“Anne at 13,000 ft” with Kazik Radwanski and Deragh Campbell
May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
On May 17, filmmaker Kazik Radwanski returns to the Canadian Film Forum, with actor Deragh Campbell, to present their dramatic feature Anne at 13,000 ft—named Best Canadian Film by the Toronto Film Critics Association.
Award-winning filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz will moderate the discussion that follows.
Anne has a seemingly ordinary and stable life as a single daycare worker in Toronto. But after an overwhelming skydiving trip for her best friend Sara’s bachelorette party, the ground shifts beneath Anne’s feet.
Sofia Bohdanowicz is an award-winning filmmaker from Toronto, she is the founder of the production company MAISON DU BONHEUR. She has had retrospectives of her work screened at BAFICI, The Seattle Northwest Film Forum, Cinemateca de Bogotà, DocLisboa and Festival du nouveau cinéma. In 2017, the Toronto Film Critics Association awarded her the Jay Scott Prize and in 2018 she was nominated for the Rogers Prize for Best Canadian Film for her documentary Maison du bonheur. Her third feature film, MS Slavic 7, graced the cover of Cinema Scope (and the Argentinian newspaper Página/12), premiered at the Berlinale and was featured at the Harvard Film Archive. Bohdanowicz is an MFA graduate of York University’s Film Production program, an alumni of Berlinale Talents as well as the TIFF Talent Accelerator. She is currently in development on her fourth feature film titled A Portrait which won the Kodak and Silverway Award during FIDMarseille’s co-production lab.
Kazik Radwanski was born in Toronto and co-founded the production company MDFF in 2008. His short films screened at the Berlinale Shorts Competition for three consecutive years between 2009-11. In 2012, Radwanski directed his first feature film, Tower, which had its world premiere at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival. The film went on to screen at numerous festivals including TIFF, The Viennale, and New Directors/ New Films presented by MoMA. His second feature, How Heavy This Hammer, premiered at TIFF 2015 and had its international premiere at The 66th Berlin International Film Festival. His short film, Scaffold, screened at over 30 international festivals including Locarno, TIFF and the New York Film Festival. Anne at 13,000 ft is his most recent feature.
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