Upwards March

Upwards March

Directed by Kaveh Nabatian

Genre Experimental
Country Quebec
Year 2008
Length 4 min 40 s
Formats DVD, Beta SP
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

A seven-year-old girl is lost in a magical urban world in which adults look like giants, a masked magician makes things disappear, and a group of brilliantly lit musicians hurtling through the city in a converted Volkswagen Beetle provide her only sense of hope.

Themes

dream, magic

Biography

Kaveh Nabatian is born in Ottawa in 1976. After falling in love with filmmaking in high school, he attented Concordia Production Film programme with a minor in Jazz Studies. He currently works and lives in Montreal where he is developping a feature film. He is also the trumpet player of the avant-chamber ensemble The Bell Orchestre.


Distribution

Team

Production

Sach Baylin-Stern, Kaveh Nabatian (Nü Films)

Script

Kaveh Nabatian

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Sara Mishara

EDITING Shannon Walsh
Music Bell orchestra

Awards

SXSW | 2008 | SPECIAL JURY PRIZE


Festivals

Dresden Short Film Festival
Carrousel du film de Rimouski
Official Selection : Collection du Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
SXSW
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