the art of the morning – Synopsis
A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.
(Screened at #OCanFilmFest2018 on November 3, 2018)
About the director, Nathan Hauch
Nathan Hauch has been active in Ottawa’s poetry scene, having published in journals such as Bywords.ca. He was part of the creative team behind “City that Fun Forgot?”, a documentary exploring Ottawa’s (undeserved?) reputation as a boring capital, that was released to national media attention in 2014.
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Just before Canada Day the Ottawa Canadian Film Festival had the opportunity to join Izabel Barsive and local Ottawa film maker and musician Lesley Marshall to talk about life as a filmmaker. Principally the life of a female filmmaker. The discussion was full of insights on the challenges of breaking through on an industry that is dominated by men, both in production and, well, all aspects of the industry. As a filmmaker, Marshall has been in the industry long enough to have lived experienced with the limitations that face female filmmakers. But this has not stopped her.
Her life in the arts started young, and her perseverance to see projects and ideas come off the ground is sure encouragement for any filmmaker. Female filmmaker’s can glean that Marshall is a role model for those who can be left on the fringes of the film, and music industry as well. Having predominantly been involved in music video production, and being in a band herself, she can appreciate the art of a music video and what other story it can tell. She teamed up with Canadian band Partner and took that opportunity to create a video that captured the fun of the song “Play the Field”.
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