Assistant Dean Harry Killas Curates 'The Image Before Us: A History of Film in British Columbia - Take 2'

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By Roxanne Toronto

Posted on January 18, 2016 | Updated April 27, 2021, 2:20PM

The Image Before Us is The Cinematheque's multi-year series of screenings presenting histories of film in BC.

Following the success of last year’s first season, "The Image – Take 2" shifts its focus to new themes and sub-themes: autobiography, family, the immigrant experience, American-Canadian relations, and sex.

This season's films include:

Warclouds in the Pacific, a 1941 Oscar-nominated documentary short produced by the National Film Board as part of “Canada Carries On,” a series of morale-boosting wartime propaganda films (introduced by curator, Harry Killas), screens with Jim Carney's Immigrant Impressions, and Bruno Lazaro Pacheco's Swingspan - January 18

Gwen Haworth's (filmmaker in attendance) She's a Boy I Knew, screens with Associate Professor Peg Campbell's (filmmaker in attendance) Your Mother Should Know - January 25

Zale Dalen's (filmmaker in attendance) Skip Tracer, screens with ECU alumnus Victor Ballesteros's short, VVOOLLVVOO - February 1

Sandy Wilson's (filmmaker in attendance) My American Cousin, screens with her 1975 short, Pen-Hi Grad - February 22

Jack Darcus' (filmmaker in attendance) Deserters, screens with Emily Carr alumna Kristen Turcotte's animated short, Brücke - February 29

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