A Peter Mettler retrospective in images and sound at the Cinémathèque québécoise
The Cinémathèque québécoise is proud to present Peter Mettler Retrospective, which will take place from May 2 to 6 2012, afour-part event highlighting the exceptional body of work of a true Canadian auteur.
From May 2 to 6, there will be a retrospective of the unique films of Peter Mettler, the first director to adapt Robert Lepage for the screen. Mettler’s student films, documentaries and environmental essays will also be shown. On Friday, May 4, at 2 p.m., Mettler will give a free master class in Salle Claude-Jutra, in collaboration with the Chaire René-Malo, while on Thursday, May 3, at 8:30 p.m., multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith, known for his collaborations with renowned artists such as René Lussier, Pierre Hébert, Brian Eno and The Residents, and who also composed the music for several of Mettler’s films, will join him for a live video/music performance in Salle Claude-Jutra. And from May 2 to June 3, the public is invited to discover Notations, an exhibition of large-format photographs taken in Ontario, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Hawaii between 2007 and 2012 for Mettler’s latest film,ForThe End of Time (Foyer Luce-Guilbeault, free admission).
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