Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

| 47 min

This multi-layered Colin Low documentary offers a visual exploration of his personal collection of war etchings and woodcuts. Collected over 5 decades, these images, including extremely detailed miniatures, were nearly impossible to accurately capture on film. The images so fascinated and haunted Low that he shot them in 35 mm and developed techniques - used here for the first time - to show the fine lines of stamps and the microscopic details of tiny copperplate etchings with startling clarity. In Moving Pictures, Low traces his growing awareness of war, the perversion of art into propaganda, and the technological advances that have led to more efficient creation and dissemination of images - as well as more effective weapons of mass destruction.

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  • director
    Colin Low
  • narrator
    Colin Low
  • writer
    Colin Low
    Boyce Richardson
  • producer
    Mark Zannis
  • editor
    Gerald Vansier
  • music composer
    Chris Crilly
  • sound editing
    Chris Crilly
  • sound design
    Chris Crilly
  • director of cinematography
    Ernest McNabb
  • picture research
    Meilan Lam
  • animation
    Meilan Lam
  • animation camera
    Pierre Landry
    Thea Pratt
  • historical research
    Colin Low
    Christian Medawar
    Mark Zannis
  • archival film research
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • foley artist
    Jean René Francoeur
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • mixing
    Serge Boivin
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner
    Don Haig