About Memory and Loss

About Memory and Loss

Directed by Amélie Hardy

Genre Fiction, Experimental, Documentary
Country Canada (Québec)
Year 2022
Length 7m55s
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version English subtitles, French

Synopsis

Capture, document, record, share, restart. We are making ourselves more memorable than ever by archiving every bit of our daily lives. What if we lost something along the way?

Themes

memory, memory loss, philosophical inquiry

Biography

Following her studies in cinema at UQAM, Amélie directed her first short documentary, Train Hopper, which earned the emerging CBC talent award at the RIDM (2019), and then directed La vie heureuse which won the award for best documentary short at the Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma (2022). Amélie is also the director of the documentary series Chroniques de la vie ordinaire broadcast on the Tv5 platform. In parallel to her artistic practice, Amélie works in advertising and is represented by the company Les enfants.



Cast

Narration: Alexa-Jeanne Dubé

Team

Production

Isabelle Grignon-Francke (Club Vidéo)

Script

Amélie Hardy, from an essay by Rafaële Germain

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Louis Turcotte

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Laura Lemelin-Rainville

EDITING Louis Chevalier-Dagenais
Sound Samuel Carrier, Christophe Voyer
Music Alex Lefaivre

Festivals

Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, Belgique |2022| Official Competition + Campus *World Premiere