Maestro! The Films of Luchino Visconti

Antoine Bourges on La Terra Trema

162 minutesPG

Jul 28
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Prior to our screening of Visconti's neorealist epic, Toronto filmmaker Antoine Bourges (Fail to Appear) considers the tradition of employing non-professional actors, and the qualities and contributions that these performers can bring to a film.

Antoine Bourges

Antoine Bourges is a Toronto-based filmmaker originating from Paris, France. His shorts Woman Waiting (10) and William in White Shirt (15), along with his mid-length film East Hastings Pharmacy (12), have screened in festivals across North America and Europe, including the Berlinale, the Viennale, and TIFF. His first feature, Fail to Appear, premiered at VIFF in 2017.