Wednesday 2 March 2016

The Darkness: a Documentary premiere

Receiving its first public screening as part of the Fishbowl Festival this Thursday evening is Darkness: a documentary feature film by award-winning filmmaker Christopher Shoust. Admission to the 7pm screening at 164 Gore Street is 10$, 5$ reduced rate with festival pass. 

It is the first feature from the maker of super8 film shorts like Victoria to Vancouver and America Dreamt. 

This documentary was filmed in Garden River, Batchewana, and the Sault. Most of the locations as backgrounds for sets are now demolished or much changed.

Shoust, Dip. J, BFA (honours) is a working artist in Sault Ste Marie and has exhibited his art across Canada. This is his seventh film.

The 55 min feature will be shown with a selection of local shorts by filmmakers Glo Burns, Mike Gingrass, and Chandra Barnett.

Starring the filmmaker as the subject of psychological investigation. Using both super8 film and video it is a brooding journey from desperation to madness and back again.

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