campbell
  • Cinematography
    Sofia Bohdanowicz, Calvin Thomas
  • Editing
    Sofia Bohdanowicz
  • Sound
    Edit Jacquelyn Mills
  • Runtime
    19 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Canada
    • Iceland
    • Russia
    • United States
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • FID Marseille, Marseille, France, 2020
    • Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2020
    • New York Film Festival, New York City, USA, 2020
    • Festival de nouveau cinéma, Montréal, Canada, 2020
    • Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2020
    • Black Canvas Film Festival, Mexico City, Mexico, 2020
    • The Viennale, Vienna, Austria, 2020
    • Antofacine International Film Festival, Santiago, Chile, 2020
    • Festival dei Popoli, Florence, Italy, 2020
    • Le Centre Pompidou, Cahiers du Cinéma: Le Cinéma comme il va, Paris, France, 2020
    • Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Winterthur, Switzerland, 2020
    • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, 2021
  • Awards
    • Best International Short Film, Antofacine International Film Festival, 2020
    • Band à Part Short Film Award, Las Palmas Gran Canaria, 2021


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