Documentary by Jean Palardy
November 11 2015, at 6 p.m.
MONTREAL’S ARTISTIC COMMUNITY IN THE 1950s-1960s
Screening of NFB short documentary Artist in Montreal, attended by artists and other speakers who will shed light on the leading figures, meeting places and ideas that inspired the city and its creative community in the 1950s and 1960s. The film, produced in English and directed by NFB filmmaker Jean Palardy, himself a painter and art historian, recounts a time of artistic excitement and dynamism in Montreal.
Introduction by Albert Ohayon, curator at the National Film Board of Canada.
Discussion facilitated by Bernard Lévy, director and editor in chief of the magazine Vie des Arts.
• Robert Daudelin, director of the Cinémathèque québécoise from 1972 to 2002
• Jacques Godbout, writer, essayist, and filmmaker
• Jeanne Renaud, dancer and choreographer, pioneer of modern dance in Quebec
• Françoise Sullivan, visual artist, dancer and choreographer, Refus global signee
Screening in English, without subtitles, followed by a discussion in French (bilingual question period).
Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
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